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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
705 AM CST WED FEB 22 2017

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Minnesota...

  Mississippi River Near Fort Ripley affecting Crow Wing and Morrison
  Counties

.Snowmelt water and rainfall from this past Monday will flow through
streams, rivers, and tributaries through this week. The abnormally
warm weather has been steadily melting snow over the past several
days. This in combination with up to three quarters of an inch of
rainfall from Monday will result in modest rises on the Mississippi
River. Water levels have risen to minor flood stage at
Fort Ripley due to ice jamming downstream and fluctuations in stage
of 1 to 2 feet are possible until ice breaks up and moves out.
People with interests near area streams and rivers are encouraged
to monitor the latest forecast.

MNC035-097-231305-
/O.EXT.KDLH.FL.W.0001.170222T1301Z-000000T0000Z/
/FTRM5.1.ER.170222T1122Z.170222T1800Z.000000T0000Z.UU/
705 AM CST WED FEB 22 2017

...Flood Warning now in effect until further notice...The Flood
Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River Near Fort Ripley.
* At  6:30 AM Wednesday the stage was 10.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 10.5 feet by this
  afternoon then begin falling.
* At 11.0 feet...This will cause minor flooding of rural areas near
  Fort Ripley..
This crest compares to a previous crest of 10.3 feet on May 22 2015.

&&



LAT...LON 4644 9420 4630 9420 4617 9423 4616 9440
      4626 9442

$$

BJH

Flood Statement
National Weather Service La Crosse WI
421 AM CST WED FEB 22 2017

.Recent rainfall along with melting snow will cause rises along the
Kickapoo River. Minor flooding will be possible from Viola to
Readstown.

River forecasts take into account both observed and forecast
precipitation.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...



Do not drive cars into flooded areas. Remember, it only takes two
feet of water to float most automobiles, including sport utility
vehicles. Turn Around, Don`t Drown!

Additional river and weather information is available at...
http://www.weather.gov/lacrosse .

&&

WIC103-123-230121-
/O.CON.KARX.FL.W.0004.170222T1630Z-170224T0000Z/
/VIOW3.1.ER.170222T1630Z.170222T1800Z.170223T0000Z.NO/
421 AM CST WED FEB 22 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Kickapoo River At Viola.
* from this morning to Thursday evening...Or until the warning is
  cancelled.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is forecast to rise to near 14.1 feet today.
* Impact...At 14.0 feet...Minor flooding occurs in areas near the
  river, including Banker Park in Viola. Flooding also affects low
  lying agricultural land.

&&

LAT...LON 4354 9070 4348 9073 4346 9072 4347 9066 4353 9064

$$

Flood Statement
National Weather Service La Crosse WI
421 AM CST WED FEB 22 2017

.Recent rainfall along with melting snow will cause rises along the
Kickapoo River. Minor flooding will be possible from Viola to
Readstown.

River forecasts take into account both observed and forecast
precipitation.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...



Do not drive cars into flooded areas. Remember, it only takes two
feet of water to float most automobiles, including sport utility
vehicles. Turn Around, Don`t Drown!

Additional river and weather information is available at...
http://www.weather.gov/lacrosse .

&&

WIC123-230120-
/O.CON.KARX.FL.W.0005.170223T1500Z-170224T1900Z/
/REAW3.1.ER.170223T1500Z.170223T1800Z.170224T0100Z.NO/
421 AM CST WED FEB 22 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Kickapoo River At Readstown.
* from Thursday morning to Friday afternoon...Or until the warning is
  cancelled.
* At  4:00 AM Wednesday the stage was 8.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Thursday morning and continue
  to rise to near 11.2 feet by Thursday. The river will fall below
  flood stage by Thursday evening.
* Impact...At 10.0 feet...The park along the river begins to flood.

&&

LAT...LON 4348 9073 4347 9078 4341 9079 4341 9077 4346 9072

$$

Flood Statement
National Weather Service La Crosse WI
417 AM CST WED FEB 22 2017

.A Flood Warning remains in effect for the Black River from Black
River Falls to Galesville. The river has crested at Black River
Falls...but remains above flood stage. At Galesville...the
river is forecast to rise above flood stage by Thursday morning.

River forecasts take into account both observed and forecast
precipitation.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Do not drive cars into flooded areas. Remember, it only takes two
feet of water to float most automobiles, including sport utility
vehicles. Turn Around, Don`t Drown!

Additional river and weather information is available at...
http://www.weather.gov/lacrosse .

&&

WIC063-121-230117-
/O.CON.KARX.FL.W.0003.170223T0600Z-170226T1800Z/
/GALW3.2.ER.170223T0600Z.170224T0000Z.170226T0000Z.NO/
417 AM CST WED FEB 22 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Black River Near Galesville.
* from late tonight to Sunday afternoon...Or until the warning is
  cancelled.
* At  3:45 AM Wednesday the stage was 7.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Thursday morning and continue
  to rise to near 13.6 feet by Thursday evening. The river will fall
  below flood stage by Saturday evening.
* Impact...At 12.0 feet...Flooding mainly impacts wildlands and
  agricultural pasture land. However the approach to the south end of
  the County Road VV Bridge over the Black River may be flooded.

