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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
1011 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...BLIZZARD WARNING IN PARTS OF SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA THROUGH 6 PM...

...AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW CONTINUING THROUGH 6 PM ACROSS ALL OF
SOUTHERN AND WESTERN MINNESOTA...

.A BLIZZARD WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH 6 PM FOR AREAS WEST
OF REDWOOD FALLS TO NEW ULM AND BLUE EARTH MINNESOTA. THE
BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL
MINNESOTA THROUGH NOON. WIND GUSTS NEAR 55 MPH WILL PRODUCE
BLOWING SNOW AND WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES IN THE BLIZZARD
WARNING AREA. DIFFICULT TO NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE TRAVEL CONDITIONS
ARE LIKELY IN SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.
ELSEWHERE...DRIVING CONDITIONS WILL BE VERY DIFFICULT THROUGH THE
MORNING.

THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH 6 PM FOR
AREAS WEST OF A LINE FROM GLENWOOD TO LITCHFIELD...TO NEW
PRAGUE...SOUTH TO ALBERT LEA DUE TO SIGNIFICANT BLOWING SNOW
CONTINUING. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY WILL BE ALLOWED TO EXPIRE
AT NOON FOR AREAS EAST OF THIS LINE. WIND GUSTS NEAR 40 MPH AND
PATCHY BLOWING SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.

MNZ083-092-093-090000-
/O.EXB.KMPX.WW.Y.0006.160208T1800Z-160209T0000Z/
/O.CON.KMPX.BZ.W.0002.000000T0000Z-160208T1800Z/
BLUE EARTH-FARIBAULT-FREEBORN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MANKATO...BLUE EARTH...ALBERT LEA
1011 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN HAS ISSUED
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR LIGHT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WHICH
IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING.

* EXPECT OCCASIONAL LIGHT SNOW THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.

* ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF LESS THAN IN INCH EXPECTED.

* WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 35 TO 45 MPH WILL CAUSE BLOWING SNOW.

* PLAN ON REDUCED VISIBILITY AT TIMES AND SLIPPERY ROAD
  CONDITIONS.

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 THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING FROM CAN
BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.

&&

$$

MNZ073-074-082-091-090000-
/O.CON.KMPX.BZ.W.0002.000000T0000Z-160209T0000Z/
REDWOOD-BROWN-WATONWAN-MARTIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...REDWOOD FALLS...NEW ULM...ST. JAMES...
FAIRMONT
1011 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

* BLIZZARD CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO DIMINISH BY LATE AFTERNOON.

* WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 55 MPH WILL CAUSE WHITEOUT CONDITIONS
  IN BLOWING SNOW.

* ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF LESS THAN IN INCH EXPECTED.

* TRAVEL WILL BE VERY DIFFICULT OR NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE AT TIMES
  THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG
WINDS AND POOR VISIBILITIES WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT CONDITIONS...
MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...HAVE A
WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET STRANDED...STAY WITH
YOUR VEHICLE. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE
CALLING FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.

$$

MNZ047-048-054>058-064>069-075>077-084-085-090000-
/O.EXT.KMPX.WW.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-160209T0000Z/
STEVENS-POPE-LAC QUI PARLE-SWIFT-CHIPPEWA-KANDIYOHI-MEEKER-
YELLOW MEDICINE-RENVILLE-MCLEOD-SIBLEY-CARVER-SCOTT-NICOLLET-
LE SUEUR-RICE-WASECA-STEELE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MORRIS...GLENWOOD...MADISON...BENSON...
MONTEVIDEO...WILLMAR...LITCHFIELD...GRANITE FALLS...OLIVIA...
HUTCHINSON...GAYLORD...CHASKA...SHAKOPEE...ST. PETER...LE SUEUR...
FARIBAULT...WASECA...OWATONNA
1011 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

* EXPECT OCCASIONAL LIGHT SNOW THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.

* ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF LESS THAN IN INCH EXPECTED.

* WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 35 TO 40 MPH WILL CAUSE BLOWING
  SNOW...ESPECIALLY IN RURAL AREAS.

* PLAN ON REDUCED VISIBILITY AT TIMES AND SLIPPERY ROAD
  CONDITIONS.

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 THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING FROM CAN
BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.

&&

$$

MNZ041>045-049>053-059>063-070-078-081800-
/O.CON.KMPX.WW.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-160208T1800Z/
DOUGLAS-TODD-MORRISON-MILLE LACS-KANABEC-STEARNS-BENTON-SHERBURNE-
ISANTI-CHISAGO-WRIGHT-HENNEPIN-ANOKA-RAMSEY-WASHINGTON-DAKOTA-
GOODHUE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALEXANDRIA...LONG PRAIRIE...
LITTLE FALLS...PRINCETON...MORA...ST. CLOUD...FOLEY...ELK RIVER...
CAMBRIDGE...CENTER CITY...MONTICELLO...MINNEAPOLIS...BLAINE...
ST. PAUL...STILLWATER...HASTINGS...RED WING
1011 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

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

* EXPECT OCCASIONAL LIGHT SNOW THROUGH NOON.

* ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF LESS THAN IN INCH EXPECTED.

* WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 35 TO 40 MPH WILL CAUSE BLOWING SNOW.

* PLAN ON REDUCED VISIBILITY AT TIMES AND SLIPPERY ROAD
  CONDITIONS.

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 THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING FROM CAN
BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.

&&

$$

JLT


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