State patrol reports 322 morning crashes in Minn., winter weather advisory in effect

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MIDDAY UPDATE: The National Weather Service has extended a Winter Weather Advisory to include the Twin Cities and parts of western Wisconsin through Monday evening.

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As of 10 a.m. Monday, traffic is moving at a slower pace. See a live traffic map at the bottom of this article to plan the best route for your commute today.

The Minnesota State Patrol reported hundreds of crashes from 6-11 a.m. Monday; none were fatal.

Between slick roads and crash-related lane closures, many methods of transportation have experienced delays, including Metro Transit buses.

Follow @kstptraffic on Twitter or scroll to the bottom of the page for tweets from KSTP traffic reporter Hanna Conway.

Snow is likely throughout the week, as described below in the earlier version of this story.

INITIAL REPORT: Minnesotans and Wisconsinites are finally walking – and driving – in a winter wonderland.

5 EYEWITNESS NEWS Chief Meteorologist Ken Barlow says 1-2 inches of snow are likely in the Twin Cities area as light flurries continue throughout Monday, and some places could pick up as much as 3 inches of snow.

Watch the video in the player at the top of this article to see the latest for weather and traffic.

Slick road conditions were reported throughout the metro area Monday morning, and drivers were advised to use caution.

For more about winter driving safety, visit the KSTP traffic page and read previous coverage about the local launch of snowplows.

You can also find a map of real-time traffic conditions below.

The National Weather Service says western Wisconsinites can expect their snow later in the day.

Amounts of snow are possible for the rest of the week as well. Stay with your 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS meteorologists for the latest winter weather updates.

To stay prepared for various winter weather events, visit this guide.

Have any pictures to share from these first sticky snowfalls? Send them to us here.

Traffic reporter Hanna Conway is tweeting about road conditions – make sure to follow her for updates.