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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
926 PM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

...BLIZZARD WATCH IN EFFECT LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE
SUNDAY NIGHT FROM NEAR THE TURTLE MOUNTAINS THROUGH THE UPPER
JAMES RIVER VALLEY...

.VERY STRONG WINDS...LIGHT SNOW...AND BLOWING SNOW...ARE FORECAST
TO DEVELOP LATE SATURDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH LATE SUNDAY
NIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE FROM
BOTTINEAU AND THE TURTLE MOUNTAINS...TO RUGBY...HARVEY AND
CARRINGTON. WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 65 MPH WITH FALLING SNOW
COULD CAUSE WHITE-OUT CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN COUNTRY.
TRAVEL COULD BECOME DANGEROUS.

THOSE PLANNING TRAVEL ACROSS NORTH DAKOTA LATE SATURDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT SHOULD REMAIN AWARE OF THE LATEST FORECAST
UPDATES REGARDING THIS STORM SYSTEM.

NDZ004-005-013-023-025-061130-
/O.CON.KBIS.BZ.A.0001.160207T0600Z-160208T1200Z/
BOTTINEAU-ROLETTE-PIERCE-WELLS-FOSTER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOTTINEAU...ROLLA...RUGBY...HARVEY...
CARRINGTON
926 PM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

...BLIZZARD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT
THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

* BLIZZARD CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT
  THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 65 MPH COULD CAUSE WHITEOUT CONDITIONS
  IN BLOWING SNOW. DAMAGE TO TREES AND POWER LINES IS POSSIBLE.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES...WITH LOCALIZED
  AMOUNTS UP TO 5 INCHES...ARE POSSIBLE.

* TRAVEL COULD BE VERY DIFFICULT TO IMPOSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FALLING AND/OR
BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS AND EXTREMELY POOR VISIBILITIES.
THIS CAN LEAD TO WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AND MAKE TRAVEL VERY
DANGEROUS.

$$

AYD



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