&&

LAT...LON 4413 9100 4407 9133 4395 9138 4393 9135 4411 9097

$$

Flood Statement
National Weather Service La Crosse WI
417 AM CST WED FEB 22 2017

.A Flood Warning remains in effect for the Black River from Black
River Falls to Galesville. The river has crested at Black River
Falls...but remains above flood stage. At Galesville...the
river is forecast to rise above flood stage by Thursday morning.

River forecasts take into account both observed and forecast
precipitation.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Do not drive cars into flooded areas. Remember, it only takes two
feet of water to float most automobiles, including sport utility
vehicles. Turn Around, Don`t Drown!

Additional river and weather information is available at...
http://www.weather.gov/lacrosse .

&&

WIC053-230117-
/O.CON.KARX.FL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-170224T2043Z/
/BRFW3.2.ER.170221T0811Z.170221T2000Z.170224T0243Z.NO/
417 AM CST WED FEB 22 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Black River At Black River Falls.
* until Friday afternoon...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  3:15 AM Wednesday the stage was 50.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 47.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will fall below flood stage Thursday
evening.

&&

LAT...LON 4437 9080 4413 9100 4411 9097 4417 9088 4435 9075

$$

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Eastern North Dakota/Grand Forks ND
927 PM CST TUE FEB 21 2017


...The flood warning has been extended for these river locations in
Minnesota...North Dakota...

  * Fargo...on the Red River...in Clay and Cass Counties
  * Sabin...on the S Br Buffalo River...in Clay County
  * Dilworth...on the Buffalo River...in Clay County
  * Hendrum...on the Wild Rice River (MN)...in Norman County

...The flood warning continues for these river locations in
Minnesota...North Dakota...

  * East Grand Forks...on the Red River ...in Polk and Grand Forks
  Counties
  * Oslo...on the Red River ...in Marshall...Walsh...Polk and Grand
  Forks Counties
  * Hawley...on the Buffalo River ...in Clay County


.There is a lot of uncertainty in the forecasts issued this
 evening.  A significant period of cold air temperatures are
 expected later this week which may cause runoff to freeze
 in the drainage networks, rivers, and streams, rather than
 flow downstream.  In that case, the rivers may not rise as
 high as our forecasts.

 There is still ice present in area rivers and streams.
 Ice affected river gages do not give a good indication of actual
 flow in the channel.  Rating Curves require open water in order
 to be used to estimate flows.

 Ice jams are very common at Oslo and cannot be ruled out.
 The effect of a possible ice jam is not included in this forecast.

This forecast is for a 7-day period...the highest stage indicated
  may not reflect the crest for this event.

  Forecasts are updated daily and stage values will change as new
  weather and river information is used. River forecasts usually use
  24 hours of expected precipitation but depending on the situation
  it may include precipitation expected through the next 72 hours.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...turn around, don`t drown...

 - Don`t travel through flooded areas!

 - Persons in the warned area need to take steps to protect life
   and property. if necessary move to a higher and safer location.

 - Persons living in the Red River Basin should monitor river
   levels while the river is in...or near...flood.

For more information...go to the AHPS/River section
on our web page at:      www.weather.gov/grandforks

&&

MNC027-NDC017-231527-
/O.EXT.KFGF.FL.W.0001.000000T0000Z-170301T2159Z/
/FGON8.1.ER.170220T1845Z.170224T0000Z.170228T1559Z.NO/
927 PM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

The Flood Warning continues for...
* ...Fargo...on the Red River.
* until Wednesday March 01...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  8:15 PM Tuesday the stage was 20.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and during the next 7 days...Minor
  flooding is forecast.
* Minor Flood Stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast...the river will rise to a crest near 21.5 feet sometime
  Thursday evening. The river will fall below Flood Stage late
  Tuesday morning.
* The river is forecast to crest at 21.5 on Thursday evening during
  this 7-day period.
* Impact Statement(s) - At 22.0 feet, Fargo...North Broadway bridge is
  closed.

&&

Daily 7pm CDT/6pm CST forecast stage in feet:

 Date                Wed    Thu    Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue
(month/day)         02/22  02/23  02/24  02/25  02/26  02/27  02/28
  Fargo             21.0   21.5   21.3   20.7   19.8   18.8   17.7
LAT...LON 4715 9673 4724 9683 4724 9694 4676 9689 4677 9671


$$

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Eastern North Dakota/Grand Forks ND
927 PM CST TUE FEB 21 2017


...The flood warning has been extended for these river locations in
Minnesota...North Dakota...

  * Fargo...on the Red River...in Clay and Cass Counties
  * Sabin...on the S Br Buffalo River...in Clay County
  * Dilworth...on the Buffalo River...in Clay County
  * Hendrum...on the Wild Rice River (MN)...in Norman County

...The flood warning continues for these river locations in
Minnesota...North Dakota...

  * East Grand Forks...on the Red River ...in Polk and Grand Forks
  Counties
  * Oslo...on the Red River ...in Marshall...Walsh...Polk and Grand
  Forks Counties
  * Hawley...on the Buffalo River ...in Clay County


.There is a lot of uncertainty in the forecasts issued this
 evening.  A significant period of cold air temperatures are
 expected later this week which may cause runoff to freeze
 in the drainage networks, rivers, and streams, rather than
 flow downstream.  In that case, the rivers may not rise as
 high as our forecasts.

