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Storm reduces visibility to a quarter mile in Monroe Co.

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MONROE, Mich. (WJBK) -- Near whiteout conditions made for difficult travel conditions in Monroe county on Wednesday.

As a winter storm pushed through the area, visibilities were reduced to near zero around 8:30 a.m. By 9 a.m., visibility increased to 1/4 mile.

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County officials are urging motorists to use caution and travel only if necessary. FOX 2's Robin Murdoch reports vehicles traveling along I-75 were forced to single lane use and traveling at speeds under 40 mph.

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The storm is expected to move out of the area by noon leaving behind 3 to 6 inches it total.

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