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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
807 PM CST MON DEC 15 2014

...STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW ACROSS WEST CENTRAL THROUGH SOUTH
CENTRAL MINNESOTA TONIGHT...

.A WINTER STORM WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA
THROUGH 3 AM TUESDAY FOR STEVENS...LAC QUI PARLE AND SWIFT
COUNTIES. THE WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FOR THE
WILLMAR...MONTEVIDEO AND REDWOOD FALLS AREAS HAS BEEN EXTENDED
UNTIL 3 AM AS WELL. STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH
COMBINED WITH SNOWFALL FROM TODAY HAS RESULTED IN WIDESPREAD
VISIBILITIES LESS THAN A MILE ACROSS THE AREA WITH LOCALIZED
WHITEOUT CONDITIONS.

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES ACROSS CENTRAL MINNESOTA THROUGH SOUTH
CENTRAL MINNESOTA...ROUGHLY FROM ALEXANDRIA AND ST CLOUD ON SOUTH
TO FAIRMONT...HAVE BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL 3 AM AS WELL DUE TO SNOW
AND BLOWING SNOW WITH VISIBILITIES REACHING A HALF MILE AT TIMES.

MNZ047-054-055-160900-
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STEVENS-LAC QUI PARLE-SWIFT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MORRIS...MADISON...BENSON
807 PM CST MON DEC 15 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM CST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN HAS ISSUED
A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 3 AM CST TUESDAY. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER
IN EFFECT.

* MAIN IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS.

* OTHER IMPACTS...STRONG NORTH WINDS WILL CAUSE CONSIDERABLE
  BLOWING SNOW RESULTING IN LOCALIZED WHITEOUT CONDITIONS.

* SNOW AMOUNTS...UP TO AN INCH.

* TIMING...THE STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW WILL PERSIST INTO THE
  EARLY MORNING HOURS ON TUESDAY.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW...
SLEET...AND ICE ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE.  THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

&&

$$

MNZ056-057-064-065-073-160900-
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CHIPPEWA-KANDIYOHI-YELLOW MEDICINE-RENVILLE-REDWOOD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MONTEVIDEO...WILLMAR...GRANITE FALLS...
OLIVIA...REDWOOD FALLS
807 PM CST MON DEC 15 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM CST TUESDAY...

THE WINTER STORM WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM CST TUESDAY.

* MAIN IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS.

* OTHER IMPACTS...STRONG NORTH WINDS WILL CAUSE CONSIDERABLE
  BLOWING SNOW RESULTING IN LOCALIZED WHITEOUT CONDITIONS.

* SNOW AMOUNTS...1 TO 2 INCHES.

* TIMING...THE STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW WILL PERSIST INTO THE
  EARLY MORNING HOURS ON TUESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW...
SLEET...AND ICE ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE.  THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

&&

$$

MNZ083-091-092-160900-
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BLUE EARTH-MARTIN-FARIBAULT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MANKATO...FAIRMONT...BLUE EARTH
807 PM CST MON DEC 15 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM CST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN HAS ISSUED
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM CST TUESDAY.

* MAIN IMPACT...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL DUE TO POOR VISIBILITY DUE TO
  BLOWING SNOW.

* OTHER IMPACTS...STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS FROM 25 TO 35 MPH.

* SNOW AMOUNTS...UP TO AN INCH.

* TIMING...THE STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW WILL PERSIST INTO THE
  EARLY MORNING HOURS ON TUESDAY.


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.

&&

$$

MNZ041>043-048-049-058-074-082-160900-
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DOUGLAS-TODD-MORRISON-POPE-STEARNS-MEEKER-BROWN-WATONWAN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALEXANDRIA...LONG PRAIRIE...
LITTLE FALLS...GLENWOOD...ST. CLOUD...LITCHFIELD...NEW ULM...
ST. JAMES
807 PM CST MON DEC 15 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM CST TUESDAY...

THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM CST
TUESDAY.

* MAIN IMPACT...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL.

* OTHER IMPACTS...STRONG NORTH WINDS FROM 25 TO 35 MPH CAUSING
  BLOWING SNOW.

* SNOW AMOUNTS...1 TO 2 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW THIS EVENING WILL END AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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.

&&

$$

MNZ044-045-050>052-059-066>068-075-160900-
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MILLE LACS-KANABEC-BENTON-SHERBURNE-ISANTI-WRIGHT-MCLEOD-SIBLEY-
CARVER-NICOLLET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PRINCETON...MORA...FOLEY...ELK RIVER...
CAMBRIDGE...MONTICELLO...HUTCHINSON...GAYLORD...CHASKA...
ST. PETER
807 PM CST MON DEC 15 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM CST
TUESDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM CST
TUESDAY.

* MAIN IMPACT...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL.

* OTHER IMPACTS...COATING OF ICE ON VEHICLES AND WALKWAYS.

* ICE ACCUMULATION...UP TO A TENTH OF AN INCH.

* SNOW AMOUNTS...1 TO 2 INCHES.

* TIMING...A WINTRY MIX EARLY THIS EVENING WILL TURN TO ALL SNOW
  LATE IN THE EVENING AND THEN END OVERNIGHT.

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.

&&

$$




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