 There is still ice present in area rivers and streams.
 Ice affected river gages do not give a good indication of actual
 flow in the channel.  Rating Curves require open water in order
 to be used to estimate flows.

 Ice jams are very common at Oslo and cannot be ruled out.
 The effect of a possible ice jam is not included in this forecast.

This forecast is for a 7-day period...the highest stage indicated
  may not reflect the crest for this event.

  Forecasts are updated daily and stage values will change as new
  weather and river information is used. River forecasts usually use
  24 hours of expected precipitation but depending on the situation
  it may include precipitation expected through the next 72 hours.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...turn around, don`t drown...

 - Don`t travel through flooded areas!

 - Persons in the warned area need to take steps to protect life
   and property. if necessary move to a higher and safer location.

 - Persons living in the Red River Basin should monitor river
   levels while the river is in...or near...flood.

For more information...go to the AHPS/River section
on our web page at:      www.weather.gov/grandforks

&&

MNC027-231526-
/O.EXT.KFGF.FL.W.0005.170223T0742Z-170301T0200Z/
/DILM5.1.ER.170223T0742Z.170224T1800Z.170227T2000Z.NO/
927 PM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

The Flood Warning continues for...
* ...Dilworth...on the Buffalo River.
* from late Wednesday night to Tuesday February 28...or until the
  warning is cancelled.
* At  8:30 PM Tuesday the stage was 10.7 feet.
* Minor Flood Stage is 13.0 feet.
* Forecast...rise above Flood Stage by early Thursday morning and
  continue to rise to near 15.0 feet by Friday early afternoon. The
  river will fall below Flood Stage by Monday early afternoon.
* The river is forecast to crest at 15.0 on Friday early afternoon
  during this 7-day period.
* Impact Statement(s) - At 15.0 feet, Gage not accessible above 15
  feet.

&&

Daily 7pm CDT/6pm CST forecast stage in feet:

 Date                Wed    Thu    Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue
(month/day)         02/22  02/23  02/24  02/25  02/26  02/27  02/28
  Dilworth          12.3   14.5   15.0   14.6   13.9   12.8   11.9
LAT...LON 4715 9682 4704 9681 4689 9669 4684 9652 4692 9650


$$

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Eastern North Dakota/Grand Forks ND
927 PM CST TUE FEB 21 2017


...The flood warning has been extended for these river locations in
Minnesota...North Dakota...

  * Fargo...on the Red River...in Clay and Cass Counties
  * Sabin...on the S Br Buffalo River...in Clay County
  * Dilworth...on the Buffalo River...in Clay County
  * Hendrum...on the Wild Rice River (MN)...in Norman County

...The flood warning continues for these river locations in
Minnesota...North Dakota...

  * East Grand Forks...on the Red River ...in Polk and Grand Forks
  Counties
  * Oslo...on the Red River ...in Marshall...Walsh...Polk and Grand
  Forks Counties
  * Hawley...on the Buffalo River ...in Clay County


.There is a lot of uncertainty in the forecasts issued this
 evening.  A significant period of cold air temperatures are
 expected later this week which may cause runoff to freeze
 in the drainage networks, rivers, and streams, rather than
 flow downstream.  In that case, the rivers may not rise as
 high as our forecasts.

 There is still ice present in area rivers and streams.
 Ice affected river gages do not give a good indication of actual
 flow in the channel.  Rating Curves require open water in order
 to be used to estimate flows.

 Ice jams are very common at Oslo and cannot be ruled out.
 The effect of a possible ice jam is not included in this forecast.

This forecast is for a 7-day period...the highest stage indicated
  may not reflect the crest for this event.

  Forecasts are updated daily and stage values will change as new
  weather and river information is used. River forecasts usually use
  24 hours of expected precipitation but depending on the situation
  it may include precipitation expected through the next 72 hours.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...turn around, don`t drown...

 - Don`t travel through flooded areas!

 - Persons in the warned area need to take steps to protect life
   and property. if necessary move to a higher and safer location.

 - Persons living in the Red River Basin should monitor river
   levels while the river is in...or near...flood.

For more information...go to the AHPS/River section
on our web page at:      www.weather.gov/grandforks

&&

MNC027-231526-
/O.CON.KFGF.FL.W.0004.170224T0600Z-170226T0600Z/
/HWYM5.1.ER.170224T0600Z.170224T0600Z.170225T0000Z.NO/
927 PM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

The Flood Warning continues for...
* ...Hawley...on the Buffalo River.
* from late Thursday night to late Saturday night...or until the
  warning is cancelled.
* At  8:45 PM Tuesday the stage was 6.4 feet.
* Minor Flood Stage is 8.0 feet.
* Forecast...the river is expected to rise to near Flood Stage early
  Friday morning.
* The river is forecast to crest at 8.0 on early Friday morning
  during this 7-day period.
* Impact Statement(s) - At 8.0 feet, Parts of Hawley city park begin
  to flood.

