Iowa DOT: I-35 from Des Moines to Iowa-Minnesota border ‘travel not advised’

(ABC 6 News) – Blizzard conditions continue to increase across the area as blowing and drifting snow along with zero visibility is leading to many highways becoming hazardous for motorists.

The Iowa Department of Transportation says “travel is not advised” on I-35 from Des Moines north to the Iowa-Minnesota border.

As of 12:05 p.m. Friday, a stretch of northbound and southbound I-35 has been shutdown from north of Latimer to Dows in Franklin and Wright counties due to multiple vehicle crashes.