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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
253 PM CST SUN DEC 14 2014

...WINTRY MIX ON THE WAY FOR MONDAY...

.RAIN WILL DEVELOP EARLY ON MONDAY ACROSS WESTERN MINNESOTA IN
RESPONSE TO A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVING NORTHEAST FROM THE
CENTRAL PLAINS. THE RAIN IS EXPECTED TO CHANGE TO FREEZING RAIN
AND SLEET DURING THE MORNING FROM ALEXANDRIA TO REDWOOD FALLS ON
WESTWARD. FREEZING RAIN AMOUNTS MAY REACH OR EXCEED A QUARTER OF
AN INCH BY EARLY MONDAY AFTERNOON IN THE WILLMAR...MONTEVIDEO...
CANBY...AND REDWOOD FALLS AREAS. THIS MAY RESULT IN VERY
HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS AS WELL AS LOCALIZED POWER OUTAGES.
DURING THE AFTERNOON ON MONDAY...THE FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET WILL
MOVE INTO CENTRAL MINNESOTA...AS WELL AS LOCATIONS TO THE WEST OF
THE TWIN CITIES. THESE AREAS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO HAVE AS MUCH ICE
ACCUMULATION AS WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA. BY LATE
AFTERNOON...THE WINTRY MIX WILL CHANGE TO SNOW ACROSS FAR WESTERN
MINNESOTA AND PROGRESS EASTWARD DURING THE EVENING. SNOW AMOUNTS
OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE EXPECTED. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE
ACROSS WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA IF THE WINTRY MIX
CHANGES TO SNOW EARLIER IN THE DAY. IN ADDITION...NORTHERLY WINDS
WILL BE ON THE INCREASE ON MONDAY WITH SPEEDS FROM 15 TO 25 MPH.

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES ARE IN EFFECT ON MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT
FOR AREAS OF MINNESOTA ALONG AND WEST OF A LINE FROM LITTLE FALLS
TO ST JAMES. A WINTER STORM WARNING COVERS A SMALL AREA FROM
WILLMAR TO REDWOOD FALLS AS WELL AS MONTEVIDEO AND CANBY.

MNZ056-057-064-065-073-150500-
/O.NEW.KMPX.WS.W.0010.141215T1200Z-141216T0600Z/
CHIPPEWA-KANDIYOHI-YELLOW MEDICINE-RENVILLE-REDWOOD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MONTEVIDEO...WILLMAR...GRANITE FALLS...
OLIVIA...REDWOOD FALLS
253 PM CST SUN DEC 14 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM MONDAY TO MIDNIGHT
CST MONDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN HAS ISSUED
A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR MIXED PRECIPITATION...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 6 AM MONDAY TO MIDNIGHT CST MONDAY NIGHT.

* MAIN IMPACT...TRAVEL MAY BECOME TREACHEROUS.

* OTHER IMPACTS...ICING ON POWER LINES COMBINED WITH STRONG
  NORTHWEST WINDS MAY RESULT IN POWER OUTAGES.

* ICE ACCUMULATION...AROUND A QUARTER INCH.

* SNOW AMOUNTS...4 TO LOCALLY 6 INCHES.

* TIMING...BEGINNING MONDAY MORNING AND LASTING INTO THE EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF
SNOW...SLEET...AND ICE ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS ARE
ALSO POSSIBLE.  THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR
IMPOSSIBLE.

&&

$$

MNZ041-047-048-054-055-074-082-150500-
/O.NEW.KMPX.WW.Y.0031.141215T1200Z-141216T0600Z/
DOUGLAS-STEVENS-POPE-LAC QUI PARLE-SWIFT-BROWN-WATONWAN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALEXANDRIA...MORRIS...GLENWOOD...
MADISON...BENSON...NEW ULM...ST. JAMES
253 PM CST SUN DEC 14 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM MONDAY TO MIDNIGHT
CST MONDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN HAS ISSUED
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR MIXED PRECIPITATION...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 6 AM MONDAY TO MIDNIGHT CST MONDAY NIGHT.

* MAIN IMPACT...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL.

* OTHER IMPACTS...COATING OF ICE ON VEHICLES AND WALKWAYS.

* ICE ACCUMULATION...UP TO A TENTH OF AN INCH.

* SNOW AMOUNTS...2 TO LOCALLY 4 INCHES.

* TIMING...BEGINNING MONDAY MORNING AND LASTING INTO THE EVENING.

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.

&&

$$

MNZ042-043-049-058-066-067-075-150500-
/O.NEW.KMPX.WW.Y.0031.141215T1800Z-141216T0600Z/
TODD-MORRISON-STEARNS-MEEKER-MCLEOD-SIBLEY-NICOLLET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LONG PRAIRIE...LITTLE FALLS...
ST. CLOUD...LITCHFIELD...HUTCHINSON...GAYLORD...ST. PETER
253 PM CST SUN DEC 14 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON MONDAY TO MIDNIGHT
CST MONDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN HAS ISSUED
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR MIXED PRECIPITATION...WHICH IS
IN EFFECT FROM NOON MONDAY TO MIDNIGHT CST MONDAY NIGHT.

* MAIN IMPACT...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL.

* OTHER IMPACTS...COATING OF ICE ON VEHICLES AND WALKWAYS.

* ICE ACCUMULATION...UP TO A TENTH OF AN INCH.

* SNOW AMOUNTS...2 TO LOCALLY 4 INCHES.

* TIMING...BEGINNING MONDAY AFTERNOON AND LASTING THROUGH MONDAY
  EVENING.

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.

&&

$$

MNZ044-045-050>052-059-068-150500-
/O.NEW.KMPX.WW.Y.0031.141215T2100Z-141216T0600Z/
MILLE LACS-KANABEC-BENTON-SHERBURNE-ISANTI-WRIGHT-CARVER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PRINCETON...MORA...FOLEY...ELK RIVER...
CAMBRIDGE...MONTICELLO...CHASKA
253 PM CST SUN DEC 14 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM MONDAY TO MIDNIGHT
CST MONDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN HAS ISSUED
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR MIXED PRECIPITATION...WHICH IS
IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM MONDAY TO MIDNIGHT CST MONDAY NIGHT.

* MAIN IMPACT...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL.

* OTHER IMPACTS...COATING OF ICE ON VEHICLES AND WALKWAYS.

* ICE ACCUMULATION...UP TO A TENTH OF AN INCH.

* SNOW AMOUNTS...2 TO LOCALLY 4 INCHES.

* TIMING...BEGINNING LATE MONDAY AFTERNOON AND LASTING THROUGH
  MONDAY EVENING.

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.

&&

$$

RAH/JLB






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