&&

Daily 7pm CDT/6pm CST forecast stage in feet:

 Date                Wed    Thu    Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue
(month/day)         02/22  02/23  02/24  02/25  02/26  02/27  02/28
  Hawley             7.4    7.9    8.0    7.6    7.3    7.0    6.6
LAT...LON 4701 9603 4692 9650 4684 9652 4680 9633 4690 9601


$$

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Eastern North Dakota/Grand Forks ND
927 PM CST TUE FEB 21 2017


...The flood warning has been extended for these river locations in
Minnesota...North Dakota...

  * Fargo...on the Red River...in Clay and Cass Counties
  * Sabin...on the S Br Buffalo River...in Clay County
  * Dilworth...on the Buffalo River...in Clay County
  * Hendrum...on the Wild Rice River (MN)...in Norman County

...The flood warning continues for these river locations in
Minnesota...North Dakota...

  * East Grand Forks...on the Red River ...in Polk and Grand Forks
  Counties
  * Oslo...on the Red River ...in Marshall...Walsh...Polk and Grand
  Forks Counties
  * Hawley...on the Buffalo River ...in Clay County


.There is a lot of uncertainty in the forecasts issued this
 evening.  A significant period of cold air temperatures are
 expected later this week which may cause runoff to freeze
 in the drainage networks, rivers, and streams, rather than
 flow downstream.  In that case, the rivers may not rise as
 high as our forecasts.

 There is still ice present in area rivers and streams.
 Ice affected river gages do not give a good indication of actual
 flow in the channel.  Rating Curves require open water in order
 to be used to estimate flows.

 Ice jams are very common at Oslo and cannot be ruled out.
 The effect of a possible ice jam is not included in this forecast.

This forecast is for a 7-day period...the highest stage indicated
  may not reflect the crest for this event.

  Forecasts are updated daily and stage values will change as new
  weather and river information is used. River forecasts usually use
  24 hours of expected precipitation but depending on the situation
  it may include precipitation expected through the next 72 hours.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...turn around, don`t drown...

 - Don`t travel through flooded areas!

 - Persons in the warned area need to take steps to protect life
   and property. if necessary move to a higher and safer location.

 - Persons living in the Red River Basin should monitor river
   levels while the river is in...or near...flood.

For more information...go to the AHPS/River section
on our web page at:      www.weather.gov/grandforks

&&

MNC027-231526-
/O.EXT.KFGF.FL.W.0008.170222T1200Z-170224T0600Z/
/SABM5.1.ER.170222T1200Z.170222T1200Z.170223T0000Z.NO/
927 PM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

The Flood Warning continues for...
* ...Sabin...on the S Br Buffalo River.
* from Wednesday morning to late Thursday night...or until the
  warning is cancelled.
* At  8:45 PM Tuesday the stage was 10.2 feet.
* Minor Flood Stage is 13.0 feet.
* Forecast...the river is expected to rise to near Flood Stage
  Wednesday mid-morning.
* The river is forecast to crest at 13.0 on Wednesday mid-morning
  during this 7-day period.
* Impact Statement(s) - At 13.0 feet, Flooding on road cut at old
  meander scar east of gage begins.

&&

Daily 7pm CDT/6pm CST forecast stage in feet:

 Date                Wed    Thu    Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue
(month/day)         02/22  02/23  02/24  02/25  02/26  02/27  02/28
  Sabin             13.0   12.4   11.5   10.4    9.7    9.2    8.8
LAT...LON 4663 9666 4663 9650 4686 9657 4689 9670


$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
854 PM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

...The flood warning is cancelled for the following rivers in
Wisconsin...

  Eau Claire River NEAR Fall Creek affecting Chippewa and Eau Claire
  Counties
...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Wisconsin...

  Chippewa River at Durand affecting Buffalo and Pepin Counties

.Overview...Runoff from snowmelt and rainfall on Monday of between one
half and one inch onto frozen ground will continue to produce rising
water levels on the Chippewa River. The National Weather Service will
continue to monitor this developing situation and issue followup
statements as conditions or forecasts change.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Do not drive cars through flooded areas.  Turn Around...Don`t Drown.

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio or your local radio or TV station
for the latest information concerning this flood event.

&&

WIC011-091-230854-
/O.EXT.KMPX.FL.W.0002.170223T2248Z-170228T1800Z/
/DURW3.1.ER.170223T2248Z.170225T0600Z.170228T0000Z.NO/
854 PM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

...Flood Warning now expected to end Tuesday February 28...The Flood
Warning continues for
  The Chippewa River at Durand.
* from Thursday afternoon to Tuesday February 28.
* At  7:45 PM Tuesday the stage was 8.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Thursday afternoon and
  continue to rise to near 14.7 feet by early Saturday morning.the
  river will fall below flood stage by Monday evening.
* Impact...At 13.0 feet...The basements of businesses along the river
  begin to flood.
* Impact...At 12.5 feet...River Street in downtown Durand begins to
  flood.

&&

LAT...LON 4456 9209 4471 9201 4479 9183 4471 9177 4455 9198

$$

Flood Statement
National Weather Service La Crosse WI
608 PM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

WIC019-053-222145-
/O.CON.KARX.FA.W.0001.000000T0000Z-170222T2145Z/
/00000.0.IC.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Clark WI-Jackson WI-
608 PM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

...A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 345 PM CST WEDNESDAY FOR
SOUTHERN CLARK AND CENTRAL JACKSON COUNTIES...

