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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
650 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

NDZ003>005-011>013-021>023-025-035>037-046>048-050-051-230100-
RENVILLE-BOTTINEAU-ROLETTE-WARD-MCHENRY-PIERCE-MCLEAN-SHERIDAN-
WELLS-FOSTER-BURLEIGH-KIDDER-STUTSMAN-EMMONS-LOGAN-LA MOURE-
MCINTOSH-DICKEY-
650 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

AREAS OF FOG AND PATCHY LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE IS FORECAST ACROSS
PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA TONIGHT. VISIBILITIES
MAY DROP IN SOME AREAS TO BELOW ONE HALF OF A MILE...AND ROADWAYS
MAY BECOME SLICK.

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

FOR MONDAY...SNOW WILL ENCOMPASS 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 BISMARCK ND
650 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

NDZ001-002-009-010-018>020-034-042-045-230100-
DIVIDE-BURKE-WILLIAMS-MOUNTRAIL-DUNN-MERCER-OLIVER-MORTON-GRANT-
SIOUX-
650 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014 /550 PM MST SUN DEC 21 2014/

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

RAIN IN WESTERN NORTH DAKOTA IS EXPECTED TO CHANGEOVER TO SNOW
DURING THE EVENING. NORTHWEST AND CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA MAY SEE A
BRIEF PERIOD OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN OR SLEET THIS EVENING BEFORE
CHANGING TO ALL SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS
TONIGHT SHOULD RANGE FROM UP TO AN INCH ACROSS WESTERN NORTH
DAKOTA 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



$$
WA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
650 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

NDZ017-031>033-040-041-043-044-230100-
MCKENZIE-GOLDEN VALLEY-BILLINGS-STARK-SLOPE-HETTINGER-BOWMAN-
ADAMS-
650 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014 /550 PM MST SUN DEC 21 2014/

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT ACROSS SOUTHWESTERN NORTH
DAKOTA FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT.
PLEASE SEE WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BIS FOR DETAILS.

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

FOR MONDAY...SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST...AND A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT.

.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 BILLINGS MT
748 PM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

MTZ028>042-056>058-063>068-WYZ098-099-230300-
SOUTHERN WHEATLAND-MUSSELSHELL-TREASURE-NORTHERN ROSEBUD-CUSTER-
FALLON-NORTHERN STILLWATER-YELLOWSTONE-POWDER RIVER-CARTER-
SOUTHERN BIG HORN-EASTERN CARBON-NORTHERN PARK-
NORTHERN SWEET GRASS-GOLDEN VALLEY-RED LODGE FOOTHILLS-
NORTHERN BIG HORN-SOUTHERN ROSEBUD-JUDITH GAP-PARADISE VALLEY-
LIVINGSTON AREA-BEARTOOTH FOOTHILLS-ABSAROKA/BEARTOOTH MOUNTAINS-
CRAZY MOUNTAINS-NORTHEAST BIGHORN MOUNTAINS-SHERIDAN FOOTHILLS-
748 PM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
MONTANA...SOUTH CENTRAL MONTANA...SOUTHEAST MONTANA AND NORTH
CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER TONIGHT
IS LOW.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

FOR MONDAY...POOR TRAVEL FROM A COMBINATION OF WIND AND SNOWFALL WILL
IMPACT FAR EASTERN MONTANA. THIS INCLUDES THE TOWNS OF BAKER AND
EKALAKA. ALSO...WINDY CONDITIONS WILL IMPACT MOST AREAS. THE
STRONGEST WINDS WILL OCUR ALONG THE I-90 CORRIDOR AROUND SHERIDAN
WYOMING WITH SOME GUSTS TO 50 MPH.

FOR TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY...YET ANOTHER ROUND OF STRONG
SOUTHWEST WINDS IS EXPECTED FOR THE WIND PRONE AREAS AROUND
LIVINGSTON AND NYE WITH STRONG CROSS WINDS ON I-90.

