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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
930 PM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

MNZ077-078-084-085-092-093-210800-
RICE-GOODHUE-WASECA-STEELE-FARIBAULT-FREEBORN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FARIBAULT...RED WING...WASECA...
OWATONNA...BLUE EARTH...ALBERT LEA
930 PM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...FREEZING DRIZZLE POSSIBLE LATE TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING...

FREEZING DRIZZLE MAY DEVELOP LATE TONIGHT OR SUNDAY MORNING ACROSS
PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL INTO SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA. THERE WILL
ALSO BE SOME FOG...AND VISIBILITIES COULD BE REDUCED TO 1/4 MILE
AT TIMES. BUT THE MAIN CONCERN IS THAT A BIT OF FREEZING DRIZZLE
MAY DEVELOP...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT. UNTREATED ROADS WOULD BE THE
MOST VULNERABLE TO ICY CONDITIONS. IF YOU HAVE TRAVEL PLANS DURING
THE LATE NIGHT HOURS INTO SUNDAY MORNING...BE PREPARED TO SLOW
DOWN AND DRIVE CAUTIOUSLY.

$$
TDK

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
924 PM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

IAZ004>007-015>017-023>028-033>039-044>046-057-210630-
EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-WORTH-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-
POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER-SAC-CALHOUN-
WEBSTER-HAMILTON-HARDIN-GRUNDY-BLACK HAWK-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-GREENE-
AUDUBON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ESTHERVILLE...ALGONA...FOREST CITY...
LAKE MILLS...NORTHWOOD...MANLY...EMMETSBURG...GARNER...BRITT...
KANAWHA...MASON CITY...CLEAR LAKE...POCAHONTAS...LAURENS...
ROLFE...FONDA...GILMORE CITY...HUMBOLDT...EAGLE GROVE...CLARION...
BELMOND...HAMPTON...PARKERSBURG...CLARKSVILLE...SHELL ROCK...
GREENE...APLINGTON...ALLISON...DUMONT...WAVERLY...SAC CITY...
LAKE VIEW...ODEBOLT...WALL LAKE...SCHALLER...EARLY...
ROCKWELL CITY...MANSON...LAKE CITY...POMEROY...FORT DODGE...
WEBSTER CITY...IOWA FALLS...ELDORA...ACKLEY...GRUNDY CENTER...
REINBECK...CONRAD...DIKE...WELLSBURG...WATERLOO...CEDAR FALLS...
DENISON...CARROLL...JEFFERSON...AUDUBON...EXIRA
924 PM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...PATCHY DENSE FOG DEVELOPING TONIGHT...

FOG IS DEVELOPING ACROSS THE AREA TONIGHT. VISIBILITIES ARE MOSTLY
ABOVE A MILE...BUT IN SOME AREAS PATCHES OF DENSER FOG WILL REDUCE
VISIBILITY TO BELOW HALF A MILE AND POSSIBLY BELOW A QUARTER OF A
MILE AT TIMES. ALL MOTORISTS SHOULD BE ALERT FOR CHANGING
VISIBILITY AND ALLOW EXTRA TIME FOR TRAVEL.

IN ADDITION...LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL BE POSSIBLE
OVERNIGHT...ESPECIALLY NORTH OF HIGHWAY 20. THIS COULD RESULT IN
SOME SLICK SPOTS ON ROADWAYS AND ELEVATED SURFACES...ESPECIALLY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

LEE

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
918 PM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

IAZ008>011-018-019-029-030-MNZ079-086>088-094>096-210800-
MITCHELL-HOWARD-WINNESHIEK-ALLAMAKEE-FLOYD-CHICKASAW-FAYETTE-
CLAYTON-WABASHA-DODGE-OLMSTED-WINONA-MOWER-FILLMORE-HOUSTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DECORAH...WAUKON...CHARLES CITY...
OELWEIN...ROCHESTER...WINONA...AUSTIN
918 PM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...TRAVEL COULD BE SLOWED BY FOG AND FREEZING DRIZZLE INTO SUNDAY
MORNING...

