Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
347 PM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...CONDITIONS SLOWLY IMPROVING LATE THIS AFTERNOON...

.A BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH 6 PM FOR AREAS WEST
OF REDWOOD FALLS TO NEW ULM AND BLUE EARTH MINNESOTA. WIND GUSTS
OF 45 MPH WILL PRODUCE BLOWING SNOW AND OCCASIONAL WHITEOUT
CONDITIONS AT TIMES IN THE BLIZZARD WARNING AREA. DIFFICULT TRAVEL
CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE IN SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA THROUGH THE
AFTERNOON.

THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH 6 PM FOR
AREAS WEST OF A LINE FROM GLENWOOD TO LITCHFIELD...TO NEW
PRAGUE...SOUTH TO ALBERT LEA DUE TO AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING
SNOW. WIND GUSTS OF 25 TO 35 MPH...WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS AS HIGHS
AS 40 MPH WILL CONTINUE IN THE ADVISORY AREA.

MNZ073-074-082-091-090000-
/O.CON.KMPX.BZ.W.0002.000000T0000Z-160209T0000Z/
REDWOOD-BROWN-WATONWAN-MARTIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...REDWOOD FALLS...NEW ULM...ST. JAMES...
FAIRMONT
347 PM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

* CONDITIONS SLOWLY IMPROVING THROUGH 6 PM.

* WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 45 MPH WILL CAUSE OCCASIONAL WHITEOUT
  CONDITIONS IN BLOWING SNOW.

* TRAVEL WILL BE DIFFICULT THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG
WINDS AND POOR VISIBILITIES WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT CONDITIONS...
MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...HAVE A
WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET STRANDED...STAY WITH
YOUR VEHICLE. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE
CALLING FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.

$$

MNZ047-048-054>058-064>069-075>077-083>085-092-093-090000-
/O.CON.KMPX.WW.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-160209T0000Z/
STEVENS-POPE-LAC QUI PARLE-SWIFT-CHIPPEWA-KANDIYOHI-MEEKER-
YELLOW MEDICINE-RENVILLE-MCLEOD-SIBLEY-CARVER-SCOTT-NICOLLET-
LE SUEUR-RICE-BLUE EARTH-WASECA-STEELE-FARIBAULT-FREEBORN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MORRIS...GLENWOOD...MADISON...BENSON...
MONTEVIDEO...WILLMAR...LITCHFIELD...GRANITE FALLS...OLIVIA...
HUTCHINSON...GAYLORD...CHASKA...SHAKOPEE...ST. PETER...LE SUEUR...
FARIBAULT...MANKATO...WASECA...OWATONNA...BLUE EARTH...ALBERT LEA
347 PM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

* EXPECT OCCASIONAL LIGHT SNOW THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.

* WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 40 MPH WILL CAUSE BLOWING AND DRIFTING
  SNOW...ESPECIALLY IN RURAL AREAS.

* PLAN ON REDUCED VISIBILITY AT TIMES AND SLIPPERY ROAD
  CONDITIONS.

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 THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING FROM CAN
BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.

&&

$$

JLT



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