The North Dakota Department of Transportation and North Dakota Highway Patrol are advising motorists that extremely high winds are making travel difficult across the state, especially for high-profile vehicles such as semis, trucks, buses and SUV’s.
Motorists are advised to use caution when meeting and passing vehicles as well as driving through strong wind gusts. According to the National Weather Service in Bismarck, strong winds of 40 mph gusting to 60 mph will persist throughout North Dakota today.
All travelers are encouraged to monitor road conditions, reduce traffic speeds as weather conditions occur and use caution while traveling. For road information, call 511 from any type of phone or go to the website: www.dot.nd.gov.