THE POTENTIAL EXISTS THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING FOR FOG AND FREEZING
DRIZZLE TO DEVELOP. VISIBILITIES COULD BE REDUCED TO 1/4 MILE AT
TIMES...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF SOUTHEAST
MINNESOTA AND NORTHEAST IOWA. MEANWHILE...THE FREEZING DRIZZLE
WOULD RESULT IN ICING ON UNTREATED ROADS. IF YOU HAVE TRAVEL PLANS
DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS INTO SUNDAY MORNING...BE PREPARED TO
NEED MORE TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION.

$$

AJ

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
327 PM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

MNZ001>009-013>017-022>024-027>032-040-NDZ006>008-014>016-024-
026>030-038-039-049-052>054-210930-
WEST POLK-NORMAN-CLAY-KITTSON-ROSEAU-LAKE OF THE WOODS-
WEST MARSHALL-EAST MARSHALL-NORTH BELTRAMI-PENNINGTON-RED LAKE-
EAST POLK-NORTH CLEARWATER-SOUTH BELTRAMI-MAHNOMEN-
SOUTH CLEARWATER-HUBBARD-WEST BECKER-EAST BECKER-WILKIN-
WEST OTTER TAIL-EAST OTTER TAIL-WADENA-GRANT-TOWNER-CAVALIER-
PEMBINA-BENSON-RAMSEY-EASTERN WALSH-EDDY-NELSON-GRAND FORKS-
GRIGGS-STEELE-TRAILL-BARNES-CASS-RANSOM-SARGENT-RICHLAND-
WESTERN WALSH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CROOKSTON...EAST GRAND FORKS...
HALSTAD...MOORHEAD...HALLOCK...ROSEAU...BAUDETTE...WARREN...
NEWFOLDEN...RED LAKE...THIEF RIVER FALLS...RED LAKE FALLS...
FOSSTON...BAGLEY...BEMIDJI...MAHNOMEN...LAKE ITASCA...
PARK RAPIDS...DETROIT LAKES...WOLF LAKE...BRECKENRIDGE...
FERGUS FALLS...NEW YORK MILLS...WADENA...ELBOW LAKE...CANDO...
LANGDON...CAVALIER...MADDOCK...LEEDS...DEVILS LAKE...GRAFTON...
NEW ROCKFORD...LAKOTA...GRAND FORKS...COOPERSTOWN...FINLEY...
MAYVILLE...VALLEY CITY...FARGO...LISBON...GWINNER...WAHPETON...
ADAMS
327 PM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER WEATHER EXPECTED TO RETURN TO THE NORTHERN PLAINS...

LOW PRESSURE IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER WESTERN NORTH DAKOTA
SUNDAY NIGHT...MOVING INTO THE NORTH DAKOTA...SOUTH DAKOTA AND
MINNESOTA BORDER REGION ON MONDAY. THIS MAY SET UP A PERSISTENT
BAND OF SNOW ACROSS EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA INTO PORTIONS OF
NORTHWEST MINNESOTA. AT THIS TIME IT APPEARS THAT THREE TO SIX
INCHES OF SNOW ARE POSSIBLE. NORTH WINDS COULD ALSO BE RATHER
GUSTY OVER EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA ON MONDAY...SPREADING INTO WESTERN
MINNESOTA ON TUESDAY. THIS COULD RESULT IN DIFFICULT TRAVEL
CONDITIONS OVER THE AREA. STAY TUNED FOR LATER FORECASTS ON THIS
UPCOMING WEATHER EVENT.

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
408 PM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

IAZ004>007-015>017-023>028-033>039-044>050-057>062-070>075-
081>086-092>097-212215-
EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-WORTH-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-
POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER-SAC-CALHOUN-
WEBSTER-HAMILTON-HARDIN-GRUNDY-BLACK HAWK-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-GREENE-
BOONE-STORY-MARSHALL-TAMA-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-POLK-JASPER-
POWESHIEK-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-WARREN-MARION-MAHASKA-ADAMS-UNION-
CLARKE-LUCAS-MONROE-WAPELLO-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-DECATUR-WAYNE-
APPANOOSE-DAVIS-
408 PM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL IOWA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL BE POSSIBLE AGAIN OVERNIGHT
TONIGHT...GENERALLY ALONG AND NORTH OF HIGHWAY 30. VERY LIGHT
ICING WILL BE POSSIBLE...CREATING SLICK ROADWAYS AND WALKWAYS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL BE POSSIBLE EARLY SUNDAY MORNING...GENERALLY
NORTH OF INTERSTATE 80 AND EAST OF INTERSTATE 35. VERY LIGHT ICE
ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE...CREATING TO SLICK ROADWAYS AND
WALKWAYS.

