Weather Forecast


State Patrol, MnDOT provide earlier access to information during winter storms

The Minnesota State Patrol and Minnesota Department of Transportation are using the Twitter hashtag #mnstorm in all updates about winter storm events. This will make searching for road conditions and traffic information updates faster and easier for the news media.

Follow Twitter updates from State Patrol Lt. Eric Roeske (@msppio) and MnDOT (@mndotnews) to get timely information before, during and after winter storms.

To view a list of all winter weather information resources from the Minnesota State Patrol and MnDOT, visit

During winter weather events, the Minnesota State Patrol can provide information about crash totals, vehicles off the road and injuries/fatalities.

The Minnesota Department of Transportation can provide information about road conditions, road closures and snowplows on state highways and interstates.

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