Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
359 PM CST THU FEB 4 2016

NDZ001>005-009>013-017>023-025-031>037-040>048-050-051-051000-
DIVIDE-BURKE-RENVILLE-BOTTINEAU-ROLETTE-WILLIAMS-MOUNTRAIL-WARD-
MCHENRY-PIERCE-MCKENZIE-DUNN-MERCER-OLIVER-MCLEAN-SHERIDAN-WELLS-
FOSTER-GOLDEN VALLEY-BILLINGS-STARK-MORTON-BURLEIGH-KIDDER-
STUTSMAN-SLOPE-HETTINGER-GRANT-BOWMAN-ADAMS-SIOUX-EMMONS-LOGAN-
LA MOURE-MCINTOSH-DICKEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CROSBY...BOWBELLS...MOHALL...
BOTTINEAU...ROLLA...WILLISTON...NEW TOWN...MINOT...TOWNER...
RUGBY...WATFORD CITY...KILLDEER...BEULAH...HAZEN...CENTER...
GARRISON...MCCLUSKY...HARVEY...CARRINGTON...BEACH...MEDORA...
DICKINSON...MANDAN...BISMARCK...STEELE...JAMESTOWN...MARMARTH...
MOTT...ELGIN...BOWMAN...HETTINGER...FORT YATES...LINTON...
NAPOLEON...EDGELEY...ASHLEY...OAKES
359 PM CST THU FEB 4 2016 /259 PM MST THU FEB 4 2016/

...VIGOROUS CLIPPER SYSTEM TO BRING STRONG WINDS SATURDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

STRONG WESTERLY WINDS WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH ARE FORECAST TO DEVELOP
OVER WESTERN NORTH DAKOTA SATURDAY AFTERNOON BEHIND A WARM FRONT.
WINDS BECOME NORTHWEST BEHIND A COLD FRONT SATURDAY NIGHT AND
SPREAD INTO CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA. THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED
TO OCCUR ON SUNDAY...WITH GUSTS OVER 50 MPH POSSIBLE. LIGHT SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE ON SUNDAY ALONG AND EAST OF THE
HIGHWAY 83 CORRIDOR. THIS IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR WHEN THE STRONGEST
WINDS ARE FORECAST...WHICH WILL CREATE AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW.

PEOPLE PLANNING TRAVEL ACROSS NORTH DAKOTA ON SUNDAY SHOULD CHECK
THE LATEST FORECASTS AND ROAD CONDITIONS BEFORE SETTING OUT.

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JV/TWH



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