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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

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
814 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

IAZ001>003-012>014-022-MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097-098-
SDZ038>040-053>056-059>062-065>067-211700-
LYON IA-OSCEOLA-DICKINSON-SIOUX-O`BRIEN-CLAY IA-BUENA VISTA-
LINCOLN MN-LYON MN-MURRAY-COTTONWOOD-NOBLES-JACKSON-PIPESTONE-
ROCK-BEADLE-KINGSBURY-BROOKINGS-SANBORN-MINER-LAKE-MOODY-DAVISON-
HANSON-MCCOOK-MINNEHAHA-HUTCHINSON-TURNER-LINCOLN SD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCK RAPIDS...GEORGE...INWOOD...
LARCHWOOD...SIBLEY...SPIRIT LAKE...MILFORD...ARNOLDS PARK...
ORANGE CITY...SIOUX CENTER...SHELDON...HARTLEY...SANBORN...
SPENCER...STORM LAKE...TYLER...HENDRICKS...LAKE BENTON...
IVANHOE...MARSHALL...SLAYTON...FULDA...WINDOM...MOUNTAIN LAKE...
WORTHINGTON...JACKSON...LAKEFIELD...PIPESTONE...LUVERNE...HURON...
DE SMET...ARLINGTON...LAKE PRESTON...BROOKINGS...WOONSOCKET...
HOWARD...MADISON...FLANDREAU...MITCHELL...ALEXANDRIA...EMERY...
SALEM...CANISTOTA...BRIDGEWATER...MONTROSE...SIOUX FALLS...
PARKSTON...FREEMAN...MENNO...TRIPP...PARKER...CENTERVILLE...
MARION...VIBORG...HURLEY...CHANCELLOR...CANTON...LENNOX...TEA...
HARRISBURG
814 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT...

AREAS OF DENSE FOG HAVE DEVELOPED ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE AREA THIS
MORNING. USE CAUTION IF OUT TRAVELING AND BE PREPARED FOR LOW
VISIBILITY. VERY LIGHT RAIN...FREEZING RAIN AND SNOW IS ALSO
LIKELY AT TIMES. A FEW SLICK SPOTS ARE THUS POSSIBLE ON AREA
ROADS DUE TO THE LIGHT PRECIPITATION...FOG AND TEMPERATURES AROUND
FREEZING. SOME IMPROVEMENT IN VISIBILITY IS EXPECTED BY LATE
MORNING INTO EARLY AFTERNOON.

$$

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.

$$

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