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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
1011 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...PERIODIC WHITEOUT CONDITIONS EXPECTED LATE TODAY 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. 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.

MNZ042>045-049-050-080015-
/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
1011 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

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

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

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE EXPECTED.

* WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 45 MPH WILL CAUSE AREAS OF BLOWING
  AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* PLAN ON SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS PERIODS OF SNOW AND
BLOWING SNOW WILL CAUSE 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.

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
303 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

MNZ042>045-049>053-059>063-068>070-077-078-WIZ014>016-023>028-
080915-
TODD-MORRISON-MILLE LACS-KANABEC-STEARNS-BENTON-SHERBURNE-ISANTI-
CHISAGO-WRIGHT-HENNEPIN-ANOKA-RAMSEY-WASHINGTON-CARVER-SCOTT-
DAKOTA-RICE-GOODHUE-POLK-BARRON-RUSK-ST. CROIX-PIERCE-DUNN-PEPIN-
CHIPPEWA-EAU CLAIRE-
303 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
MINNESOTA...EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA...SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA...
SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA...NORTHWEST WISCONSIN AND WEST CENTRAL
WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW ARE EXPECTED SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

JRB



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