Slick commute expected after Wednesday afternoon snowfall

November 28, 2018 06:40 PM

After a fresh snowfall Wednesday afternoon, drivers in the Twin Cities can expect a slick commute.

According to the Minnesota Department of Transportation, a majority of the metro roads are partially covered with snow. 

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MnDOT warns that conditions Wednesday evening are right for refreezing snow, and suggest motorists leave extra space between vehicles. 

Metro Transit said that as of 6 p.m., 65 percent of buses were delayed, with an average delay of 22 minutes.

The State Patrol said between noon and 5:45 p.m. Wednesday, there were 276 crashes statewide. In 33 of those crashes, someone was injured. There were also 55 vehicles that spun out or went off the road.

KSTP Chief Morning Meteorologist Ken Barlow said light snow is expected to fall into early Thursday morning. He expects the metro to see an inch or so of snow. 

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