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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Grand Forks ND
328 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

MNZ001-002-004-007-NDZ008-016-027-029-030-132100-
/O.CON.KFGF.WW.Y.0020.000000T0000Z-171213T2100Z/
West Polk-Norman-Kittson-West Marshall-Pembina-
Eastern Walsh County-Grand Forks-Steele-Traill-
Including the cities of Crookston, East Grand Forks, Ada,
Twin Valley, Halstad, Hallock, Karlstad, Lancaster, Warren,
Stephen, Argyle, Cavalier, Walhalla, Drayton, Pembina, Neche,
St. Thomas, Grafton, Park River, Grand Forks, Finley, Hope,
Mayville, Hillsboro, Hatton, and Portland
328 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Flash freeze occurring. The rain and freezing rain has
  ended. Temperatures are quickly dropping with the wet slushy
  roads and sidewalks quickly becoming icy. Travel will be
  hazardous for the morning commute. North winds gusting up to 55
  mph will continue into the afternoon hours. Later this morning
  and afternoon, these winds may combine with some light falling
  snow to produce visibilities less than a half mile at times,
  especially in open country.

* WHERE...Northern and central Red River Valley.

* WHEN...Until 3 PM CST this afternoon.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of freezing rain
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.

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Grand Forks ND
328 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

MNZ003-029-030-040-NDZ039-053-132100-
/O.CON.KFGF.WW.Y.0020.000000T0000Z-171213T2100Z/
Clay-Wilkin-West Otter Tail-Grant-Cass-Richland-
Including the cities of Moorhead, Breckenridge, Fergus Falls,
Elbow Lake, Hoffman, Ashby, Herman, Barrett, Fargo, and Wahpeton
328 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Rain and freezing rain occurring. Roads and sidewalks
  will be partially icy as the temperature is above freezing.
  However, the temperature will quickly drop as the precipitation
  comes to an end, and the wet slushy roads and sidewalks will
  quickly become icy. Travel will be hazardous for the morning
  commute. North winds gusting up to 55 mph will develop and
  continue into the afternoon hours. Later this morning and
  afternoon, these winds may combine with some light falling snow
  to produce visibilities less than a half mile at times,
  especially in open country.

* WHERE...Southern Red River Valley.

* WHEN...Until 3 PM CST this afternoon.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of freezing rain
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.

$$


Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Rapid City SD
234 AM MST Wed Dec 13 2017

SDZ001-002-012>014-025-030-032-074-132200-
/O.CON.KUNR.WI.Y.0031.000000T0000Z-171213T2200Z/
Harding-Perkins-Butte-Northern Meade Co Plains-Ziebach-
Northern Foot Hills-Custer Co Plains-Haakon-Hermosa Foot Hills-
Including the cities of Buffalo, Lemmon, Bison, Belle Fourche,
Faith, Dupree, Spearfish, Folsom, Philip, and Hermosa
234 AM MST Wed Dec 13 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...Northwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* TIMING...Strong winds will persist through this afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Sudden wind gusts can cause drivers to lose control,
  especially in lightweight or high profile vehicles. Strong
  winds can cause blowing dust, reduced visibility, and flying
  debris.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A wind advisory means 30 mph winds, or gusts over 45 mph, are
expected or occurring.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
244 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

...Strong winds Today...

SDZ003-004-009-015-016-033>035-045-048-131645-
/O.CON.KABR.WI.Y.0017.000000T0000Z-171213T2100Z/
Corson-Campbell-Walworth-Dewey-Potter-Stanley-Sully-Hughes-Jones-
Lyman-
Including the cities of McIntosh, Herreid, Mobridge, Isabel,
Gettysburg, Mission Ridge, Onida, Pierre, Murdo, and Kennebec
244 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017 /144 AM MST Wed Dec 13 2017/

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST /2 PM MST/ THIS
AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...through mid afternoon today.

* WINDS...Northwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts of 40 to 50 mph.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree
  limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 mph or higher,
or gusts over 44 mph are expected. Winds this strong can make
driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use
extra caution.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
244 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

...Strong winds Today...

