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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
134 PM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

...LONG DURATION SNOWFALL EVENT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY FOR
PARTS OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN MINNESOTA AND WESTERN WISCONSIN...

.A LONG PERIOD OF SNOWFALL WITH ACCUMULATIONS FROM 5 TO 8 INCHES
IS EXPECTED FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY. A WINTER WEATHER
ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR LOCATIONS GENERALLY ALONG AND SOUTH
OF A MORRIS TO ST CLOUD TO LADYSMITH WISCONSIN LINE. THIS INCLUDES
THE TWIN CITIES METRO AREA.

MNZ051>053-059-061-110345-
/O.EXA.KMPX.WW.Y.0015.161210T2100Z-161212T0000Z/
SHERBURNE-ISANTI-CHISAGO-WRIGHT-ANOKA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELK RIVER...CAMBRIDGE...CENTER CITY...
MONTICELLO...BLAINE
134 PM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN HAS ISSUED
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6
PM CST SUNDAY.

* EXPECT SNOW TO DEVELOP BETWEEN 3 AND 5 PM AND THEN DIMINISH
  AROUND 6 PM SUNDAY.

* THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL RATES WILL OCCUR BETWEEN MIDNIGHT AND
  NOON SUNDAY.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 4 TO 6 INCHES ARE EXPECTED.

* LOOK FOR REDUCED VISIBILITIES AT TIMES.

* PLAN ON DIFFICULT DRIVING 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.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
1108 AM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

MNZ041>045-047>070-073>078-082>085-091>093-WIZ014>016-023>028-
111715-
DOUGLAS-TODD-MORRISON-MILLE LACS-KANABEC-STEVENS-POPE-STEARNS-
BENTON-SHERBURNE-ISANTI-CHISAGO-LAC QUI PARLE-SWIFT-CHIPPEWA-
KANDIYOHI-MEEKER-WRIGHT-HENNEPIN-ANOKA-RAMSEY-WASHINGTON-
YELLOW MEDICINE-RENVILLE-MCLEOD-SIBLEY-CARVER-SCOTT-DAKOTA-
REDWOOD-BROWN-NICOLLET-LE SUEUR-RICE-GOODHUE-WATONWAN-BLUE EARTH-
WASECA-STEELE-MARTIN-FARIBAULT-FREEBORN-POLK-BARRON-RUSK-
ST. CROIX-PIERCE-DUNN-PEPIN-EAU CLAIRE-
1108 AM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS SOUTHERN MINNESOTA THROUGH THE
AFTERNOON... MOVING INTO CENTRAL MINNESOTA AND WESTERN WISCONSIN
THIS EVENING. BY SUNDAY MORNING SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS WILL RANGE
FROM 1-2 INCHES IN NORTHWEST WISCONSIN...TO 4-6 INCHES IN SOUTH
CENTRAL MINNESOTA.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MOST OF THE DAY SUNDAY ACROSS THE AREA
WITH STORM TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM 2-4 INCHES
ACROSS CENTRAL MINNESOTA AND NORTHWEST WISCONSIN...TO 6-8 INCHES
ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA.

WIND CHILL VALUES AS LOW AS MINUS 25 DEGREES ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS
PARTS OF THE AREA DURING THE MORNINGS FROM TUESDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY.

SOME LIGHT SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THE PASSAGE OF A FRONT
MONDAY NIGHT WITH A CHANCE FOR ANOTHER ROUND OF ACCUMULATING SNOW
FRIDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS AND SNOWFALL OBSERVERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOWFALL
AMOUNTS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

$$



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