Tough travel conditions expected today with snow, low visibility
Travel in northwestern Minnesota and eastern North Dakota is expected to be difficult today as the National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for the region, including the Bemidji area.
The area could see up to 5 inches of snow by midnight.
Motorists should be prepared for snow-covered roads and limited visibility, the weather service says.
While winter has brought snow to the area, the current weather system has brought warmer temperatures.
Today's high is expected to be near 24 in Bemidji, with a southeast wind between 4 and 7 mph.
The low tonight is forecast to drop to about 12.
The weather service said snow is possible on Monday, when temps are expected to fall to about 12 by noon. Stronger winds also are forecast, with gusts up to 23 mph.