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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1129 PM CST TUE DEC 6 2016

...BLIZZARD WARNING FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA HAS BEEN
EXTENDED UNTIL 6 AM WEDNESDAY MORNING...

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT FOR THE
TURTLE MOUNTAINS INTO THE JAMES RIVER VALLEY...

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR MUCH OF WESTERN NORTH DAKOTA
THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.THE BLIZZARD WARNING OVER PORTIONS OF CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA HAS
BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH 6 AM WEDNESDAY MORNING. THIS INCLUDES THE
CITIES OF MINOT AND SHERWOOD IN THE NORTH CENTRAL...AND WISHEK AND
NAPOLEON IN THE SOUTH CENTRAL. THE BLIZZARD WARNING ALSO REMAIN IN
EFFECT THROUGH 6 AM WEDNESDAY MORNING FOR AREAS AROUND THE TURTLE
MOUNTAINS SOUTH INTO THE JAMES RIVER VALLEY. THIS INCLUDES THE
CITIES OF BOTTINEAU... RUGBY... HARVEY...CARRINGTON...JAMESTOWN
AND OAKES. EXPECT NEAR ZERO VISIBILITIES IN BLOWING SNOW IN THESE
AREAS.

TRAVEL WILL BE DANGEROUS...IF NOT IMPOSSIBLE...IN THE WARNED
AREA...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.

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

NDZ003-011-047-050-071200-
/O.EXT.KBIS.BZ.W.0002.000000T0000Z-161207T1200Z/
RENVILLE-WARD-LOGAN-MCINTOSH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MOHALL...GLENBURN...SHERWOOD...MINOT...
NAPOLEON...GACKLE...WISHEK...ASHLEY
1129 PM CST TUE DEC 6 2016

...BLIZZARD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST WEDNESDAY...

* TIMING...THROUGH LATE THIS EVENING.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...GUSTS TO 50 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.

&&

$$

NDZ004-005-012-013-022-023-025-036-037-048-051-071200-
/O.CON.KBIS.BZ.W.0002.000000T0000Z-161207T1200Z/
BOTTINEAU-ROLETTE-MCHENRY-PIERCE-SHERIDAN-WELLS-FOSTER-KIDDER-
STUTSMAN-LA MOURE-DICKEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOTTINEAU...ROLLA...DUNSEITH...
ROLETTE...SHELL VALLEY...ST. JOHN...VELVA...TOWNER...DRAKE...
RUGBY...MCCLUSKY...GOODRICH...HARVEY...FESSENDEN...CARRINGTON...
STEELE...TAPPEN...JAMESTOWN...LAMOURE...EDGELEY...KULM...OAKES...
ELLENDALE
1129 PM CST TUE DEC 6 2016

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST WEDNESDAY...

* TIMING...THROUGH 6 AM WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* 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.

&&

$$

NDZ001-002-009-010-017>021-031>034-040>045-071330-
/O.CON.KBIS.WC.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-161207T1800Z/
DIVIDE-BURKE-WILLIAMS-MOUNTRAIL-MCKENZIE-DUNN-MERCER-OLIVER-
MCLEAN-GOLDEN VALLEY-BILLINGS-STARK-MORTON-SLOPE-HETTINGER-GRANT-
BOWMAN-ADAMS-SIOUX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CROSBY...BOWBELLS...POWERS LAKE...
LIGNITE...COLUMBUS...PORTAL...WILLISTON...NEW TOWN...STANLEY...
PARSHALL...WATFORD CITY...KILLDEER...HALLIDAY...BEULAH...HAZEN...
CENTER...GARRISON...WASHBURN...UNDERWOOD...WILTON...TURTLE LAKE...
BEACH...MEDORA...DICKINSON...MANDAN...MARMARTH...MOTT...
NEW ENGLAND...ELGIN...CARSON...NEW LEIPZIG...BOWMAN...HETTINGER...
FORT YATES...SELFRIDGE...SOLEN
1129 PM CST TUE DEC 6 2016 /1029 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.

&&

$$
TWH


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