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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
105 AM CDT MON MAY 18 2015

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

.SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 6 INCHES CAN BE EXPECTED ACROSS MUCH
OF NORTH CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA...INCLUDING THE TURTLE MOUNTAINS
INTO THE NORTHERN JAMES RIVER VALLEY...THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.
MUCH OF THIS AREA WILL SEE UP TO THREE INCHES OF SNOW. ACROSS THE
TURTLE MOUNTAINS...NEAR 6 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE.

IN ADDITION TO THE SNOW...VERY STRONG NORTH WINDS GUSTING TO
AROUND 55 MPH WILL CREATE ADDITIONAL TRAVEL PROBLEMS...AND
INCREASE THE THREAT TO LIVESTOCK. NEAR BLIZZARD CONDITIONS SHOULD
BE EXPECTED AT TIMES IN HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS.

THOSE TRAVELING ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA SHOULD BE
PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND NEAR ZERO VISIBILITIES. SLOW
DOWN...ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION...AND DO NOT
USE YOUR CRUISE CONTROL. CONSIDER DELAYING TRAVEL UNTIL MONDAY
WHEN CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO GREATLY IMPROVE.

NDZ002>005-010>013-021>023-025-181200-
/O.CON.KBIS.WW.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-150518T1200Z/
BURKE-RENVILLE-BOTTINEAU-ROLETTE-MOUNTRAIL-WARD-MCHENRY-PIERCE-
MCLEAN-SHERIDAN-WELLS-FOSTER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOWBELLS...MOHALL...BOTTINEAU...ROLLA...
NEW TOWN...MINOT...TOWNER...RUGBY...GARRISON...MCCLUSKY...
HARVEY...CARRINGTON
105 AM CDT MON MAY 18 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT THIS
MORNING...

* TIMING...SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...BETWEEN 2 AND 6 INCHES STORM TOTAL.

* WINDS...NORTH UP TO 55 MPH.

* MAIN IMPACT...DANGEROUS 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. CONSIDER DELAYING TRAVEL UNTIL MONDAY...WHEN CONDITIONS
ARE EXPECTED TO GREATLY IMPROVE.

&&

$$

JV



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