WCT Weather Live: Winter weather advisory for west central Minnesota is ending, but winds will continue

While the winter weather advisory of portions of west central Minnesota is ending at 10 a.m. Wednesday, winds will continue gusting as high as 45 mph Wednesday afternoon. The blizzard warning remains in effect through 7 a.m. Thursday for the Red River Valley in Minnesota and much of South and North Dakota.

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A map of the National Weather Service warnings and advisories as of 9 a.m. Wednesday.
Contributed / National Weather Service

Here is the WCT Weather Live blog through April 6, 2023.

Interstate 29 remains closed Wednesday from Watertown, South Dakota to the North Dakota border.

No travel is advised on U.S. Highway 12 west of Milbank, South Dakota, as sections are blocked or impassable.

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