Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - The snow started falling Friday morning across the state, causing difficult traveling conditions throughout the day.

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According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Troopers responded to 377 crashes between 5 am and 5 pm Friday. In those 377 crashes, there were 33 non-life-threatening injuries.

At least one of those injuries occurred in Rochester when two vehicles traveling southbound on Highway 52 at Civic Center Dr. collided at 9:15 Friday morning. The driver of one of the vehicles, 61-year-old Robert Robinson of Brooklyn Center, suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the wreck and was transported to St. Mary's Hospital. The driver of the second vehicle, 32-year-old Anne Majure of St. Paul, was not injured.

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The National Weather Service in La Crosse expects snow to continue to fall through the 9 pm hour where another ½ inch of snow could fall between I-94 and I-90, while another 2 inches of snow could fall south of I-90. Blowing and drifting snow are expected to continue throughout the night, which will reduce visibility to travelers.

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The Winter Weather Advisory for Olmsted, Fillmore, Dodge, Winona, Wabasha, and Houston counties is until midnight. Stay up to date with the real-time road conditions on our station app.

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