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

...FREEZING RAIN THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING HOURS WITH A WINTRY
MIX THEREAFTER...

.A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT 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 IN WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN.

LIGHT FREEZING RAIN ACROSS SOUTHERN MINNESOTA WILL SPREAD
NORTHWARD INTO THE SOUTHERN TWIN CITIES METROPOLITAN AREA BY THIS
EVENING AS WELL AS EASTWARD INTO RIVER FALLS...MENOMONIE AND EAU
CLAIRE. ICE ACCUMULATIONS UP TO A TENTH OF AN INCH ARE POSSIBLE.
THE AREA FROM ALBERT LEA THROUGH RED WING TO EAU CLAIRE HAS THE
BEST CHANCE FOR THE HIGH END ICE ACCUMULATIONS.

THE FREEZING RAIN WILL BEGIN TO MIX WITH SNOW AND SLEET DURING
THE EVENING WITH A PERIOD OF SNOW DURING THE LATE EVENING AND
EARLY MORNING HOURS. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS UP TO 1.5 INCHES ARE
EXPECTED FROM ST JAMES AND FAIRMONT ON NORTHEAST THROUGH EAU
CLAIRE AND CORNELL IN WESTERN WISCONSIN. HOWEVER...AS THE SNOW
DIMINISHES LATE TONIGHT...SOME LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE IS
POSSIBLE.

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

MNZ060-062-066>068-170730-
/O.EXA.KMPX.WW.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-170117T1200Z/
HENNEPIN-RAMSEY-MCLEOD-SIBLEY-CARVER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MINNEAPOLIS, ST PAUL, HUTCHINSON,
GAYLORD, AND CHASKA
521 PM CST MON JAN 16 2017

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN HAS ISSUED
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR A WINTRY MIX OF FREEZING
RAIN...SLEET AND LIGHT SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST
TUESDAY.

* FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET INTO THIS EVENING WITH A CHANGEOVER TO
  SNOW DURING THE LATE EVENING. LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE POSSIBLE
  LATE IN THE NIGHT.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS OF A GLAZE 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.

&&

$$

MNZ063-069-070-074>078-082>085-091>093-WIZ023>028-170730-
/O.CON.KMPX.WW.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-170117T1200Z/
WASHINGTON-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 STILLWATER, 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
521 PM CST MON JAN 16 2017

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

* FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET INTO THIS EVENING WITH A CHANGEOVER TO
  SNOW DURING THE LATE EVENING. LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE POSSIBLE
  LATE IN THE NIGHT.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS OF A GLAZE 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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