Terrible traffic as overnight snow creates messy morning commute

Give yourself plenty of extra time this morning.
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Wet snow that fell in the Twin Cities Thursday night into this morning has made for a messy commute to work, with speeds crawling as early as 6 a.m. and only expected to get worse during the brunt of the morning rush. 

Roads in the metro area are slick and partially covered in snow along with icy ramps and overpasses. As you can see in the metro map below, spinouts and crashes are piling up as of 6:30 a.m., as indicated by the purple diamonds. 

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Snow began falling during the evening commute Thursday and led to 172 crashes in Minnesota between 5-9 p.m. in addition to 75 vehicles spinning out off the road. Twenty-six of the crashes resulted in injuries, according to the Minnesota State Patrol

Slow down and give yourself extra time to get where you need to go this morning. 

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Coating of snow makes for slick commute Monday morning

Give yourself some extra time just in case.

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Crashes piling up as snow leaves roads covered and slick

Give yourself extra time and turn your headlights on.

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Black ice causing problems on roads Monday morning

Give yourself extra time on your way to work or school.

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Metro roads covered in snow, very slow morning commute

It's going to be a long ride to work and school.