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Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
335 PM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

CORRECTED AREA OF CONCERN


MNZ001>009-013>017-022>024-027>032-040-NDZ006>008-014>016-024-
026>030-038-039-049-052>054-130945-
WEST POLK-NORMAN-CLAY-KITTSON-ROSEAU-LAKE OF THE WOODS-
WEST MARSHALL-EAST MARSHALL-NORTH BELTRAMI-PENNINGTON-RED LAKE-
EAST POLK-NORTH CLEARWATER-SOUTH BELTRAMI-MAHNOMEN-
SOUTH CLEARWATER-HUBBARD-WEST BECKER-EAST BECKER-WILKIN-
WEST OTTER TAIL-EAST OTTER TAIL-WADENA-GRANT-TOWNER-CAVALIER-
PEMBINA-BENSON-RAMSEY-EASTERN WALSH COUNTY-EDDY-NELSON-
GRAND FORKS-GRIGGS-STEELE-TRAILL-BARNES-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...BAUDETTE...WARREN...
STEPHEN...ARGYLE...NEWFOLDEN...MIDDLE RIVER...GRYGLA...RED LAKE...
REDBY...PONEMAH...THIEF RIVER FALLS...RED LAKE FALLS...FOSSTON...
FERTILE...MCINTOSH...ERSKINE...BAGLEY...CLEARBROOK...BEMIDJI...
MAHNOMEN...NAYTAHWAUSH...WAUBUN...ALIDA...EBRO...LAKE ITASCA...
LONG LOST LAKE...LOWER RICE LAKE...ROY LAKE...UPPER RICE LAKE...
PARK RAPIDS...DETROIT LAKES...WOLF LAKE...BRECKENRIDGE...
FERGUS FALLS...PERHAM...NEW YORK MILLS...PARKERS PRAIRIE...
HENNING...BATTLE LAKE...WADENA...MENAHGA...ELBOW LAKE...HOFFMAN...
ASHBY...HERMAN...BARRETT...CANDO...LANGDON...CAVALIER...
WALHALLA...DRAYTON...PEMBINA...ST. THOMAS...NECHE...FORT TOTTEN...
MADDOCK...LEEDS...MINNEWAUKAN...DEVILS LAKE...GRAFTON...
PARK RIVER...NEW ROCKFORD...LAKOTA...MCVILLE...ANETA...TOLNA...
GRAND FORKS...COOPERSTOWN...FINLEY...HOPE...MAYVILLE...
HILLSBORO...HATTON...PORTLAND...VALLEY CITY...FARGO...LISBON...
ENDERLIN...GWINNER...MILNOR...FORMAN...RUTLAND...WAHPETON...
EDINBURG...ADAMS...LANKIN
335 PM CST FRI FEB 12 2016


...POTENTIAL FOR ACCUMULATING SNOW RETURNS FROM SATURDAY EVENING INTO
SUNDAY...

AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE FROM WEST TO EAST ACROSS THE
REGION FROM SATURDAY EVENING INTO SUNDAY. AN AREA OF SNOW WILL
OCCUR AHEAD OF THIS FEATURE AND REACH EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA VERY
LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING AND THEN SPREAD EAST INTO
MINNESOTA SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY.

THERE REMAINS MUCH UNCERTAINTY TO HOW MUCH SNOW WILL FALL WITH
THIS SYSTEM OVER EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA INTO NORTHWESTERN AND WEST
CENTRAL MINNESOTA. THE FAVORED AREA FOR 3 OR MORE INCHES OF SNOW
REMAINS WEST OF A HALLOCK TO THIEF RIVER FALLS TO PARK RAPIDS
LINE.  IN ADDITION SOUTHEAST WINDS OF 15 TO 30 MPH AND FALLING
SNOW MAY AID IN VISIBILITY REDUCTION FROM THE RED RIVER VALLEY
REGION WESTWARD SATURDAY NIGHT.


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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
638 AM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

MNZ001>009-013>017-022>024-027>032-040-NDZ006>008-014>016-024-
026>030-038-039-049-052>054-131245-
WEST POLK-NORMAN-CLAY-KITTSON-ROSEAU-LAKE OF THE WOODS-
WEST MARSHALL-EAST MARSHALL-NORTH BELTRAMI-PENNINGTON-RED LAKE-
EAST POLK-NORTH CLEARWATER-SOUTH BELTRAMI-MAHNOMEN-
SOUTH CLEARWATER-HUBBARD-WEST BECKER-EAST BECKER-WILKIN-
WEST OTTER TAIL-EAST OTTER TAIL-WADENA-GRANT-TOWNER-CAVALIER-
PEMBINA-BENSON-RAMSEY-EASTERN WALSH COUNTY-EDDY-NELSON-
GRAND FORKS-GRIGGS-STEELE-TRAILL-BARNES-CASS-RANSOM-SARGENT-
RICHLAND-WESTERN WALSH COUNTY-
638 AM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

...HAZARDOUS WIND CHILLS THIS MORNING AND AGAIN TONIGHT...
...MEASURABLE SNOWFALL LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON INTO SUNDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EASTERN NORTH
DAKOTA...WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST MINNESOTA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

HAZARDOUS WINDS CHILLS TO 30 BELOW CAN BE EXPECTED MAINLY NORTH OF
INTERSTATE 94 THIS MORNING. HAZARDOUS WIND CHILLS WILL RETURN
TONIGHT BUT WINDS WILL BE LIGHTER.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

SNOW IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO WESTERN PARTS OF THE REGION BY LATE
SATURDAY AFTERNOON. SNOW WILL SPREAD FROM WEST TO EAST SATURDAY
NIGHT AND DIMINISH DURING THE DAY SUNDAY. AT THIS TIME IT LOOKS
LIKE 3 OR MORE INCHES ARE POSSIBLE SOUTH AND WEST OF A LINE FROM
LANGDON TO GRAND FORKS AND PARK RAPIDS. SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 30
MPH MAY BRING LIMITED VISIBILITY IN FALLING SNOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE REQUIRED BUT SNOW REPORTS WILL BE
WELCOME.

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