Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1008 PM CST MON DEC 5 2016

...BLIZZARD WARNING FOR MUCH OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA
THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.A BLIZZARD CONTINUES ACROSS MOST OF WESTERN NORTH DAKOTA FROM
CROSBY...WILLISTON...BEACH AND DICKINSON EAST TO BOWBELLS...
MINOT...GARRISON...BISMARCK AND LINTON THIS EVENING. BLIZZARD
CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS EASTERN PORTIONS OF CENTRAL NORTH
DAKOTA...FROM BOTTINEAU AND RUGBY...THROUGH HARVEY AND
CARRINGTON...TO JAMESTOWN. NORTHWEST WIND GUSTS TO 50 MPH WILL
COMBINE WITH FALLING SNOW... AND SNOW ALREADY ON THE GROUND...TO
CAUSE ZERO VISIBILITIES IN BLOWING SNOW. SOME ROADS MAY BECOME
BLOCKED DUE TO BLOWING SNOW. CONDITIONS WILL NOT IMPROVE UNTIL
TUESDAY EVENING.

HEAVY SNOW...BETWEEN 10 AND 13 INCHES...WILL ALSO ACCUMULATE OVER
PARTS OF NORTH CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA INTO THE JAMES RIVER VALLEY.
THIS INCLUDES THE CARRINGTON...HARVEY...RUGBY...TOWNER...
BOTTINEAU AND ROLLA AREAS. BETWEEN 5 AND 9 INCHES OF SNOW WILL
ACCUMULATE OVER PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST INTO SOUTH CENTRAL NORTH
DAKOTA. LESSER AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES WILL FALL IN SOUTHWEST
NORTH DAKOTA FROM BEACH THROUGH DICKINSON AND HETTINGER.

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.

NDZ004-005-012-013-023-025-061215-
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/O.CON.KBIS.BZ.W.0002.161206T0600Z-161207T0000Z/
BOTTINEAU-ROLETTE-MCHENRY-PIERCE-WELLS-FOSTER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOTTINEAU...ROLLA...DUNSEITH...
ROLETTE...SHELL VALLEY...ST. JOHN...VELVA...TOWNER...DRAKE...
RUGBY...HARVEY...FESSENDEN...CARRINGTON
1008 PM CST MON DEC 5 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST
TONIGHT...
...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST TUESDAY...

* TIMING...HEAVY SNOW THROUGH THIS EVENING. BLIZZARD CONDITIONS
  DEVELOPING OVERNIGHT AND CONTINUING THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOWFALL...ACCUMULATIONS BETWEEN 10 AND 13 INCHES.

* 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 TUESDAY.

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.

&&

$$

NDZ022-036-037-047-050-061215-
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SHERIDAN-KIDDER-STUTSMAN-LOGAN-MCINTOSH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MCCLUSKY...GOODRICH...STEELE...TAPPEN...
JAMESTOWN...NAPOLEON...GACKLE...WISHEK...ASHLEY
1008 PM CST MON DEC 5 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST
TONIGHT...
...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST TUESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOWFALL THROUGH THIS EVENING. BLIZZARD CONDITIONS
  DEVELOPING OVERNIGHT AND CONTINUING THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOWFALL...ACCUMULATIONS BETWEEN 7 AND 10 INCHES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...GUSTS TO 50 MPH WITH NEAR ZERO VISIBILITIES
  IN BLOWING SNOW LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.
  VISIBILITIES WILL BE WORST IN RURAL AREAS.

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

* WIND CHILLS...TO 20 BELOW ZERO TUESDAY.

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.

&&

$$

NDZ001-002-009-010-017-018-031>033-061215-
/O.CON.KBIS.BZ.W.0002.000000T0000Z-161206T1500Z/
DIVIDE-BURKE-WILLIAMS-MOUNTRAIL-MCKENZIE-DUNN-GOLDEN VALLEY-
BILLINGS-STARK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CROSBY...BOWBELLS...POWERS LAKE...
LIGNITE...COLUMBUS...PORTAL...WILLISTON...NEW TOWN...STANLEY...
PARSHALL...WATFORD CITY...KILLDEER...HALLIDAY...BEACH...MEDORA...
DICKINSON
1008 PM CST MON DEC 5 2016 /908 PM MST MON DEC 5 2016/

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST /8 AM MST/
TUESDAY...

* TIMING...THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOWFALL...ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES...WITH LOCALLY
  HIGHER AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES IN DIVIDE AND BURKE COUNTIES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...GUSTS TO 45 MPH WITH NEAR ZERO VISIBILITIES
  IN BLOWING SNOW. VISIBILITIES WILL BE WORST IN RURAL AREAS.

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

* WIND CHILLS...TO 25 BELOW ZERO LATE TONIGHT AND TUESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
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.

&&

$$

NDZ003-011-019>021-034-035-042-045-046-061215-
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RENVILLE-WARD-MERCER-OLIVER-MCLEAN-MORTON-BURLEIGH-GRANT-SIOUX-
EMMONS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MOHALL...GLENBURN...SHERWOOD...MINOT...
BEULAH...HAZEN...CENTER...GARRISON...WASHBURN...UNDERWOOD...
WILTON...TURTLE LAKE...MANDAN...BISMARCK...ELGIN...CARSON...
NEW LEIPZIG...FORT YATES...SELFRIDGE...SOLEN...LINTON...STRASBURG
1008 PM CST MON DEC 5 2016 /908 PM MST MON DEC 5 2016/

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST /5 PM MST/
TUESDAY...

* TIMING...THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOWFALL...SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS BETWEEN 4 AND 7 INCHES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...GUSTS TO 50 MPH WITH NEAR ZERO VISIBILITIES
  IN BLOWING SNOW LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.
  VISIBILITIES WILL BE WORST IN RURAL AREAS.

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

* WIND CHILLS...TO 20 BELOW ZERO TUESDAY.

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.

&&

$$

NDZ040-041-043-044-061215-
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SLOPE-HETTINGER-BOWMAN-ADAMS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARMARTH...MOTT...NEW ENGLAND...
BOWMAN...HETTINGER
908 PM MST MON DEC 5 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST
TUESDAY...

* TIMING...THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOWFALL...SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS UP TO 1 INCH.

* BLOWING SNOW...REDUCED VISIBILITY IN BLOWING SNOW.

* MAIN IMPACT...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL MAKE TRAVEL HAZARDOUS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND
USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

&&

$$
TWH



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