Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
335 AM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

...WINTRY MIX SOUTHWEST...WITH ACCUMULATING SNOW SOUTH CENTRAL
THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

.A WINTRY MIX OF SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP
LATE THIS MORNING ACROSS SOUTHWESTERN NORTH DAKOTA. PRECIPITATION
MAY MIX WITH RAIN OR SNOW AT TIMES. LIGHT ICE ACCUMULATION IS
EXPECTED FOR LOCATIONS SUCH AS WATFORD CITY...KILLDEER...BEACH...
BOWMAN...HETTINGER...AND DICKINSON. PRECIPITATION SHOULD BEGIN
TAPERING OFF BY AROUND MIDNIGHT MST SATURDAY NIGHT.

SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP AROUND MIDDAY IN SOUTH CENTRAL NORTH
DAKOTA AND CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT. THE SNOW MAY MIX WITH SLEET
OR FREEZING RAIN AT TIMES THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING. SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES ARE EXPECTED BY DAYBREAK SUNDAY
MORNING FOR LOCATIONS EAST OF A LINE FROM ELGIN THROUGH
GARRISON...AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM GARRISON TO CARRINGTON. THIS
INCLUDES MANDAN...BISMARCK AND JAMESTOWN.

THOSE TRAVELING TODAY AND TONIGHT ACROSS SOUTHWESTERN AND SOUTH
CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA SHOULD MONITOR THE LATEST WEATHER AND ROAD
CONDITIONS. ALLOW EXTRA TIME FOR TRAVEL AND BE MINDFUL OF
CHANGING ROAD CONDITIONS.

NDZ017-018-031>033-040-041-043-044-131745-
/O.NEW.KBIS.ZR.Y.0002.160213T1800Z-160214T0600Z/
MCKENZIE-DUNN-GOLDEN VALLEY-BILLINGS-STARK-SLOPE-HETTINGER-BOWMAN-
ADAMS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WATFORD CITY...KILLDEER...BEACH...
MEDORA...DICKINSON...MARMARTH...MOTT...BOWMAN...HETTINGER
335 AM CST SAT FEB 13 2016 /235 AM MST SAT FEB 13 2016/

...FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON CST /11 AM MST/
TODAY TO MIDNIGHT CST /11 PM MST/ TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BISMARCK HAS ISSUED A FREEZING
RAIN ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON CST /11 AM MST/
TODAY TO MIDNIGHT CST /11 PM MST/ TONIGHT.

* PLAN ON FREEZING RAIN TO DEVELOP AROUND NOON AND THEN DIMINISH
  AROUND MIDNIGHT. THE FREEZING RAIN MAY MIX WITH
  SLEET...RAIN...OR SNOW AT TIMES.

* TOTAL ICE ACCUMULATIONS OF A GLAZE ARE EXPECTED.

* THE ICE WILL RESULT IN VERY SLIPPERY CONDITIONS ON
  SIDEWALKS...ROADS AND BRIDGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF FREEZING RAIN OR
DRIZZLE WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY
ROADS. SLOW DOWN AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING. THE LATEST ROAD
CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY
CALLING 5 1 1.

$$

NDZ019>023-025-034>037-042-045>048-050-051-131745-
/O.NEW.KBIS.WW.Y.0004.160213T1800Z-160214T1200Z/
MERCER-OLIVER-MCLEAN-SHERIDAN-WELLS-FOSTER-MORTON-BURLEIGH-KIDDER-
STUTSMAN-GRANT-SIOUX-EMMONS-LOGAN-LA MOURE-MCINTOSH-DICKEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BEULAH...HAZEN...CENTER...GARRISON...
MCCLUSKY...HARVEY...CARRINGTON...MANDAN...BISMARCK...STEELE...
JAMESTOWN...ELGIN...FORT YATES...LINTON...NAPOLEON...EDGELEY...
ASHLEY...OAKES
335 AM CST SAT FEB 13 2016 /235 AM MST SAT FEB 13 2016/

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON CST /11 AM MST/
TODAY TO 6 AM CST /5 AM MST/ SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BISMARCK HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR ACCUMULATING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
NOON CST /11 AM MST/ TODAY TO 6 AM CST /5 AM MST/ SUNDAY.

* EXPECT SNOW TO DEVELOP AROUND NOON AND THEN DIMINISH AROUND 6 AM
  SUNDAY. THE SNOW MAY MIX WITH FREEZING RAIN OR SLEET AT TIMES.

* THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL RATES WILL OCCUR BETWEEN 6 PM THIS EVENING
  AND AROUND 3 AM ON SUNDAY.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES...WITH LOCALIZED
  AMOUNTS UP TO 6 INCHES...ARE EXPECTED.

* LOOK FOR REDUCED VISIBILITIES AT TIMES.

* 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.

$$

JV/AYD



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