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

...BLIZZARD WARNING EXTENDED IN PARTS OF SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA...

...AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW CONTINUE THROUGH TODAY 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.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE REST OF
WEST CENTRAL...CENTRAL AND EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA THROUGH NOON.
WIND GUSTS NEAR 40 MPH AND PATCHY BLOWING SNOW WILL CONTINUE
THROUGH THE MORNING.

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

...BLIZZARD WARNING NOW 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.

$$

MNZ083-092-093-081800-
/O.CON.KMPX.BZ.W.0002.000000T0000Z-160208T1800Z/
BLUE EARTH-FARIBAULT-FREEBORN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MANKATO...BLUE EARTH...ALBERT LEA
919 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

* BLIZZARD CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO DIMINISH AROUND NOON TODAY.

* WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 45 MPH WILL CAUSE WHITEOUT CONDITIONS
  IN BLOWING SNOW.

* ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF LESS THAN IN INCH EXPECTED.

* TRAVEL WILL BE VERY DIFFICULT THROUGH THE MORNING.

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.

$$

MNZ041>045-047>070-075>078-084-085-081800-
/O.CON.KMPX.WW.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-160208T1800Z/
DOUGLAS-TODD-MORRISON-MILLE LACS-KANABEC-STEVENS-POPE-STEARNS-
BENTON-SHERBURNE-ISANTI-CHISAGO-LAC QUI PARLE-SWIFT-CHIPPEWA-
KANDIYOHI-MEEKER-WRIGHT-HENNEPIN-ANOKA-RAMSEY-WASHINGTON-
YELLOW MEDICINE-RENVILLE-MCLEOD-SIBLEY-CARVER-SCOTT-DAKOTA-
NICOLLET-LE SUEUR-RICE-GOODHUE-WASECA-STEELE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALEXANDRIA...LONG PRAIRIE...
LITTLE FALLS...PRINCETON...MORA...MORRIS...GLENWOOD...ST. CLOUD...
FOLEY...ELK RIVER...CAMBRIDGE...CENTER CITY...MADISON...BENSON...
MONTEVIDEO...WILLMAR...LITCHFIELD...MONTICELLO...MINNEAPOLIS...
BLAINE...ST. PAUL...STILLWATER...GRANITE FALLS...OLIVIA...
HUTCHINSON...GAYLORD...CHASKA...SHAKOPEE...HASTINGS...ST. PETER...
LE SUEUR...FARIBAULT...RED WING...WASECA...OWATONNA
919 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 AREAS OF
  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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