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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
1048 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

.RIVER FLOOD WARNINGS CONTINUE ALONG THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT WABASHA
AND MCGREGOR. AT WABASHA...THE STAGE WILL REMAIN NEAR FLOOD STAGE
TODAY BUT HAS BEGUN A SLOW DECLINE. AT MCGREGOR...THE CREST IS
EXPECTED LATER THIS WEEKEND.

RIVER FORECASTS TAKE INTO ACCOUNT BOTH OBSERVED AND FORECAST
PRECIPITATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE CARS INTO FLOODED AREAS. REMEMBER...IT TAKES ONLY TWO
FEET OF WATER TO FLOAT MOST AUTOMOBILES...INCLUDING SPORT UTILITY
VEHICLES. TURN AROUND...DON/T DROWN.

ADDITIONAL RIVER AND WEATHER INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT...
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/LACROSSE .

&&

IAC005-043-WIC023-043-190647-
/O.EXT.KARX.FL.W.0010.000000T0000Z-140423T2100Z/
/MCGI4.1.RS.140418T1529Z.140420T1800Z.140423T0300Z.NO/
1048 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT MCGREGOR.
* UNTIL WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  9:45 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 16.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE TODAY AND CONTINUE TO
  RISE TO NEAR 17.1 FEET BY SUNDAY. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD
  STAGE BY TUESDAY.
* IMPACT...AT 17.0 FEET...MINOR LOWLAND FLOODING BEGINS AND ACCESS TO
  PARKS NEAR THE RIVER IN PRAIRIE DU CHIEN ARE AFFECTED.

&&

LAT...LON 4321 9109 4300 9111 4298 9119 4316 9121 4324 9115

$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
1048 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

.RIVER FLOOD WARNINGS CONTINUE ALONG THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT WABASHA
AND MCGREGOR. AT WABASHA...THE STAGE WILL REMAIN NEAR FLOOD STAGE
TODAY BUT HAS BEGUN A SLOW DECLINE. AT MCGREGOR...THE CREST IS
EXPECTED LATER THIS WEEKEND.

RIVER FORECASTS TAKE INTO ACCOUNT BOTH OBSERVED AND FORECAST
PRECIPITATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE CARS INTO FLOODED AREAS. REMEMBER...IT TAKES ONLY TWO
FEET OF WATER TO FLOAT MOST AUTOMOBILES...INCLUDING SPORT UTILITY
VEHICLES. TURN AROUND...DON/T DROWN.

ADDITIONAL RIVER AND WEATHER INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT...
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/LACROSSE .

&&

MNC157-WIC011-190648-
/O.EXT.KARX.FL.W.0009.000000T0000Z-140419T1200Z/
/WABM5.1.RS.140417T0200Z.140417T1800Z.140418T1800Z.NO/
1048 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT WABASHA.
* UNTIL SATURDAY MORNING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 10:00 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 12.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN NEAR FLOOD STAGE TODAY.
* IMPACT...AT 12.0 FEET...THE RIVER AFFECTS LOW LYING AREAS.

&&

LAT...LON 4445 9207 4442 9200 4435 9192 4433 9200 4439 9209

$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
935 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN
MINNESOTA...

  MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT AITKIN AFFECTING AITKIN AND CROW WING COUNTIES

MNC001-035-191435-
/O.EXT.KDLH.FL.W.0001.000000T0000Z-140424T1200Z/
/ATKM5.1.RS.140412T1245Z.140413T2245Z.140424T0600Z.NO/
935 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT AITKIN.
* AT  8:30 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 12.4 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 12.5 FEET BY
  TOMORROW MORNING. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE EARLY
  THURSDAY MORNING.
* AT 13.0 FEET...SOME ROADS ARE COVERED WITH WATER..
THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 12.3 FEET ON APR 17 2011.


&&

LAT...LON 4650 9370 4630 9420 4644 9420 4655 9415
      4665 9370



$$


Winter Weather Advisory


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
338 PM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

...A WINTRY MIX EXPECTED TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING ACROSS THE
NORTHLAND...

