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Whiteout in Minnesota: Video shows why you don't want to be driving today

No travel advisories are starting to be issued across Minnesota.
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A massive snowstorm is moving into Minnesota and is expected to wreak havoc on the state's roads throughout Wednesday.

The system started moving into western Minnesota early Wednesday morning, and the Minnesota State Patrol has shared video showing just how treacherous conditions are.

Trooper Jesse Grabow was at the scene of a crash on Hwy. 10 outside of Moorhead where visibility was near-zero. It comes after another crash he attended on I-94.

No-travel advisories have already been issued by the Minnesota Department of Transportation in parts of western Minnesota, and more expected as the day progresses and the system shifts east.

It comes on a day when some Minnesotans were planning to travel for the start of the Christmas break.

Up to a foot of snow is expected in the worst-hit areas, which includes the Twin Cities.

And as well as the blizzard conditions causing whiteout situations on major roads across the state, it's expected to get worse in the afternoon.

That's because temperatures will plunge, causing flash-freezing on the roads that will make driving even more difficult.

The National Weather Service says the "most extreme" impacts of Wednesday's storm will be felt in the western Twin Cities metro, and to the southwest of the metro.

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