Roads remained icy across Minnesota on Sunday, with a new round of crashes and spinouts reported around the state.
That's after the State Patrol reported 514 crashes and 530 spinouts or vehicles in the ditch along Minnesota highways between 6 a.m. Saturday and 6 a.m. Sunday. The Patrol also responded to 25 jackknifed semis.
Gusty northwest winds continued to cause blowing and drifting snow across the region, but conditions were slowly improving Sunday.
Most no-travel advisories had been lifted as of Sunday morning. In the Dakotas, lengthy stretches of Interstate 29 and Interstate 94 were back open on Sunday after being closed for much of Saturday.
Wind-chill advisories remained in effect Sunday morning for much of Minnesota, with wind chills of 30 below zero or lower reported in parts of the state. Temperatures were forecast to struggle to climb out of the single digits Sunday in much of the state, with scattered snow showers in eastern and northern Minnesota.
A warm-up is in the forecast, with temperatures in the Twin Cities forecast to reach the 30s by midweek.
Snow emergencies and parking restrictions remain in effect for St. Paul and Minneapolis as a result of the winter storm.
Snow emergencies also are in effect for some Twin Cities suburbs, as well as Mankato and Moorhead.