Due to hazardous road conditions, some closures have been announced in the area.

•  Tri-County Health Care clinics including Sebeka, Verndale, Wadena, Bertha, and Wadena Rehab are all closing at 1 p.m. today, Feb.7. Henning and Ottertail clinics were closed earlier today.

• Wadena-Deer Creek Schools are closed today along with all evening activities.

  • Verndale Public School closed at 12:30 p.m. with no evening activities.

• Hometown Crafts in Wadena is closed.

Heavy snow is expected to continue through 9 p.m. with additional accumulations of 1 to 3 inches expected, according to the National Weather Service office in Grand Forks. Blizzard and ground blizzard conditions will be helped by gusting wind as high as 40 mph throughout west central Minnesota and North Dakota. Dangerously cold wind chills are expected to follow this snowfall through the weekend.