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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
1131 AM CST SAT JAN 14 2017

...WINTER STORM TO IMPACT SOUTH CENTRAL INTO EAST CENTRAL
MINNESOTA LATE SUNDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY MORNING...

.A WINTER STORM WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT INTO
TUESDAY MORNING FROM THE I-35 CORRIDOR WEST TO A LINE FROM
REDWOOD FALLS TO CAMBRIDGE. A WINTRY MIX OF FREEZING RAIN...
SLEET...AND SNOW IS EXPECTED WITH THIS SYSTEM. THE POTENTIAL
EXISTS FOR SEVERAL INCHES OF SNOW ALONG WITH THE THREAT FOR
SIGNIFICANT ICE ACCUMULATIONS IN EXCESS OF A QUARTER OF AN INCH.
SIGNIFICANT TRAVEL IMPACTS ARE EXPECTED MONDAY INTO TUESDAY. IN
ADDITION...IF SIGNIFICANT ICE ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPERIENCED...
SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES COULD OCCUR AS WELL DUE TO ICE
ACCUMULATION ON TREES AND POWER LINES.

MNZ073-074-082>085-091>093-150145-
/O.CON.KMPX.WS.A.0001.170116T0600Z-170117T1200Z/
REDWOOD-BROWN-WATONWAN-BLUE EARTH-WASECA-STEELE-MARTIN-FARIBAULT-
FREEBORN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF REDWOOD FALLS, NEW ULM, ST JAMES,
MANKATO, WASECA, OWATONNA, FAIRMONT, BLUE EARTH, AND ALBERT LEA
1131 AM CST SAT JAN 14 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT
THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

* A MIX OF FREEZING RAIN...SNOW...AND SLEET ARE POSSIBLE FROM
  LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS UP TO 6 INCHES AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS
  UP TO A QUARTER OF AN INCH ARE POSSIBLE.

* SIGNIFICANT REDUCTIONS IN VISIBILITY ARE POSSIBLE.

* THE ICE COULD RESULT IN DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$

MNZ051>053-058>063-065>070-075>077-150145-
/O.CON.KMPX.WS.A.0001.170116T1200Z-170117T1800Z/
SHERBURNE-ISANTI-CHISAGO-MEEKER-WRIGHT-HENNEPIN-ANOKA-RAMSEY-
WASHINGTON-RENVILLE-MCLEOD-SIBLEY-CARVER-SCOTT-DAKOTA-NICOLLET-
LE SUEUR-RICE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ELK RIVER, CAMBRIDGE, CENTER CITY,
LITCHFIELD, MONTICELLO, MINNEAPOLIS, BLAINE, ST PAUL, STILLWATER,
OLIVIA, HUTCHINSON, GAYLORD, CHASKA, SHAKOPEE, HASTINGS,
ST PETER, LE SUEUR, AND FARIBAULT
1131 AM CST SAT JAN 14 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

* A MIX OF FREEZING RAIN...SNOW...AND SLEET ARE POSSIBLE FROM
  MONDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS UP TO 6 INCHES AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS
  UP TO A QUARTER OF AN INCH ARE POSSIBLE.

* SIGNIFICANT REDUCTIONS IN VISIBILITY ARE POSSIBLE.

* PLAN ON DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS...INCLUDING DURING THE
  EVENING COMMUTE ON MONDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$



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