Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Forks, ND

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
1116 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015

MNZ003-024-027>032-040-NDZ038-039-049-052-053-030530-
CLAY-HUBBARD-WEST BECKER-EAST BECKER-WILKIN-WEST OTTER TAIL-
EAST OTTER TAIL-WADENA-GRANT-BARNES-CASS-RANSOM-SARGENT-RICHLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MOORHEAD...PARK RAPIDS...
DETROIT LAKES...WOLF LAKE...BRECKENRIDGE...FERGUS FALLS...
NEW YORK MILLS...WADENA...ELBOW LAKE...VALLEY CITY...FARGO...
LISBON...GWINNER...WAHPETON
1116 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015

...STRONG COLD FRONT LATE TONIGHT WILL BRING A RETURN TO HARD WINTER...

A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP ACROSS THE REGION LATE TONIGHT AND
TUESDAY MORNING. NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE BEHIND THE
FRONT...WITH SUSTAINED WINDS AROUND 30 MPH AND GUSTS TO 45 MPH IN
THE VICINITY OF...AND WEST OF...THE RED RIVER VALLEY ON TUESDAY.
IN ADDITION...GENERAL SNOW AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW ARE
POSSIBLE LATE TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY MORNING...WITH INCREASING
CONFIDENCE OF AN AREA OF 3 TO 5 INCHES ALONG AND SOUTHEAST OF A
PARK RAPIDS TO FERGUS FALLS TO WAHPETON LINE. COMBINED WITH THE
STRONG WINDS...THE SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MAY LEAD TO NEAR BLIZZARD
CONDITIONS AND HAZARDOUS TRAVEL IN THE FAR SOUTHERN RED RIVER
VALLEY AND LAKES COUNTRY. THE EXPECTED ONSET OF DETERIORATING
TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL BE EARLY TUESDAY MORNING INTO TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...INCLUDING THE MORNING COMMUTE.

IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO TRAVEL OVER THE REGION MONDAY NIGHT OR
TUESDAY...PLEASE MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS AND STATEMENTS.

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HOPKINS




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