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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
1235 AM CST TUE DEC 16 2014

...BLOWING SNOW ACROSS WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA
TONIGHT ALONG WITH ICY ROADS...

.A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF WEST
CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA THROUGH 3 AM THIS MORNING. EVEN
THOUGH MOST OF THE SNOW HAS DIMINISHED. STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS OF
25 TO 35 MPH COMBINED WITH SNOWFALL FROM YESTERDAY HAS RESULTED IN
BLOWING SNOW IN OPEN STRETCHES. THERE ARE ALSO STILL ICY ROADS
FROM EARLIER FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET. THIS WILL LIKELY REMAIN FOR
THE MORNING COMMUTE.

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES ACROSS CENTRAL MINNESOTA THROUGH SOUTH
CENTRAL MINNESOTA...ROUGHLY FROM ALEXANDRIA AND ST CLOUD ON SOUTH
TO FAIRMONT ARE ALSO IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM DUE TO SNOW AND BLOWING
SNOW.

MNZ047-054>057-064-065-073-160900-
/O.CON.KMPX.WS.W.0010.000000T0000Z-141216T0900Z/
STEVENS-LAC QUI PARLE-SWIFT-CHIPPEWA-KANDIYOHI-YELLOW MEDICINE-
RENVILLE-REDWOOD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MORRIS...MADISON...BENSON...
MONTEVIDEO...WILLMAR...GRANITE FALLS...OLIVIA...REDWOOD FALLS
1235 AM CST TUE DEC 16 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM CST EARLY
THIS MORNING...

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM CST EARLY
THIS MORNING.

* MAIN IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS DUE TO ICE AND SNOW.

* OTHER IMPACTS...STRONG NORTH WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW.

* SNOW AMOUNTS...UP TO AN INCH.

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

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.

&&

$$

MNZ041>045-048>052-058-059-066>068-074-075-082-083-091-092-160900-
/O.CON.KMPX.WW.Y.0031.000000T0000Z-141216T0900Z/
DOUGLAS-TODD-MORRISON-MILLE LACS-KANABEC-POPE-STEARNS-BENTON-
SHERBURNE-ISANTI-MEEKER-WRIGHT-MCLEOD-SIBLEY-CARVER-BROWN-
NICOLLET-WATONWAN-BLUE EARTH-MARTIN-FARIBAULT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALEXANDRIA...LONG PRAIRIE...
LITTLE FALLS...PRINCETON...MORA...GLENWOOD...ST. CLOUD...FOLEY...
ELK RIVER...CAMBRIDGE...LITCHFIELD...MONTICELLO...HUTCHINSON...
GAYLORD...CHASKA...NEW ULM...ST. PETER...ST. JAMES...MANKATO...
FAIRMONT...BLUE EARTH
1235 AM CST TUE DEC 16 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM CST EARLY
THIS MORNING...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM CST EARLY
THIS MORNING.

* 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 GRADUALLY COMING TO AN END.

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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