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Snow, ice make for dangerous road conditions across Northland

Drivers are taking it slow on I-35 just outside of Duluth Sunday morning as snow-covered roads...
Drivers are taking it slow on I-35 just outside of Duluth Sunday morning as snow-covered roads impact their commute.(MnDOT)
Published: Dec. 5, 2021 at 8:42 AM CST
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DULUTH, MN. (CBS 3 Duluth) - Snow and ice combined with low visibility is making for dangerous road conditions across the Northland Sunday morning.

The Minnesota Department of Transportation is reporting snow-covered roads across the entire region.

Snow, ice impacting road conditions
Snow, ice impacting road conditions(MnDOT)

In some parts of the Northland, visibility is a half-mile or less.

Plows are out clearing the roads Sunday morning.

A snow plow is out clearing snow on Hwy. 169 Sunday morning.
A snow plow is out clearing snow on Hwy. 169 Sunday morning.(MnDOT)

Authorities are asking drivers to take extra caution and allow plenty of distance between themselves and the plow trucks.

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