Some residents are still in place because most side streets and highways continue to be closed due to snow drifts.


This is the evening update as we now have complete snowfall totals from KFYR-TV. (inches)

  • Underwood 18.0
  • New Hradec 17.0
  • Dickenson 16.5
  • Lansford  15.0
  • Towner 14.0
  • Bismarck 12.5
  • Williston 12.0
  • Beulah  11.0
  • New Town  10.0
  • Minot 10.0
  • Garrison 9.0\

Road update, State Highway 83 closed, Bismarck to the Canadian Border. State Highway 2, closed Minot to Leads.


I-94 OPEN from Jamestown to Fargo; No Travel Advisory remains in Effect

The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) and the North Dakota Highway Patrol have OPENED I-94 Jamestown to Fargo eastbound and westbound lanes. I-94 west of Jamestown is still CLOSED. Lodging and truck facilities are limited in the Jamestown area. A No Travel Advisory remains in effect due to blowing and drifting snow creating near zero visibility and hazardous driving conditions.
NDDOT snow plows have been working since early morning hours and throughout the day. NDDOT snow plows are continuing to work throughout the state but will be pulled during the early evening hours, excluding the urban areas. The plows will resume operation early tomorrow morning. Motorists should be advised that they may encounter heavy snow drifts at interstate interchanges, ramps, structures, and sheltered areas and some roadways may be reduced to one lane or become blocked overnight.
Motorists should be aware the following advisories are still in effect:
·         HWY 52 CLOSED from Portal to Brooks Junction, and from Minot to Carrington
·         I-94 CLOSED from Dickinson to Jamestown, except Bismarck/Mandan Metro
·        ND 5 CLOSED  from Langdon to Minnesota
·No Travel Advisory are in effect for Williston, Dickinson, Minot, Bismarck/Mandan, Devils Lake, Jamestown, Valley City, Grand Forks, and surround areas. Motorists should take No Travel Advised seriously as those motorists who choose to travel at their own risk may become stranded and emergency responders may not be able to reach them safely.