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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
452 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...HEAVY SNOW WITH VISIBILITIES DOWN TO ONE QUARTER OF A MILE AT
TIMES WILL CONTINUE ACROSS PORTIONS OF CENTRAL MINNESOTA AND WEST
CENTRAL WISCONSIN TONIGHT...

.THE WINTER STORM WARNING HAS BEEN UPDATED TO INCLUDE HENNEPIN
COUNTY...AND ALSO REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT FOR AREAS
ALONG AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM LITCHFIELD...TO HAM LAKE... TO
NORTH BRANCH 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 THROUGH TONIGHT JUST
TO THE WEST AND SOUTH OF THE WARNING AREA...STRETCHING FROM
GRANITE FALLS...TO REDWOOD FALLS...TO NORWOOD YOUNG AMERICA...AND
AND ST PAUL IN MINNESOTA...TO MENOMONIE AND CORNELL IN WISCONSIN.

SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO BE HEAVY AT TIMES THIS EVENING BEFORE
DIMINISHING FROM WEST TO EAST OVERNIGHT. A VERY TIGHT GRADIENT IN
SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS IS EXPECTED GIVEN DUE TO A SHARPLY DEFINED
RAIN SNOW LINE.

OVERALL...6 TO 10 INCHES OF WET SNOW ACCUMULATION ARE EXPECTED
ACROSS THE WARNING AREA...WITH NARROW BANDS OF 12 TO 15 INCHES
FROM SAUK CENTRE TO ONAMIA...AND FROM LITCHFIELD...TO
ANNANDALE...TO CAMBRIDGE AND PRINCETON.

SNOW AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES ARE EXPECTED IN THE ADVISORY
AREA...BUT A SHARP GRADIENT TO LESSER AMOUNTS WILL BE SEEN ALONG
THE SOUTHERN PERIPHERY OF THE ADVISORY AREA.

MNZ041-047-048-054>057-064-065-073-170300-
/O.CON.KMPX.WW.Y.0023.000000T0000Z-140417T0300Z/
DOUGLAS-STEVENS-POPE-LAC QUI PARLE-SWIFT-CHIPPEWA-KANDIYOHI-
YELLOW MEDICINE-RENVILLE-REDWOOD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALEXANDRIA...MORRIS...GLENWOOD...
MADISON...BENSON...MONTEVIDEO...WILLMAR...GRANITE FALLS...
OLIVIA...REDWOOD FALLS
452 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS
EVENING.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO TONIGHT...POSSIBLY HEAVY AT
  TIMES. THE SNOW WILL TAPER OFF TONIGHT.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 6 INCHES.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
352 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CONTINUE...

.A POTENT SPRING STORM WILL CONTINUE TO BRING SNOW...HEAVY AT
TIMES...TO NORTHERN WISCONSIN AND PORTIONS OF NORTHERN MINNESOTA.
THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL OCCUR OVER MOST OF NORTHERN WISCONSIN AND
INTO FAR EASTERN MINNESOTA. HEAVY SNOW...WILL CONTINUE INTO
TONIGHT WITH ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL OF 6 TO 10 INCHES FALLING JUST
TONIGHT FROM EXTREME EASTERN MINNESOTA INTO NORTHERN WISCONSIN.
THE SNOW WILL DIMINISH FROM WEST TO EAST THROUGH MINNESOTA AND FAR
NORTHWEST WISCONSIN TONIGHT...BUT LAST INTO THURSDAY OVER THE
ARROWHEAD AND OVER THE REST OF NORTHWEST WISCONSIN.

IN ADDITION TO THE SNOW...WILL BE GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS...WHICH
MAY GUSTS TO 40 OR 45 MPH CLOSE TO LAKE SUPERIOR. THESE WINDS WILL
CAUSE CONSIDERABLE BLOWING SNOW FROM AROUND TWO HARBORS TO THE
TWIN PORTS AND EAST ALONG THE SOUTH SHORE.

MNZ025-026-170500-
/O.EXT.KDLH.WW.Y.0027.000000T0000Z-140417T0500Z/
NORTHERN CASS-SOUTHERN ITASCA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WALKER...GRAND RAPIDS
352 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT
TONIGHT...

* LOCATION...THE WALKER AND GRAND RAPIDS AREA.

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO THE EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE...WITH
  THE GREATEST AMOUNTS POSSIBLE OVER FAR SOUTHEASTERN ITASCA
  COUNTY.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...GUSTY EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS WILL CAUSE
  REDUCED VISIBILITY IN BLOWING SNOW.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING AND
BLOWING SNOW. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN
AREAS THAT ARE MORE EXPOSED TO THE WIND. ROADS MAY BE SLICK AND
HAZARDOUS...SO ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
352 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CONTINUE...

.A POTENT SPRING STORM WILL CONTINUE TO BRING SNOW...HEAVY AT
TIMES...TO NORTHERN WISCONSIN AND PORTIONS OF NORTHERN MINNESOTA.
THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL OCCUR OVER MOST OF NORTHERN WISCONSIN AND
INTO FAR EASTERN MINNESOTA. HEAVY SNOW...WILL CONTINUE INTO
TONIGHT WITH ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL OF 6 TO 10 INCHES FALLING JUST
TONIGHT FROM EXTREME EASTERN MINNESOTA INTO NORTHERN WISCONSIN.
THE SNOW WILL DIMINISH FROM WEST TO EAST THROUGH MINNESOTA AND FAR
NORTHWEST WISCONSIN TONIGHT...BUT LAST INTO THURSDAY OVER THE
ARROWHEAD AND OVER THE REST OF NORTHWEST WISCONSIN.

IN ADDITION TO THE SNOW...WILL BE GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS...WHICH
MAY GUSTS TO 40 OR 45 MPH CLOSE TO LAKE SUPERIOR. THESE WINDS WILL
CAUSE CONSIDERABLE BLOWING SNOW FROM AROUND TWO HARBORS TO THE
TWIN PORTS AND EAST ALONG THE SOUTH SHORE.

MNZ033-170500-
/O.CAN.KDLH.WS.W.0010.000000T0000Z-140417T0900Z/
/O.EXB.KDLH.WW.Y.0027.000000T0000Z-140417T0500Z/
SOUTHERN CASS-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...PINE RIVER
352 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT...
...WINTER STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DULUTH HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT
TONIGHT. THE WINTER STORM WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

* LOCATION...SOUTHERN CASS COUNTY.

* TIMING...SNOW LATE THIS AFTERNOON WILL TAPER OFF THROUGH THE
  EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING WILL RANGE FROM 1 TO 2 INCHES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS WILL CAUSE REDUCED
  VISIBILITY IN BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...THE SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL LEAD TO SLIPPERY TRAVEL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT ACCUMULATING SNOW
WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS
AND REDUCED VISIBILITY...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING. ALLOW
EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION.

&&

$$

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