Concerns about blowing snow and severe cold conditions have led Cottonwood County officials to announce they will close county offices at 2 p.m. today.
Paul Johnson, county emergency management director made the announcement a short while ago. He also stated that Des Moines Valley Health and Human Services will also close at 2 p.m.
Area residents are advised to avoid travel unless absolutely necessary and also to plan their travel carefully, keeping in mind that visibility becomes more difficult at nightfall.
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