Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
915 PM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

...WHITEOUT CONDITIONS POSSIBLE LATE SUNDAY INTO EARLY MONDAY...

.A BLIZZARD WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR WEST CENTRAL...SOUTHWEST
AND PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT. THIS WATCH LOCATED WEST OF A LINE FROM
ALEXANDRIA...TO REDWOOD FALLS...TO FAIRMONT.

VERY STRONG WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 50 MPH ARE EXPECTED TO
DEVELOP OVER MUCH OF THE AREA BY SUNDAY AFTERNOON. THE WIND
COMBINED WITH FALLING LIGHT SNOW AND EXTENSIVE SNOWPACK MAY RESULT
IN CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW...POSSIBLE WHITEOUT
CONDITIONS...AND DIFFICULT TRAVEL INTO EARLY MONDAY.

MNZ041-047-048-055-061200-
/O.CON.KMPX.BZ.A.0002.160207T1500Z-160208T1200Z/
DOUGLAS-STEVENS-POPE-SWIFT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALEXANDRIA...MORRIS...GLENWOOD...BENSON
915 PM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

...BLIZZARD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

A BLIZZARD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT.

* BLIZZARD CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
  LATE SUNDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 45 MPH COULD CAUSE WHITEOUT
  CONDITIONS IN BLOWING SNOW. SIGNIFICANT DRIFTING OF THE SNOW
  IS LIKELY.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO 2 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE.

* TRAVEL COULD BE VERY DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FALLING AND/OR
BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS AND EXTREMELY POOR VISIBILITIES.
THIS CAN LEAD TO WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AND MAKE TRAVEL VERY
DANGEROUS.

$$

MNZ054-056-064-065-073-074-082-091-061200-
/O.CON.KMPX.BZ.A.0002.160207T1800Z-160208T1200Z/
LAC QUI PARLE-CHIPPEWA-YELLOW MEDICINE-RENVILLE-REDWOOD-BROWN-
WATONWAN-MARTIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MADISON...MONTEVIDEO...GRANITE FALLS...
OLIVIA...REDWOOD FALLS...NEW ULM...ST. JAMES...FAIRMONT
915 PM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

...BLIZZARD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

A BLIZZARD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT.

* BLIZZARD CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
  LATE SUNDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 50 MPH COULD CAUSE WHITEOUT
  CONDITIONS IN BLOWING SNOW. SIGNIFICANT DRIFTING OF THE SNOW
  IS LIKELY.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO 1 INCH ARE POSSIBLE.

* TRAVEL COULD BE VERY DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE...INCLUDING DURING
  THE MORNING COMMUTE ON MONDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FALLING AND/OR
BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS AND EXTREMELY POOR VISIBILITIES.
THIS CAN LEAD TO WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AND MAKE TRAVEL VERY
DANGEROUS.

$$

BORGHOFF



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