PRECIPITATION CHANCES WILL RETURN LATE IN THE WEEKEND. THE
PRECIPITATION WILL TO CHANGE FROM RAIN TO SNOW FROM NORTHWEST TO
SOUTHEAST EARLY TUESDAY MORNING. AT THIS TIME SNOW ACCUMULATIONS
ARE EXPECTED TO BE LIGHT AND MAINLY OVER NORTHERN IOWA TUESDAY.

VERY STRONG AND GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP BY WEDNESDAY
MORNING. STRONG WINDS MAY COMBINE WITH LIGHT FALLING SNOW TO
REDUCE VISIBILITIES OVER NORTHERN IOWA WEDNESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

KLP

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
359 PM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

MNZ010>012-018>021-025-026-033>038-WIZ001>004-006>009-212200-
KOOCHICHING-NORTHERN ST. LOUIS-NORTHERN COOK/NORTHERN LAKE-
NORTHERN ITASCA-CENTRAL ST. LOUIS-SOUTHERN LAKE/LAKESHORE-
SOUTHERN COOK/LAKESHORE-NORTHERN CASS-SOUTHERN ITASCA-
SOUTHERN CASS-CROW WING-NORTHERN AITKIN-SOUTHERN AITKIN-
CARLTON/SOUTHERN ST. LOUIS-PINE-DOUGLAS-BAYFIELD-ASHLAND-IRON-
BURNETT-WASHBURN-SAWYER-PRICE-
359 PM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST MINNESOTA AND
NORTHWEST WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

ANOTHER ROUND OF LIGHT SNOW...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH PATCHY FREEZING
DRIZZLE...WILL MOVE INTO THE NORTHLAND AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOST
LOCATIONS IN NORTHEAST MINNESOTA CAN EXPECT A DUSTING TO A HALF
INCH OF NEW SNOW OVERNIGHT...WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS OF AN INCH OR TWO
IN THE INTERNATIONAL FALLS TO ELY REGION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

SEVERAL ROUNDS OF ACCUMULATING SNOW ARE EXPECTED SUNDAY NIGHT
THROUGH CHRISTMAS EVE...WITH A POTENTIAL TO IMPACT THE HOLIDAY
TRAVEL PERIOD. TEMPERATURES WILL ALSO BE IN THE 30S DURING THIS
TIME...SO A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE. THERE REMAINS
UNCERTAINTY ON THE TRACK AND STRENGTH OF THE STORM. THE SNOWFALL
FORECAST WILL CONTINUE TO BE REFINED THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

AT THIS TIME...THE GREATEST POTENTIAL FOR SNOWFALL TOTALS IN
EXCESS OF 6 INCHES IS ACROSS THE ACROSS THE MINNESOTA ARROWHEAD
REGION...MAINLY ALONG THE HIGHER TERRAIN INLAND FROM LAKE
SUPERIOR.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SNOWFALL AND FREEZING DRIZZLE REPORTS ARE GREATLY APPRECIATED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
333 PM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

MNZ039-046-SDZ003>011-015>023-033>037-045-048-051-212145-
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-CORSON-CAMPBELL-MCPHERSON-BROWN-MARSHALL-
ROBERTS-WALWORTH-EDMUNDS-DAY-DEWEY-POTTER-FAULK-SPINK-CLARK-
CODINGTON-GRANT-HAMLIN-DEUEL-STANLEY-SULLY-HUGHES-HYDE-HAND-JONES-
LYMAN-BUFFALO-
333 PM CST SAT DEC 20 2014 /233 PM MST SAT DEC 20 2014/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF WEST CENTRAL
MINNESOTA...CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA...NORTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA AND
NORTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

FOG IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE AREA ONCE AGAIN TONIGHT...MAINLY ACROSS
EASTERN SOUTH DAKOTA AND WESTERN MINNESOTA. VISIBILITY MAY DROP
BELOW ONE MILE IN SPOTS AND COULD BECOME DENSE AT TIMES...WITH
VISIBILITY AS LOW AS ONE-QUARTER MILE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

