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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
506 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

NDZ001>005-009>013-017>023-025-031>037-040>048-050-051-211800-
DIVIDE-BURKE-RENVILLE-BOTTINEAU-ROLETTE-WILLIAMS-MOUNTRAIL-WARD-
MCHENRY-PIERCE-MCKENZIE-DUNN-MERCER-OLIVER-MCLEAN-SHERIDAN-WELLS-
FOSTER-GOLDEN VALLEY-BILLINGS-STARK-MORTON-BURLEIGH-KIDDER-
STUTSMAN-SLOPE-HETTINGER-GRANT-BOWMAN-ADAMS-SIOUX-EMMONS-LOGAN-
LA MOURE-MCINTOSH-DICKEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CROSBY...BOWBELLS...MOHALL...
BOTTINEAU...ROLLA...WILLISTON...NEW TOWN...MINOT...TOWNER...
RUGBY...WATFORD CITY...KILLDEER...BEULAH...HAZEN...CENTER...
GARRISON...MCCLUSKY...HARVEY...CARRINGTON...BEACH...MEDORA...
DICKINSON...MANDAN...BISMARCK...STEELE...JAMESTOWN...MARMARTH...
MOTT...ELGIN...BOWMAN...HETTINGER...FORT YATES...LINTON...
NAPOLEON...EDGELEY...ASHLEY...OAKES
506 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014 /406 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014/

...WINTRY MIX THIS EVENING FOLLOWED BY ACCUMULATING SNOW MONDAY
INTO TUESDAY WILL IMPACT EARLY CHRISTMAS TRAVEL...

PRECIPITATION IS FORECAST TO ENTER SOUTHWESTERN NORTH DAKOTA
EARLY THIS AFTERNOON AS RAIN...CHANGING OVER TO SNOW THIS EVENING.
AS PRECIPITATION MOVES INTO CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST NORTH DAKOTA
THIS EVENING...A BRIEF PERIOD OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET IS
POSSIBLE BEFORE CHANGING TO LIGHT SNOW. AN INCH OR TWO OF SNOW IS
POSSIBLE WEST TONIGHT...WITH MINIMAL AMOUNTS CENTRAL. FOR
MONDAY...SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA. THE GREATEST
AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED TO BE ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST...AND THE JAMES
RIVER VALLEY. SNOW WILL DECREASE FROM WEST TO EAST THROUGH THE DAY
ON TUESDAY. THOSE WITH EARLY CHRISTMAS TRAVEL PLANS SHOULD ALLOW
EXTRA TIME TO REACH THEIR DESTINATIONS. MUCH OF THE REGION OUTSIDE
OF NORTH DAKOTA WILL ALSO BE IMPACTED BY THIS STORM SYSTEM

$$

AYD

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
400 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

MNZ001>009-013>017-022>024-027>032-040-NDZ006>008-014>016-024-
026>030-038-039-049-052>054-212200-
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
400 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

...ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL EXPECTED MONDAY INTO TUESDAY...

SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP LATE TONIGHT AND MONDAY AS A LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM TRACKS ACROSS THE NORTHERN PLAINS. BANDS OF SNOW
WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT PORTIONS OF EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA AND
WESTERN MINNESOTA INTO TUESDAY...AS THE SYSTEM SLOWLY SHIFTS
SOUTHEASTWARD. WHILE THERE IS SOME UNCERTAINTY WHERE THE MOST
PERSISTENT SNOW BANDS WILL DEVELOP...PARTS OF THE REGION MAY RECEIVE
3 TO 5 INCHES OF SNOWFALL BY TUESDAY AFTERNOON...WITH LOCALLY
HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. NORTHERLY WINDS MAY BECOME GUSTY BY MONDAY
AFTERNOON INTO TUESDAY...ESPECIALLY ALONG AND WEST OF THE RED
RIVER VALLEY...WHICH COULD RESULT IN SOME DRIFTING OF SNOW. PLEASE
STAY TUNED TO THE LATEST FORECASTS...ESPECIALLY IF PLANNING TO
TRAVEL EARLY THIS WEEK.

