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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
1104 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

...HEAVY SNOW LIKELY ACROSS PORTIONS OF CENTRAL MINNESOTA AND
WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN ON WEDNESDAY...

.A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT FOR AREAS ALONG AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM
LONG PRAIRIE TO CAMBRIDGE IN MINNESOTA...AND FOR AREAS ALONG AND
NORTH OF HIGHWAY 8 IN WISCONSIN...INCLUDING LUCK...RICE LAKE AND
LADYSMITH.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS ALSO IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT JUST TO THE WEST AND SOUTH OF THE WARNING
AREA...STRETCHING FROM MORRIS AND ALEXANDRIA THROUGH ST. CLOUD...
THE NORTH TWIN CITIES METRO TO CHIPPEWA FALLS AND CORNELL IN
WISCONSIN.

SNOW WILL DEVELOP ACROSS CENTRAL MINNESOTA AND ADJOINING AREAS OF
WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN LATE TONIGHT AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM AND WARM FRONT. THE SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES
ON WEDNESDAY BEFORE DIMINISHING FROM WEST TO EAST WEDNESDAY
NIGHT. THE SNOW MAY TRANSITION TO RAIN OR AT LEAST MIX WITH RAIN
ON WEDNESDAY ACROSS THE NORTH TWIN CITIES METRO ON EASTWARD
THROUGH NEW RICHMOND...CHIPPEWA FALLS AND CORNELL. UNCERTAINTY
REMAINS ON THIS TRANSITION WHICH WILL IMPACT SNOW ACCUMULATION
AMOUNTS IN THESE AREAS.

OVERALL...SIX TO 10 INCHES OF WET SNOW ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED
ACROSS THE WARNING AREA WITH SOME 10 TO 12 INCH AMOUNTS POSSIBLE
FROM LAKE MILLE LACS THROUGH RICE LAKE AND LADYSMITH IN
WISCONSIN. SNOW AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES ARE EXPECTED IN THE
ADVISORY AREA.

WIZ015-016-161215-
/O.CON.KMPX.WS.W.0007.140416T1200Z-140417T1200Z/
BARRON-RUSK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RICE LAKE...BARRON...LADYSMITH
1104 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM WEDNESDAY TO
7 AM CDT THURSDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM WEDNESDAY TO
7 AM CDT THURSDAY.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING...
  CONTINUING THROUGH MUCH OF THE DAY ON WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY
  NIGHT. THE SNOW MAY MIX WITH RAIN FOR A TIME DURING THE DAY
  WEDNESDAY. THE SNOW WILL TAPER OFF EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 TO 12 INCHES.

* OTHER IMPACTS...TRAVEL MAY BE HAZARDOUS LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
  EARLY THURSDAY MORNING. THIS WILL BE A WET SNOW WHICH WILL BE
  DIFFICULT TO SHOVEL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.  SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF
SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN
AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
1104 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

...HEAVY SNOW LIKELY ACROSS PORTIONS OF CENTRAL MINNESOTA AND
WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN ON WEDNESDAY...

.A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT FOR AREAS ALONG AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM
LONG PRAIRIE TO CAMBRIDGE IN MINNESOTA...AND FOR AREAS ALONG AND
NORTH OF HIGHWAY 8 IN WISCONSIN...INCLUDING LUCK...RICE LAKE AND
LADYSMITH.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS ALSO IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT JUST TO THE WEST AND SOUTH OF THE WARNING
AREA...STRETCHING FROM MORRIS AND ALEXANDRIA THROUGH ST. CLOUD...
THE NORTH TWIN CITIES METRO TO CHIPPEWA FALLS AND CORNELL IN
WISCONSIN.

