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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
134 PM CST TUE DEC 6 2016

...BLIZZARD WARNING FOR MUCH OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.A BLIZZARD CONTINUES ACROSS MOST OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH
DAKOTA...GENERALLY EAST OF US HIGHWAY 85. NORTHWEST WIND GUSTS TO
55 MPH WILL CONTINUE TO CAUSE ZERO VISIBILITIES IN BLOWING SNOW.
SOME ROADS MAY BECOME BLOCKED. CONDITIONS WILL NOT IMPROVE UNTIL
LATER TONIGHT.

DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS TO 25 BELOW ARE EXPECTED ACROSS WESTERN
NORTH DAKOTA TODAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING.

TRAVEL WILL BE DANGEROUS...IF NOT IMPOSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY IN
RURAL AREAS. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...CARRY A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT IN
YOUR VEHICLE AND CHECK THE LATEST WEATHER AND ROAD CONDITIONS
BEFORE HEADING OUT.

NDZ003>005-011>013-022-023-025-036-037-047-048-050-051-070345-
/O.EXT.KBIS.BZ.W.0002.000000T0000Z-161207T0600Z/
RENVILLE-BOTTINEAU-ROLETTE-WARD-MCHENRY-PIERCE-SHERIDAN-WELLS-
FOSTER-KIDDER-STUTSMAN-LOGAN-LA MOURE-MCINTOSH-DICKEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MOHALL...GLENBURN...SHERWOOD...
BOTTINEAU...ROLLA...DUNSEITH...ROLETTE...SHELL VALLEY...
ST. JOHN...MINOT...VELVA...TOWNER...DRAKE...RUGBY...MCCLUSKY...
GOODRICH...HARVEY...FESSENDEN...CARRINGTON...STEELE...TAPPEN...
JAMESTOWN...NAPOLEON...GACKLE...LAMOURE...EDGELEY...KULM...
WISHEK...ASHLEY...OAKES...ELLENDALE
134 PM CST TUE DEC 6 2016

...BLIZZARD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...

* TIMING...THROUGH LATE THIS EVENING.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...GUSTS TO 55 MPH WITH NEAR ZERO VISIBILITIES
  IN BLOWING SNOW. VISIBILITIES WILL BE WORST IN RURAL AREAS.

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS...IF NOT IMPOSSIBLE TRAVEL.

* WIND CHILLS...TO 20 BELOW ZERO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS
AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT
CONDITIONS...MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF
YOU MUST TRAVEL...HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET
STRANDED...STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE.

&&

$$

NDZ002-010-019>021-034-035-042-045-046-070200-
/O.EXT.KBIS.BZ.W.0002.000000T0000Z-161207T0200Z/
BURKE-MOUNTRAIL-MERCER-OLIVER-MCLEAN-MORTON-BURLEIGH-GRANT-SIOUX-
EMMONS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOWBELLS...POWERS LAKE...LIGNITE...
COLUMBUS...PORTAL...NEW TOWN...STANLEY...PARSHALL...BEULAH...
HAZEN...CENTER...GARRISON...WASHBURN...UNDERWOOD...WILTON...
TURTLE LAKE...MANDAN...BISMARCK...ELGIN...CARSON...NEW LEIPZIG...
FORT YATES...SELFRIDGE...SOLEN...LINTON...STRASBURG
134 PM CST TUE DEC 6 2016 /1234 PM MST TUE DEC 6 2016/

...BLIZZARD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CST /7 PM MST/ THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...GUSTS TO 55 MPH WITH NEAR ZERO VISIBILITIES
  IN BLOWING SNOW. VISIBILITIES WILL BE WORST IN RURAL AREAS.

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS...IF NOT IMPOSSIBLE TRAVEL.

* WIND CHILLS...TO 20 BELOW ZERO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS
AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT
CONDITIONS...MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF
YOU MUST TRAVEL...HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET
STRANDED...STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE.

&&

$$

NDZ001-009-017-018-031>033-040-041-043-044-070345-
/O.CON.KBIS.WC.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-161207T1800Z/
DIVIDE-WILLIAMS-MCKENZIE-DUNN-GOLDEN VALLEY-BILLINGS-STARK-SLOPE-
HETTINGER-BOWMAN-ADAMS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CROSBY...WILLISTON...WATFORD CITY...
KILLDEER...HALLIDAY...BEACH...MEDORA...DICKINSON...MARMARTH...
MOTT...NEW ENGLAND...BOWMAN...HETTINGER
134 PM CST TUE DEC 6 2016 /1234 PM MST TUE DEC 6 2016/

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST /11 AM
MST/ WEDNESDAY...

* WIND CHILLS...TO 25 BELOW ZERO TODAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY
  MORNING. FROSTBITE TO EXPOSED SKIN IS POSSIBLE WITHIN 30
  MINUTES.

* OTHER IMPACTS...PATCHY BLOWING SNOW AND REDUCED VISIBILITY ARE
  POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN
FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.
IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS...MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND
GLOVES.

&&

$$

PJA



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