State Police issue winter travel advisory

By Northern Star staff

State police are warning drivers to be careful on ice- and snow-covered roads, according to a news release.

Drivers have been asked to reduce their speed and drive with caution, according to the release. Stranded drivers should remain inside their cars while waiting for first responders.

“During these harsh winter weather conditions, we encourage all motorists to be especially careful behind the wheel and to avoid any unnecessary travels,” said Lt. Col. Tad Williams, according to the release.