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Winter weather hits North Dakota roads

November 13, 2021 GMT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota officials cautioned travelers across the state on Saturday as a mix of freezing sleet, rain and snow hit roads.

The North Dakota Department of Transportation issued the no travel advisory for an area stretching from Bowbells to Fort Yates early Saturday. It lifted the advisory later in the day.

The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for parts of the state throughout the day as the storm swept in from the west. Forecasters said the storm could bring freezing rain and high winds.

Police in Fargo reported responding to 11 crashes on Saturday as roads became treacherous.