Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
1111 AM CST MON FEB 1 2016

...SIGNIFICANT TRAVEL IMPACTS DUE TO SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW EXPECTED
FOR MUCH OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN MINNESOTA AND WEST CENTRAL
WISCONSIN TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...

.SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 11 INCHES ARE EXPECTED ALONG AND
SOUTH OF A LINE FROM REDWOOD FALLS...TO MINNEAPOLIS...TO
CUMBERLAND WISCONSIN ON TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT. THE HEAVY
SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS WILL COMBINE WITH BRISK NORTH WINDS TO
YIELD BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW AND SIGNIFICANT VISIBILITY
REDUCTIONS.

A BLIZZARD WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR PARTS OF SOUTHWEST AND
SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA...GENERALLY FROM REDWOOD FALLS...TO
MANKATO...TO OWATONNA...WHERE SUSTAINED WINDS OF 25 TO 30 MPH
WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED TO REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO ONE
QUARTER MILE OR LESS. TO THE NORTH AND EAST...A WINTER STORM
WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED...GENERALLY FROM A GRANITE FALLS...TO
LITCHFIELD...TO TWIN CITIES METRO...TO RICE LAKE WISCONSIN LINE.

MNZ082>085-091>093-020115-
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WATONWAN-BLUE EARTH-WASECA-STEELE-MARTIN-FARIBAULT-FREEBORN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ST. JAMES...MANKATO...WASECA...
OWATONNA...FAIRMONT...BLUE EARTH...ALBERT LEA
1111 AM CST MON FEB 1 2016

...BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TUESDAY TO 6 AM CST
WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN HAS ISSUED
A BLIZZARD WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TUESDAY TO 6 AM
CST WEDNESDAY. THE BLIZZARD WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* EXPECT BLIZZARD CONDITIONS TO DEVELOP AROUND 6 AM TUESDAY AND
  THEN DIMINISH AROUND 6 AM WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 45 MPH WILL CAUSE WHITEOUT CONDITIONS
  IN BLOWING SNOW. SIGNIFICANT DRIFTING OF THE SNOW IS LIKELY.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 7 TO 11 INCHES ARE EXPECTED.

* TRAVEL WILL BE VERY DIFFICULT TO IMPOSSIBLE...INCLUDING DURING
  THE MORNING COMMUTE ON TUESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS
AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT
CONDITIONS...MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF
YOU MUST TRAVEL...HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET
STRANDED...STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR
THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.

$$

MNZ074-020115-
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BROWN-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...NEW ULM
1111 AM CST MON FEB 1 2016

...BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TUESDAY TO 6 AM CST
WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN HAS ISSUED
A BLIZZARD WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TUESDAY TO 6 AM
CST WEDNESDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* EXPECT BLIZZARD CONDITIONS TO DEVELOP AROUND 6 AM TUESDAY AND
  THEN DIMINISH AROUND 6 AM WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 40 MPH WILL CAUSE WHITEOUT CONDITIONS
  IN BLOWING SNOW. SIGNIFICANT DRIFTING OF THE SNOW IS LIKELY.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 5 TO 8 INCHES ARE EXPECTED.

* TRAVEL WILL BE VERY DIFFICULT TO IMPOSSIBLE...INCLUDING DURING
  THE EVENING COMMUTE ON TUESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS
AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT
CONDITIONS...MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF
YOU MUST TRAVEL...HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET
STRANDED...STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR
THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.

$$

MNZ073-020115-
/O.NEW.KMPX.BZ.W.0001.160202T1200Z-160203T1200Z/
REDWOOD-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...REDWOOD FALLS
1111 AM CST MON FEB 1 2016

...BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TUESDAY TO 6 AM CST
WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN HAS ISSUED
A BLIZZARD WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TUESDAY TO 6 AM
CST WEDNESDAY.

* EXPECT BLIZZARD CONDITIONS TO DEVELOP AROUND 6 AM TUESDAY AND
  THEN DIMINISH AROUND 6 AM WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 35 MPH WILL CAUSE WHITEOUT CONDITIONS
  IN BLOWING SNOW. SIGNIFICANT DRIFTING OF THE SNOW IS LIKELY.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 7 INCHES ARE EXPECTED.