At 425 PM CST, Clark County Emergency Management reported that the
ice jam on the Black River upstream of Lake Arbutus has moved
downstream of Highway 95 and is now located below the Lake Arbutus
Resort. Water has receded from Riviera Avenue. While there are no
flooding issues at this time, there is a large ice jam where the
Black River enters Lake Arbutus, and the areas surrounding the lake
are still prone to flooding.

Some locations that could experience flooding include...
The entire shore around Lake Arbutus and below the Hatfield Dam

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.

&&

LAT...LON 4446 9064 4439 9068 4440 9076 4446 9073

$$

Hollan


Winter Storm Watch


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
407 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

...HIGH END WINTER STORM TAKING AIM AT THE UPPER MIDWEST THURSDAY
NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...BRINGING HEAVY SNOW...STRONG
WINDS...AND BLOWING SNOW...

.A winter storm watch has been expanded to include areas along and
southeast of an Appleton, to St. Cloud, to Mora Minnesota line
from Thursday evening through Friday evening. Snow accumulations
of 6 to 12 inches, with locally higher amounts are possible across
the watch area. In addition, northeast winds Friday morning
becoming north and northwest Friday afternoon will gust as high as
40 mph. Blowing snow will further reduce visibilities. If these
winds materialize, blizzard conditions should be expected in open
areas.

The Friday morning and afternoon commutes are expected to be
significantly impacted.

MNZ053-059>063-065>070-073>078-082>085-091-092-221815-
/O.EXT.KMPX.WS.A.0003.170224T0000Z-170225T0600Z/
Chisago-Wright-Hennepin-Anoka-Ramsey-Washington-Renville-McLeod-
Sibley-Carver-Scott-Dakota-Redwood-Brown-Nicollet-Le Sueur-Rice-
Goodhue-Watonwan-Blue Earth-Waseca-Steele-Martin-Faribault-
Including the cities of Center City, Monticello, Minneapolis,
Blaine, St Paul, Stillwater, Olivia, Hutchinson, Gaylord, Chaska,
Shakopee, Hastings, Redwood Falls, New Ulm, St Peter, Le Sueur,
Faribault, Red Wing, St James, Mankato, Waseca, Owatonna,
Fairmont, and Blue Earth
407 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

* TIMING...Rain will turn to heavy snow Thursday evening and
  continue through Friday.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 to 12 inches are likely, with amounts
  in excess of 12 inches possible.

* WINDS...Northeast to northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 40
  mph resulting in considerable blowing snow and possible
  blizzard conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow...sleet...or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
407 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

...HIGH END WINTER STORM TAKING AIM AT THE UPPER MIDWEST THURSDAY
NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...BRINGING HEAVY SNOW...STRONG
WINDS...AND BLOWING SNOW...

.A winter storm watch has been expanded to include areas along and
southeast of an Appleton, to St. Cloud, to Mora Minnesota line
from Thursday evening through Friday evening. Snow accumulations
of 6 to 12 inches, with locally higher amounts are possible across
the watch area. In addition, northeast winds Friday morning
becoming north and northwest Friday afternoon will gust as high as
40 mph. Blowing snow will further reduce visibilities. If these
winds materialize, blizzard conditions should be expected in open
areas.

The Friday morning and afternoon commutes are expected to be
significantly impacted.

WIZ014>016-023>028-221815-
/O.CON.KMPX.WS.A.0003.170224T0000Z-170225T0600Z/
Polk-Barron-Rusk-St. Croix-Pierce-Dunn-Pepin-Chippewa-Eau Claire-
Including the cities of Osceola, Rice Lake, Ladysmith, Hudson,
River Falls, Prescott, Menomonie, Durand, Chippewa Falls,
and Eau Claire
407 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

* TIMING...Rain will turn to snow Thursday evening and continue
  through Friday evening.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 to 12 inches are likely, with amounts
  in excess of 12 inches possible.

* WINDS...Northeast to northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 40
mph resulting in considerable blowing snow and possible blizzard
conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow...sleet...or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
407 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

...HIGH END WINTER STORM TAKING AIM AT THE UPPER MIDWEST THURSDAY
NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...BRINGING HEAVY SNOW...STRONG
WINDS...AND BLOWING SNOW...

.A winter storm watch has been expanded to include areas along and
southeast of an Appleton, to St. Cloud, to Mora Minnesota line
from Thursday evening through Friday evening. Snow accumulations
of 6 to 12 inches, with locally higher amounts are possible across
the watch area. In addition, northeast winds Friday morning
becoming north and northwest Friday afternoon will gust as high as
40 mph. Blowing snow will further reduce visibilities. If these
winds materialize, blizzard conditions should be expected in open
areas.

The Friday morning and afternoon commutes are expected to be
significantly impacted.

MNZ044-045-049>052-054>058-064-093-221815-
/O.EXA.KMPX.WS.A.0003.170224T0000Z-170225T0600Z/
Mille Lacs-Kanabec-Stearns-Benton-Sherburne-Isanti-Lac Qui Parle-
Swift-Chippewa-Kandiyohi-Meeker-Yellow Medicine-Freeborn-
Including the cities of Princeton, Mora, St Cloud, Foley,
Elk River, Cambridge, Madison, Benson, Montevideo, Willmar,
Litchfield, Granite Falls, and Albert Lea
407 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Twin Cities/Chanhassen has issued
a Winter Storm Watch, which is in effect from Thursday evening
through Friday evening.