$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
352 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

MNZ039-046-SDZ003>011-015>023-033>037-045-048-051-212100-
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-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WHEATON...ORTONVILLE...MCLAUGHLIN...
HERREID...EUREKA...ABERDEEN...BRITTON...SISSETON...MOBRIDGE...
IPSWICH...WEBSTER...TIMBER LAKE...GETTYSBURG...FAULKTON...
REDFIELD...CLARK...WATERTOWN...MILBANK...CASTLEWOOD...
CLEAR LAKE...FORT PIERRE...ONIDA...PIERRE...HIGHMORE...MILLER...
MURDO...PRESHO...FORT THOMPSON
350 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014 /250 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014/

...WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY...

LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE OVERHEAD TONIGHT AND DEEPEN OVER
MINNESOTA. WITH SURFACE TEMPERATURES RIGHT AROUND
FREEZING...PORTIONS OF THE FORECAST AREA HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO SEE
A LIGHT MIX OF RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN TONIGHT. AS COLDER AIR IS
PULLED INTO THE SYSTEM...RAIN WILL CHANGE OVER TO SNOW MONDAY
MORNING. SNOW WILL SHIFT FROM CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA DURING THE DAY
TO NORTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA AND WESTERN MINNESOTA MONDAY NIGHT.
TOTAL SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS WILL RANGE BETWEEN 2 AND 5 INCHES.

$$
CONNELLY


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
642 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

NDZ001>003-009>013-017>023-025-031>037-040>048-050-051-221245-
DIVIDE-BURKE-RENVILLE-WILLIAMS-MOUNTRAIL-WARD-MCHENRY-PIERCE-
MCKENZIE-DUNN-MERCER-OLIVER-MCLEAN-SHERIDAN-WELLS-FOSTER-
GOLDEN VALLEY-BILLINGS-STARK-MORTON-BURLEIGH-KIDDER-STUTSMAN-
SLOPE-HETTINGER-GRANT-BOWMAN-ADAMS-SIOUX-EMMONS-LOGAN-LA MOURE-
MCINTOSH-DICKEY-
642 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014 /542 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL
NORTH DAKOTA...NORTHWEST NORTH DAKOTA...SOUTH CENTRAL NORTH
DAKOTA...SOUTHEAST NORTH DAKOTA AND SOUTHWEST NORTH DAKOTA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

RAIN IN WESTERN NORTH DAKOTA THIS AFTERNOON IS EXPECTED TO CHANGEOVER
TO SNOW DURING THE EVENING. CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA WILL LIKELY SEE A
BRIEF PERIOD OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN OR SLEET THIS EVENING BEFORE
CHANGING TO ALL SNOW BY LATE EVENING. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS
TONIGHT SHOULD RANGE FROM AROUND AN INCH IN THE WILLISTON AREA TO
LESSER AMOUNTS ELSEWHERE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

FOR MONDAY...SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA. THE
GREATEST AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED TO BE ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST...AND THE
JAMES RIVER VALLEY. SNOW WILL DECREASE FROM WEST TO EAST THROUGH
THE DAY ON TUESDAY. THOSE WITH EARLY CHRISTMAS TRAVEL PLANS SHOULD
ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH THEIR DESTINATIONS. MUCH OF THE REGION
OUTSIDE OF NORTH DAKOTA WILL ALSO BE IMPACTED BY THIS STORM SYSTEM

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

&&

MORE INFORMATION...ALONG WITH OTHER WEATHER...HYDROLOGICAL AND
CLIMATE INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND...AT WEATHER.GOV/BIS



$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
529 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

IAZ001>003-012>014-020>022-031-032-MNZ072-080-081-089-090-097-098-
NEZ013-014-SDZ068>071-221130-
LYON IA-OSCEOLA-DICKINSON-SIOUX-O`BRIEN-CLAY IA-PLYMOUTH-CHEROKEE-
BUENA VISTA-WOODBURY-IDA-LYON MN-MURRAY-COTTONWOOD-NOBLES-JACKSON-
PIPESTONE-ROCK-DIXON-DAKOTA-BON HOMME-YANKTON-CLAY SD-UNION-
529 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AREAS OF FOG WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH LATE MORNING.
VISIBILITY COULD DROP TO AROUND A HALF MILE AT TIMES...WITH
LOCALIZED VISIBILITIES AROUND A QUARTER MILE MAINLY IN LOW LYING
AREAS.

