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Severe weather impacts Hi-Line roads; one fatal wreck reported

GREAT FALLS -

Update: The road closure from Havre to Chester on US-2 has been lifted, as well as I-15 from the Canadian border to Shelby. MDT is still asking drivers to drive slow because plows are on the road.

MDT is reporting a number of slide-offs and crashes. One fatal wreck has been reported in Fergus County. We will update you with details when they come in.

Highway 3 near the Judith Gap area is listed as "severe driving conditions" because of blowing and drifting snow. Most of the state's roads are covered in snow and ice. 

Several highways have been list as "severe driving condition" around Great Falls and in the northern counties. MDT is urging travelers that if you do not have to be on the road, please stay indoors. If you must hit the road check the MDT road report map. Remember snow and icy roads mixed with blowing snow are not ideal driving conditions.

We will continue to monitor the roads and weather conditions into the morning and will keep you updated on the latest closures in your area.

Drive Safe!  

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