Even in downtown Montevideo, visibility was very poor late Monday afternoon as wind gusts of up to 40 miles per hour buffeted the area. Plows were pulled off highways in the area Monday evening. A winter storm watch has been issued for this area from 6 p.m. today (Thursday) through 6 p.m. Friday. (Staff photo by Bruce Olson)

Even in downtown Montevideo, visibility was very poor late Monday afternoon as wind gusts of up to 40 miles per hour buffeted the area. Plows were pulled off highways in the area Monday evening. A winter storm watch has been issued for this area from 6 p.m. today (Thursday) through 6 p.m. Friday. (Staff photo by Bruce Olson)