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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
309 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

...WHITEOUT CONDITIONS POSSIBLE LATE SUNDAY INTO EARLY MONDAY...

.A BLIZZARD WATCH CONTINUES FOR WEST CENTRAL...SOUTHWEST AND
PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING. THIS WATCH IS LOCATED ALONG AND WEST OF A LINE
FROM ALEXANDRIA TO ALBERT LEA.

WIND GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER MUCH OF
THE AREA BY SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND LAST THROUGH MONDAY MORNING. THE
WIND COMBINED WITH FALLING LIGHT SNOW AND EXTENSIVE SNOWPACK MAY
RESULT IN CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW...WITH POSSIBLE
WHITEOUT CONDITIONS. DIFFICULT TRAVEL IS LIKELY AND ROAD CLOSURES
MAY BE POSSIBLE.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR AREAS EAST OF THE
BLIZZARD WATCH FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW DEVELOPING SUNDAY
AFTERNOON AND LASTING THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

WIND GUSTS OF 30 TO 40 MPH ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER THE
ADVISORY AREA SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND LAST THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.
THE WIND COMBINED WITH FALLING LIGHT SNOW AND EXTENSIVE SNOWPACK
WILL RESULT IN WIDESPREAD BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW...WITH LOW
VISIBILITIES AT TIMES. TRAVEL WILL BECOME DIFFICULT SUNDAY
AFTERNOON AND EVENING AS WINDS INCREASE.

MNZ042>045-049-050-070515-
/O.NEW.KMPX.WW.Y.0006.160207T1800Z-160208T1800Z/
TODD-MORRISON-MILLE LACS-KANABEC-STEARNS-BENTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LONG PRAIRIE...LITTLE FALLS...
PRINCETON...MORA...ST. CLOUD...FOLEY
309 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON SUNDAY TO NOON CST
MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN HAS ISSUED
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM NOON SUNDAY TO NOON CST MONDAY.

* EXPECT SNOW TO DEVELOP AROUND NOON SUNDAY AND THEN DIMINISH
  AROUND NOON MONDAY.

* THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL RATES WILL OCCUR BETWEEN NOON AND 6 PM
  SUNDAY.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE EXPECTED.

* WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 45 MPH WILL CAUSE AREAS OF BLOWING
  AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* PLAN ON SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS.

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 THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING FROM CAN
BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.

$$

MNZ051>053-059>063-068>070-077-078-070515-
/O.NEW.KMPX.WW.Y.0006.160207T2100Z-160208T1800Z/
SHERBURNE-ISANTI-CHISAGO-WRIGHT-HENNEPIN-ANOKA-RAMSEY-WASHINGTON-
CARVER-SCOTT-DAKOTA-RICE-GOODHUE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELK RIVER...CAMBRIDGE...CENTER CITY...
MONTICELLO...MINNEAPOLIS...BLAINE...ST. PAUL...STILLWATER...
CHASKA...SHAKOPEE...HASTINGS...FARIBAULT...RED WING
309 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM SUNDAY TO NOON CST
MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN HAS ISSUED
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 3 PM SUNDAY TO NOON CST MONDAY.

* EXPECT SNOW TO DEVELOP AROUND 3 PM SUNDAY AND THEN DIMINISH
  AROUND NOON MONDAY.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO 2 INCHES ARE EXPECTED.

* WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 45 MPH WILL CAUSE AREAS OF BLOWING
  AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* PLAN ON SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS.

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 THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING FROM CAN
BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.

$$

MNZ085-070515-
/O.EXB.KMPX.BZ.A.0002.160207T2100Z-160208T1800Z/
STEELE-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...OWATONNA
309 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

...BLIZZARD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN HAS ISSUED
A BLIZZARD WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

* BLIZZARD CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
  MONDAY MORNING.

* WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 45 MPH COULD CAUSE WHITEOUT
  CONDITIONS IN BLOWING SNOW. SIGNIFICANT DRIFTING OF THE SNOW
  IS LIKELY.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO 1 INCH ARE POSSIBLE.

* TRAVEL COULD BE VERY DIFFICULT TO IMPOSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FALLING AND/OR
BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS AND EXTREMELY POOR VISIBILITIES.
THIS CAN LEAD TO WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AND MAKE TRAVEL VERY
DANGEROUS.

$$

MNZ041-047-048-055-070515-
/O.EXT.KMPX.BZ.A.0002.160207T1800Z-160208T1800Z/
DOUGLAS-STEVENS-POPE-SWIFT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALEXANDRIA...MORRIS...GLENWOOD...BENSON
309 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

...BLIZZARD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING...

A BLIZZARD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING.

* BLIZZARD CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
  MONDAY MORNING.

* WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 45 MPH COULD CAUSE WHITEOUT
  CONDITIONS IN BLOWING SNOW. SIGNIFICANT DRIFTING OF THE SNOW
  IS LIKELY.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO 1 INCH ARE POSSIBLE.

* TRAVEL COULD BE VERY DIFFICULT TO IMPOSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FALLING AND/OR
BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS AND EXTREMELY POOR VISIBILITIES.
THIS CAN LEAD TO WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AND MAKE TRAVEL VERY
DANGEROUS.

$$

MNZ066-067-074>076-082>084-091>093-070515-
/O.EXT.KMPX.BZ.A.0002.160207T2100Z-160208T1800Z/
MCLEOD-SIBLEY-BROWN-NICOLLET-LE SUEUR-WATONWAN-BLUE EARTH-WASECA-
MARTIN-FARIBAULT-FREEBORN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HUTCHINSON...GAYLORD...NEW ULM...
ST. PETER...LE SUEUR...ST. JAMES...MANKATO...WASECA...FAIRMONT...
BLUE EARTH...ALBERT LEA
309 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

...BLIZZARD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING...

A BLIZZARD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING.

* WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 45 MPH COULD CAUSE WHITEOUT
  CONDITIONS IN BLOWING SNOW. SIGNIFICANT DRIFTING OF THE SNOW
  IS LIKELY.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO 2 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE.

* TRAVEL COULD BE VERY DIFFICULT TO IMPOSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FALLING AND/OR
BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS AND EXTREMELY POOR VISIBILITIES.
THIS CAN LEAD TO WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AND MAKE TRAVEL VERY
DANGEROUS.

$$

MNZ054-056>058-064-065-073-070515-
/O.CON.KMPX.BZ.A.0002.160207T1800Z-160208T1800Z/
LAC QUI PARLE-CHIPPEWA-KANDIYOHI-MEEKER-YELLOW MEDICINE-RENVILLE-
REDWOOD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MADISON...MONTEVIDEO...WILLMAR...
LITCHFIELD...GRANITE FALLS...OLIVIA...REDWOOD FALLS
309 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

...BLIZZARD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING...

A BLIZZARD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING.

* BLIZZARD CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
  MONDAY MORNING.

* WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 55 MPH COULD CAUSE WHITEOUT
  CONDITIONS IN BLOWING SNOW. SIGNIFICANT DRIFTING OF THE SNOW
  IS LIKELY.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO 1 INCH ARE POSSIBLE.

* TRAVEL COULD BE VERY DIFFICULT TO IMPOSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FALLING AND/OR
BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS AND EXTREMELY POOR VISIBILITIES.
THIS CAN LEAD TO WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AND MAKE TRAVEL VERY
DANGEROUS.

$$

JLT



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