SCATTERED LIGHT RAINFALL WILL BEGIN SPREADING INTO THE OUTLOOK
AREA THIS EVENING AND BECOME LIKELY OVERNIGHT. TEMPERATURES ARE
EXPECTED TO REMAIN ABOVE FREEZING...THEREFORE MIXED PRECIPITATION
IS NOT EXPECTED TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

LIGHT RAIN WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE INTO THE AFTERNOON BEFORE
CHANGING ENTIRELY TO SNOW IN THE EVENING. LIGHT SNOW IS EXPECTED
ON TUESDAY BEFORE DIMINISHING TUESDAY EVENING AND TUESDAY NIGHT.
SNOWFALL AMOUNTS WILL BE LESS THAN 2 INCHES.

LIGHT SNOW WILL AGAIN SPREAD INTO THE AREA ON THURSDAY AND
THURSDAY EVENING. GENERALLY LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED...BUT
IMPACTS TO HOLIDAY TRAVEL WILL BE POSSIBLE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
529 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

MNZ071-SDZ038>040-050-052>067-221130-
LINCOLN MN-BEADLE-KINGSBURY-BROOKINGS-GREGORY-JERAULD-SANBORN-
MINER-LAKE-MOODY-BRULE-AURORA-DAVISON-HANSON-MCCOOK-MINNEHAHA-
CHARLES MIX-DOUGLAS-HUTCHINSON-TURNER-LINCOLN SD-
529 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AREAS OF FOG WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH LATE MORNING.
VISIBILITY COULD DROP TO AROUND A HALF MILE AT TIMES...WITH
LOCALIZED VISIBILITIES AROUND A QUARTER MILE MAINLY IN LOW LYING
AREAS.

LIGHT RAINFALL WILL BEGIN SPREADING INTO THE OUTLOOK AREA THIS
EVENING AND START MIXING WITH LIGHT SLEET...SNOW AND FREEZING RAIN
LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT AS TEMPERATURES HOVER NEAR FREEZING.
VERY LITTLE TO NO ICE AND SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

LIGHT MIXED PRECIPITATION IN THE MORNING WILL TURN TO RAIN OR A
RAIN AND SNOW MIX LATE MORNING THROUGH THE EARLY AFTERNOON BEFORE
CHANGING ENTIRELY TO SNOW LATE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING. LIGHT
SNOW CONTINUES ON TUESDAY BEFORE DIMINISHING TUESDAY EVENING.
SNOWFALL AMOUNTS WILL BE 1 TO 4 INCHES WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS
EXPECTED WEST OF A BROOKINGS TO SALEM TO TYNDALL LINE. PATCHY
BLOWING SNOW WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY.

LIGHT SNOW WILL AGAIN SPREAD INTO THE AREA ON THURSDAY AND
THURSDAY EVENING. GENERALLY LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED...BUT
IMPACTS TO HOLIDAY TRAVEL WILL BE POSSIBLE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
338 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

SDZ001-002-012>014-024>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-WYZ054>058-
071-221400-
HARDING-PERKINS-BUTTE-NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-ZIEBACH-
NORTHERN BLACK HILLS-NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-RAPID CITY-
SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-CENTRAL BLACK HILLS-SOUTHERN BLACK HILLS-
CUSTER CO PLAINS-PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-HAAKON-FALL RIVER-SHANNON-
JACKSON-BENNETT-MELLETTE-TODD-TRIPP-STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-
SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-NORTHERN CAMPBELL-
SOUTHERN CAMPBELL-WESTERN CROOK-WYOMING BLACK HILLS-WESTON-
NORTHEASTERN CROOK-
338 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014 /438 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014/

