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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1106 AM CDT SUN MAY 17 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OVER MUCH OF
NORTH CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA TONIGHT...

.RAIN AND SNOW IS EXPECTED TO CHANGE OVER TO ALL SNOW LATE THIS
AFTERNOON OVER NORTHWESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA. SNOW
SHOULD BEGIN ACCUMULATING THIS AFTERNOON INTO THIS EVENING AND
CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES CAN
BE EXPECTED ALONG AND NORTHEAST OF A LINE FROM STANLEY AND
KENMARE...TO GARRISON AND HARVEY AND CARRINGTON. SOME AREAS IN THE
TURTLE MOUNTAINS MAY RECEIVE HIGHER AMOUNTS.

IN ADDITION TO THE SNOW...STRONG NORTH WINDS OF 25 TO 45 MPH ARE
EXPECTED. THIS WILL CREATE ADDITIONAL TRAVEL PROBLEMS AND WILL
INCREASE THE THREAT TO LIVESTOCK.

PEOPLE PLANNING TRAVEL ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA SHOULD
ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION. SLOW DOWN AND ALLOW
EXTRA STOPPING TIME. THE NORTH DAKOTA HIGHWAY PATROL ADVISES NOT
USING YOUR CRUISE CONTROL WHILE DRIVING IN SNOW COVERED OR ICY
ROADS.

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RENVILLE-BOTTINEAU-ROLETTE-MOUNTRAIL-WARD-MCHENRY-PIERCE-MCLEAN-
SHERIDAN-WELLS-FOSTER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MOHALL...BOTTINEAU...ROLLA...NEW TOWN...
MINOT...TOWNER...RUGBY...GARRISON...MCCLUSKY...HARVEY...
CARRINGTON
1106 AM CDT SUN MAY 17 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS
EVENING TO 7 AM CDT MONDAY...

* TIMING...SUNDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...BETWEEN 3 AND 5 INCHES STORM TOTAL.

* WINDS...NORTH UP TO 45 MPH.

* MAIN IMPACT...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL AND THREATS TO LIVESTOCK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

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