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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1236 AM CST TUE DEC 23 2014

...WINTER WEATHER IMPACTING WEST AND CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA...

.SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS SOUTHWESTERN NORTH DAKOTA THROUGH THE
REST OF THE EARLY MORNING HOURS. TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS 2 TO FOUR
INCHES ARE FORECAST IN PLACES LIKE BEACH...MEDORA...BOWMAN AND
HETTINGER. THIS INCLUDES THE HIGHWAY 85 CORRIDOR. NORTHWEST WINDS
TO AROUND 25 MPH WILL ALSO CREATE AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW.

RAIN WAS REPORTED IN LAMOURE COUNTY EARLY THIS TUESDAY
MORNING...AND A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW OVER THE JAMES RIVER VALLEY
WILL LIKELY LINGER FOR A FEW MORE HOURS...THEN CHANGING OVER TO
SNOW. SNOW IN FAR SOUTH CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA WILL CONTINUE INTO
TUESDAY AFTERNOON. ACCUMULATIONS UP TO FOUR INCHES ARE FORECAST FROM
JAMESTOWN TO ELLENDALE...NAPOLEON AND WISHEK...AND LINTON AND FORT
YATES. BLOWING SNOW IS EXPECTED ON TUESDAY FOR THESE AREAS AS
NORTH WINDS INCREASE.

PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE...FOG...AND LIGHT SNOW OVER THE REMAINDER
OF NORTH DAKOTA WILL CREATE ICY ROAD CONDITIONS TONIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING.

THOSE PLANNING TRAVEL TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY ACROSS NORTH DAKOTA
SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS. EXPECT REDUCED
VISIBILITIES IN FOG...OR FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW...ALONG WITH
SLICK ROADWAYS.

NDZ001-009-017-230745-
/O.CAN.KBIS.WW.Y.0017.000000T0000Z-141223T1200Z/
DIVIDE-WILLIAMS-MCKENZIE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CROSBY...WILLISTON...WATFORD CITY
1236 AM CST TUE DEC 23 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BISMARCK HAS CANCELLED THE WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY.

THE SNOW HAS ENDED OR TAPERED TO FLURRIES IN NORTHWESTERN NORTH
DAKOTA. THEREFORE THE ADVISORY HAS BEEN ALLOWED TO EXPIRE.

$$

NDZ025-036-037-045>048-050-051-231445-
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FOSTER-KIDDER-STUTSMAN-SIOUX-EMMONS-LOGAN-LA MOURE-MCINTOSH-
DICKEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CARRINGTON...STEELE...JAMESTOWN...
FORT YATES...LINTON...NAPOLEON...EDGELEY...ASHLEY...OAKES
1236 AM CST TUE DEC 23 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...SNOW CONTINUING THIS TUESDAY MORNING INTO THE
  AFTERNOON. SOME PORTIONS OF THE JAMES RIVER VALLEY WILL SEE RAIN
  EARLY THIS MORNING CHANGING TO SNOW. GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS ARE
  EXPECTED TO INCREASE WITH TIME LATER THIS MORNING AND INTO
  TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* MAIN IMPACT...TWO TO FOUR INCHES OF SNOW WITH REDUCED
  VISIBILITIES IN FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW. A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW
  POSSIBLE IN THE JAMES RIVER VALLEY.

* OTHER IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED AND ICY ROADS RESULTING IN POOR
  TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED
FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES. USE EXTRA
CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING. DO NOT USE THE CRUISE CONTROL IN THESE
WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

NDZ031>033-040>044-231200-
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GOLDEN VALLEY-BILLINGS-STARK-SLOPE-HETTINGER-GRANT-BOWMAN-ADAMS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BEACH...MEDORA...DICKINSON...MARMARTH...
MOTT...ELGIN...BOWMAN...HETTINGER
1136 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST
TUESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW CONTINUING INTO TONIGHT.

* MAIN IMPACT...TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF TWO TO FOUR INCHES OF SNOW
  WITH REDUCED VISIBILITIES IN FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW.

* OTHER IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED AND ICY ROADS RESULTING IN POOR
  TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED
FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES. USE EXTRA
CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING. THE NORTH DAKOTA STATE PATROL ADVISES...
DO NOT USE THE CRUISE CONTROL IN THESE WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

JV




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