...WINTER STORM WATCH TONIGHT TO TUESDAY MORNING FOR THE NORTHERN
   BLACK HILLS AND BEAR LODGE MOUNTAINS...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA AND
NORTHEASTERN WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL DEVELOP TODAY ACROSS EASTERN MONTANA
AND MOVE INTO THE DAKOTAS TONIGHT. RAIN WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE
PLAINS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...AND CHANGE TO SNOW OVERNIGHT
WITH LITTLE ACCUMULATION EXPECTED. ACROSS THE NORTHERN BLACK HILLS
AND BEAR LODGE MOUNTAINS...RAIN WILL CHANGE TO SNOW LATE THIS
AFTERNOON OR THIS EVENING. ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE
POSSIBLE BY EARLY MONDAY MORNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE AREA MONDAY INTO TUESDAY MORNING AS
THE STORM SYSTEM STALLS ACROSS THE NORTHERN PLAINS. PERSISTENT
UPSLOPE ENHANCED SNOWFALL ACROSS THE NORTHERN BLACK HILLS HAS THE
POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE HEAVY SNOWFALL AMOUNTS. THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS
ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE CHEYENNE CROSSING TO ONEIL PASS TO FOUR
CORNERS AREA. THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR 6 TO 12 INCHES OF SNOW WITH
LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. ACROSS THE PLAINS...LESSER
SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OF ONE TO TWO INCHES ARE EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

STRONG NORTHWESTERLY WINDS ARE ALSO EXPECTED MONDAY AS A TIGHT
PRESSURE GRADIENT DEVELOPS OVER THE REGION. THE STRONGEST WINDS
ARE EXPECTED OVER THE NORTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA
PLAINS...WHERE WINDS WILL GUST TO OVER 50 MPH DURING THE DAY. THE
COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND LIGHT SNOWFALL MAY PRODUCE AREAS
OF BLOWING SNOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY.

&&

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR UPDATES...
OR CHECK OUR WEB SITE AT WEATHER.GOV/RAPIDCITY

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
430 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

MNZ041>045-047>070-073>078-082>085-091>093-WIZ014>016-023>028-
221200-
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-
430 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ACCUMULATING SNOW IS EXPECTED TODAY ACROSS MAINLY WEST CENTRAL
WISCONSIN WHERE A COUPLE INCHES OF WET SNOW ARE POSSIBLE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

A STORM SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE OUTLOOK AREA MONDAY INTO TUESDAY
NIGHT. CURRENT INDICATIONS ARE ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL BECOME
LIKELY ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY.
UNCERTAINTIES REMAIN ON THE EXACT TIMING OF THE CHANGE OVER TO
ALL SNOW ACROSS THE AREA AND THIS WILL GREATLY AFFECT OVERALL
ACCUMULATIONS. HOLIDAY TRAVELERS SHOULD CONTINUE TO MONITOR LATER
FORECAST CONCERNING THIS EVENT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
358 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

MNZ039-046-SDZ003>011-015>023-033>037-045-048-051-221000-
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-
358 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014 /258 AM MST SUN DEC 21 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

FOG WILL CONTINUE TO BE A PROBLEM ACROSS PARTS OF THE FORECAST
AREA THIS MORNING.

FOCUS IS ON A STORM SYSTEM THAT WILL IMPACT THE REGION STARTING
TONIGHT. WITH SURFACE TEMPERATURES RIGHT AROUND
FREEZING...PORTIONS OF THE FORECAST AREA HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO SEE
A LIGHT ACCUMULATION OF FREEZING RAIN. AS COLDER AIR IS PULLED
INTO THE SYSTEM...RAIN WILL CHANGE OVER TO SNOW MONDAY MORNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

SNOW WILL SHIFT FROM CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA DURING THE DAY TO
NORTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA AND WESTERN MINNESOTA MONDAY NIGHT. WINDS
OF 25 TO 35MPH WILL CAUSE BLOWING AND DRIFTING TUESDAY AS WELL.
TOTAL SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS WILL RANGE BETWEEN 2 AND 5 INCHES

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$


CONNELLY

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.

$$

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