Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
415 PM CDT FRI MAY 15 2015

NDZ001>005-009>013-017>023-025-031>037-040>048-050-051-160400-
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
415 PM CDT FRI MAY 15 2015

...A STRONG STORM SYSTEM WILL IMPACT WESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH
DAKOTA THROUGH THE WEEKEND...

IT WILL BE AN ACTIVE WEEKEND OF WEATHER ACROSS WESTERN AND
CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA. THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED FRIDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY WITH HEAVY RAIN OF 1 TO 3 INCHES POSSIBLE.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND
NIGHT...MAINLY FROM CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA TOWARDS THE JAMES RIVER
VALLEY. THE PRIMARY THREATS ARE EXPECTED TO BE LARGE HAIL...DAMAGING
WINDS AND HEAVY RAIN.

STRONG NORTH WINDS GUSTING TO 40 MPH WILL USHER COLDER AIR INTO
NORTH DAKOTA SUNDAY. RAIN COULD CHANGE TO SNOW SUNDAY NIGHT...WITH
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE MAINLY ALONG AND NORTH OF HIGHWAY 2.
FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE ALSO FORECAST SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
NIGHT WITH LOWS OF 25 TO 32 DEGREES.

$$
KING



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