Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
400 PM CST MON DEC 15 2014

...A WINTRY MIXTURE OF SLEET AND SNOW...TRANSITIONING TO
ACCUMULATING SNOW TONIGHT.

.A COLD FRONT MOVING FROM WEST TO EAST LATE TODAY THE NORTHLAND
BRINGING IN COLDER AIR. MEANWHILE...A STRONGER LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM ACROSS THE MIDWEST WILL BRING A SURGE OF MOISTURE INTO THE
NORTHLAND THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. MUCH OF NORTHEAST MINNESOTA
AND PARTS OF NORTHWEST WISCONSIN CAN EXPECT A WINTRY MIX OF LIGHT
RAIN...SLEET...AND SNOW...BEFORE TRANSITIONING TO SNOW. THERE COULD
ALSO BE LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE. GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS WILL DEVELOP
THIS AFTERNOON AND THIS EVENING...WHICH COULD CAUSE LOW VISIBILITY
IN THE FALLING SNOW. TRAVEL CONDITIONS COULD BECOME HAZARDOUS
DURING THIS PERIOD OF SLEET AND SNOW.

MNZ010-018-025-026-033-034-160600-
/O.CON.KDLH.WW.Y.0037.000000T0000Z-141216T0600Z/
KOOCHICHING-NORTHERN ITASCA-NORTHERN CASS-SOUTHERN ITASCA-
SOUTHERN CASS-CROW WING-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...INTERNATIONAL FALLS...BIGFORK...
WALKER...GRAND RAPIDS...PINE RIVER...BRAINERD
400 PM CST MON DEC 15 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST
TONIGHT...

* LOCATION...NORTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA...INCLUDING INTERNATIONAL
  FALLS...BIG FORK...GRAND RAPIDS...AND BRAINERD.

* TIMING...THROUGH THE EVENING.

* SNOW/ICE ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW AMOUNTS WILL BE LESS THAN ONE
  INCH. TRACE AMOUNT OF ICE ACCUMULATION POSSIBLE.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...GUSTY NORTH WINDS THIS AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING COULD RESULT IN LOW VISIBILITY AT TIMES IN THE FALLING
  SNOW.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF SLEET...FREEZING DRIZZLE...AND
  SNOW COULD RESULT IN SLIPPERY CONDITIONS ON ROADS AND
  UNTREATED SURFACES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR MIXED PRECIPITATION MEANS A MIXTURE
OF FREEZING RAIN...SNOW AND SLEET IS EXPECTED. SMALL
ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW AND ICE ARE EXPECTED ON UNTREATED ROADS AND
SIDEWALKS. ANYONE WITH TRAVEL PLANS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY. SLOW DOWN WHEN DRIVING AND
ALLOW FOR EXTRA STOPPING DISTANCE BECAUSE YOU MAY LOSE CONTROL OF
YOUR VEHICLE IF YOU TRY TO SLOW DOWN OR STOP QUICKLY.

&&

$$

MNZ011-012-019>021-035>038-WIZ001-006-160600-
/O.CON.KDLH.WW.Y.0037.000000T0000Z-141216T1200Z/
NORTHERN ST. LOUIS-NORTHERN COOK/NORTHERN LAKE-CENTRAL ST. LOUIS-
SOUTHERN LAKE/LAKESHORE-SOUTHERN COOK/LAKESHORE-NORTHERN AITKIN-
SOUTHERN AITKIN-CARLTON/SOUTHERN ST. LOUIS-PINE-DOUGLAS-BURNETT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELY...ISABELLA...HIBBING...
TWO HARBORS...GRAND MARAIS...HILL CITY...AITKIN...DULUTH...
CLOQUET...HINCKLEY...SUPERIOR...GRANTSBURG
400 PM CST MON DEC 15 2014

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

* LOCATION...NORTHEAST MINNESOTA AND PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST
  WISCONSIN...INCLUDING ELY...HIBBING...TWO HARBORS...GRAND
  MARAIS...THE TWIN PORTS AND HINCKLEY.

* TIMING...WINTRY MIX OF SLEET AND SNOW LATE THIS AFTERNOON
  TRANSITIONING TO TO ALL SNOW BY LATE THIS EVENING. SNOWFALL
  ENDING BY EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW/ICE ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS FROM 2 TO 4 INCHES.
  A TRACE OF ICE ACCUMULATION IS POSSIBLE.


* WINDS/VISIBILITY...GUSTY NORTH WINDS THIS AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING COULD RESULT IN LOW VISIBILITY AT TIMES IN THE FALLING
  SNOW.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF ICE AND SNOW WILL PRODUCE
  SLIPPERY CONDITIONS ON ROADS AND UNTREATED SURFACES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR MIXED PRECIPITATION MEANS A MIXTURE
OF FREEZING RAIN...SNOW AND SLEET IS EXPECTED. SMALL
ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW AND ICE ARE EXPECTED ON UNTREATED ROADS AND
SIDEWALKS. ANYONE WITH TRAVEL PLANS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY. SLOW DOWN WHEN DRIVING AND
ALLOW FOR EXTRA STOPPING DISTANCE BECAUSE YOU MAY LOSE CONTROL OF
YOUR VEHICLE IF YOU TRY TO SLOW DOWN OR STOP QUICKLY.

&&

$$

JJM





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