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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
610 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

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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-
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St. Croix-Pierce-Dunn-Pepin-Eau Claire-
610 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central and
southern Minnesota...and west central Wisconsin.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Snow will lift northward across the region later today. Most
locations can expect 2-4 inches by the time the snow ends Friday
morning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Confidence is increasing in a stronger storm across eastern
Minnesota and western Wisconsin Saturday and Saturday night. 6 to
10 inches are likely in the heavy snow band, but the exact
location of this band is still uncertain.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

jrb




Winter Storm Watch

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
224 PM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

...WIDESPREAD SNOW TONIGHT WITH SEVERAL INCHES EXPECTED...
...MAJOR WINTER STORM POSSIBLE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND SATURDAY
NIGHT...

.A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect for the entire area
tonight. Steady snow will overspread the area by this evening. The
snow could be heavy at times before ending late tonight. A brief
period of freezing drizzle is also possible after the snow ends
across southern Minnesota into western Wisconsin. Snowfall totals
will range from around 3 inches across southern Minnesota to 4 to
6 inches across central Minnesota and western Wisconsin. Little
or no ice accumulation is expected.

A Winter Storm Watch has been issued from Saturday afternoon
through Saturday night for areas east of a line from Canby to
Little Falls, Minnesota. Moderate to heavy snow will overspread
the area again Saturday afternoon, continuing through most of
Saturday night before ending by Sunday morning. Snowfall totals
of 6 to 12 inches are expected in the watch area. In addition,
strong northwest winds gusting to 35 mph Saturday night will lead
to areas of blowing snow, especially across southern and western
Minnesota. Travel could become very difficult Saturday night
through early Sunday.

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Waseca-Freeborn-
Including the cities of Waseca and Albert Lea
224 PM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM CST
FRIDAY...
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...Moderate snow tonight with a brief period of freezing
  drizzle possible late tonight. Heavy snow and blowing snow
  possible late Saturday afternoon through Saturday night. Snow
  accumulation around 3 inches tonight, with another 6 to 12
  inches possible late Saturday afternoon through Saturday night.

* WHERE...Waseca and Freeborn Counties.

* WHEN...For the Winter Weather Advisory, until 3 AM CST Friday.
  For the Winter Storm Watch, from Saturday afternoon through
  late Saturday night.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for reduced visibilities at
  times. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph will cause patchy
  blowing and drifting snow Saturday night.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or
freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while
driving. The latest road conditions for Minnesota can be found at
511mn.org and for Wisconsin at 511wi.gov, or by calling 5 1 1 in
either state.

A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant
snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue
to monitor the latest forecasts.

$$



Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
224 PM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

...WIDESPREAD SNOW TONIGHT WITH SEVERAL INCHES EXPECTED...
...MAJOR WINTER STORM POSSIBLE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND SATURDAY
NIGHT...

.A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect for the entire area
tonight. Steady snow will overspread the area by this evening. The
snow could be heavy at times before ending late tonight. A brief
period of freezing drizzle is also possible after the snow ends
across southern Minnesota into western Wisconsin. Snowfall totals
will range from around 3 inches across southern Minnesota to 4 to
6 inches across central Minnesota and western Wisconsin. Little
or no ice accumulation is expected.

A Winter Storm Watch has been issued from Saturday afternoon
through Saturday night for areas east of a line from Canby to
Little Falls, Minnesota. Moderate to heavy snow will overspread
the area again Saturday afternoon, continuing through most of
Saturday night before ending by Sunday morning. Snowfall totals
of 6 to 12 inches are expected in the watch area. In addition,
strong northwest winds gusting to 35 mph Saturday night will lead
to areas of blowing snow, especially across southern and western
Minnesota. Travel could become very difficult Saturday night
through early Sunday.

MNZ084-093-230430-
/O.NEW.KMPX.WS.A.0003.180224T2100Z-180225T1200Z/
/O.CON.KMPX.WW.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-180223T0900Z/
Waseca-Freeborn-
Including the cities of Waseca and Albert Lea
224 PM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM CST
FRIDAY...
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...Moderate snow tonight with a brief period of freezing
  drizzle possible late tonight. Heavy snow and blowing snow
  possible late Saturday afternoon through Saturday night. Snow
  accumulation around 3 inches tonight, with another 6 to 12
  inches possible late Saturday afternoon through Saturday night.

* WHERE...Waseca and Freeborn Counties.

* WHEN...For the Winter Weather Advisory, until 3 AM CST Friday.
  For the Winter Storm Watch, from Saturday afternoon through
  late Saturday night.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for reduced visibilities at
  times. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph will cause patchy
  blowing and drifting snow Saturday night.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or
freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while
driving. The latest road conditions for Minnesota can be found at
511mn.org and for Wisconsin at 511wi.gov, or by calling 5 1 1 in
either state.

A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant
snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue
to monitor the latest forecasts.

$$



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