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A strong arctic cold front rushed through the eastern Dakotas and western Minnesota during the early morning hours on Wednesday, February 12th. The front brought light snow, strong winds, and frigid temperatures that combined to create blizzard conditions through the Red River Valley. Blizzard conditions began during the pre-dawn hours and lasted well into the early afternoon causing impacts along the I-29 corridor for the morning commute. Numerous vehicle accidents were reported across eastern North Dakota and northwest Minnesota. 
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