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

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

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

.RAIN IS EXPECTED TO CHANGE OVER TO SNOW LATE THIS AFTERNOON OVER
NORTHWESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA. SNOW SHOULD BEGIN
ACCUMULATING EARLY 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 35 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.

NDZ003>005-010>013-021>023-025-171800-
/O.NEW.KBIS.WW.Y.0009.150518T0000Z-150518T1200Z/
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
445 AM CDT SUN MAY 17 2015

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BISMARCK HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS 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 35 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.

&&

$$

JV


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