MnDOT, Drivers Brace for First Significant Snowfall of the Season

Updated: 11/05/2013 6:18 PM KSTP.com By: Naomi Pescovitz

KSTP file photo.
KSTP file photo.

The first significant snowfall of the season may hit the tail end of Tuesday rush hour traffic. The Minnesota Department of Transportation says they are watching the storm in preparation.

Plows are ready to deploy but MnDOT says they are also relying on Minnesota drivers to keep the roads safe. Last year in Minnesota, there were 21 crashes between vehicles and plows. MnDOT asks drivers to slow down and give plow drivers plenty of room to operate.

Here are a few driving tips:

You can also get all the latest on the weather, traffic and more on our new KSTP.com site and KSTP mobile app.

You will find an interactive radar where you can type in your zip code to pinpoint the storm and watch the radar at any speed. You can also get a customized detailed weather forecast for your neighborhood and a real time traffic map.

For severe weather alerts, download our KSTP severe weather app.