Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
1244 AM CDT MON MAR 23 2015

...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW GRADUALLY DIMINISHING OVER EAST CENTRAL
AND SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA AND WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN OVERNIGHT...

.MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW HAS ALREADY PRODUCED 4 TO 6 INCHES OF
SNOW...WITH ISOLATED REPORTS OF 6 TO 9 INCHES OF SNOW...FROM
APPROXIMATELY LITCHFIELD TO WACONIA TO BELLE PLAINE TO FARIBAULT.

THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL CONTINUE PUSHING INTO FAR SOUTHEASTERN
MINNESOTA AND SOUTHWESTERN WISCONSIN OVERNIGHT. ADDITIONAL
ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES APPEAR POSSIBLE ALONG AND EAST OF
THE INTERSTATE 35 CORRIDOR...SOUTH OF MINNEAPOLIS AND EAST TO RED
WING.

MNZ049-051-055>063-065>069-075-076-083-WIZ023-230645-
/O.EXP.KMPX.WW.Y.0011.000000T0000Z-150323T0600Z/
STEARNS-SHERBURNE-SWIFT-CHIPPEWA-KANDIYOHI-MEEKER-WRIGHT-HENNEPIN-
ANOKA-RAMSEY-WASHINGTON-RENVILLE-MCLEOD-SIBLEY-CARVER-SCOTT-
NICOLLET-LE SUEUR-BLUE EARTH-ST. CROIX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ST. CLOUD...ELK RIVER...BENSON...
MONTEVIDEO...WILLMAR...LITCHFIELD...MONTICELLO...MINNEAPOLIS...
BLAINE...ST. PAUL...STILLWATER...OLIVIA...HUTCHINSON...GAYLORD...
CHASKA...SHAKOPEE...ST. PETER...LE SUEUR...MANKATO...HUDSON
1244 AM CDT MON MAR 23 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 1 AM CDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

SNOW WILL CONTINUE TAPERING OFF DURING THE EARLY MORNING HOURS.
WHILE ISOLATED POCKETS OF LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE MAY OCCUR PRIOR
TO THE PRECIPITATION ENDING...ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE
MINIMAL.

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MNZ070-077-078-084-085-093-WIZ024-026-230900-
/O.EXT.KMPX.WW.Y.0011.000000T0000Z-150323T0900Z/
DAKOTA-RICE-GOODHUE-WASECA-STEELE-FREEBORN-PIERCE-PEPIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HASTINGS...FARIBAULT...RED WING...
WASECA...OWATONNA...ALBERT LEA...PRESCOTT...DURAND
1244 AM CDT MON MAR 23 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CDT EARLY
THIS MORNING...

* TIMING: MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO THE EARLY
  MORNING HOURS...AND TAPER OFF AFTER 4 AM.

* ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS: 1 TO 3 INCHES.

* IMPACTS: TRAVEL MAY BE DIFFICULT THROUGH TONIGHT... PARTICULARLY
  FOR MANY HIGHWAYS AND ROADS SOUTH OF THE TWIN CITIES...INCLUDING
  ALONG INTERSTATE 35.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

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