.A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE NORTHLAND TONIGHT INTO
SATURDAY. AN ICY MIXTURE OF FREEZING RAIN...SLEET AND SNOW IS
EXPECTED TO DEVELOP RAPIDLY OVERNIGHT...AND EXPAND QUICKLY
EASTWARD AFTER MIDNIGHT. ICE ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED TO GENERALLY
REMAIN UNDER A QUARTER INCH. THERE IS A CHANCE FOR HIGHER ICE
ACCUMULATIONS FROM THE TWIN PORTS NORTH INTO THE ARROWHEAD
DEPENDING ON HOW QUICKLY TEMPERATURES RISE SATURDAY MORNING. SNOW
ACCUMULATION WILL RANGE FROM 2 TO 6 INCHES OVER FAR NORTHERN
MINNESOTA INTO THE ARROWHEAD...WITH MOST OTHER AREAS RECEIVING UP
TO AN INCH. IF YOU WILL BE DRIVING ACROSS THE NORTHLAND TONIGHT
AND EARLY SATURDAY...BE AWARE THAT ROADS MAY BECOME VERY SLIPPERY.

MNZ011-019-037-190445-
/O.EXT.KDLH.WW.Y.0028.140419T0500Z-140419T1700Z/
NORTHERN ST. LOUIS-CENTRAL ST. LOUIS-CARLTON/SOUTHERN ST. LOUIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELY...HIBBING...DULUTH...CLOQUET
338 PM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
NOON CDT SATURDAY...

* LOCATION...NORTHEASTERN MINNESOTA...INCLUDING ELY...CRANE
  LAKE...DULUTH...CLOQUET...AND HIBBING.

* TIMING...MIDNIGHT TONIGHT THROUGH NOON SATURDAY. MIXED
  PRECIPITATION SHOULD INCREASE IN COVERAGE OVERNIGHT...THEN
  TRANSITION TO MAINLY RAIN BY LATE SATURDAY MORNING.

* SNOW/ICE ACCUMULATIONS...TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED TO
  RANGE FROM 2 TO 6 INCHES NEAR THE INTERNATIONAL BORDER TO AN
  INCH FURTHER SOUTH. ICE ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED TO BE LESS THAN
  A QUARTER INCH. SOME HIGHER ICE ACCUMULATIONS ARE POSSIBLE IF
  SURFACE TEMPERATURES ARE SLOWER TO RISE THAN CURRENTLY FORECAST.

* IMPACTS...THE MIX OF FREEZING RAIN...SLEET AND SNOW IS
  EXPECTED TO MAKE ROADS SLIPPERY IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR MIXED PRECIPITATION MEANS A MIXTURE
OF FREEZING RAIN...SNOW AND SLEET IS EXPECTED. SMALL
ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW AND ICE ARE EXPECTED ON UNTREATED ROADS AND
SIDEWALKS. ANYONE WITH TRAVEL PLANS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY. SLOW DOWN WHEN DRIVING AND
ALLOW FOR EXTRA STOPPING DISTANCE BECAUSE YOU MAY LOSE CONTROL OF
YOUR VEHICLE IF YOU TRY TO SLOW DOWN OR STOP QUICKLY.

&&

$$


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
339 PM CDT FRI APR 18 2014


LSZ121-140>148-190445-
/O.NEW.KDLH.SC.Y.0013.140419T1000Z-140419T1800Z/
BAYFIELD TO OAK POINT WI-GRAND PORTAGE TO GRAND MARAIS MN-
GRAND MARAIS TO TACONITE HARBOR MN-
TACONITE HARBOR TO SILVER BAY HARBOR MN-
SILVER BAY HARBOR TO TWO HARBORS MN-TWO HARBORS TO DULUTH MN-
DULUTH MN TO PORT WING WI-PORT WING TO SAND ISLAND WI-
SAND ISLAND TO BAYFIELD WI-OAK POINT TO SAXON HARBOR WI-
339 PM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 1 PM CDT
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DULUTH HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 1 PM CDT SATURDAY.

* WINDS...EAST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS AND GUSTY.

* WAVES/SEAS...WAVES IN ICE FREE AREAS WILL INCREASE TO 3 TO 5
  FEET LATE TONIGHT THEN BUILD TO 4 TO 6 FEET SATURDAY MORNING.
  WINDS AND WAVES WILL DECREASE SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$
CLC


Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
340 PM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

...STRONG SOUTHEAST WINDS TO CONTINUE LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO
EARLY EVENING...

.SOUTHEAST WINDS OF 25 TO 40 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS WILL CONTINUE
OVER SOUTHEASTERN NORTH DAKOTA AND THE DEVILS LAKE BASIN INTO THE
EARLY EVENING. WINDS WILL ALSO PICK UP IN THE NORTHERN RED RIVER
VALLEY AS WELL LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING BUT ARE EXPECTED TO
REMAIN JUST BELOW ADVISORY LEVELS.