SNOW WILL DEVELOP ACROSS CENTRAL MINNESOTA AND ADJOINING AREAS OF
WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN LATE TONIGHT AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM AND WARM FRONT. THE SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES
ON WEDNESDAY BEFORE DIMINISHING FROM WEST TO EAST WEDNESDAY
NIGHT. THE SNOW MAY TRANSITION TO RAIN OR AT LEAST MIX WITH RAIN
ON WEDNESDAY ACROSS THE NORTH TWIN CITIES METRO ON EASTWARD
THROUGH NEW RICHMOND...CHIPPEWA FALLS AND CORNELL. UNCERTAINTY
REMAINS ON THIS TRANSITION WHICH WILL IMPACT SNOW ACCUMULATION
AMOUNTS IN THESE AREAS.

OVERALL...SIX TO 10 INCHES OF WET SNOW ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED
ACROSS THE WARNING AREA WITH SOME 10 TO 12 INCH AMOUNTS POSSIBLE
FROM LAKE MILLE LACS THROUGH RICE LAKE AND LADYSMITH IN
WISCONSIN. SNOW AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES ARE EXPECTED IN THE
ADVISORY AREA.

MNZ042>045-050-052-053-WIZ014-161215-
/O.CON.KMPX.WS.W.0007.140416T0900Z-140417T0900Z/
TODD-MORRISON-MILLE LACS-KANABEC-BENTON-ISANTI-CHISAGO-POLK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LONG PRAIRIE...LITTLE FALLS...
PRINCETON...MORA...FOLEY...CAMBRIDGE...CENTER CITY...AMERY...
BALSAM LAKE
1104 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM WEDNESDAY TO
4 AM CDT THURSDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM WEDNESDAY TO
4 AM CDT THURSDAY.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING...
  CONTINUING THROUGH MUCH OF THE DAY ON WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY
  NIGHT. THE SNOW MAY MIX WITH RAIN FOR A TIME DURING THE DAY ON
  WEDNESDAY. THE SNOW WILL TAPER OFF EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...MOST AREAS 6 TO 10 INCHES WITH SOME 10 TO
  12 INCH AMOUNTS FROM LAKE MILLE LACS TO LUCK WISCONSIN.

* OTHER IMPACTS...TRAVEL MAY BE HAZARDOUS LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
  EARLY THURSDAY MORNING. THIS WILL BE A WET SNOW WHICH WILL BE
  DIFFICULT TO SHOVEL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTRY
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...
AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
1049 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW EXPECTED WEDNESDAY...

.A POTENT SPRING STORM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE DAKOTAS TONIGHT AND
INTO THE UPPER MIDWEST WEDNESDAY. THIS STORM WILL BRING A SWATH
OF HEAVY SNOW TO PARTS OF THE NORTHLAND LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY NIGHT. THE PLACEMENT OF HEAVIEST SNOW WILL LIKELY
EXTEND FROM AROUND LITTLE FALLS TO HINCKLEY IN EAST CENTRAL
MINNESOTA TO AROUND COPPER FALLS STATE PARK IN WISCONSIN. THIS
CORRIDOR IS EXPECTED TO RECEIVE AROUND 10 TO 15 INCHES OF SNOW.
OTHER AREAS TO THE NORTH AND SOUTH WILL SEE LESSER AMOUNTS AROUND
6 TO 10 INCHES...INCLUDING THE TWIN PORTS AND BRAINERD LAKES
AREA. VERY STRONG NORTHEAST WINDS ACROSS WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR
WILL PRODUCE BLOWING SNOW AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES OVER THE
REGION...ESPECIALLY FROM THE TWIN PORTS AND EASTWARD ALONG THE
HIGHWAY 2 CORRIDOR IN WISCONSIN.

WIZ001>004-007>009-161200-
/O.CON.KDLH.WS.W.0010.140416T1500Z-140417T1500Z/
DOUGLAS-BAYFIELD-ASHLAND-IRON-WASHBURN-SAWYER-PRICE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SUPERIOR...WASHBURN...ASHLAND...
HURLEY...SPOONER...HAYWARD...PHILLIPS
1049 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM WEDNESDAY TO
10 AM CDT THURSDAY...

