(Willmar MN-) Heavy snow and blizzard conditions have closed parts of Interstate 94 and I-29 in North Dakota where some areas have received two feet of snow. Argyle in northwest Minnesota's Marshall County is reporting six inches, Moorhead received about two-and-a-half inches and Fargo has three-plus inches of snow. The Willmar area received a coating of snow on grassy areas. As western Minnesota braces against a first blast of winter weather, MnDOT's Anne Meyer reminds drivers to start getting into a winter mindset.

The forecast calls for light snow today and a rain-snow mix tonight in west-central and northwest Minnesota (Saturday).