NDZ006-014-015-024-026-028-029-038-039-049-052-053-190000-
/O.CON.KFGF.WI.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-140419T0000Z/
TOWNER-BENSON-RAMSEY-EDDY-NELSON-GRIGGS-STEELE-BARNES-CASS-RANSOM-
SARGENT-RICHLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CANDO...MADDOCK...LEEDS...DEVILS LAKE...
NEW ROCKFORD...LAKOTA...COOPERSTOWN...FINLEY...VALLEY CITY...
FARGO...LISBON...GWINNER...WAHPETON
340 PM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* TIMING...THROUGH EARLY EVENING.

* WINDS...25 TO 40 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 MPH OR FREQUENT
GUSTS TO 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING
DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA
CAUTION.

&&

$$

DTR

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
312 PM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

...EXPECT GUSTY SOUTHEASTERLY WINDS INTO THIS EVENING...

MNZ039-046-SDZ023-190100-
/O.EXA.KABR.WI.Y.0017.000000T0000Z-140419T0100Z/
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-DEUEL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WHEATON...ORTONVILLE...CLEAR LAKE
312 PM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ABERDEEN HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

* TIMING...GUSTY WINDS WILL CONTINUE INTO THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...SOUTHEASTERLY WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO
  45 MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 MPH OR HIGHER
ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...
ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
312 PM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

...EXPECT GUSTY SOUTHEASTERLY WINDS INTO THIS EVENING...

SDZ005>008-010-011-017>022-036-037-051-190100-
/O.CON.KABR.WI.Y.0017.000000T0000Z-140419T0100Z/
MCPHERSON-BROWN-MARSHALL-ROBERTS-EDMUNDS-DAY-FAULK-SPINK-CLARK-
CODINGTON-GRANT-HAMLIN-HYDE-HAND-BUFFALO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EUREKA...ABERDEEN...BRITTON...
SISSETON...IPSWICH...WEBSTER...FAULKTON...REDFIELD...CLARK...
WATERTOWN...MILBANK...CASTLEWOOD...HIGHMORE...MILLER...
FORT THOMPSON
312 PM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* TIMING...GUSTY WIND ACROSS EASTERN SD AND WEST CENTRAL MN WILL
  BEGIN TO DIMINISH FROM WEST TO EAST THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...SOUTHEASTERLY WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO
  45 MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 MPH OR HIGHER
ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...
ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
326 PM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

MNZ010>012-018>021-025-026-033>038-WIZ001>004-006>009-191030-
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-
326 PM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY HAS BEEN POSTED FOR AREAS FROM DULUTH
AND CLOQUET NORTHWARD TO THE INTERNATIONAL BORDER STARTING LATER
TONIGHT AND LASTING INTO SATURDAY. A FAST MOVING AND STRONG LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM WILL BRING AN ICY MIXTURE OF FREEZING RAIN...SLEET AND SNOW
TO THE ADVISORY AREA. ICE ACCUMULATION SHOULD REMAIN UNDER A
QUARTER INCH...AND SNOWFALL WILL LIKELY RANGE FROM 2 TO 6 INCHES
IN THE ARROWHEAD AND BORDER REGION TO AN INCH OR TWO FURTHER
SOUTH. THERE IS A CHANCE FOR SOME HIGHER ICE ACCUMULATIONS IF LOW
LEVEL TEMPERATURES WARM SLOWER THAN EXPECTED FROM THE DULUTH AREA
NORTH INTO THE ARROWHEAD. SEE THE LATEST WINTER WEATHER PRODUCTS ISSUED BY
OUR OFFICE FOR DETAILED INFORMATION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY CONTINUES INTO SATURDAY MORNING...BUT
INTO THE AFTERNOON OVER THE ARROWHEAD. THERE WILL BE SOME ADDITIONAL
SNOW AND ICE ACCUMULATION THROUGHOUT THE MORNING. THERE IS A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY AFTERNOON OVER SOUTHERN AREAS...AND
ONCE AGAIN FROM TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT OF NEXT WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THIS AFTERNOON OR
TONIGHT.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
326 PM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

LSZ121-140>148-191030-
BAYFIELD TO OAK POINT WI-GRAND PORTAGE TO GRAND MARAIS MN-
GRAND MARAIS TO TACONITE HARBOR MN-
TACONITE HARBOR TO SILVER BAY HARBOR MN-
SILVER BAY HARBOR TO TWO HARBORS MN-TWO HARBORS TO DULUTH MN-
DULUTH MN TO PORT WING WI-PORT WING TO SAND ISLAND WI-
SAND ISLAND TO BAYFIELD WI-OAK POINT TO SAXON HARBOR WI-
326 PM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE NEARSHORE WATERS OF
WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

GUSTY EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS WILL DEVELOP LATE TONIGHT...LASTING
INTO SATURDAY MORNING. THIS WILL LEAD TO HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR
SMALL CRAFT. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY MORNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY NIGHT.

