Multiple counties pulling plows due to blizzard conditions

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(ABC 6 News) – The blizzard conditions are creating hazardous travel across the region leading plows to be pulled in multiple counties.

The Floyd County, Iowa Emergency Management Agency made the announcement on social media that they will be pulling plows off the roads around 12:00 p.m. on Friday.

The agency says travel is not recommended in the county.

Meanwhile, Freeborn County Sheriff Kurt Freitag, said due to visibility declining throughout the county and the cold safety concerns, plows will be pulled from county roads after 2:00 p.m. Friday.

State plows will continue to plow state roads and interstates.

Winnebago County, Iowa also announced that plows have been pulled from county roads until further notice due to visibility concerns.

The Worth County, Iowa Sheriff’s Office also said plows have been pulled off of county roads due to the high winds and drifting snow on county roads.

Mower County also announced that the county highway department will be pulling plows off of county roads starting at 3:00 p.m. Friday due to not being able to keep up with the weather conditions.

Plows will be back on county roads beginning at 7:00 a.m. Saturday.

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