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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
1154 AM CDT Thu Apr 2 2020

...FREEZING RAIN...SLEET...AND SNOW WILL SPREAD EAST ACROSS
MINNESOTA THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY...

.Rain will spread into Minnesota this afternoon. Temperatures
will rapidly fall below freezing behind a cold front which will
turn the rain to freezing rain, then sleet, and eventually snow.
The rain to wintry mix transition will occur after 4 pm this
afternoon and steadily move east from west to east tonight,
reaching eastern Minnesota after 6 am Friday morning.

Ice accumulation of one to two tenths of an inch and snow
accumulation of an inch or less are expected in the Winter
Weather Advisory area. The advisory is in effect west of a line
from Mille Lacs Lake, to the western Twin Cities suburbs, to
Faribault and Albert Lea.

MNZ042-043-049-057-058-065-073-074-082-091-030100-
/O.CON.KMPX.WW.Y.0013.200403T0400Z-200403T1800Z/
Todd-Morrison-Stearns-Kandiyohi-Meeker-Renville-Redwood-Brown-
Watonwan-Martin-
Including the cities of Long Prairie, Little Falls, St Cloud,
Willmar, Litchfield, Olivia, Redwood Falls, New Ulm, St James,
and Fairmont
1154 AM CDT Thu Apr 2 2020

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS
EVENING TO 1 PM CDT FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations
  of up to one inch and ice accumulations of a light glaze.

* WHERE...Portions of central, south central and southwest
  Minnesota.

* WHEN...From 11 PM this evening to 1 PM CDT Friday.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions and isolated power
  outages.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Slow down and use caution while traveling.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$



Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
958 AM CDT Thu Apr 2 2020

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

  Minnesota River near Jordan affecting Carver and Scott Counties
  Mississippi River at St. Cloud affecting Benton...Sherburne and
  Stearns Counties
  Mississippi River at St. Paul affecting Dakota...Ramsey and
  Washington Counties
  Mississippi River near Hastings L/D 2 affecting Dakota...Washington
  and Pierce Counties
  Chippewa River at Durand affecting Buffalo and Pepin Counties
...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Minnesota..
  Minnesota River at Montevideo affecting Chippewa...Lac qui Parle
  and Yellow Medicine Counties
  Minnesota River At Morton  affecting Redwood and Renville Counties

  Minnesota River at Savage affecting Dakota...Hennepin and Scott
  Counties

.Overview... A slow moving weather system will bring around 0.5 inches
of precipitation across the area, with some of this falling as snow or
ice. The slow movement of the system will result in a few rounds of precipitation
and likely a few spots getting hit worse than others. Otherwise,
expect river levels to generally increase slowly through the next week.

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.

&&

MNC009-141-145-032058-
/O.EXT.KMPX.FL.W.0022.200404T1800Z-000000T0000Z/
/SCOM5.1.ER.200404T1800Z.200408T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NR/
958 AM CDT Thu Apr 2 2020

...Flood Warning now expected to end further notice...The Flood
Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River at St. Cloud.
* from Saturday afternoon until further notice.
* At  8:45 AM Thursday the stage was 8.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Saturday early afternoon and
  continue to rise to near 9.8 feet by Wednesday early afternoon.

&&

LAT...LON 4555 9410 4537 9393 4537 9407 4554 9418

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
358 AM CDT Thu Apr 2 2020

MNZ041>044-047>051-054>059-064>069-073>077-082>085-091>093-030900-
Douglas-Todd-Morrison-Mille Lacs-Stevens-Pope-Stearns-Benton-
Sherburne-Lac Qui Parle-Swift-Chippewa-Kandiyohi-Meeker-Wright-
Yellow Medicine-Renville-McLeod-Sibley-Carver-Scott-Redwood-Brown-
Nicollet-Le Sueur-Rice-Watonwan-Blue Earth-Waseca-Steele-Martin-
Faribault-Freeborn-
358 AM CDT Thu Apr 2 2020

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central
Minnesota...east central Minnesota...south central Minnesota...
southwest Minnesota and west central Minnesota.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Rain will turn to freezing rain, sleet, and snow from western
Minnesota early this evening to eastern Minnesota late tonight.
Ice accumulation of one to two tenths of an inch are expected with
minor sleet and snow accumulations. A Winter Weather Advisory is
in effect tonight.

There is a chance of non-severe thunderstorms this afternoon and
tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.

The wintry mix will end from west to east Friday with minor
accumulations of ice and snow.

There is a chance of thunderstorms early next week.

River flooding will continue into next week. Mostly minor
flooding is expected or possible along the Minnesota River,
Mississippi River from St. Paul to Red Wing, Cottonwood River,
and the Chippewa River in Wisconsin.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN spotter activation will not be needed but ice and snow
totals would be appreciated.

$$

Borghoff



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