Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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WWUS43 KMPX 061646
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
1046 AM 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...POSSIBLE
WHITEOUT CONDITIONS. DIFFICULT TRAVEL IS LIKELY AND ROAD CLOSERS
MAY BE POSSIBLE.

MNZ041-047-048-055-070100-
/O.CON.KMPX.BZ.A.0002.160207T1500Z-160208T1200Z/
DOUGLAS-STEVENS-POPE-SWIFT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALEXANDRIA...MORRIS...GLENWOOD...BENSON
1046 AM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

...BLIZZARD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

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

* WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 50 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 OR IMPOSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

$$

MNZ054-056>058-064>067-073>076-082>084-091>093-070100-
/O.CON.KMPX.BZ.A.0002.160207T1800Z-160208T1800Z/
LAC QUI PARLE-CHIPPEWA-KANDIYOHI-MEEKER-YELLOW MEDICINE-RENVILLE-
MCLEOD-SIBLEY-REDWOOD-BROWN-NICOLLET-LE SUEUR-WATONWAN-BLUE EARTH-
WASECA-MARTIN-FARIBAULT-FREEBORN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MADISON...MONTEVIDEO...WILLMAR...
LITCHFIELD...GRANITE FALLS...OLIVIA...HUTCHINSON...GAYLORD...
REDWOOD FALLS...NEW ULM...ST. PETER...LE SUEUR...ST. JAMES...
MANKATO...WASECA...FAIRMONT...BLUE EARTH...ALBERT LEA
1046 AM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

...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 40 TO 50 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 OR IMPOSSIBLE...INCLUDING
  DURING THE MORNING COMMUTE ON MONDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

$$


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