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Dense Fog Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
330 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

...DENSE FOG PERSISTING INTO MID MORNING FOR WEST CENTRAL INTO
SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA...

.WIDESPREAD DENSE HAS DEVELOPED ACROSS MUCH OF WEST CENTRAL AND
SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA OVERNIGHT. DENSE FOG CAN BE EXPECTED
ALONG AND SOUTHWEST OF AN ALEXANDRIA...TO LITCHFIELD...TO BELLE
PLAINE...TO FARIBAULT LINE. VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE A
QUARTER MILE OR LESS UNTIL THEY QUICKLY BEGIN TO IMPROVE AFTER 9
AM. MOTORISTS ARE URGED TO USE EXTRA CAUTION BY REDUCING SPEED...
ALLOWING EXTRA SPACE BETWEEN VEHICLES AND USING LOW BEAM
HEADLIGHTS.

MNZ041-047-048-054>058-064>068-073>075-221500-
/O.CON.KMPX.FG.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-140822T1500Z/
DOUGLAS-STEVENS-POPE-LAC QUI PARLE-SWIFT-CHIPPEWA-KANDIYOHI-
MEEKER-YELLOW MEDICINE-RENVILLE-MCLEOD-SIBLEY-CARVER-REDWOOD-
BROWN-NICOLLET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALEXANDRIA...MORRIS...GLENWOOD...
MADISON...BENSON...MONTEVIDEO...WILLMAR...LITCHFIELD...
GRANITE FALLS...OLIVIA...HUTCHINSON...GAYLORD...CHASKA...
REDWOOD FALLS...NEW ULM...ST. PETER
330 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT THIS
MORNING...

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT THIS
MORNING.

* VISIBILITY...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS.

* IMPACTS...REDUCED VISIBILITY WILL MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE. IF DRIVING...SLOW DOWN...
USE YOUR HEADLIGHTS...AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE AHEAD OF YOU.

&&

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
101 PM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

MNZ041>045-047>070-073>078-082>085-091>093-WIZ014>016-023>028-
221800-
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-
101 PM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP THIS
AFTERNOON INTO THE EARLY EVENING HOURS...MAINLY OVER SOUTHERN AND
EASTERN MINNESOTA AND WESTERN WISCONSIN. THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS SOUTHEASTERN MINNESOTA AND PORTIONS OF
WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN. THE MAIN HAZARDS ARE LARGE HAIL AND
DAMAGING WINDS.

HOT AND HUMID AIR WILL SURGE NORTH THIS AFTERNOON WITH HEAT
INDICES RANGING FROM 95 TO 105 DEGREES ACROSS SOUTHERN MINNESOTA.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

PERIODS OF THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
NIGHT...AND AGAIN TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. THE THREAT FOR HEAVY
RAIN AND LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING WILL ACCOMPANY THESE STORMS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING.

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