* TIMING...Rain will turn to snow Thursday evening and continue
  through Friday evening.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 to 12 inches are likely, with amounts
  in excess of 12 inches possible.

* WINDS...Northeast to northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 40
  mph resulting in considerable blowing snow and possible
  blizzard conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow...sleet...or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
406 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

...Winter Storm Likely to Impact Northern Iowa Thursday Evening
Through Friday Evening...

.A winter storm will bring a wintry mix of precipitation to Iowa.
The greatest threat for moderate or higher snowfall is over
northern and northwestern Iowa. Strong west to northwest winds
will develop Friday into Friday evening leading to the potential
for significant blowing and drifting snow.

IAZ006-007-016-033-221815-
/O.EXB.KDMX.WS.A.0003.170224T0000Z-170225T0600Z/
Winnebago-Worth-Hancock-Sac-
Including the cities of Forest City, Lake Mills, Northwood,
Manly, Garner, Britt, Kanawha, Sac City, Lake View, Odebolt,
Wall Lake, Schaller, and Early
406 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Des Moines has issued a Winter
Storm Watch, which is in effect from Thursday evening through
Friday evening.

* TIMING...Rain will transition to snow Thursday night into Friday
  morning with winds increasing through the day on Friday.
  The precipitation and wind are expected to persist into Friday
  night.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW/ICE ACCUMULATIONS...3 to 7 inches across
  northern Iowa, with locally higher amounts possible.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...Winds becoming from the north and northwest
  at 20 to 30 mph with gusts over 40 mph. Visibility will be
  reduced to one half mile or less during periods of heavier snow
  and wind.

* IMPACTS...Travel may be severely impacted as blowing and
  drifting snow reduce visibility Friday into Saturday morning.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow, sleet, or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
406 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

...Winter Storm Likely to Impact Northern Iowa Thursday Evening
Through Friday Evening...

.A winter storm will bring a wintry mix of precipitation to Iowa.
The greatest threat for moderate or higher snowfall is over
northern and northwestern Iowa. Strong west to northwest winds
will develop Friday into Friday evening leading to the potential
for significant blowing and drifting snow.

IAZ004-005-015-023-221815-
/O.EXT.KDMX.WS.A.0003.170224T0000Z-170225T0600Z/
Emmet-Kossuth-Palo Alto-Pocahontas-
Including the cities of Estherville, Algona, Emmetsburg,
Pocahontas, Laurens, Rolfe, Fonda, and Gilmore City
406 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

* TIMING...Rain will transition to snow Thursday night...with winds
  increasing through the day on Friday. The precipitation
  and wind are expected to persist into Friday night.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW/ICE ACCUMULATIONS...3 to 7 inches across
  northern Iowa, with locally higher amounts possible.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...Winds becoming from the north and northwest
  at 20 to 30 mph with gusts over 40 mph. Visibility will be
  reduced to one half mile or less during periods of heavier snow
  and wind.

* IMPACTS...Travel may be severely impacted as blowing and
  drifting snow reduce visibility Friday into Saturday morning.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow, sleet, or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.

&&

$$

Ansorge

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE...CORRECTED
National Weather Service Duluth MN
349 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

...Winter storm to affect parts of the Northland Thursday night
through Friday night...

.A potential winter storm is forecast to affect Pine through Price
counties Thursday night through Friday night. The heaviest snow is
expected to fall between midnight and 6 am Friday where snowfall
rates may approach one inch per hour. Gusty winds will accompany
this system, especially late Thursday night through Friday night.
This may lead to some blowing snow and reduced visibilities.
The snow will be wet and may preclude any drifting.

MNZ038-WIZ006>009-222200-
/O.COR.KDLH.WS.A.0002.170224T0000Z-170225T1200Z/
Pine-Burnett-Washburn-Sawyer-Price-
Including the cities of Pine City, Hinckley, Grantsburg, Spooner,
Hayward, and Phillips
349 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH
LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Duluth has issued a Winter Storm
Watch...which is in effect from Thursday evening through late
Friday night.

* LOCATIONS...Pine county east through Price county. This includes
  Hinckley, Siren, Hayward, Park Falls and Phillips.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...Greater than 6 inches.

* WINDS...Northeast 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* VISIBILITIES...less than one half mile in the heavier snow.

* IMPACTS...The snow will affect travel.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow that may impact travel. Continue to monitor the latest
forecasts for updates.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service La Crosse WI
349 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

...Winter Storm Moves In Thursday Night...

.Snow...rain...and wind will accompany a winter storm slated to
drive across the region Thursday night through Friday night.

The precipitation will start out as rain Thursday evening...
transitioning to snow or a rain-snow mix later Thursday night,
continuing through Friday. Snow is expected Friday night. A brief
period of freezing drizzle also possible late Thursday night into
Friday morning.

Current indications would bring 4 to 8 inches...locally
higher...to locations along and north of an Austin to Winona
Minnesota...to Black River Falls Wisconsin line. Light icing
possible if freezing drizzle develops.

Winds become strong and gusty Friday night. Blowing and drifting
snow could become a concern in open and unsheltered areas.

