"Some of these bigger trucks … they really have to worry about it," Tim Baker said. "When winds get that high, they can literally tip a truck over."
TWIN CITIES WEATHER FOR THURSDAY
A mild start in the 30s quickly falls through the day as STRONG and GUSTY winds blow in colder air, fluff up a fresh dash of snow and cause all sorts of travel issues as blowing snow reduces visibilities across the state.
We have a BLIZZARD WARNING across western Minnesota as gusts of 40 to 60 mph will cause white-out conditions at times.
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for eastern Minnesota, including the Twin Cities metro, is in effect for wind gusts of 30 to 40 mph and some travel issues due to blowing and drifting snow.
Winds slowly relax Thursday night as the sky clears late, then plenty of sunshine and a chilly 10 degrees for Friday.