* LOCATION...NORTHWEST WISCONSIN...INCLUDING THE HIGHWAY 53 AND
  HIGHWAY 2 CORRIDORS...AND THE HAYWARD LAKES AND GOGEBIC RANGE
  AREAS.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN WEDNESDAY MORNING AND INCREASE IN
  INTENSITY AND COVERAGE THROUGH THE DAY WEDNESDAY...EVENTUALLY
  DIMINISHING AND MOVING OUT OF THE REGION EARLY THURSDAY
  MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...10 TO 15 INCHES OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE. THE
  HEAVIEST AMOUNTS WILL LIKELY EXTEND FROM THE MINONG AND GORDON
  AREAS NORTHEASTWARD TO AROUND IRONWOOD AND ASHLAND.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH ARE EXPECTED
  WITH THE STRONGEST WINDS CLOSE TO LAKE SUPERIOR. FREQUENT
  GUSTS 30 TO 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE. VISIBILITY WILL BE LESS THAN
  ONE QUARTER OF A MILE AT TIMES DURING THE HEAVIER SNOW BANDS...
   AND ESPECIALLY CLOSER TO LAKE SUPERIOR WITH THE COMBINATION
  OF STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...THE HEAVY SNOW AND HIGH WINDS COULD BRING DOWN
  BRANCHES. ROADS COULD BECOME SNOW COVERED WITH LOW VISIBILITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THE
COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WILL
CAUSE DANGEROUSLY LOW VISIBILITY AND DRIFTING SNOW. SNOW AND ICE
COVERED ROADS...AND DANGEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED.
DELAY TRAVEL IF POSSIBLE.  IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...USE EXTREME
CAUTION AND ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION. BE AWARE
THAT YOU MAY BECOME STRANDED AND THAT IT COULD TAKE MANY HOURS
FOR HELP TO ARRIVE. KEEP A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT IN YOUR VEHICLE...
INCLUDING A FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER. LET SOMEONE KNOW YOUR
TRAVEL ROUTE AND EXPECTED ARRIVAL TIME AND HAVE A WORKING CELL
PHONE IN CASE YOU BECOME STRANDED.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREEN BAY WI
852 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

...LATE-SEASON SNOWSTORM EXPECTED TO HIT NORTHERN WISCONSIN
WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY...

.LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPING IN THE LEE OF THE SOUTHERN CANADIAN
ROCKIES WILL TRACK TO SOUTH DAKOTA BY WEDNESDAY MORNING...THEN
TO LAKE MICHIGAN BY THURSDAY AFTERNOON. PLENTY OF COLD CANADIAN
AIR WILL REMAIN IN PLACE NORTH OF THE TRACK OF THE LOW...SO A
SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED ACROSS FAR NORTHERN WISCONSIN.

WIZ005-010>012-161000-
/O.CON.KGRB.WS.W.0005.140416T1500Z-140417T1500Z/
VILAS-ONEIDA-FOREST-FLORENCE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EAGLE RIVER...RHINELANDER...CRANDON
852 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM WEDNESDAY TO
10 AM CDT THURSDAY...

* LIGHT SNOW WILL DEVELOP LATE TONIGHT OR EARLY WEDNESDAY...THEN
  BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES WEDNESDAY MORNING INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT.
  THE SNOW SHOULD START TO DIMINISH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND END
  THURSDAY.

* A TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 8 TO 14 INCHES IS EXPECTED...WITH
  THE HIGHEST TOTALS OCCURRING IN VILAS COUNTY.

* REDUCED VISIBILITIES AND SNOW COVERED ROADS WILL RESULT IN
  HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE FORECAST
THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL HAZARDOUS. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...USE EXTREME
CAUTION...OR WAIT UNTIL THE STORM HAS ENDED. THE LATEST WISCONSIN
ROAD CONDITIONS CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 511.

&&

$$

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