While confidence is high that this storm will produce significant
amounts of snow, where that ultimately falls is not certain. A
small shift in the storm track will have large impacts on what
falls where, and how much.

Keep up on the latest forecasts and prepare now for this winter
storm...especially if you have travel plans.

MNZ079-086>088-094-WIZ017-029-032>034-221800-
/O.NEW.KARX.WS.A.0002.170224T0000Z-170225T0600Z/
Wabasha-Dodge-Olmsted-Winona-Mower-Taylor-Clark-Buffalo-
Trempealeau-Jackson-
Including the cities of Wabasha, Dodge Center, Rochester, Winona,
Austin, Medford, Neillsville, Alma, Arcadia, Whitehall,
and Black River Falls
349 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

The National Weather Service in La Crosse has issued a Winter
Storm Watch...which is in effect from Thursday evening through
Friday evening.

* Snow and freezing drizzle expected from Thursday evening
  through Friday evening.

* Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches...locally higher
  possible. Ice accumulations of a glaze are also possible.

* Significant reductions in visibility in the snow.

* Plan on difficult driving conditions...including during the
  morning commute on Friday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A winter storm watch means there is potential for significant
snow...sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.

&&

$$
Rieck/RRS

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
337 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

IAZ001>003-012>014-020>022-MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097-098-
221745-
/O.EXT.KFSD.WS.A.0003.170224T0000Z-170225T0600Z/
Lyon IA-Osceola-Dickinson-Sioux-O`Brien-Clay IA-Plymouth-Cherokee-
Buena Vista-Lincoln MN-Lyon MN-Murray-Cottonwood-Nobles-Jackson-
Pipestone-Rock-
337 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

* TIMING...A mix of rain and snow Thursday afternoon will change
  to all snow Thursday evening. Snow will continue heavy at times
  Thursday night and Friday, before gradually tapering off Friday
  night.

* ACCUMULATIONS...Storm total snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches
  are likely, with amounts in excess of 12 inches possible.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...Winds will increase from the north around
  25 to 30 mph Thursday night, with gusts over 40 mph possible on
  Friday into Friday evening. Visibility is expected to be reduced
  to less than a half mile at times while snow is falling.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow...sleet...or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
337 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

NEZ013-SDZ040-054>056-059>062-065>071-221745-
/O.CON.KFSD.WS.A.0003.170224T0000Z-170225T0000Z/
Dixon-Brookings-Miner-Lake-Moody-Davison-Hanson-McCook-Minnehaha-
Hutchinson-Turner-Lincoln SD-Bon Homme-Yankton-Clay SD-Union-
337 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...A mix of rain and snow Thursday afternoon will change
  to all snow Thursday evening. Snow will continue heavy at times
  Thursday night and Friday, before gradually tapering off Friday
  evening.

* ACCUMULATIONS...Storm total snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches
  are likely, with amounts in excess of 12 inches possible.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...Winds will increase from the north
  around 20 to 35 mph on Thursday night and Friday. Visibility
  is expected to be reduced to less than a half mile at times
  while snow is falling.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow...sleet...or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
258 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

...Winter storm trending north could now impact central and
northeast South Dakota...


MNZ046-SDZ008-018>023-221700-
/O.NEW.KABR.WS.A.0002.170224T0000Z-170225T0000Z/
Big Stone-Roberts-Spink-Clark-Codington-Grant-Hamlin-Deuel-
Including the cities of Ortonville, Sisseton, Redfield, Clark,
Watertown, Milbank, Hayti, and Clear Lake
258 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

The National Weather Service in Aberdeen has issued a Winter
Storm Watch...which is in effect from Thursday evening through
Friday afternoon.

* Timing...snow is expected from Thursday evening through Friday
  afternoon.

* Snow Accumulations...There is the potential for accumulations of
  4 to 10 inches. Periods of heavy snow with accumulations of 1
  to 2 inches per hour are also possible.

* Winds / Visibilities...Significant reductions in visibility due
  to the combination of heavy snow and northeast winds gusting to
  40 to 50mph Thursday night into Friday.

* Impacts...Plan on difficult driving conditions.

Precautionary/Preparedness actions...

A winter storm watch means there is potential for significant
snow...sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.

&&

$$

Connelly


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Forks ND
646 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

MNZ001>009-013>017-022>024-027>032-040-NDZ006>008-014>016-024-
026>030-038-039-049-052>054-231300-
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 County-Eddy-Nelson-
Grand Forks-Griggs-Steele-Traill-Barnes-Cass-Ransom-Sargent-
Richland-Western Walsh County-
646 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Temperatures will begin a downward trend through late week. This
will slow down or stop the snow melt, but rivers and streams will
continue to respond. See the latest flood statements and flood
warnings for the most current river information.

