Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
847 PM CST WED JAN 21 2015

MNZ069-077-085-093-220500-
SCOTT-RICE-STEELE-FREEBORN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SHAKOPEE...FARIBAULT...OWATONNA...
ALBERT LEA
847 PM CST WED JAN 21 2015

.NOW...
AN INTENSE SNOW SHOWER...JUST NORTHWEST OF NEW MARKET...WILL
CONTINUE TO MARCH SOUTH AT APPROXIMATELY 20 MPH...AND AFFECT
PORTIONS OF SOUTHEASTERN SCOTT COUNTY...INCLUDING NEW MARKET
PRIOR TO 910 PM. THIS SNOW SHOWER IS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING SHORT
BURSTS OF NEAR WHITE OUT CONDITIONS...WITH SNOW AMOUNTS UP TO
THREE TENTHS OF AN INCH. THIS SNOW SHOWER WILL CONTINUE TO
TRAVEL SOUTH AND IMPACT PORTIONS OF RICE COUNTY DURING MUCH
OF THE 9 PM HOUR. MOTORISTS ARE URGED TO CURB THEIR SPEED ...AND
ALLOW PLENTY OF ROOM BETWEEN VEHICLES IF THEY ENCOUNTER THIS SHORT
LIVED SNOW SHOWER. DRIVERS ALONG I-35 NEAR AND A FEW MILES NORTH
OF FARIBAULT MAY ENCOUNTER THIS SNOW SHOWER AFTER 940 PM.


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