Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Grand Forks, ND

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
654 AM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

MNZ001>005-007-008-013>015-022-027-029-030-040-NDZ006>008-014>016-
024-026>030-038-039-049-052>054-071300-
WEST POLK-NORMAN-CLAY-KITTSON-ROSEAU-WEST MARSHALL-EAST MARSHALL-
PENNINGTON-RED LAKE-EAST POLK-MAHNOMEN-WEST BECKER-WILKIN-
WEST OTTER TAIL-GRANT-TOWNER-CAVALIER-PEMBINA-BENSON-RAMSEY-
EASTERN WALSH COUNTY-EDDY-NELSON-GRAND FORKS-GRIGGS-STEELE-TRAILL-
BARNES-CASS-RANSOM-SARGENT-RICHLAND-WESTERN WALSH COUNTY-
654 AM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

...BLIZZARD WATCH IN EFFECT FOR LATE TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EASTERN NORTH
DAKOTA...WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST MINNESOTA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SOME VERY LIGHT MIXED PRECIPITATION WILL BE POSSIBLE NORTH OF THE
HIGHWAY 2 CORRIDOR TODAY...BUT NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACTS ARE
EXPECTED. A MUCH STRONG SYSTEM WILL MOVE IN LATE TONIGHT AND
CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY. SNOW WILL BEGIN TO MOVE INTO THE DEVILS LAKE
BASIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WINDS WILL BEGIN TO INCREASE IN EASTERN
NORTH DAKOTA DURING THE EARLY MORNING HOURS...ALLOWING BLOWING
SNOW AND POSSIBLE BLIZZARD CONDITIONS TO BEGIN.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

SNOW AND INCREASING WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO SPREAD ACROSS THE
REGION...MOVING INTO THE RED RIVER VALLEY SUNDAY MORNING AND INTO
WESTERN MINNESOTA BY AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL GUST TO ABOVE 50
MPH...WITH SOME SPOTS POSSIBLY REACHING THE 55 TO 60 MPH RANGE. THERE
IS SOME UNCERTAINTY IF THERE WILL BE ENOUGH SNOW TO CREATE
BLIZZARD CONDITIONS IN ALL AREAS...BUT EVEN LOCATIONS WITH ONLY 2
TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW EXPECTED COULD SEE WHITEOUT CONDITIONS. A
BLIZZARD WATCH IS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED BUT SNOW AND ROAD REPORTS
ARE APPRECIATED.

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MNZ006-009-016-017-023-024-028-031-032-071300-
LAKE OF THE WOODS-NORTH BELTRAMI-NORTH CLEARWATER-SOUTH BELTRAMI-
SOUTH CLEARWATER-HUBBARD-EAST BECKER-EAST OTTER TAIL-WADENA-
654 AM CST SAT FEB 6 2016


THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EASTERN NORTH
DAKOTA...WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST MINNESOTA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SOME LIGHT SNOW AND EVEN A FEW PELLETS OF SLEET WILL BE POSSIBLE
TODAY AROUND LAKE OF THE WOODS...BUT AMOUNTS WILL BE LIGHT AND NOT
EXPECTING MUCH ACCUMULATION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

A STRONGER STORM SYSTEM MOVING INTO THE AREA WILL BRING SOME SNOW
MOVING INTO THE AREA LATE SUNDAY MORNING AND CONTINUING THROUGH
THE AFTERNOON AND OVERNIGHT. SNOW AMOUNTS WILL RANGE FROM 1 TO 4
INCHES. WINDS WILL ALSO INCREASE TO ABOVE 40 MPH AT TIMES SUNDAY
AFTERNOON. THIS WILL BRING SOME BLOWING AND DRIFTING IN OPEN
AREAS AT TIMES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED BUT SNOW AND ROAD REPORTS
ARE APPRECIATED.

$$


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