Light precipitation will continue over the area today into the
early evening. The precipitation will stay mainly as light rain
along and south of a line from Valley City to Park Rapids, but
areas to the north of this line will see light mixed
precipitation changing over to light snow. Little or no snowfall
accumulation is expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Accumulating snow is also expected over the far southern Red River
Valley into portions of west central Minnesota Thursday night into
Friday. North winds will also become fairly gusty on Friday, so a
return to winter is expected in those areas that have been the
warmest during the mid February thaw.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
518 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

MNZ042>045-049>053-059-061-WIZ014-015-231130-
Todd-Morrison-Mille Lacs-Kanabec-Stearns-Benton-Sherburne-Isanti-
Chisago-Wright-Anoka-Polk-Barron-
518 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central
Minnesota...east central Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Areas of dense fog with visibilities of a quarter of a mile or
less will slowly improve through 9am north of the Twin Cities and
along the US-8 corridor in northwest Wisconsin.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

A significant winter storm with heavy snow and strong winds will
impact the region Thursday night and Friday. The storm track is
still shifting, but as of now the heaviest snow will fall from
Mankato through Twin Cities and Ladysmith.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Duluth MN
420 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

MNZ010>012-018>021-025-026-033>038-WIZ001>004-006>009-230545-
Koochiching-North St. Louis-Northern Cook/Northern Lake-
North Itasca-Central St. Louis-Southern Lake/North Shore-
Southern Cook/North Shore-North Cass-South Itasca-South Cass-
Crow Wing-Northern Aitkin-South Aitkin-Carlton/South St. Louis-
Pine-Douglas-Bayfield-Ashland-Iron-Burnett-Washburn-Sawyer-Price-
420 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of northeast
Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Rain will transition to snow tonight into Thursday morning, with
up to one inch of new snow accumulation possible for portions of
northeast Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

A winter storm will move through the Upper Midwest Thursday night
through Saturday morning. Snow will be likely in northwest
Wisconsin and adjacent areas of central Minnesota. The exact
track of the low pressure system and snow amounts are still in
question, but there is potential for 6 inches or more for portions
of northwest Wisconsin. Stay tuned to the latest forecast for
details as we get closer to this event.

The Mississippi River at Fort Ripley is forecast to rise above
flood stage early Saturday morning with minor flooding expected,
mainly in rural areas near Fort Ripley.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Snow spotters are requested to report precipitation type...and
measurements of snow accumulations today and tonight to the
National Weather Service. Spotters and the public can also report
precipitation type with the free M-PING smartphone app.

$$

JTS

More information may be obtained at the following web address:
http://www.weather.gov/duluth (all lower case)

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service La Crosse WI
352 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

IAZ008>011-018-019-029-030-MNZ095-096-WIZ041>044-053>055-061-
231200-
Mitchell-Howard-Winneshiek-Allamakee-Floyd-Chickasaw-Fayette-
Clayton-Fillmore-Houston-La Crosse-Monroe-Juneau-Adams-Vernon-
Crawford-Richland-Grant-
352 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of southeast
Minnesota...northeast Iowa and southwest into central Wisconsin.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Runoff from recent rain and snow melt is resulting in rises on
area rivers and streams. While most will stay within bank, some
mainly minor flooding will occur over the next couple days.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

A potentially potent winter storm is slated to move across the
region Thursday night through Friday night. While details are
uncertain, this could be a high impact storm with periods of
rain, snow, icing and strong winds.

Current indications would hold the heavier snowfall to the
northwest. Locally, warm conditions make 1 to 4 inches of snow
more likely.

The details on this storm will continue to be refined over the
next couple days. Precipitation types and amounts could change.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

No action is needed.

.EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATION...

No webinar is scheduled.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service La Crosse WI
352 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

MNZ079-086>088-094-WIZ017-029-032>034-231200-
Wabasha-Dodge-Olmsted-Winona-Mower-Taylor-Clark-Buffalo-
Trempealeau-Jackson-
352 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of southeast
Minnesota...western into north central Wisconsin.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Runoff from recent rain and snow melt is resulting in rises on
area rivers and streams. While most will stay within bank, some
mostly minor flooding will occur over the next couple days.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

A Winter Storm Watch is in effect for Thursday night into Friday
night.

A potentially potent winter storm is slated to move across the
region Thursday night through Friday night. While details are
uncertain, this could be a high impact storm with periods of
rain, snow, icing and strong winds.

Current indications would bring 4 to 8 inches of snow...mostly
along and north of an Austin to Winona Minnesota...to Black River
Falls Wisconsin line. Locally higher amounts possible. Minor ice
accumulations also possible.

The details on this storm will continue to be refined over the
next couple days. Precipitation types and amounts could change.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

No action needed.

.EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATION...

No webinar is scheduled.

$$

Rieck/RRS

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
338 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

MNZ039-046-SDZ003>011-015>023-033>037-045-048-051-230945-
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-
338 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017 /238 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017/

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Showers and Thundershowers will continue to pass through the
forecast area through the morning and afternoon hours. No
hazardous weather is expected with these showers.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

We continue to monitor a storm system that will rapidly intensity
as it moves into the Central Plains Thursday. Recent model runs
have trended the storm track northward, and as such we now have
the potential to see significant accumulations along and south of
highway 14 in central South Dakota and for much of northeast
South Dakota and western Minnesota. There still remains a high
degree of uncertainty as to how far north accumulating snow will
fall, as well as how far north the heaviest snow will extend.
Strong winds are also expected around this system, particularly
Thursday night and Friday. With falling snow and strong winds,
expect poor visibility and hazardous travel conditions.
Improvement is expected during the day Friday as the system moves
to the east.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Connelly

U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
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Silver Spring, MD 20910
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