MNZ039-046-SDZ005>008-010-011-017>023-036-037-051-131645-
/O.CON.KABR.WI.Y.0017.171213T1200Z-171213T2100Z/
Traverse-Big Stone-McPherson-Brown-Marshall-Roberts-Edmunds-Day-
Faulk-Spink-Clark-Codington-Grant-Hamlin-Deuel-Hyde-Hand-Buffalo-
Including the cities of Wheaton, Ortonville, Eureka, Aberdeen,
Britton, Sisseton, Ipswich, Webster, Faulkton, Redfield, Clark,
Watertown, Milbank, Hayti, Clear Lake, Highmore, Miller,
and Fort Thompson
244 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING TO 3 PM
CST THIS AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...this morning through mid afternoon today.

* WINDS...Northwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts of 40 to 50 mph.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree
  limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 mph or higher,
or gusts over 44 mph are expected. Winds this strong can make
driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use
extra caution.

&&

$$

KF

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Grand Forks ND
203 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

NDZ006-007-014-015-024-026-028-038-049-052-054-132100-
/O.NEW.KFGF.WI.Y.0019.171213T0803Z-171213T2100Z/
Towner-Cavalier-Benson-Ramsey-Eddy-Nelson-Griggs-Barnes-Ransom-
Sargent-Western Walsh County-
Including the cities of Cando, Langdon, Fort Totten, Maddock,
Leeds, Minnewaukan, Devils Lake, New Rockford, Lakota, Mcville,
Aneta, Tolna, Cooperstown, Valley City, Lisbon, Enderlin,
Gwinner, Milnor, Forman, Rutland, Edinburg, Adams, and Lankin
203 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

The National Weather Service in Grand Forks has issued a Wind
Advisory...which is in effect until 3 PM CST this afternoon.

* WINDS...Northwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds may blow down limbs...trees...and power
  lines.

* ADDITIONAL IMPACTS...An area of rain has moved through the area.
  Temperatures will fall to near freezing this morning and any
  remaining wet roads may freeze. Isolated snow showers combined
  with the strong winds may limit visibility at times this
  afternoon.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 mph or gusts
over 45 mph are expected. Winds this strong can make driving
difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra
caution.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Bismarck ND
1138 PM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

NDZ001>005-009>013-017>023-025-031>037-040>048-050-051-131345-
/O.CON.KBIS.WI.Y.0024.000000T0000Z-171213T2100Z/
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, Powers Lake, Lignite,
Columbus, Portal, Mohall, Glenburn, Sherwood, Bottineau, Rolla,
Dunseith, Rolette, Shell Valley, St. John, Williston, New Town,
Stanley, Parshall, Minot, Velva, Towner, Drake, Rugby,
Watford City, Killdeer, Halliday, Beulah, Hazen, Center,
Garrison, Washburn, Underwood, Wilton, Turtle Lake, Mcclusky,
Goodrich, Harvey, Fessenden, Carrington, Beach, Medora,
Dickinson, Mandan, Bismarck, Steele, Tappen, Jamestown, Marmarth,
Mott, New England, Elgin, Carson, New Leipzig, Bowman, Hettinger,
Fort Yates, Selfridge, Solen, Linton, Strasburg, Napoleon,
Gackle, Lamoure, Edgeley, Kulm, Wishek, Ashley, Oakes,
and Ellendale
1138 PM CST Tue Dec 12 2017 /1038 PM MST Tue Dec 12 2017/

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST /2 PM MST/
WEDNESDAY...

* TIMING...through Wednesday afternoon.

* WINDS...west to northwest gusting to around 45 mph.

* IMPACTS...Driving high profile vehicles will be difficult.
  Working outdoors on elevated structures will be hazardous.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 30 mph are expected. Winds
this strong can make driving difficult...especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

&&

$$

KS


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
346 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

MNZ039-046-SDZ007-008-011-021-141000-
Traverse-Big Stone-Marshall-Roberts-Day-Grant-
346 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of west central
Minnesota and northeast South Dakota.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Winds out of the northwest will gust 40 to 50 mph through mid
afternoon.

