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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
447 PM CST MON DEC 5 2016

...BLIZZARD WARNING FOR MUCH OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA
FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.A BLIZZARD HAS DEVELOPED ACROSS PARTS OF WESTERN NORTH DAKOTA
FROM CROSBY TO WILLISTON...BEACH AND DICKINSON THIS AFTERNOON.
BLIZZARD CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA FROM
MINOT TO BISMARCK...FORT YATES AND LINTON BY THIS EVENING...AND
FROM THE TURTLE MOUNTAINS THROUGH HARVEY AND JAMESTOWN LATE
TONIGHT. NORTHWEST WIND GUSTS TO 50 MPH WILL COMBINE WITH FALLING
SNOW...AND SNOW ALREADY ON THE GROUND...TO CAUSE ZERO
VISIBILITIES IN BLOWING SNOW. SOME ROADS MAY BECOME BLOCKED DUE TO
BLOWING SNOW. CONDITIONS WILL NOT IMPROVE UNTIL TUESDAY EVENING.

HEAVY SNOW...BETWEEN 10 AND 13 INCHES...WILL ALSO ACCUMULATE OVER
PARTS OF NORTH CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA INTO THE JAMES RIVER VALLEY.
THIS INCLUDES THE CARRINGTON...HARVEY...RUGBY...TOWNER...
BOTTINEAU AND ROLLA AREAS. BETWEEN 5 AND 9 INCHES OF SNOW WILL
ACCUMULATE OVER PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST INTO SOUTH CENTRAL NORTH
DAKOTA. LESSER AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES WILL FALL IN SOUTHWEST
NORTH DAKOTA FROM BEACH THROUGH DICKINSON AND HETTINGER.

TRAVEL WILL BE DANGEROUS...IF NOT IMPOSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY IN
RURAL AREAS. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...CARRY A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT IN
YOUR VEHICLE AND CHECK THE LATEST WEATHER AND ROAD CONDITIONS
BEFORE HEADING OUT.

NDZ019>021-034-035-042-045-046-060700-
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MERCER-OLIVER-MCLEAN-MORTON-BURLEIGH-GRANT-SIOUX-EMMONS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BEULAH...HAZEN...CENTER...GARRISON...
MANDAN...BISMARCK...ELGIN...FORT YATES...LINTON
447 PM CST MON DEC 5 2016 /347 PM MST MON DEC 5 2016/

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST /5 PM MST/
TUESDAY...

* TIMING...THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOWFALL...TOTAL SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 5 TO 9 INCHES...WITH
  LOCALLY LOWER AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES IN MERCER...WESTERN
  OLIVER AND WESTERN MORTON COUNTIES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...GUSTS TO 50 MPH WITH NEAR ZERO VISIBILITIES
  IN BLOWING SNOW LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.
  VISIBILITIES WILL BE WORST IN RURAL AREAS.

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS...IF NOT IMPOSSIBLE TRAVEL.

* WIND CHILLS...TO 20 BELOW ZERO TUESDAY.

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.

&&

$$

NDZ003-011-060700-
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/O.CON.KBIS.BZ.W.0002.161205T2300Z-161207T0000Z/
RENVILLE-WARD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MOHALL...MINOT
447 PM CST MON DEC 5 2016

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST TUESDAY...

* TIMING...THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOWFALL...SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS BETWEEN 4 AND 7 INCHES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...GUSTS TO 50 MPH WITH NEAR ZERO VISIBILITIES
  IN BLOWING SNOW LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.
  VISIBILITIES WILL BE WORST IN RURAL AREAS.

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS...IF NOT IMPOSSIBLE TRAVEL.

* WIND CHILLS...TO 20 BELOW ZERO TUESDAY.

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.

&&

$$

NDZ031-032-060700-
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/O.EXA.KBIS.BZ.W.0002.000000T0000Z-161206T1500Z/
GOLDEN VALLEY-BILLINGS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BEACH...MEDORA
347 PM MST MON DEC 5 2016

...BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM MST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BISMARCK HAS ISSUED A BLIZZARD
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM MST TUESDAY. THE WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOWFALL...ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...GUSTS TO 45 MPH WITH NEAR ZERO VISIBILITIES
  IN BLOWING SNOW THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. VISIBILITIES WILL BE
  WORST IN RURAL AREAS.