FOG WILL PERSIST THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING WITH LOCALIZED DENSE FOG
AT TIMES. OTHERWISE...LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION
SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT. THIS SYSTEM WILL SPREAD MIXED
PRECIPITATION ACROSS THE AREA SUNDAY NIGHT IN THE FORM OF FREEZING
RAIN...SLEET AND SNOW. LIGHT ICE ACCUMULATIONS ARE POSSIBLE. THIS
SHOULD ALL CHANGE TO SNOW BY MONDAY MORNING WITH A COUPLE INCHES
POSSIBLE OVER EASTERN SOUTH DAKOTA. WINDS WILL INCREASE MONDAY
AFTERNOON INTO MONDAY NIGHT...WHICH MAY CREATE LOWERED VISIBILITY.
THERE IS STILL HIGH UNCERTAINTY WITH THIS SYSTEM...MAINLY IN
REGARDS TO STRENGTH AND AREAL COVERAGE OF PRECIPITATION.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$
TMT

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
317 PM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

MNZ001>009-013>017-022>024-027>032-040-NDZ006>008-014>016-024-
026>030-038-039-049-052>054-212130-
WEST POLK-NORMAN-CLAY-KITTSON-ROSEAU-LAKE OF THE WOODS-
WEST MARSHALL-EAST MARSHALL-NORTH BELTRAMI-PENNINGTON-RED LAKE-
EAST POLK-NORTH CLEARWATER-SOUTH BELTRAMI-MAHNOMEN-
SOUTH CLEARWATER-HUBBARD-WEST BECKER-EAST BECKER-WILKIN-
WEST OTTER TAIL-EAST OTTER TAIL-WADENA-GRANT-TOWNER-CAVALIER-
PEMBINA-BENSON-RAMSEY-EASTERN WALSH-EDDY-NELSON-GRAND FORKS-
GRIGGS-STEELE-TRAILL-BARNES-CASS-RANSOM-SARGENT-RICHLAND-
WESTERN WALSH-
317 PM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EASTERN NORTH
DAKOTA...WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST MINNESOTA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

A THIN BAND OF LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE POSSIBLY MIXED WITH A LITTLE
LIGHT SNOW WILL MOVE THROUGH EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA THIS EVENING.
THIS BAND WILL STRENGTHEN A LITTLE AS IT MOVES INTO NORTHWEST
MINNESOTA. A DUSTING TO AN INCH OR SO OF LIGHT SNOW IS POSSIBLE
AROUND THE LAKE OF THE WOODS AND THE UPPER AND LOWER RED LAKES.
FOG WILL REMAIN OVER THE AREA AS WELL.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

A STRONGER SYSTEM WILL DEVELOP MONDAY INTO TUESDAY OF EARLY NEXT
WEEK WHICH WILL LIKELY BRING ACCUMULATING SNOW TO PARTS OF THE
REGION. AT THIS TIME SEVERAL INCHES OF SNOW LOOK POSSIBLE ACROSS
EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA INTO THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF MINNESOTA. FOR
THOSE PLANNING HOLIDAY TRAVEL STAY TUNED FOR LATER STATEMENTS ON
THIS UPCOMING WEATHER SYSTEM.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
220 PM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

IAZ001>003-012>014-020>022-031-032-MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097-
098-NEZ013-014-SDZ038>040-050-052>071-211045-
LYON IA-OSCEOLA-DICKINSON-SIOUX-O`BRIEN-CLAY IA-PLYMOUTH-CHEROKEE-
BUENA VISTA-WOODBURY-IDA-LINCOLN MN-LYON MN-MURRAY-COTTONWOOD-
NOBLES-JACKSON-PIPESTONE-ROCK-DIXON-DAKOTA-BEADLE-KINGSBURY-
BROOKINGS-GREGORY-JERAULD-SANBORN-MINER-LAKE-MOODY-BRULE-AURORA-
DAVISON-HANSON-MCCOOK-MINNEHAHA-CHARLES MIX-DOUGLAS-HUTCHINSON-
TURNER-LINCOLN SD-BON HOMME-YANKTON-CLAY SD-UNION-
220 PM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST
IOWA...SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA...NORTHEAST NEBRASKA...EAST CENTRAL
SOUTH DAKOTA...SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA AND SOUTHEAST SOUTH
DAKOTA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

