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Blizzard Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
244 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

...ACCUMULATING SNOW FOLLOWED BY STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS AND
BLIZZARD CONDITIONS ON TUESDAY...

.A BAND OF SNOW WILL DEVELOP LATE THIS EVENING FROM EASTERN SOUTH
DAKOTA THROUGH CENTRAL MINNESOTA. THE SNOW WILL BECOME HEAVY LATE
TONIGHT AND EARLY TUESDAY MORNING WITH UP TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW
EXPECTED. ADDITIONAL SNOW WILL DEVELOP ACROSS EASTERN AND
SOUTHERN MINNESOTA AS WELL AS WESTERN WISCONSIN TONIGHT AND
PERSIST THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING BEFORE ENDING EARLY IN THE
AFTERNOON. SNOWFALL ACCUMULATION IN THESE AREAS WILL RANGE FROM
AROUND 2 INCHES NEAR THE INTERSTATE 90 CORRIDOR WITH 3 TO 4 INCHES
ACROSS EASTERN MINNESOTA AND WESTERN WISCONSIN.

MORE IMPORTANTLY...AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL PUSH ACROSS
MINNESOTA TUESDAY MORNING AND WESTERN WISCONSIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
NORTHWEST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH...WITH GUSTS AS HIGH AS 45 MPH...
ARE LIKELY...PARTICULARLY ACROSS WEST CENTRAL THROUGH SOUTH
CENTRAL MINNESOTA. THE STRONG WINDS WILL PRODUCE CONSIDERABLE
BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW AND BLIZZARD CONDITIONS. VISIBILITIES
WILL BE FREQUENTLY REDUCED TO LESS THAN A QUARTER MILE IN OPEN
AREAS OF WEST CENTRAL THROUGH SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA.

A BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING FOR AREAS ALONG AND WEST OF A LINE FROM GLENWOOD
TO HUTCHINSON...OWATONNA AND ALBERT LEA. A WINTER WEATHER
ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING ACROSS
THE REST OF CENTRAL AND EASTERN MINNESOTA AND WESTERN WISCONSIN.

MNZ047-048-054>056-064-030445-
/O.CON.KMPX.BZ.W.0003.150303T1200Z-150304T0300Z/
/O.CON.KMPX.WW.Y.0009.150303T0500Z-150303T1200Z/
STEVENS-POPE-LAC QUI PARLE-SWIFT-CHIPPEWA-YELLOW MEDICINE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MORRIS...GLENWOOD...MADISON...BENSON...
MONTEVIDEO...GRANITE FALLS
244 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS
EVENING TO 6 AM CST TUESDAY...
...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 9 PM CST
TUESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP LATE THIS EVENING AND BECOME HEAVY AT
  TIMES OVERNIGHT. THE SNOW WILL TAPER OFF TUESDAY MORNING... AS
  NORTHWEST WINDS INCREASE BEHIND A COLD FRONT. THE STRONG WINDS
  WILL PRODUCE CONSIDERABLE BLOWING SNOW AND BLIZZARD CONDITIONS
  THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 5 INCHES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...WIND GUSTS AROUND 45 MPH AND VISIBILITY
  LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE IN OPEN AREAS. VISIBILITIES WILL BE
  A BIT BETTER WITHIN CITY LIMITS. THE STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS
  WILL DEVELOP BETWEEN 6 AM AND 9 AM AND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
  THE AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE DIFFICULT TONIGHT WITH THE HEAVY SNOW
  BUT WILL BECOME DANGEROUS TUESDAY WITH BLIZZARD CONDITIONS
  DEVELOPING.

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...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.

&&

$$



Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
244 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

...ACCUMULATING SNOW FOLLOWED BY STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS AND
BLIZZARD CONDITIONS ON TUESDAY...

