Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - Motorists in the Rochester area are being urged to slow down.

A special weather statement issued by the National Weather Service says the light snow that has been falling this afternoon is creating slippery conditions on area highways. Law enforcement and other emergency personnel have been responding to numerous reports of crashes on roadways throughout southeastern Minnesota.

The advisory includes Olmsted, Dodge, Mower, Fillmore, Houston, Wabasha, and Winona Counties through 6 PM.

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