$$

MELDE

MORE INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED AT THE FOLLOWING WEB ADDRESS:
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/DULUTH (ALL LOWER CASE)

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1110 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

SDZ038>040-050-052>071-MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097-098-
IAZ001>003-012>014-020>022-031-032-NEZ013-014-191200-
AURORA-BEADLE-BON HOMME-BROOKINGS-BRULE-BUENA VISTA IA-
CHARLES MIX-CHEROKEE IA-CLAY-CLAY IA-COTTONWOOD MN-DAKOTA NE-
DAVISON-DICKINSON IA-DIXON NE-DOUGLAS-GREGORY-HANSON-HUTCHINSON-
IDA IA-JACKSON MN-JERAULD-KINGSBURY-LAKE-LINCOLN-LINCOLN MN-
LYON IA-LYON MN-MCCOOK-MINER-MINNEHAHA-MOODY-MURRAY MN-NOBLES MN-
OBRIEN IA-OSCEOLA IA-PIPESTONE MN-PLYMOUTH IA-ROCK MN-SANBORN-
SIOUX IA-TURNER-UNION-WOODBURY IA-YANKTON-
1110 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THUNDERSTORMS...
A SMALL CHANCE FOR A THUNDERSTORM EXISTS FOR LATE TONIGHT ALONG
THE HIGHWAY 14 CORRIDOR INTO THE CENTRAL JAMES RIVER VALLEY. NO
SEVERE STORMS ARE EXPECTED.

WIND...
SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL AVERAGE 25 TO 35 MPH THIS AFTERNOON WITH GUSTS
TO 45 MPH...ESPECIALLY WEST OF INTERSTATE 29. WINDS WILL THEN
DIMINISH EARLY THIS EVENING.

FIRE DANGER...
GUSTY SOUTH WINDS IN COMBINATION WITH AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITY
VALUES OF 25 TO 35 PERCENT WILL RESULT IN A VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER
FOR ALL BUT FAR SOUTHWESTERN MINNESOTA FOR TODAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP
ACROSS THE AREA ON SATURDAY...WITH BETTER CHANCES SATURDAY NIGHT
AND SUNDAY...MAINLY EAST OF THE JAMES RIVER. SEVERE STORMS ARE
NOT EXPECTED.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY AND TONIGHT.

&&

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SIOUXFALLS. THIS INCLUDES THE GRAPHICAL HAZARDOUS
WEATHER OUTLOOK.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
705 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

MNZ001>004-007-013>015-022>024-027>032-040-NDZ006>008-014>016-024-
026>030-038-039-049-052>054-191215-
WEST POLK-NORMAN-CLAY-KITTSON-WEST MARSHALL-PENNINGTON-RED LAKE-
EAST POLK-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-
705 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

...STRONG SOUTHEAST WINDS TODAY...

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

STRONG SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL DEVELOP TODAY AND CONTINUE INTO THIS
EVENING. STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE FROM THE DEVILS LAKE BASIN SOUTH
THROUGH VALLEY CITY AND FARGO WHERE GUSTS TO OVER 40 MPH ARE
POSSIBLE. RAIN WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION TONIGHT WITH THE BEST
CHANCES ALONG AND NORTH OF HIGHWAY 2.

SPRING SNOW MELT RIVERINE FLOODING CONTINUES ALONG THE NORTHERN RED
RIVER AND ITS TRIBUTARIES. REFER TO THE LATEST FLOOD WARNINGS AND
STATEMENTS FOR DETAILED INFORMATION ON SPECIFIC LOCATIONS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE REQUIRED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
442 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

MNZ039-046-SDZ003>011-015>023-033>037-045-048-051-190945-
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-
442 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014 /342 AM MDT FRI APR 18 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...TODAY AND TONIGHT

VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE REGION DUE TO STRONG
SOUTHEASTERLY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES. THE
STRONGEST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS WILL OCCUR ALONG
AND EAST OF HIGHWAY 83 WHERE A WIND ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WITH THE STRONG WINDS WILL RANGE
BETWEEN 40 TO 50 PERCENT. AREAS ALONG THE MISSOURI RIVER WILL SEE
LOWER MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES DUE TO WARMER TEMPERATURES
IN THE 70S AND LOWER 80S. WINDS ALONG THE MISSOURI RIVER SHOULD
REMAIN UNDER 25 MPH DURING PEAK HEATING.

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE FOR NORTH CENTRAL SOUTH
DAKOTA LATE THIS AFTERNOON. SEVERE STORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$
SD

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