* TRAVEL WILL BE VERY DIFFICULT TO IMPOSSIBLE...INCLUDING DURING
  THE EVENING COMMUTE ON TUESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS
AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT
CONDITIONS...MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF
YOU MUST TRAVEL...HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET
STRANDED...STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR
THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.

$$

MNZ070-075>078-WIZ016-024>028-020115-
/O.UPG.KMPX.WS.A.0001.160202T1500Z-160203T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KMPX.WS.W.0001.160202T1500Z-160203T1200Z/
DAKOTA-NICOLLET-LE SUEUR-RICE-GOODHUE-RUSK-PIERCE-DUNN-PEPIN-
CHIPPEWA-EAU CLAIRE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HASTINGS...ST. PETER...LE SUEUR...
FARIBAULT...RED WING...LADYSMITH...PRESCOTT...MENOMONIE...
DURAND...CHIPPEWA FALLS...EAU CLAIRE
1111 AM CST MON FEB 1 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TUESDAY TO 6 AM CST
WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN HAS ISSUED
A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 9 AM TUESDAY TO 6 AM CST WEDNESDAY. THE WINTER STORM
WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* EXPECT SNOW TO DEVELOP AROUND 9 AM TUESDAY AND THEN DIMINISH
  AROUND 6 AM WEDNESDAY.

* THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL RATES WILL OCCUR BETWEEN NOON AND 6 PM
  TUESDAY.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 5 TO 9 INCHES ARE EXPECTED.

* LOOK FOR SIGNIFICANT REDUCTIONS IN VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

* PLAN ON DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS...INCLUDING DURING THE
  EVENING COMMUTE ON TUESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA
FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN
EMERGENCY. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE
CALLING FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.

$$

MNZ060-062-063-067>069-WIZ015-023-020115-
/O.NEW.KMPX.WS.W.0001.160202T1500Z-160203T1200Z/
HENNEPIN-RAMSEY-WASHINGTON-SIBLEY-CARVER-SCOTT-BARRON-ST. CROIX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MINNEAPOLIS...ST. PAUL...STILLWATER...
GAYLORD...CHASKA...SHAKOPEE...RICE LAKE...HUDSON
1111 AM CST MON FEB 1 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TUESDAY TO 6 AM CST
WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN HAS ISSUED
A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 9 AM TUESDAY TO 6 AM CST WEDNESDAY.

* EXPECT SNOW TO DEVELOP AROUND 9 AM TUESDAY AND THEN DIMINISH
  AROUND 6 AM WEDNESDAY.

* THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL RATES WILL OCCUR BETWEEN NOON AND 6 PM
  TUESDAY.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 4 TO 8 INCHES ARE EXPECTED.

* LOOK FOR SIGNIFICANT REDUCTIONS IN VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

* PLAN ON DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS...INCLUDING DURING THE
  EVENING COMMUTE ON TUESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA
FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN
EMERGENCY. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE
CALLING FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.

$$

MNZ051>053-058-059-061-064>066-WIZ014-020115-
/O.NEW.KMPX.WW.Y.0005.160202T1500Z-160203T1200Z/
SHERBURNE-ISANTI-CHISAGO-MEEKER-WRIGHT-ANOKA-YELLOW MEDICINE-
RENVILLE-MCLEOD-POLK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELK RIVER...CAMBRIDGE...CENTER CITY...
LITCHFIELD...MONTICELLO...BLAINE...GRANITE FALLS...OLIVIA...
HUTCHINSON...OSCEOLA
1111 AM CST MON FEB 1 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TUESDAY TO 6 AM
CST WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN HAS ISSUED
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 9 AM TUESDAY TO 6 AM CST WEDNESDAY.

* EXPECT SNOW TO DEVELOP AROUND 9 AM TUESDAY AND THEN DIMINISH
  AROUND 6 AM WEDNESDAY.

* THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL RATES WILL OCCUR BETWEEN NOON AND 6 PM
  TUESDAY.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 6 INCHES ARE EXPECTED.

* LOOK FOR REDUCED VISIBILITIES AT TIMES.

* PLAN ON DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS...INCLUDING DURING THE
  EVENING COMMUTE ON TUESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS PERIODS OF SNOW WILL
CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED
ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.
THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING FROM CAN
BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.

$$


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