Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
839 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

...HEAVY SNOW AND SOME BLOWING SNOW EXPECTED SATURDAY AFTERNOON
AND SATURDAY NIGHT...

.A Winter Storm Warning is in effect from Saturday afternoon
through Saturday night for areas east of a line from Redwood Falls
to St. Cloud, Minnesota except for Eau Claire and Freeborn
counties. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for the remainder
of the area.

Heavy snow with rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour will spread into
the area Saturday afternoon or early evening. Given the expected
intensity, conditions will deteriorate rapidly following the
onset of the snow. Snowfall totals of 6 to 9 inches are likely
across the warned area with 4 to 6 inches expected in the
advisory area. In addition, northwest winds gusting to 30 to
35 mph late Saturday night will lead to areas of blowing snow,
especially across southern and eastern Minnesota, and western
Wisconsin. Travel could become very difficult Saturday night
through early Sunday.

MNZ065-073>075-082-083-091-092-241100-
/O.CON.KMPX.WS.W.0003.180224T1800Z-180225T0900Z/
Renville-Redwood-Brown-Nicollet-Watonwan-Blue Earth-Martin-
Faribault-
Including the cities of Olivia, Redwood Falls, New Ulm, St Peter,
St James, Mankato, Fairmont, and Blue Earth
839 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON SATURDAY TO
3 AM CST SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow expected. Total snow
  accumulations of 4 to 7 inches are expected.

* WHERE...Portions of central, south central and southwest
  Minnesota.

* WHEN...From noon Saturday to 3 AM CST Sunday. The snow will
  begin around noon and end between 9 PM and midnight. Patchy
  blowing snow will follow the accumulating snow until late
  Saturday night.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions.
  Winds gusting as high as 30 mph will cause patchy blowing and
  drifting snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you
must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your
vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for
Minnesota can be found at 511mn.org and for Wisconsin at
511wi.gov, or by calling 5 1 1 in either state.

&&

$$

MNZ050-051-058>063-066>070-076>078-084-085-WIZ023-024-026-241100-
/O.CON.KMPX.WS.W.0003.180224T2100Z-180225T1200Z/
Benton-Sherburne-Meeker-Wright-Hennepin-Anoka-Ramsey-Washington-
McLeod-Sibley-Carver-Scott-Dakota-Le Sueur-Rice-Goodhue-Waseca-
Steele-St. Croix-Pierce-Pepin-
Including the cities of Foley, Elk River, Litchfield, Monticello,
Minneapolis, Blaine, St Paul, Stillwater, Hutchinson, Gaylord,
Chaska, Shakopee, Hastings, Le Sueur, Faribault, Red Wing,
Waseca, Owatonna, Hudson, River Falls, Prescott, and Durand
839 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM SATURDAY TO
6 AM CST SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow expected. Total snow
  accumulations of 5 to 8 inches are expected.

* WHERE...Portions of west central Wisconsin and central, east
  central, south central and southeast Minnesota.

* WHEN...From 3 PM Saturday to 6 AM CST Sunday. The snow will
  begin around 3 PM and end around midnight. Areas of blowing
  snow will follow the accumulating snow until early Sunday
  morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions.
  Winds gusting as high as 35 mph will cause areas of blowing
  and drifting snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow and blowing snow means severe
winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or
impossible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food
and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest
road conditions for Minnesota can be found at 511mn.org and for
Wisconsin at 511wi.gov, or by calling 5 1 1 in either state.

&&

$$

MNZ044-045-052-053-WIZ014>016-025-027-241100-
/O.CON.KMPX.WS.W.0003.180225T0000Z-180225T1200Z/
Mille Lacs-Kanabec-Isanti-Chisago-Polk-Barron-Rusk-Dunn-Chippewa-
Including the cities of Princeton, Mora, Cambridge, Center City,
Osceola, Rice Lake, Ladysmith, Menomonie, and Chippewa Falls
839 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM SATURDAY TO
6 AM CST SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 7
  inches are expected.

* WHERE...Portions of northwest and west central Wisconsin and
  east central Minnesota.

* WHEN...From 6 PM Saturday to 6 AM CST Sunday. The snow will
  begin around 6 PM and end between midnight and 3 AM. Areas of
  blowing snow will follow the accumulating snow until early
  Sunday morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions.
  Winds gusting as high as 35 mph will cause patchy blowing and
  drifting snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you
must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your
vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for
Minnesota can be found at 511mn.org and for Wisconsin at
511wi.gov, or by calling 5 1 1 in either state.

&&

$$

MNZ047-054>056-064-093-241100-
/O.CON.KMPX.WW.Y.0009.180224T1800Z-180225T0900Z/
Stevens-Lac Qui Parle-Swift-Chippewa-Yellow Medicine-Freeborn-
Including the cities of Morris, Madison, Benson, Montevideo,
Granite Falls, and Albert Lea
839 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON SATURDAY
TO 3 AM CST SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 6
  inches are expected.

* WHERE...Stevens, Lac Qui Parle and Swift Counties.

* WHEN...From noon Saturday to 3 AM CST Sunday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions. Be
  prepared for reduced visibilities at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods
of snow and blowing snow will cause primarily travel
difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited
visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road
conditions for Minnesota can be found at 511mn.org and for
Wisconsin at 511wi.gov, or by calling 5 1 1 in either state.

&&

$$

MNZ041>043-048-049-057-241100-
/O.CON.KMPX.WW.Y.0009.180224T2100Z-180225T1200Z/
Douglas-Todd-Morrison-Pope-Stearns-Kandiyohi-
Including the cities of Alexandria, Long Prairie, Little Falls,
Glenwood, St Cloud, and Willmar
839 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM SATURDAY
TO 6 AM CST SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 6
  inches are expected.

* WHERE...Douglas, Todd and Pope Counties.

* WHEN...From 3 PM Saturday to 6 AM CST Sunday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions.
  Winds gusting as high as 25 mph will cause patchy blowing and
  drifting snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.
The latest road conditions for Minnesota can be found at
511mn.org and for Wisconsin at 511wi.gov, or by calling 5 1 1 in
either state.

&&

$$

WIZ028-241100-
/O.CON.KMPX.WW.Y.0009.180225T0000Z-180225T1200Z/
Eau Claire-
Including the city of Eau Claire
839 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM SATURDAY
TO 6 AM CST SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations
  of 3 to 5 inches and ice accumulations of a light glaze are
  expected.

* WHERE...Eau Claire County.

* WHEN...From 6 PM Saturday to 6 AM CST Sunday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. In
  addition, areas of poor visibility are likely. Winds gusting
  as high as 35 mph will cause areas of blowing and drifting
  snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or
freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while
driving. The latest road conditions for Minnesota can be found at
511mn.org and for Wisconsin at 511wi.gov, or by calling 5 1 1 in
either state.

&&

$$



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