Virtually all of North Dakota is now in a Winter Storm Warning, with the exception of the far eastern part of the state.

It now appears we will more than likely receive shovelable snow in the Bismarck, Mandan, and Lincoln.  In fact, more like you might need a snowblower type of snow storm.

NOAA/National Weather Service
NOAA/National Weather Service



All of south-central and southwest North Dakota is now included in the Winter Storm Warning that has been issued by the National Weather Service in Bismarck.

This includes the cities of Dickinson, Elgin, Flasher, Carson, Bismarck, Mandan, Lincoln, Sterling, Wing, and Steele.

So, how much snow are we going to get in Bismarck, Mandan, and Lincoln?

This new Winter Storm Warning forecast is now saying up to 8 inches of heavy snow is possible.  In addition, a glaze of ice may fall prior to the snow accumulating causing difficult traveling conditions.

This Winter Storm Warning goes into effect at 1 a.m. on Thursday morning and runs until 6 a.m. on Friday morning.

5 to 8 inches is expected in our listening area.  This storm system will more than likely impact your morning commute in Bismarck Mandan.  Travel could be difficult.  Patchy blowing snow may reduce visibility.

Holly Hendrickson
Holly Hendrickson

The current situation in northwest and north central North Dakota.

Slow down and use caution when traveling.  For all the latest road conditions you can dial 511.

It's time to learn how to drive on snow again.

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