Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Grand Forks, ND

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
817 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

NDZ006-007-014-015-024-026-028-038-054-081200-
/O.CON.KFGF.BZ.W.0001.160207T0900Z-160208T1200Z/
TOWNER-CAVALIER-BENSON-RAMSEY-EDDY-NELSON-GRIGGS-BARNES-
WESTERN WALSH COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CANDO...LANGDON...FORT TOTTEN...
MADDOCK...LEEDS...MINNEWAUKAN...DEVILS LAKE...NEW ROCKFORD...
LAKOTA...MCVILLE...ANETA...TOLNA...COOPERSTOWN...VALLEY CITY...
EDINBURG...ADAMS...LANKIN
817 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM SUNDAY TO 6 AM
CST MONDAY...

* TIMING...EXPECT BLIZZARD CONDITIONS TO DEVELOP AROUND 3 AM
  SUNDAY AND THEN DIMINISH AROUND 6 AM MONDAY.

* WINDS / VISIBILITIES...WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 65 MPH WILL
  CAUSE WHITEOUT CONDITIONS IN BLOWING SNOW. EXPECT THE WORSE
  CONDITIONS SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO 2
  INCHES ARE EXPECTED.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE VERY DIFFICULT TO IMPOSSIBLE AT TIMES
  ON SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS
AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT
CONDITIONS...MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. 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.

$$

MNZ001-004-007-NDZ008-016-027-029-030-081200-
/O.CON.KFGF.BZ.W.0001.160207T1200Z-160208T1200Z/
WEST POLK-KITTSON-WEST MARSHALL-PEMBINA-EASTERN WALSH COUNTY-
GRAND FORKS-STEELE-TRAILL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CROOKSTON...EAST GRAND FORKS...
HALLOCK...KARLSTAD...LANCASTER...WARREN...STEPHEN...ARGYLE...
CAVALIER...WALHALLA...DRAYTON...PEMBINA...ST. THOMAS...NECHE...
GRAFTON...PARK RIVER...GRAND FORKS...FINLEY...HOPE...MAYVILLE...
HILLSBORO...HATTON...PORTLAND
817 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SUNDAY TO 6 AM
CST MONDAY...

* TIMING...EXPECT BLIZZARD CONDITIONS TO DEVELOP AROUND 6 AM
  SUNDAY AND THEN DIMINISH AROUND 6 AM MONDAY.

* WINDS / VISIBILITIES...WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 65 MPH WILL
  CAUSE WHITEOUT CONDITIONS IN BLOWING SNOW. SIGNIFICANT
  DRIFTING OF THE SNOW IS LIKELY...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.
  EXPECT DAMAGE TO TREES AND POWER LINES AS WELL.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES
  ARE EXPECTED.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE VERY DIFFICULT TO IMPOSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS
AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT
CONDITIONS...MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. 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.

$$

MNZ002-003-027-029-030-040-NDZ039-049-052-053-081200-
/O.CON.KFGF.BZ.W.0001.160207T1500Z-160208T1200Z/
NORMAN-CLAY-WEST BECKER-WILKIN-WEST OTTER TAIL-GRANT-CASS-RANSOM-
SARGENT-RICHLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ADA...TWIN VALLEY...HALSTAD...
MOORHEAD...DETROIT LAKES...BRECKENRIDGE...FERGUS FALLS...
ELBOW LAKE...HOFFMAN...ASHBY...HERMAN...BARRETT...FARGO...
LISBON...ENDERLIN...GWINNER...MILNOR...FORMAN...RUTLAND...
WAHPETON
817 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM SUNDAY TO 6 AM
CST MONDAY...

* TIMING...EXPECT BLIZZARD CONDITIONS TO DEVELOP AROUND 9 AM
  SUNDAY AND THEN DIMINISH AROUND 6 AM MONDAY.

* WINDS / VISIBILITIES...WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 65 MPH WILL
  CAUSE WHITEOUT CONDITIONS IN BLOWING SNOW. SIGNIFICANT
  DRIFTING OF THE SNOW IS LIKELY...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES
  ARE EXPECTED.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE VERY DIFFICULT TO IMPOSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS
AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT
CONDITIONS...MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. 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.

$$

MNZ005-008-013>016-022-023-028-031-081200-
/O.CON.KFGF.WS.W.0002.160207T1500Z-160208T1200Z/
ROSEAU-EAST MARSHALL-PENNINGTON-RED LAKE-EAST POLK-
NORTH CLEARWATER-MAHNOMEN-SOUTH CLEARWATER-EAST BECKER-
EAST OTTER TAIL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROSEAU...WARROAD...GREENBUSH...
NEWFOLDEN...MIDDLE RIVER...GRYGLA...THIEF RIVER FALLS...
RED LAKE FALLS...FOSSTON...FERTILE...MCINTOSH...ERSKINE...
BAGLEY...CLEARBROOK...MAHNOMEN...NAYTAHWAUSH...WAUBUN...ALIDA...
EBRO...LAKE ITASCA...LONG LOST LAKE...LOWER RICE LAKE...
ROY LAKE...UPPER RICE LAKE...WOLF LAKE...PERHAM...
NEW YORK MILLS...PARKERS PRAIRIE...HENNING...BATTLE LAKE
817 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM SUNDAY TO
6 AM CST MONDAY...

* TIMING...EXPECT SNOW TO DEVELOP AROUND 9 AM SUNDAY AND THEN
  DIMINISH AROUND 6 AM MONDAY.

* PRECIPITATION RATES...THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL RATES WILL OCCUR
  BETWEEN 9 AM AND NOON SUNDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES
  ARE EXPECTED.

* WINDS / VISIBILITIES...WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 55 MPH WILL
  CAUSE WIDESPREAD BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...PLAN ON DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA
FLASHLIGHT...FOOD AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN
EMERGENCY. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE
CALLING FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.

$$

MNZ006-009-017-024-032-081200-
/O.CON.KFGF.WW.Y.0004.160207T1500Z-160208T1200Z/
LAKE OF THE WOODS-NORTH BELTRAMI-SOUTH BELTRAMI-HUBBARD-WADENA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BAUDETTE...RED LAKE...REDBY...PONEMAH...
BEMIDJI...PARK RAPIDS...WADENA...MENAHGA
817 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM SUNDAY TO
6 AM CST MONDAY...

* TIMING...EXPECT SNOW TO DEVELOP AROUND 9 AM SUNDAY AND THEN
  DIMINISH AROUND 6 AM MONDAY.

* PRECIPITATION RATES...THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL RATES WILL OCCUR
  BETWEEN NOON AND 6 PM SUNDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES
  ARE EXPECTED.

* WINDS / VISIBILITIES...WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 45 MPH WILL
  CAUSE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. TREE BRANCHES COULD
  FALL AS WELL.

* IMPACTS...PLAN ON 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.

$$

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