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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
952 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

...BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT
FROM NEAR THE TURTLE MOUNTAINS SOUTH INTO THE UPPER JAMES RIVER
VALLEY...

.THE COMBINATION OF VERY STRONG WINDS AND FALLING SNOW WILL
PRODUCE BLIZZARD CONDITIONS LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT
OVER PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA INTO THE NORTHERN
JAMES RIVER VALLEY. LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE BOTTINEAU...
ROLLA...RUGBY...HARVEY AND CARRINGTON. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS
OF 1 TO 3 INCHES CAN BE EXPECTED FOR MOST LOCATIONS. VISIBILITIES
WILL BE NEAR ZERO MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS.

TRAVEL ACROSS THE TURTLE MOUNTAINS SOUTH INTO THE NORTHERN JAMES
RIVER VALLEY SHOULD BE RECONSIDERED AND DELAYED IF POSSIBLE.

NDZ004-005-013-023-025-071200-
/O.CON.KBIS.BZ.W.0001.160207T0600Z-160208T1200Z/
BOTTINEAU-ROLETTE-PIERCE-WELLS-FOSTER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOTTINEAU...ROLLA...RUGBY...HARVEY...
CARRINGTON
952 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST MONDAY...

* BLIZZARD CONDITIONS LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 60 MPH WILL CAUSE WHITEOUT CONDITIONS
  IN BLOWING SNOW. DAMAGE TO TREES AND POWER LINES IS POSSIBLE.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES.

* TRAVEL WILL BE VERY DIFFICULT TO IMPOSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS
AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT
CONDITIONS...MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF
YOU MUST TRAVEL...HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET
STRANDED...STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS CAN
BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.

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