Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
328 PM CDT SAT MAY 16 2015

NDZ001>005-009>013-017>023-025-031>037-040>048-050-051-170500-
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
328 PM CDT SAT MAY 16 2015

...A STRONG STORM WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT WESTERN AND CENTRAL
NORTH DAKOTA THIS WEEKEND...

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT...SOME
THUNDERSTORMS COULD BECOME SEVERE. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS ARE
EXPECTED ON SUNDAY WITH RAIN TOTALS BETWEEN 1 AND 2 INCHES
POSSIBLE. THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING OF LOW LYING AND
POOR DRAINAGE AREAS.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THROUGH THIS EVENING...ALONG AND
EAST OF HIGHWAY 83. THE PRIMARY THREATS WILL BE LARGE
HAIL...DAMAGING WINDS AND HEAVY RAIN.

STRONG NORTH WINDS GUSTING TO 40 MPH WILL USHER COLDER AIR INTO
THE STATE SUNDAY. RAIN WILL CHANGE TO SNOW SUNDAY NIGHT...WITH
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE ACROSS NORTHERN NORTH DAKOTA. A COUPLE
INCHES OF SNOW COULD ACCUMULATE FROM MOHALL THROUGH
BOTTINEAU...ROLLA AND RUGBY. ISOLATED HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE
AROUND THE TURTLE MOUNTAINS. SUB FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE
FORECAST SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY NIGHT WITH LOWS IN THE 20S AND
LOW 30S.

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WAA


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