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS...IF NOT IMPOSSIBLE TRAVEL.

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.

&&

$$

NDZ004-005-012-013-023-025-060700-
/O.CON.KBIS.WS.W.0002.000000T0000Z-161206T0600Z/
/O.CON.KBIS.BZ.W.0002.161206T0600Z-161207T0000Z/
BOTTINEAU-ROLETTE-MCHENRY-PIERCE-WELLS-FOSTER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOTTINEAU...ROLLA...TOWNER...RUGBY...
HARVEY...CARRINGTON
447 PM CST MON DEC 5 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST
TONIGHT...
...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
6 PM CST TUESDAY...

* TIMING...HEAVY SNOW THROUGH THIS EVENING. BLIZZARD CONDITIONS
  DEVELOPING OVERNIGHT AND CONTINUING THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOWFALL...ACCUMULATIONS BETWEEN 10 AND 13 INCHES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...GUSTS TO 50 MPH WITH NEAR ZERO VISIBILITIES
  IN BLOWING SNOW. VISIBILITIES WILL BE WORST IN RURAL AREAS.

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS...IF NOT IMPOSSIBLE TRAVEL.

* WIND CHILLS...TO 20 BELOW ZERO TUESDAY.

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.

&&

$$

NDZ022-036-037-047-050-060700-
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/O.CON.KBIS.WW.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-161206T0600Z/
SHERIDAN-KIDDER-STUTSMAN-LOGAN-MCINTOSH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MCCLUSKY...STEELE...JAMESTOWN...
NAPOLEON...ASHLEY
447 PM CST MON DEC 5 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST
TONIGHT...
...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
6 PM CST TUESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOWFALL THROUGH THIS EVENING. BLIZZARD CONDITIONS
  DEVELOPING OVERNIGHT AND CONTINUING THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOWFALL...ACCUMULATIONS BETWEEN 7 AND 10 INCHES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...GUSTS TO 50 MPH WITH NEAR ZERO VISIBILITIES
  IN BLOWING SNOW LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.
  VISIBILITIES WILL BE WORST IN RURAL AREAS.

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS...IF NOT IMPOSSIBLE TRAVEL.

* WIND CHILLS...TO 20 BELOW ZERO TUESDAY.

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.

&&

$$

NDZ001-002-009-010-017-018-033-060700-
/O.CON.KBIS.BZ.W.0002.000000T0000Z-161206T1500Z/
DIVIDE-BURKE-WILLIAMS-MOUNTRAIL-MCKENZIE-DUNN-STARK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CROSBY...BOWBELLS...WILLISTON...
NEW TOWN...WATFORD CITY...KILLDEER...DICKINSON
447 PM CST MON DEC 5 2016 /347 PM MST MON DEC 5 2016/

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST /8 AM MST/
TUESDAY...

* TIMING...THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOWFALL...ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES...WITH LOCALLY
  HIGHER AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES IN DIVIDE AND BURKE COUNTIES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...GUSTS TO 45 MPH WITH NEAR ZERO VISIBILITIES
  IN BLOWING SNOW. VISIBILITIES WILL BE WORST IN RURAL AREAS.

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS...IF NOT IMPOSSIBLE TRAVEL.

* WIND CHILLS...TO 25 BELOW ZERO LATE TONIGHT AND TUESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
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.

&&

$$

NDZ040-041-043-044-060700-
/O.CON.KBIS.WW.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-161206T1800Z/
SLOPE-HETTINGER-BOWMAN-ADAMS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARMARTH...MOTT...BOWMAN...HETTINGER
347 PM MST MON DEC 5 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST
TUESDAY...

* TIMING...THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOWFALL...SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS UP TO 1 INCH.

* BLOWING SNOW...REDUCED VISIBILITY IN BLOWING SNOW.

* MAIN IMPACT...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL MAKE TRAVEL HAZARDOUS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND
USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

&&

$$

CJS/PJA



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