Light rain should mix with and change over to snow today. Light
freezing rain will be possible, creating late icing late this
morning into early this afternoon as temperatures fall around or
below freezing.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Light snow, with accumulations of less than an inch, will be
possible Thursday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation may be requested. Weather spotters are
encouraged to submit icing and snowfall reports, as well as
impacts to travel, to the National Weather Service in Aberdeen.
The public may also submit reports at our webpage, Facebook page,
or on Twitter.

$$

KF

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
346 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

SDZ003>006-009-010-015>020-022-023-033>037-045-048-051-141000-
Corson-Campbell-McPherson-Brown-Walworth-Edmunds-Dewey-Potter-
Faulk-Spink-Clark-Codington-Hamlin-Deuel-Stanley-Sully-Hughes-
Hyde-Hand-Jones-Lyman-Buffalo-
346 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017 /246 AM MST Wed Dec 13 2017/

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central South
Dakota, north central South Dakota, and northeast South Dakota.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Winds out of the northwest will gust 40 to 50 mph through mid
afternoon.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Light snow, with accumulations of less than an inch, will be
possible Thursday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Bismarck ND
1146 PM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

NDZ001>003-009>011-017>021-031>035-040>046-140600-
Divide-Burke-Renville-Williams-Mountrail-Ward-McKenzie-Dunn-
Mercer-Oliver-McLean-Golden Valley-Billings-Stark-Morton-Burleigh-
Slope-Hettinger-Grant-Bowman-Adams-Sioux-Emmons-
1146 PM CST Tue Dec 12 2017 /1046 PM MST Tue Dec 12 2017/

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of north central
North Dakota, northwest North Dakota, south central North Dakota,
and southwest North Dakota.

.DAY ONE...Rest of Tonight

Gusty northwest winds to 45 mph will continue overnight. A wind
advisory is in effect until 3 PM CST Wednesday.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Gusty northwest winds to 45 mph can be expected Wednesday morning,
then diminish in the afternoon.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

$$

KS

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Bismarck ND
1146 PM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

NDZ004-005-012-013-022-023-025-036-037-047-048-050-051-140600-
Bottineau-Rolette-McHenry-Pierce-Sheridan-Wells-Foster-Kidder-
Stutsman-Logan-La Moure-McIntosh-Dickey-
1146 PM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of north central
North Dakota, south central North Dakota, and southeast North
Dakota.

.DAY ONE...Rest of Tonight

Patchy light freezing rain or snow is possible late tonight along
with gusty winds to 45 mph. A wind advisory is in effect until 3 PM
CST Wednesday. The combination of strong winds and patchy ice may
result in difficult driving conditions.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Light freezing rain and snow are possible through Wednesday
morning, along with winds gusting to 45 mph.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Forks ND
344 PM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

MNZ001>004-007-029-030-040-NDZ006>008-014>016-024-026>030-038-039-
049-052>054-132145-
West Polk-Norman-Clay-Kittson-West Marshall-Wilkin-
West Otter Tail-Grant-Towner-Cavalier-Pembina-Benson-Ramsey-
Eastern Walsh County-Eddy-Nelson-Grand Forks-Griggs-Steele-Traill-
Barnes-Cass-Ransom-Sargent-Richland-Western Walsh County-
344 PM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of eastern North
Dakota, west central and northwest Minnesota.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Freezing rain is expected across the area late this evening into
the overnight hours. Icy roads and hazardous travel will be the
main impacts where road temperatures remain below freezing.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Strong north winds and snow showers, with gusts up to 55 mph,
will follow the passage of a cold front Wednesday morning. These
strong winds will diminish Wednesday afternoon. The wind, when
combined with the snow showers, will cause visibilities to drop
below a half mile at times, especially in open country.

The active weather pattern continues Thursday and into the
weekend with additional chances for wintry weather. There is a
lot of uncertainty with the details of each event. A couple of
these systems could produce several inches of snowfall.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

$$

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Silver Spring, MD 20910
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