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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
654 AM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

...WINTRY MIX WEST...WITH ACCUMULATING SNOW CENTRAL THIS
AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

.A WINTRY MIX OF SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP
LATE THIS MORNING ACROSS MUCH OF WESTERN NORTH DAKOTA.
PRECIPITATION MAY MIX WITH RAIN OR SNOW AT TIMES. LIGHT ICE
ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED FOR LOCATIONS SUCH AS WATFORD
CITY...KILLDEER...BEACH...BOWMAN...HETTINGER...AND DICKINSON.
PRECIPITATION SHOULD BEGIN TAPERING OFF BY AROUND MIDNIGHT MST
SATURDAY NIGHT.

SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP THROUGH THE AFTERNOON ACROSS CENTRAL
NORTH DAKOTA AND CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF
3 TO 6 INCHES ARE EXPECTED ACROSS MUCH OF CENTRAL NORTH
DAKOTA...GENERALLY ALONG AND EAST OF US HIGHWAY 83. THIS INCLUDES
MANDAN...BISMARCK...MINOT AND JAMESTOWN.

THOSE TRAVELING TODAY AND TONIGHT ACROSS WESTERN AND CENTRAL
NORTH DAKOTA SHOULD MONITOR THE LATEST WEATHER AND ROAD
CONDITIONS. ALLOW EXTRA TIME FOR TRAVEL AND BE MINDFUL OF CHANGING
ROAD CONDITIONS.

NDZ017-018-031>033-040-041-043-044-132100-
/O.CON.KBIS.ZR.Y.0002.160213T1800Z-160214T0600Z/
MCKENZIE-DUNN-GOLDEN VALLEY-BILLINGS-STARK-SLOPE-HETTINGER-BOWMAN-
ADAMS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WATFORD CITY...KILLDEER...BEACH...
MEDORA...DICKINSON...MARMARTH...MOTT...BOWMAN...HETTINGER
654 AM CST SAT FEB 13 2016 /554 AM MST SAT FEB 13 2016/

...FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON CST /11 AM
MST/ TODAY TO MIDNIGHT CST /11 PM MST/ TONIGHT...

* PLAN ON FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET TO DEVELOP LATE THIS MORNING AND
  CONTINUE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. PRECIPITATION WILL CHANGE TO
  SNOW THIS EVENING.

* TOTAL ICE ACCUMULATIONS OF A GLAZE ARE EXPECTED.

* THE ICE WILL RESULT IN VERY SLIPPERY CONDITIONS ON
  SIDEWALKS...ROADS AND BRIDGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF FREEZING RAIN OR
DRIZZLE WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY
ROADS. SLOW DOWN AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING. THE LATEST ROAD
CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY
CALLING 5 1 1.

$$

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