Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1041 AM CST TUE NOV 29 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA
THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CONTINUE OVER WESTERN AND
CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTING
TRAVEL ACROSS THE AREA. THE SNOW WILL GRADUALLY END AND CONDITIONS
WILL IMPROVE FROM WEST TO EAST ON WEDNESDAY.

ACROSS CENTRAL INTO PORTIONS OF WESTERN NORTH DAKOTA...STORM
TOTAL SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OF 10 TO 18 INCHES WILL BE COMMON.
HOWEVER...AMOUNTS AROUND 20 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE FROM MINOT
THROUGH GARRISON...BEULAH AND CENTER.

OVER FAR WESTERN NORTH DAKOTA...STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL OF AROUND
5 TO 8 INCHES IS EXPECTED FROM HETTINGER THROUGH BEACH TO
WILLISTON AND CROSBY.

WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 45 MPH WILL CAUSE BLOWING AND DRIFTING
SNOW ACROSS WESTERN NORTH DAKOTA.

FOR THE JAMES RIVER VALLEY INCLUDING JAMESTOWN AND POINTS SOUTH 2
TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW ARE FORECAST BY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AS THE
RAIN CHANGES TO SNOW TONIGHT.

NDZ019>023-034>036-042-045>047-050-300045-
/O.CON.KBIS.WS.W.0001.000000T0000Z-161201T0000Z/
MERCER-OLIVER-MCLEAN-SHERIDAN-WELLS-MORTON-BURLEIGH-KIDDER-GRANT-
SIOUX-EMMONS-LOGAN-MCINTOSH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BEULAH...HAZEN...CENTER...GARRISON...
WASHBURN...UNDERWOOD...WILTON...TURTLE LAKE...MCCLUSKY...
GOODRICH...HARVEY...FESSENDEN...MANDAN...BISMARCK...STEELE...
TAPPEN...ELGIN...CARSON...NEW LEIPZIG...FORT YATES...SELFRIDGE...
SOLEN...LINTON...STRASBURG...NAPOLEON...GACKLE...WISHEK...ASHLEY
1041 AM CST TUE NOV 29 2016 /941 AM MST TUE NOV 29 2016/

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST /5 PM
MST/ WEDNESDAY...

* TIMING...THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL...5 TO 8 INCHES ACROSS FAR WESTERN NORTH
  DAKOTA. FOR CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA...SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OF 10 TO
  18 INCHES WILL BE COMMON. ISOLATED AREAS AROUND 20 INCHES ARE
  POSSIBLE.

* BLOWING SNOW...VISIBILITY REDUCED TO UNDER ONE-HALF MILE AT
  TIMES IN BLOWING SNOW.

* MAIN IMPACT...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL MAKE TRAVEL
  DANGEROUS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.  SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF
SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN
AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

NDZ001>005-009>013-017-018-031>033-040-041-043-044-300045-
/O.CON.KBIS.WS.W.0001.000000T0000Z-161201T0000Z/
DIVIDE-BURKE-RENVILLE-BOTTINEAU-ROLETTE-WILLIAMS-MOUNTRAIL-WARD-
MCHENRY-PIERCE-MCKENZIE-DUNN-GOLDEN VALLEY-BILLINGS-STARK-SLOPE-
HETTINGER-BOWMAN-ADAMS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CROSBY...BOWBELLS...POWERS LAKE...
LIGNITE...COLUMBUS...PORTAL...MOHALL...GLENBURN...SHERWOOD...
BOTTINEAU...ROLLA...DUNSEITH...ROLETTE...SHELL VALLEY...
ST. JOHN...WILLISTON...NEW TOWN...STANLEY...PARSHALL...MINOT...
VELVA...TOWNER...DRAKE...RUGBY...WATFORD CITY...KILLDEER...
HALLIDAY...BEACH...MEDORA...DICKINSON...MARMARTH...MOTT...
NEW ENGLAND...BOWMAN...HETTINGER
1041 AM CST TUE NOV 29 2016 /941 AM MST TUE NOV 29 2016/

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST /5 PM
MST/ WEDNESDAY...

* TIMING...THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL...5 TO 8 INCHES ACROSS FAR WESTERN NORTH
  DAKOTA. FOR THE REMAINDER OF WESTERN INTO CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA
  SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OF 10 TO 18 INCHES WILL BE COMMON. ISOLATED
  AREAS AROUND 20 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE.

* BLOWING SNOW...VISIBILITY REDUCED TO UNDER ONE-HALF MILE AT
  TIMES IN BLOWING SNOW.

* MAIN IMPACT...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL MAKE TRAVEL
  DANGEROUS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.  SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF
SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN
AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

NDZ025-037-048-051-300045-
/O.CON.KBIS.WW.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-161201T0000Z/
FOSTER-STUTSMAN-LA MOURE-DICKEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CARRINGTON...JAMESTOWN...LAMOURE...
EDGELEY...KULM...OAKES...ELLENDALE
1041 AM CST TUE NOV 29 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST
WEDNESDAY...

* TIMING...THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW IS FORECAST THROUGH TUESDAY ACROSS THE
  JAMES RIVER VALLEY. THEN SNOW IS EXPECTED TUESDAY NIGHT
  THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

* STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL...TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS BY WEDNESDAY OF 4
  TO 7 INCHES FROM CARRINGTON TO JAMESTOWN...2 TO 5 INCHES FROM
  JAMESTOWN TO ELLENDALE.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...SLEET...OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$
WAA



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