Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
408 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

...ACCUMULATING SNOW AND INCREASING WINDS CREATING BLOWING AND
DRIFTING SNOW SOUTHWEST TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.EARLY THIS MONDAY MORNING SNOW WAS DEVELOPING ACROSS
SOUTHWESTERN NORTH DAKOTA. THE SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO FALL
THROUGHOUT TODAY AND TONIGHT. ACCUMULATIONS UP TO 2.5 INCHES ARE
EXPECTED ACROSS SOUTHWESTERN NORTH DAKOTA THROUGH TONIGHT. IN
ADDITION TO THE SNOW...NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE UP TO 30
MILES PER HOUR...CREATING AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW LATER THIS MORNING
INTO TONIGHT.

THOSE PLANNING TRAVEL TODAY AND TONIGHT ACROSS WESTERN NORTH DAKOTA
SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS. EXPECT REDUCED
VISIBILITIES IN FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW...ALONG WITH SNOW COVERED
ROADS AND DRIFTING SNOW.

NDZ017-031>033-040-041-043-044-221900-
/O.CON.KBIS.WW.Y.0017.000000T0000Z-141223T1200Z/
MCKENZIE-GOLDEN VALLEY-BILLINGS-STARK-SLOPE-HETTINGER-BOWMAN-
ADAMS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WATFORD CITY...BEACH...MEDORA...
DICKINSON...MARMARTH...MOTT...BOWMAN...HETTINGER
408 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014 /308 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014/

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST /5 AM
MST/ TUESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW DEVELOPING THIS MORNING AND CONTINUING THROUGHOUT
  THE DAY BEFORE ENDING MONDAY NIGHT. INCREASING NORTHWEST WINDS
  THIS MORNING UP TO 30 MPH.

* MAIN IMPACT...REDUCED VISIBILITIES IN FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW.

* OTHER IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED ROADS AND SNOW DRIFTS RESULTING IN
  POOR TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED
FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES. USE EXTRA
CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING. THE NORTH DAKOTA STATE PATROL ADVISES...
DO NOT USE THE CRUISE CONTROL IN THESE WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS.

&&

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JV




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