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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
942 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

...ACCUMULATING SNOW AND GUSTY WINDS CREATING HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
WEST THROUGH TONIGHT...

...FREEZING DRIZZLE NORTHEAST THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON...

.SNOW ACROSS WESTERN NORTH DAKOTA TODAY...WILL CONTINUE INTO
TONIGHT. ACCUMULATIONS UP TO FOUR INCHES ARE FORECAST FROM CROSBY
THROUGH WILLISTON...WATFORD CITY...BEACH...MEDORA AND BOWMAN.
THIS INCLUDES THE HIGHWAY 85 CORRIDOR. NORTHWEST WINDS TO AROUND
25 MPH WILL ALSO CREATE AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW.

OVER NORTHEASTERN NORTH DAKOTA TODAY...FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL
CREATE ICY ROAD CONDITIONS...MAKING TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS. THIS
INCLUDES THE LOCATIONS OF ROLLA...RUGBY...HARVEY...AND CARRINGTON.

THOSE PLANNING TRAVEL TODAY AND TONIGHT ACROSS NORTH DAKOTA
SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS. EXPECT REDUCED
VISIBILITIES IN FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WEST...AND SLICK ROADWAYS
STATEWIDE.

NDZ005-013-023-025-222345-
/O.EXB.KBIS.WW.Y.0017.000000T0000Z-141223T0000Z/
ROLETTE-PIERCE-WELLS-FOSTER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROLLA...RUGBY...HARVEY...CARRINGTON
942 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BISMARCK HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREEZING DRIZZLE AND SNOW...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING.

* TIMING...FREEZING DRIZZLE THIS MORNING CHANGING TO ALL SNOW
  LATER TODAY.

* MAIN IMPACT...ICY ROAD CONDITIONS MAKING TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS.

* OTHER IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW EXPECTED ACROSS THE JAMES
  RIVER VALLEY LATER TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT...RESULTING IN REDUCED
  VISIBILITIES AND SNOW COVERED ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SNOW...SLEET...AND FREEZING RAIN WILL MAKE TRAVEL HAZARDOUS. THE
NORTH DAKOTA HIGHWAY PATROL ADVISES...REMAIN ALERT AND DO NOT USE
THE CRUISE CONTROL IN THESE WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS.

&&

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NDZ001-009-017-031>033-040-041-043-044-222345-
/O.CON.KBIS.WW.Y.0017.000000T0000Z-141223T1200Z/
DIVIDE-WILLIAMS-MCKENZIE-GOLDEN VALLEY-BILLINGS-STARK-SLOPE-
HETTINGER-BOWMAN-ADAMS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CROSBY...WILLISTON...WATFORD CITY...
BEACH...MEDORA...DICKINSON...MARMARTH...MOTT...BOWMAN...HETTINGER
942 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014 /842 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014/

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST /5 AM
MST/ TUESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW THIS MORNING CONTINUING INTO TONIGHT.

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

* OTHER IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED 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.

&&

$$

HEINERT




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