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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
1259 PM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...BLIZZARD CONDITIONS DELAYED A FEW HOURS...

...WHITEOUT CONDITIONS STILL EXPECTED THIS EVENING INTO EARLY
MONDAY ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA...

.A BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT ACROSS MUCH OF SOUTH
CENTRAL MINNESOTA INCLUDING THE CITIES OF REDWOOD FALLS...NEW
ULM... MANKATO...FAIRMONT...AND ALBERT LEA. THIS ALSO INCLUDES
INTERSTATES 35 AND 90. HOWEVER...BLIZZARD CONDITIONS WILL HOLD OFF
UNTIL AFTER 7 PM THIS EVENING. DEEP SNOW PACK AND ADDITIONAL
LIGHT SNOW LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND OVERNIGHT WILL COMBINE WITH
WIND GUSTS OF 45 TO 55 MPH TO PRODUCE WIDESPREAD BLOWING SNOW AND
WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES. DIFFICULT TRAVEL IS LIKELY AND ROAD
CLOSURES ARE POSSIBLE.

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR WEST CENTRAL
MINNESOTA INCLUDING THE CITIES OF WILLMAR...MADISON...BENSON...
MORRIS...AND ALEXANDRIA. A LESS IMPRESSIVE SNOW PACK AND RAINFALL
ON SATURDAY WILL MAKE IT MORE DIFFICULT FOR WIDESPREAD BLOWING
SNOW TO MATERIALIZE LATER TODAY...DESPITE WIND GUSTS OF 45 TO
55 MPH AND LIGHT SNOW. SCATTERED AREAS OF WHITEOUT CONDITIONS ARE
STILL POSSIBLE...AND IF IT IS MORE WIDESPREAD THAN CURRENTLY
ANTICIPATED AN UPGRADE TO A BLIZZARD WARNING WILL BE NECESSARY.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR AREAS EAST OF THE
WINTER STORM AND BLIZZARD WARNINGS FOR LIGHT SNOW AND AREAS OF
BLOWING SNOW DEVELOPING LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND LASTING THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING. WIND GUSTS OF 35 TO 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED TO
DEVELOP OVER THE ADVISORY AREA.

MNZ065>067-073>075-082-091-080300-
/O.EXT.KMPX.BZ.W.0002.160208T0100Z-160208T1800Z/
RENVILLE-MCLEOD-SIBLEY-REDWOOD-BROWN-NICOLLET-WATONWAN-MARTIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...OLIVIA...HUTCHINSON...GAYLORD...
REDWOOD FALLS...NEW ULM...ST. PETER...ST. JAMES...FAIRMONT
1259 PM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...BLIZZARD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON
CST MONDAY...

* EXPECT BLIZZARD CONDITIONS TO DEVELOP AROUND 7 PM AND THEN
  DIMINISH AROUND NOON MONDAY.

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

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

* TRAVEL WILL BE VERY DIFFICULT TO IMPOSSIBLE...INCLUDING DURING
  THE MORNING COMMUTE ON MONDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS
AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT
CONDITIONS...MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. 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.

$$

MNZ076-083>085-092-093-080300-
/O.CON.KMPX.BZ.W.0002.160208T0100Z-160208T1800Z/
LE SUEUR-BLUE EARTH-WASECA-STEELE-FARIBAULT-FREEBORN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LE SUEUR...MANKATO...WASECA...
OWATONNA...BLUE EARTH...ALBERT LEA
1259 PM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO
NOON CST MONDAY...

A BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO
NOON CST MONDAY.

* EXPECT BLIZZARD CONDITIONS TO DEVELOP AROUND 7 PM AND THEN
  DIMINISH AROUND NOON MONDAY.

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

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

* TRAVEL WILL BE VERY DIFFICULT TO IMPOSSIBLE...INCLUDING DURING
  THE MORNING COMMUTE ON MONDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS
AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT
CONDITIONS...MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. 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.

$$

MNZ041-047-048-055-080300-
/O.CON.KMPX.WS.W.0002.160207T2000Z-160208T1800Z/
DOUGLAS-STEVENS-POPE-SWIFT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALEXANDRIA...MORRIS...GLENWOOD...BENSON
1259 PM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST MONDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST MONDAY.

* EXPECT SNOW TO DEVELOP AROUND 2 PM AND THEN DIMINISH AROUND
  NOON MONDAY.

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

* WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 55 MPH WILL CAUSE WIDESPREAD BLOWING
  AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* PLAN ON SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA
FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN
EMERGENCY. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE
CALLING FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.

$$

MNZ054-056>058-064-080300-
/O.CON.KMPX.WS.W.0002.160207T2200Z-160208T1800Z/
LAC QUI PARLE-CHIPPEWA-KANDIYOHI-MEEKER-YELLOW MEDICINE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MADISON...MONTEVIDEO...WILLMAR...
LITCHFIELD...GRANITE FALLS
1259 PM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO NOON CST MONDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON
TO NOON CST MONDAY.

* EXPECT SNOW TO DEVELOP AROUND 4 PM AND THEN DIMINISH AROUND
  NOON MONDAY.

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

* WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 50 MPH WILL CAUSE WIDESPREAD BLOWING
  AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* PLAN ON SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS...INCLUDING DURING THE
  MORNING COMMUTE ON MONDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA
FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN
EMERGENCY. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE
CALLING FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.

$$

MNZ042>045-049-050-080300-
/O.CON.KMPX.WW.Y.0006.160207T2200Z-160208T1800Z/
TODD-MORRISON-MILLE LACS-KANABEC-STEARNS-BENTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LONG PRAIRIE...LITTLE FALLS...
PRINCETON...MORA...ST. CLOUD...FOLEY
1259 PM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO NOON CST MONDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO NOON CST MONDAY.

* EXPECT SNOW TO DEVELOP AROUND 4 PM AND THEN DIMINISH AROUND
  NOON MONDAY.

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

* WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 50 MPH WILL CAUSE WIDESPREAD BLOWING
  AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* PLAN ON 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.

$$

MNZ051>053-059>063-068>070-077-078-080300-
/O.CON.KMPX.WW.Y.0006.160208T0100Z-160208T1800Z/
SHERBURNE-ISANTI-CHISAGO-WRIGHT-HENNEPIN-ANOKA-RAMSEY-WASHINGTON-
CARVER-SCOTT-DAKOTA-RICE-GOODHUE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELK RIVER...CAMBRIDGE...CENTER CITY...
MONTICELLO...MINNEAPOLIS...BLAINE...ST. PAUL...STILLWATER...
CHASKA...SHAKOPEE...HASTINGS...FARIBAULT...RED WING
1259 PM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS
EVENING TO NOON CST MONDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS
EVENING TO NOON CST MONDAY.

* EXPECT SNOW TO DEVELOP AROUND 7 PM AND THEN DIMINISH AROUND
  NOON MONDAY.

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

* WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 40 MPH WILL CAUSE WIDESPREAD BLOWING
  AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* PLAN ON 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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