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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
209 PM CST SUN NOV 16 2014

...STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CAUSE AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW AND
REDUCED VISIBILITY THROUGH MONDAY...

.NORTHWEST WINDS WILL STRENGTHEN TO 20 TO 25 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP
TO 40 MPH...DURING THE REMAINDER OF THE AFTERNOON ACROSS WEST
CENTRAL MINNESOTA. THE STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL EXPAND
INTO SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA TONIGHT. THE WIND WILL CAUSE
CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW IN OPEN AREAS DUE TO THE
RECENTLY FALLEN SNOW...WITH VISIBILITIES OCCASIONALLY DROPPING
BELOW A HALF MILE. A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT THROUGH
MONDAY TO THE WEST OF A LINE FROM ALEXANDRIA...TO WILLMAR...LE
CENTER...AND OWATONNA.

MNZ041-047-048-054>057-064-065-073-074-082-091-170415-
/O.EXT.KMPX.WW.Y.0026.141116T2100Z-141118T0000Z/
DOUGLAS-STEVENS-POPE-LAC QUI PARLE-SWIFT-CHIPPEWA-KANDIYOHI-
YELLOW MEDICINE-RENVILLE-REDWOOD-BROWN-WATONWAN-MARTIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALEXANDRIA...MORRIS...GLENWOOD...
MADISON...BENSON...MONTEVIDEO...WILLMAR...GRANITE FALLS...
OLIVIA...REDWOOD FALLS...NEW ULM...ST. JAMES...FAIRMONT
209 PM CST SUN NOV 16 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST MONDAY...

THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST
MONDAY.

* MAIN IMPACT...NORTHWEST WINDS OF 20 TO 25 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP TO
  40 MPH...WILL PRODUCE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW AND
  OCCASIONAL VISIBILITIES LESS THAN A 1/2 MILE IN OPEN AREAS.

* OTHER IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS WITH REDUCED
  VISIBILITIES AND DRIFTING OF SNOW OVER ROADWAYS.

* TIMING...LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO STRONG WINDS BLOWING SNOW
AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

&&

$$

MNZ067-075-076-083>085-092-093-170415-
/O.EXT.KMPX.WW.Y.0026.141117T0900Z-141118T0000Z/
SIBLEY-NICOLLET-LE SUEUR-BLUE EARTH-WASECA-STEELE-FARIBAULT-
FREEBORN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GAYLORD...ST. PETER...LE SUEUR...
MANKATO...WASECA...OWATONNA...BLUE EARTH...ALBERT LEA
209 PM CST SUN NOV 16 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 6 PM CST
MONDAY...

THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 6 PM
CST MONDAY.

* MAIN IMPACT...NORTHWEST WINDS OF 20 TO 25 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP TO
  40 MPH...WILL PRODUCE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW AND
  OCCASIONAL VISIBILITIES LESS THAN A 1/2 MILE IN OPEN AREAS.

* OTHER IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS WITH REDUCED
  VISIBILITIES AND DRIFTING OF SNOW OVER ROADWAYS.

* TIMING...LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO STRONG WINDS BLOWING SNOW
AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

&&

$$

RAH






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