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Minnesota Authorities Warn Against Travel After Freezing Rain Coats Twin Cities in Ice

The city of Savage, Minnesota – a suburb of Minneapolis – cautioned against travel as the Minneapolis–Saint Paul metro area experienced icy conditions on Wednesday, January 11.

The National Weather Service said there had been numerous jackknifed trucks, spin-outs, and rollovers after freezing rain left an “icy glaze” on most surfaces.

Metro Transit reported it had suspended all bus service due to the icy road conditions.

Footage posted to the City of Savage – Government Facebook page shows an individual sliding across an icy patch outside the police department. Credit: City of Savage – Government via Storyful

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