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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
1100 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

...ACCUMULATING SNOW CONTINUES TONIGHT...

.SNOWFALL WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY TONIGHT ACROSS
SOUTHERN MINNESOTA. ACCUMULATIONS SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 14 FROM
MANKATO TO OWATONNA WILL RANGE FROM 3 TO 6 INCHES...WITH THE
HEAVIEST AMOUNTS ALONG AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 90. TOTALS WILL
RAPIDLY DIMINISH NORTH OF HIGHWAY 14. INCREASING NORTHEASTERLY
WINDS OVERNIGHT COULD LEAD TO SOME BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW INTO
SUNDAY MORNING.

MNZ082>085-091>093-011300-
/O.CON.KMPX.WW.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-150201T1800Z/
WATONWAN-BLUE EARTH-WASECA-STEELE-MARTIN-FARIBAULT-FREEBORN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ST. JAMES...MANKATO...WASECA...
OWATONNA...FAIRMONT...BLUE EARTH...ALBERT LEA
1100 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST
SUNDAY...

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...AROUND 3 INCHES ALONG HIGHWAY 14 FROM
  MANKATO TO OWATONNA...TO AROUND 6 INCHES ALONG AND SOUTH OF
  INTERSTATE 90.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. NORTHEAST
  WINDS WILL INCREASE OVERNIGHT... LEADING TO PATCHY BLOWING SNOW
  AS WELL.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND SLICK. VISIBILITIES
  WILL BE REDUCED...ESPECIALLY OVERNIGHT WHEN BLOWING SNOW MAY
  ALSO DEVELOP.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING AND
BLOWING SNOW. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN
AREAS.

&&

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