Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
547 PM CST WED DEC 7 2016

MNZ006-009-016-017-023-024-028-031-032-080100-
/O.EXP.KFGF.WW.Y.0011.000000T0000Z-161208T0000Z/
LAKE OF THE WOODS-NORTH BELTRAMI-NORTH CLEARWATER-SOUTH BELTRAMI-
SOUTH CLEARWATER-HUBBARD-EAST BECKER-EAST OTTER TAIL-WADENA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BAUDETTE...RED LAKE...REDBY...PONEMAH...
BAGLEY...CLEARBROOK...BEMIDJI...ALIDA...EBRO...LAKE ITASCA...
LONG LOST LAKE...LOWER RICE LAKE...ROY LAKE...UPPER RICE LAKE...
PARK RAPIDS...WOLF LAKE...PERHAM...NEW YORK MILLS...
PARKERS PRAIRIE...HENNING...BATTLE LAKE...WADENA...MENAHGA
547 PM CST WED DEC 7 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

VISIBILITY HAS IMPROVED LATE THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL
MINNESOTA. THEREFORE...THE ADVISORY WILL BE ALLOWED TO EXPIRE AT 6
PM CST AS SCHEDULED.

ROAD CONDITIONS MAY CONTINUE TO BE HAZARDOUS THROUGHOUT THE
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT DUE TO EARLIER FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW.
USE CAUTION IF YOU MUST TRAVEL AND STAY UP TO DATE ON THE LATEST
ROAD AND WEATHER REPORTS.

$$

NDZ006-007-014-015-024-026-028-038-080300-
/O.CON.KFGF.BZ.W.0005.000000T0000Z-161208T0300Z/
TOWNER-CAVALIER-BENSON-RAMSEY-EDDY-NELSON-GRIGGS-BARNES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CANDO...LANGDON...FORT TOTTEN...
MADDOCK...LEEDS...MINNEWAUKAN...DEVILS LAKE...NEW ROCKFORD...
LAKOTA...MCVILLE...ANETA...TOLNA...COOPERSTOWN...VALLEY CITY
547 PM CST WED DEC 7 2016

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...REDUCED VISIBILITY IN OPEN AREAS TO NEAR ZERO AT
  TIMES IN GROUND BLIZZARD CONDITIONS DUE TO BLOWING SNOW AND
  SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS...DIMINISHING AROUND 9 PM.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...MINIMAL NEW SNOW ACCUMULATIONS.

* WINDS / VISIBILITIES...NORTHWEST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH...GUSTING
  AS HIGH AS 45 MPH...WILL CAUSE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING
  SNOW...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

* IMPACTS...SLIPPERY AND SNOW COVERED ROADWAYS WILL CONTINUE WITH
  STRONG WINDS PRODUCING BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW AND REDUCED
  VISIBILITY. DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS MAY QUICKLY PRODUCE FROSTBITE
  ON EXPOSED SKIN.

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...ESPECIALLY IN RURAL AREAS...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.

&&

$$

MNZ001>005-007-008-013>015-022-027-029-030-040-NDZ008-016-027-029-
030-039-049-052>054-080300-
/O.EXT.KFGF.WW.Y.0011.000000T0000Z-161208T0300Z/
WEST POLK-NORMAN-CLAY-KITTSON-ROSEAU-WEST MARSHALL-EAST MARSHALL-
PENNINGTON-RED LAKE-EAST POLK-MAHNOMEN-WEST BECKER-WILKIN-
WEST OTTER TAIL-GRANT-PEMBINA-EASTERN WALSH COUNTY-GRAND FORKS-
STEELE-TRAILL-CASS-RANSOM-SARGENT-RICHLAND-WESTERN WALSH COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CROOKSTON...EAST GRAND FORKS...ADA...
TWIN VALLEY...HALSTAD...MOORHEAD...HALLOCK...KARLSTAD...
LANCASTER...ROSEAU...WARROAD...GREENBUSH...WARREN...STEPHEN...
ARGYLE...NEWFOLDEN...MIDDLE RIVER...GRYGLA...THIEF RIVER FALLS...
RED LAKE FALLS...FOSSTON...FERTILE...MCINTOSH...ERSKINE...
MAHNOMEN...NAYTAHWAUSH...WAUBUN...DETROIT LAKES...BRECKENRIDGE...
FERGUS FALLS...ELBOW LAKE...HOFFMAN...ASHBY...HERMAN...BARRETT...
CAVALIER...WALHALLA...DRAYTON...PEMBINA...NECHE...ST. THOMAS...
GRAFTON...PARK RIVER...GRAND FORKS...FINLEY...HOPE...MAYVILLE...
HILLSBORO...HATTON...PORTLAND...FARGO...LISBON...ENDERLIN...
GWINNER...MILNOR...FORMAN...RUTLAND...WAHPETON...EDINBURG...
ADAMS...LANKIN
547 PM CST WED DEC 7 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...REDUCED VISIBILITY IN OPEN AREAS DUE TO BLOWING SNOW
  AND SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS...DIMINISHING AROUND 9 PM.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO 1 INCH ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATION
  POSSIBLE.

* WINDS / VISIBILITIES...NORTHWEST WINDS OF 25-30 MPH...GUSTING AS
  HIGH AS 40 MPH...MAY CAUSE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING
  SNOW...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW AND BLOWING
SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY
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.

&&

$$

LEE



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