.A BAND OF SNOW WILL DEVELOP LATE THIS EVENING FROM EASTERN SOUTH
DAKOTA THROUGH CENTRAL MINNESOTA. THE SNOW WILL BECOME HEAVY LATE
TONIGHT AND EARLY TUESDAY MORNING WITH UP TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW
EXPECTED. ADDITIONAL SNOW WILL DEVELOP ACROSS EASTERN AND
SOUTHERN MINNESOTA AS WELL AS WESTERN WISCONSIN TONIGHT AND
PERSIST THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING BEFORE ENDING EARLY IN THE
AFTERNOON. SNOWFALL ACCUMULATION IN THESE AREAS WILL RANGE FROM
AROUND 2 INCHES NEAR THE INTERSTATE 90 CORRIDOR WITH 3 TO 4 INCHES
ACROSS EASTERN MINNESOTA AND WESTERN WISCONSIN.

MORE IMPORTANTLY...AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL PUSH ACROSS
MINNESOTA TUESDAY MORNING AND WESTERN WISCONSIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
NORTHWEST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH...WITH GUSTS AS HIGH AS 45 MPH...
ARE LIKELY...PARTICULARLY ACROSS WEST CENTRAL THROUGH SOUTH
CENTRAL MINNESOTA. THE STRONG WINDS WILL PRODUCE CONSIDERABLE
BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW AND BLIZZARD CONDITIONS. VISIBILITIES
WILL BE FREQUENTLY REDUCED TO LESS THAN A QUARTER MILE IN OPEN
AREAS OF WEST CENTRAL THROUGH SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA.

A BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING FOR AREAS ALONG AND WEST OF A LINE FROM GLENWOOD
TO HUTCHINSON...OWATONNA AND ALBERT LEA. A WINTER WEATHER
ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING ACROSS
THE REST OF CENTRAL AND EASTERN MINNESOTA AND WESTERN WISCONSIN.

MNZ047-048-054>056-064-030445-
/O.CON.KMPX.BZ.W.0003.150303T1200Z-150304T0300Z/
/O.CON.KMPX.WW.Y.0009.150303T0500Z-150303T1200Z/
STEVENS-POPE-LAC QUI PARLE-SWIFT-CHIPPEWA-YELLOW MEDICINE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MORRIS...GLENWOOD...MADISON...BENSON...
MONTEVIDEO...GRANITE FALLS
244 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS
EVENING TO 6 AM CST TUESDAY...
...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 9 PM CST
TUESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP LATE THIS EVENING AND BECOME HEAVY AT
  TIMES OVERNIGHT. THE SNOW WILL TAPER OFF TUESDAY MORNING... AS
  NORTHWEST WINDS INCREASE BEHIND A COLD FRONT. THE STRONG WINDS
  WILL PRODUCE CONSIDERABLE BLOWING SNOW AND BLIZZARD CONDITIONS
  THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 5 INCHES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...WIND GUSTS AROUND 45 MPH AND VISIBILITY
  LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE IN OPEN AREAS. VISIBILITIES WILL BE
  A BIT BETTER WITHIN CITY LIMITS. THE STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS
  WILL DEVELOP BETWEEN 6 AM AND 9 AM AND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
  THE AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE DIFFICULT TONIGHT WITH THE HEAVY SNOW
  BUT WILL BECOME DANGEROUS TUESDAY WITH BLIZZARD CONDITIONS
  DEVELOPING.

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...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.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
1248 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

MNZ047-048-054>058-064-031200-
STEVENS-POPE-LAC QUI PARLE-SWIFT-CHIPPEWA-KANDIYOHI-MEEKER-
YELLOW MEDICINE-
1248 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
MINNESOTA AND WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

SNOW WILL DEVELOP TONIGHT ACROSS WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA WITH 2 TO 3
INCHES OF ACCUMULATION BY DAYBREAK.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA TUESDAY MORNING. THE
ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL GRADUALLY END BY ABOUT MIDDAY WITH SEVERAL
INCHES OF ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATION. STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL
DEVELOP TUESDAY MORNING AND WILL CAUSE BLIZZARD CONDITIONS INTO
TUESDAY EVENING. CHECK THE LATEST WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE FOR FURTHER
DETAILS.

WIND CHILL VALUES WILL DROP TO 25 BELOW TO 30 BELOW ZERO LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$



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