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Snow, slick roads slow south Washington County commute

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news Cottage Grove, 55016
Cottage Grove Minnesota 7584 80th Street South 55016

A new layer of snow and slick roads wreaked havoc on south Washington County drivers' commute Friday morning, causing spinouts and fender benders.

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Traffic was backed up on northbound Highway 61 north of 80th Street before 10 a.m as crews pulled a vehicle from the snowy ditch. And drivers were slowed on 80th Street as Cottage Grove police responded to a multiple-vehicle accident at East Point Douglas Road.

The National Weather Service has predicted snowfall of up to 3 inches in the area on Friday.

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