FOR THE CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE
REGION CHRISTMAS EVE BRINGING AN INCREASED CHANCE FOR SNOW TO THE
REGION. THE SNOW IS EXPECTED TO LINGER INTO CHRISTMAS DAY. MANY
AREAS WILL LIKELY SEE SEVERAL INCHES OF SNOW. IF YOU HAVE TRAVEL
PLANS OVER THE HOLIDAY...PLEASE STAY TUNED TO THE LATEST FORECAST.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
703 PM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

MTZ017>020-023>027-061-062-221100-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN VALLEY-DANIELS-SHERIDAN-WESTERN ROOSEVELT-
MCCONE-RICHLAND-DAWSON-PRAIRIE-WIBAUX-NORTHERN VALLEY-
EASTERN ROOSEVELT-
703 PM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
MONTANA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT THROUGH 11 PM MONDAY
EVENING FOR AREAS OF FREEZING RAIN THIS EVENING TO BE FOLLOWED BY
1 TO 3 INCHES OF TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION BEGINNING LATE TONIGHT.
GUSTY NORTHWEST WIND LATE TONIGHT AND MONDAY WILL PRODUCE AREAS OF
BLOWING SNOW...WHICH COULD REDUCE VISIBILITY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

EARLY INDICATIONS SUGGEST A POTENTIAL FOR ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL
FOR AT LEAST A PORTION OF THE REGION FROM CHRISTMAS EVE THROUGH
CHRISTMAS DAY. DETAILS ARE UNCERTAIN AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
342 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

MNZ039-046-SDZ003>011-015>023-033>037-045-048-051-222145-
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-
342 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014 /242 PM 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...TONIGHT

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.

$$
TMT

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
235 PM 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-
235 PM MST SUN DEC 21 2014 /335 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014/

...WINTER STORM WILL BRING SNOW AND STRONG WINDS TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

A STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE FROM THE ROCKIES INTO THE DAKOTAS
TONIGHT. RAIN THIS AFTERNOON WILL CHANGE TO SNOW OVERNIGHT WITH
1 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW POSSIBLE OVER THE NORTHERN BLACK HILLS AND
BEAR LODGE MOUNTAINS BY EARLY MONDAY MORNING...WITH LITTLE
ACCUMULATION EXPECTED OVER THE PLAINS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE AREA MONDAY INTO TUESDAY MORNING AS
THE STORM SYSTEM STALLS OVER THE NORTHERN PLAINS. PERSISTENT UPSLOPE-
ENHANCED SNOWFALL OVER THE NORTHERN BLACK HILLS AND BEAR LODGE
MOUNTAINS WILL PRODUCE 6 TO 12 INCHES OF SNOW FROM FOUR CORNERS...
TO ONEIL PASS AND CHEYENNE CROSSING...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
POSSIBLE. AN AREA OF 4 TO 7 INCHES OF SNOW MAY ACCUMULATE OVER
SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA...FROM PINE RIDGE TO WINNER. TWO TO 5
INCHES OF SNOW ARE EXPECTED OVER NORTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA AND
ONLY 1 TO 2 INCHES ACROSS THE SOUTHEASTERN FOOTHILLS AND EXTREME
SOUTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA.

STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP MONDAY AS A TIGHT PRESSURE
GRADIENT STRENGTHENS OVER THE REGION...WITH THE STRONGEST WINDS OVER
NORTHWESTERN AND WEST CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA. WINDS WILL GUST TO
OVER 50 MPH DURING THE DAY. THE COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND
LIGHT SNOW MAY PRODUCE AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW.

ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM MAY PRODUCE SNOW ON CHRISTMAS DAY.

.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 GRAND FORKS ND
714 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>054-221315-
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-
714 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

...ACCUMULATING SNOW EARLY NEXT WEEK...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EASTERN NORTH
DAKOTA...WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST MINNESOTA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AREAS OF LIGHT SNOW OR A WINTRY MIX WILL DEVELOP ACROSS WESTERN
AND SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF THE REGION LATE TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

SNOW WILL BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD MONDAY AS AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE
DEEPENS OVER THE CENTRAL PLAINS. ACROSS THE SOUTH PRECIPITATION
COULD START OUT AS A MIX BEFORE CHANGING TO ALL SNOW BY MONDAY
EVENING. LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY ENDING
TUESDAY EVENING. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES ARE
EXPECTED WITH LOCALLY HEAVIER AMOUNTS. NORTH WINDS WILL INCREASE
TO 15 TO 25 MPH MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY WHICH COULD CAUSE AREAS
OF DRIFTING SNOW IN OPEN AREAS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE REQUIRED HOWEVER SNOWFALL REPORTS
WILL BE WELCOME.

$$

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