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
311 PM CDT MON APR 14 2014

...ACCUMULATING SNOW LIKELY OVER CENTRAL MINNESOTA INTO WEST
CENTRAL WISCONSIN TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.A CLIPPER TYPE STORM SYSTEM WITH PLENTY OF MOISTURE WILL DROP
SOUTHEAST FROM WESTERN CANADA ACROSS THE NORTHERN PLAINS TUESDAY
THEN SHIFT EAST ACROSS THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING. PRECIPITATION WILL START LATE TUESDAY NIGHT AS
LIGHT SNOW...THEN TRANSITION TO A RAIN AND SNOW MIXTURE DURING THE
FIRST HALF OF WEDNESDAY BEFORE CHANGING BACK TO ALL SNOW LATE
WEDNESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT. MOST OF THE SNOW ACCUMULATION
WILL OCCUR DURING THE DAY ON WEDNESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT
WITH BETWEEN 4 AND 8 INCHES OF WET SNOW ACCUMULATION POSSIBLE.

A WINTER STORM WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR AREAS ALONG AND NORTH OF
A LINE FROM LONG PRAIRIE TO FOLEY TO ISANTI TO LINDSTROM IN
MINNESOTA...AND FOR AREAS ALONG AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM OSCEOLA
TO CHETEK TO CONRATH IN WISCONSIN. THIS WATCH IS IN EFFECT LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.

MNZ042>045-050-052-053-WIZ014>016-150500-
/O.NEW.KMPX.WS.A.0006.140416T0900Z-140417T1200Z/
TODD-MORRISON-MILLE LACS-KANABEC-BENTON-ISANTI-CHISAGO-POLK-
BARRON-RUSK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LONG PRAIRIE...LITTLE FALLS...
PRINCETON...MORA...FOLEY...CAMBRIDGE...CENTER CITY...AMERY...
BALSAM LAKE...RICE LAKE...BARRON...LADYSMITH
311 PM CDT MON APR 14 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN HAS ISSUED
A WINTER STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TUESDAY NIGHT
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...CONTINUING
  THROUGH MUCH OF THE DAY ON WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT. SOME
  OF THE PRECIPITATION WILL MIX WITH RAIN DURING THE DAY WEDNESDAY
  BEFORE CHANGING BACK TO ALL SNOW LATE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.
  PRECIPITATION WILL TAPER OFF EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES.

* OTHER IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS LATE TUESDAY NIGHT
  THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY MORNING. THIS WILL BE A WET SNOW WHICH
  WILL BE DIFFICULT TO SHOVEL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

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