As a massive storm continues north, millions of people across the midwest remain under winter weather alerts.
Schools and city offices are closed friday, while emergency crews work to clear roads restore power.
The spring snowstorm swept through the region with blizzard-like conditions.
Dashcam video from the Minnesota State Patrol shows a trooper struggling against high wind, trying to direct traffic around a jack-knifed semi-truck.
Across the region, police are urging people to stay off the roads, but to use caution if they have to leave their homes.
Minnesota’s governor has signed an emergency executive order declaring a peacetime state of emergency.
Also deploying the Minnesota National Guard to assist stranded motorists across the state.
Minneapolis Public Schools are closed Friday in response to the storm, are the public schools and non-emergency city offices in Fargo, North Dakota.