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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
247 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

...MUCH LIGHTER PRECIPITATION THROUGH MIDNIGHT...

...ACCUMULATING SNOW, MIXED WITH FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET RETURNS
OVERNIGHT...

.The majority of the measurable precipitation has ended for most
of Minnesota this afternoon. Some freezing rain, sleet and snow
will occur in west central Wisconsin before tapering off to
freezing drizzle or flurries by late afternoon. There will be a
break in the precipitation for this evening before snow, sleet
and freezing rain returns late tonight for southern and central
Minnesota, as well as west central Wisconsin. Some light freezing
drizzle or flurries are possible this evening, but the majority
of the measurable precipitation will occur after midnight.

By the time the snow ends Tuesday morning, the highest snowfall
totals of 4 to 6 inches will occur along and northwest of a line
from Montevideo to Cambridge Minnesota. Storm total snowfall
amounts of 1 to 3 inches are expected southeast of that line.

Winter Weather Advisories remain in effect for the entire
coverage area through 12 PM CST Tuesday.

MNZ041>045-047>052-054>059-064-200500-
/O.EXT.KMPX.WW.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-180220T1800Z/
Douglas-Todd-Morrison-Mille Lacs-Kanabec-Stevens-Pope-Stearns-
Benton-Sherburne-Isanti-Lac Qui Parle-Swift-Chippewa-Kandiyohi-
Meeker-Wright-Yellow Medicine-
Including the cities of Alexandria, Long Prairie, Little Falls,
Princeton, Mora, Morris, Glenwood, St Cloud, Foley, Elk River,
Cambridge, Madison, Benson, Montevideo, Willmar, Litchfield,
Monticello, and Granite Falls
247 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Light snow or flurries will continue through midnight.
  Steadier snowfall will develop after midnight, and continue
  through the morning commute on Tuesday. Additional snow
  accumulations of 2 to 4 inches are expected.

* WHERE...Portions of central, east central and west central
  Minnesota.

* WHEN...Until noon CST Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for reduced visibilities at
  times.

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 Minnesota can be found at
511mn.org and for Wisconsin at 511wi.gov, or by calling 5 1 1 in
either state.

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MNZ069-070-076>078-082>085-091>093-WIZ016-024>028-200500-
/O.EXT.KMPX.WW.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-180220T1800Z/
Scott-Dakota-Le Sueur-Rice-Goodhue-Watonwan-Blue Earth-Waseca-
Steele-Martin-Faribault-Freeborn-Rusk-Pierce-Dunn-Pepin-Chippewa-
Eau Claire-
Including the cities of Shakopee, Hastings, Le Sueur, Faribault,
Red Wing, St James, Mankato, Waseca, Owatonna, Fairmont,
Blue Earth, Albert Lea, Ladysmith, River Falls, Prescott,
Menomonie, Durand, Chippewa Falls, and Eau Claire
247 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Light snow or flurries, mixed with light freezing rain or
  freezing drizzle, will continue through midnight. Steadier
  precipitation is expected after midnight which will be in the
  form of freezing rain, sleet and snow. The ice will result in
  difficult travel conditions, including during the morning
  commute on Tuesday. Additional snow accumulations of up to two
  inches and ice accumulations of one tenth to two tenths of an
  inch are expected.

* WHERE...Portions of northwest and west central Wisconsin and
  east central, south central and southeast Minnesota.

* WHEN...Until noon CST Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for reduced visibilities at
  times.

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 Minnesota can be found at
511mn.org and for Wisconsin at 511wi.gov, or by calling 5 1 1 in
either state.

$$

MNZ053-060>063-065>068-073>075-WIZ014-015-023-200500-
/O.EXT.KMPX.WW.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-180220T1800Z/
Chisago-Hennepin-Anoka-Ramsey-Washington-Renville-McLeod-Sibley-
Carver-Redwood-Brown-Nicollet-Polk-Barron-St. Croix-
Including the cities of Center City, Minneapolis, Blaine,
St Paul, Stillwater, Olivia, Hutchinson, Gaylord, Chaska,
Redwood Falls, New Ulm, St Peter, Osceola, Rice Lake, and Hudson
247 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Light snow or flurries, mixed with freezing drizzle at
  times, will continue through midnight. Steadier snow, mixed
  with freezing drizzle or sleet will develop after midnight. The
  combination of sleet, snow and freezing drizzle will result in
  difficult travel conditions, including during the morning
  commute on Tuesday. Additional snow accumulations of 1 to 3
  inches with trace amounts of ice.

* WHERE...Portions of northwest and west central Wisconsin and
  central, east central, south central and southwest Minnesota.

* WHEN...Until noon CST Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for reduced visibilities at
  times.

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 Minnesota can be found at
511mn.org and for Wisconsin at 511wi.gov, or by calling 5 1 1 in
either state.

$$



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