Weather Forecast


Snow, slick roads slow south Washington County commute

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

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.