Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
1025 PM CST MON JAN 16 2017

...FREEZING RAIN THROUGH THE EARLY MORNING HOURS...POSSIBLY MIXING
WITH LIGHT SNOW...

.A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH 6 AM CST
TUESDAY MORNING FOR MUCH OF SOUTHERN AND EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA
THROUGH PORTIONS OF WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN. THE ADVISORY IS ALONG
AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM HUTCHINSON THROUGH THE TWIN CITIES METRO
IN MINNESOTA...TO NEW RICHMOND THROUGH BLOOMER IN WISCONSIN. THIS
INCLUDES THE INTERSTATE 90 CORRIDOR...THE INTERSTATE 35 CORRIDOR
IN SOUTHERN MINNESOTA...THE INTERSTATE 494 AND 694 LOOP AND THE
INTERSTATE 94 CORRIDOR FROM THE TWIN CITIES EASTWARD THROUGH EAU
CLAIRE WISCONSIN.

LIGHT FREEZING RAIN WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA INTO THE
EARLY MORNING HOURS...PRODUCING ICE ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO A
QUARTER INCH.

THE FREEZING RAIN WILL BEGIN TO MIX WITH SNOW AROUND MIDNIGHT WITH
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS UP TO AROUND AN INCH FROM SAINT JAMES AND
FAIRMONT NORTHEAST THROUGH EAU CLAIRE AND CORNELL IN WESTERN
WISCONSIN. AFTER THE BULK OF THE PRECIPITATION ENDS DURING THE
EARLY MORNING HOURS...SOME LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE IS POSSIBLE
PRIOR TO DAYBREAK.

THE WINTRY PRECIPITATION WILL LIKELY LEAD TO SLIPPERY TRAVEL
CONDITIONS AND MOTORISTS ARE URGED TO SLOW DOWN AND ALLOW EXTRA
TRAVEL TIME.

MNZ060-062-063-066>070-074>078-082>085-091>093-WIZ023>028-171200-
/O.CON.KMPX.WW.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-170117T1200Z/
HENNEPIN-RAMSEY-WASHINGTON-MCLEOD-SIBLEY-CARVER-SCOTT-DAKOTA-
BROWN-NICOLLET-LE SUEUR-RICE-GOODHUE-WATONWAN-BLUE EARTH-WASECA-
STEELE-MARTIN-FARIBAULT-FREEBORN-ST. CROIX-PIERCE-DUNN-PEPIN-
CHIPPEWA-EAU CLAIRE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MINNEAPOLIS, ST PAUL, STILLWATER,
HUTCHINSON, GAYLORD, CHASKA, SHAKOPEE, HASTINGS, NEW ULM,
ST PETER, LE SUEUR, FARIBAULT, RED WING, ST JAMES, MANKATO,
WASECA, OWATONNA, FAIRMONT, BLUE EARTH, ALBERT LEA, HUDSON,
RIVER FALLS, PRESCOTT, MENOMONIE, DURAND, CHIPPEWA FALLS,
AND EAU CLAIRE
1025 PM CST MON JAN 16 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST
TUESDAY...

* FREEZING RAIN THROUGH THE EARLY MORNING HOURS...WITH A
  CHANGEOVER TO SNOW BEFORE ENDING. AFTER THE BULK OF THE
  PRECIPITATION ENDS OVERNIGHT...LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE IS
  POSSIBLE PRIOR TO DAYBREAK.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO A QUARTER INCH ARE EXPECTED ALONG
  WITH WET SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO 1 INCH.

* LOOK FOR REDUCED VISIBILITIES AT TIMES.

* PLAN ON SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS.

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. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING
FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.

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