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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
337 PM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

...MIXED WINTRY PRECIPITATION EXPECTED OVER SOUTHERN AND EASTERN
MINNESOTA INTO WESTERN WISCONSIN TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY...
...ACCUMULATING SNOW HEADING FOR WESTERN INTO CENTRAL MINNESOTA
MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY...

.A complex winter storm system will evolve over the area late
tonight and persisting through Tuesday, producing a mixture of
snow and freezing rain over southern and eastern Minnesota into
western Wisconsin, where a Winter Weather Advisory remains in
effect from midnight tonight through 6 PM CST Tuesday. In
addition there is now a winter weather advisory for snow from 6
PM CST Monday through Tuesday for areas along and northwest of a
line from Granite Falls, to Buffalo, to Cambridge.

A wintry mix of precipitation will spread into southern Minnesota
late tonight and move into western Wisconsin Monday morning. A
second round of mainly snow will move in late Monday night and
continue into Tuesday. The heaviest snow with the second round of
precipitation will mainly impact western into central Minnesota.

Up to two-tenths of an inch of ice accumulation will be possible
southeast of a Blue Earth, MN to Chippewa Falls, WI line. Highest
snowfall totals of 2 to 5 inches with this event are expected
along northwest of a line from Granite Falls, to Buffalo, to
Cambridge, with storm total snowfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches
expected southeast of that line.

MNZ041>045-047>052-054>059-064-190545-
/O.EXB.KMPX.WW.Y.0007.180220T0000Z-180221T0000Z/
Douglas-Todd-Morrison-Mille Lacs-Kanabec-Stevens-Pope-Stearns-
Benton-Sherburne-Isanti-Lac Qui Parle-Swift-Chippewa-Kandiyohi-
Meeker-Wright-Yellow Medicine-
Including the cities of Alexandria, Long Prairie, Little Falls,
Princeton, Mora, Morris, Glenwood, St Cloud, Foley, Elk River,
Cambridge, Madison, Benson, Montevideo, Willmar, Litchfield,
Monticello, and Granite Falls
337 PM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM MONDAY TO 6 PM CST
TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Plan on slippery road conditions,
  including during the morning commute on Tuesday. Total snow
  accumulations of 2 to 5 inches are expected.

* WHERE...Portions of central, east central and west central
  Minnesota.

* WHEN...From 6 PM Monday to 6 PM CST Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for difficult travel
  conditions, especially Tuesday morning.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.
The latest road conditions for Minnesota can be found at
511mn.org and for Wisconsin at 511wi.gov, or by calling 5 1 1 in
either state.

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MNZ069-070-076>078-082>085-091>093-WIZ016-024>028-190545-
/O.CON.KMPX.WW.Y.0007.180219T0600Z-180221T0000Z/
Scott-Dakota-Le Sueur-Rice-Goodhue-Watonwan-Blue Earth-Waseca-
Steele-Martin-Faribault-Freeborn-Rusk-Pierce-Dunn-Pepin-Chippewa-
Eau Claire-
Including the cities of Shakopee, Hastings, Le Sueur, Faribault,
Red Wing, St James, Mankato, Waseca, Owatonna, Fairmont,
Blue Earth, Albert Lea, Ladysmith, River Falls, Prescott,
Menomonie, Durand, Chippewa Falls, and Eau Claire
337 PM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO 6 PM CST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations
  of up to two inches, with localized amounts up to 4 inches, and
  ice accumulations of up to one tenth of an inch are expected.

* WHERE...Portions of northwest and west central Wisconsin and
  east central, south central and southeast Minnesota.

* WHEN...From midnight tonight to 6 PM CST Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for difficult travel conditions
  due to slippery conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or
freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while
driving. The latest road conditions for Minnesota can be found at
511mn.org and for Wisconsin at 511wi.gov, or by calling 5 1 1 in
either state.

$$

MNZ053-060>063-065>068-073>075-WIZ014-015-023-190545-
/O.CON.KMPX.WW.Y.0007.180219T0600Z-180221T0000Z/
Chisago-Hennepin-Anoka-Ramsey-Washington-Renville-McLeod-Sibley-
Carver-Redwood-Brown-Nicollet-Polk-Barron-St. Croix-
Including the cities of Center City, Minneapolis, Blaine,
St Paul, Stillwater, Olivia, Hutchinson, Gaylord, Chaska,
Redwood Falls, New Ulm, St Peter, Osceola, Rice Lake, and Hudson
337 PM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO 6 PM CST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches
  are expected.

* WHERE...Portions of northwest and west central Wisconsin and
  central, east central, south central and southwest Minnesota.

* WHEN...From midnight tonight to 6 PM CST Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for difficult travel conditions
  due to slippery conditions. Most difficult commutes look to be
  Monday evening and Tuesday morning.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.
The latest road conditions for Minnesota can be found at
511mn.org and for Wisconsin at 511wi.gov, or by calling 5 1 1 in
either state.

$$


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