PATCHY FOG WILL REMAIN THROUGH THE DAY BUT IS EXPECTED TO EXPAND
AGAIN OVERNIGHT TONIGHT. THE VISIBILITY COULD DROP TO AROUND A HALF
MILE AT TIMES AND SOME PATCHY LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL BE
POSSIBLE IN PARTS OF NORTHWEST IOWA. THE FOG AND PATCHY LIGHT
FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL LIKELY LINGER THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ON SUNDAY NIGHT WITH MAINLY
RAIN ANTICIPATED IN SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA AND NORTHWEST IOWA. OVER
PARTS OF SOUTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA SOME LIGHT FREEZING RAIN OR LIGHT
SLEET WILL BE POSSIBLE LATE SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING.
CONDITIONS WARM A BIT ON MONDAY BEFORE COLDER AIR SPILLS IN FROM THE
NORTHWEST MONDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT. THE MONDAY EVENING
PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED TO MAINLY BE A TRANSITION FROM RAIN TO
SNOW WITH MOST LOCATIONS COLD ENOUGH FOR SNOW BY 10 PM. THE LIGHT
SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY WITH AMOUNTS EXPECTED TO RANGE
FROM ABOUT A HALF AN INCH NEAR SIOUX CITY TO AROUND TWO AND A HALF
INCHES AROUND HURON.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
103 PM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

IAZ008>011-018-019-029-030-MNZ079-086>088-094>096-WIZ017-029-
032>034-041>044-053>055-061-211915-
MITCHELL-HOWARD-WINNESHIEK-ALLAMAKEE-FLOYD-CHICKASAW-FAYETTE-
CLAYTON-WABASHA-DODGE-OLMSTED-WINONA-MOWER-FILLMORE-HOUSTON-
TAYLOR-CLARK-BUFFALO-TREMPEALEAU-JACKSON-LA CROSSE-MONROE-JUNEAU-
ADAMS-VERNON-CRAWFORD-RICHLAND-GRANT-
103 PM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
IOWA...SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA...AND SOUTHWEST INTO CENTRAL
WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AREAS OF FREEZING DRIZZLE AND FOG ARE AGAIN POSSIBLE TONIGHT INTO
SUNDAY MORNING. ROADS MAY BECOME SLIPPERY IN SPOTS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

A WINTRY MIX IS EXPECTED FROM SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY. THIS
WINTRY MIX IS THEN EXPECTED TO TRANSITION TO ALL SNOW TUESDAY
NIGHT INTO CHRISTMAS EVE. LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS OF AN INCH OR TWO
COULD RESULT IN SOME IMPACT ON HOLIDAY TRAVEL.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

ANY REPORTS OF ICING WOULD BE APPRECIATED.

.EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATION...

NO WEBINAR IS SCHEDULED.

$$

ROGERS

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
1208 PM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

MNZ041>045-047>070-073>078-082>085-091>093-WIZ014>016-023>028-
211815-
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-
1208 PM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

THERE COULD BE A FEW SLICK SPOTS ON LOCAL ROADWAYS TODAY DUE TO
NEAR FREEZING TEMPERATURES AND EARLIER FOG OR DRIZZLE. LIGHT FOG
AND DRIZZLE IS ALSO POSSIBLE TONIGHT. MOTORISTS SHOULD USE CAUTION
TODAY AND TONIGHT AS SOME ROADS COULD BE COVERED WITH PATCHES OF
ICE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

FREEZING DRIZZLE IS POSSIBLE SUNDAY MORNING ACROSS EAST CENTRAL
MINNESOTA AND WESTERN WISCONSIN.

A LARGE STORM SYSTEM WILL IMPACT MUCH OF THE UPPER MIDWEST
TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT. ALTHOUGH THERE ARE STILL MANY
UNCERTAINTIES WITH HOW THIS SYSTEM WILL EVOLVE...THE POTENTIAL FOR
ACCUMULATING SNOW EXISTS FOR MUCH OF THE AREA DURING THAT TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

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