Heavy snow causing trouble on roads
The heavy snow falling in the St. Croix County area is already having an impact on motorists.
New Richmond police were responding to a two-vehicle crash at Knowles Avenue and Richmond Way at around 2:30 p.m.
Sheriff's deputies were responding to numerous reports of cars in the ditch along area roadways, including Highway 35 and 64.
Highway 12 between Hudson and Baldwin also has been a problem route for vehicles. Numerous spin-outs and crashes have been reported.
State patrol was also responding to vehicles leaving Interstate 94 due to the weather.
A winter storm warning remains in effect until midnight tonight (Thursday). Motorists are urged to use caution on the roadways.
Several events planned for the evening have been cancelled in New Richmond. Family Fun Night at Hillside Elementary has been cancelled due to the weather. The Strengthening Families Workshop at Starr Elementary.