Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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REGIONAL WEATHER FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1250 AM CST THU NOV 17 2014

ACTIVE WEATHER IS IN THE FORECAST FOR THANKSGIVING.

ARCTIC HIGH PRESSURE WAS CENTERED OVER THE RED RIVER VALLEY AT THE
BORDER OF MINNESOTA AND NORTH DAKOTA...WITH LOW PRESSURE IN THE LEE
OF THE ROCKIES. CLEAR SKIES AND LIGHT WIND NEAR THE ARCTIC HIGH WAS
ALLOWING TEMPERATURES TO DROP TO 10 TO 25 DEGREES BELOW ZERO. ANY
LIGHT WIND AT ALL WAS PRODUCING WIND CHILL VALUES OF BETWEEN 25 AND
40 BELOW ZERO. FARTHER WEST A LARGE AREA OF LOW CLOUDS FROM THE
WESTERN EDGE OF THE ARCTIC HIGH TO THE FRONT RANGE WAS KEEPING
TEMPERATURES ABOVE ZERO...MAINLY IN THE TEENS OVER
MONTANA...WYOMING...AND PARTS OF THE WESTERN DAKOTAS.

LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW OVER THE FRONT RANGE IS EXPECTED TO EXPAND
EASTWARD LATER TODAY...FROM SOUTHERN SASKATCHEWAN...ACROSS MUCH OF
NORTH DAKOTA...AND INTO MINNESOTA. SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS ARE
FORECAST BETWEEN 1 AND 4 INCHES...HIGHER AMOUNTS IN NORTH CENTRAL
AREAS. A WINTRY MIX OF PRECIPITATION IS ALSO POSSIBLE OVER
SOUTHWESTERN PORTIONS OF THE REGION.

HIGH TEMPERATURES SHOULD RANGE FROM THE SINGLE DIGITS IN SOUTHERN
MANITOBA AND NORTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA...TO NEAR 50 IN SOUTHWEST SOUTH
DAKOTA.

IF YOU PLAN TO TRAVEL THIS HOLIDAY...PLEASE BE SAFE...STAY UP TO
DATE WITH THE LATEST WEATHER INFORMATION.

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