511: Minnesota roads in metro area completely, partially covered
Snow and slush are on roadways around the Twin Cities metro area.
The 511 traffic map showed dozens of crashes and spinouts in the region early Friday.
Snow fell Thursday afternoon and evening, and continued overnight, providing a fresh coat of snow after multiple inches fell earlier this week.
The Minnesota State Patrol reports from 4 p.m. Thursday to 7 a.m. Friday, there were 205 crashes, of which 17 included injuries, and one was fatal in Otter Tail County. In addition, the agency says there were 140 vehicles that spun out or went off the road, and three jackknifed semis.
Chief Meteorologist Ken Barlow says temperatures are expected to stay in the teens Friday, with an overnight low in the single digits. CLICK HERE to find your full forecast.
However, the snow may melt away this weekend, as temperatures climb into the 30’s, and are forecasted to stay there all of next week.
CLICK HERE to see current traffic conditions.
5 EYEWITNESS NEWS Traffic Reporter Hanna Conway is tweeting about crashes and road conditions – you can find her feed below.Tweets by kstptraffic