The plows were out at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in Willmar at the intersection of Highway 71/23 and Litchfield Avenue as the second snowstorm in 13 days barrelled through the state. (Tribune photo by Rand Middleton)
Schools close today as weather worsens
Icy roads are making driving difficult and a forecast of heavy snow is resulting in schools closing today in west central Minnesota.
Some schools, like Montevideo and Benson, did not attempt to have school today because of icy roads.
Other districts, like Willmar and New London-Spicer sent students home early because of heavy snow.
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