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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
340 PM CDT Sat Mar 28 2020

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Morrison-Mille Lacs-Kanabec-Stearns-Benton-Sherburne-Isanti-
Chisago-Kandiyohi-Meeker-Wright-Hennepin-Anoka-Renville-McLeod-
Sibley-Carver-Redwood-Brown-Nicollet-Polk-
340 PM CDT Sat Mar 28 2020

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

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.

A few hours of accumulating snow along with gusty northwest winds
could lead to hazardous conditions late tonight through tomorrow
morning. Widespread snowfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches are
expected, with locally higher amounts possible. Wind gusts up to
35-40 mph are possible this afternoon through Sunday morning.

Heavy rain will also continue until the changeover to snow
tonight, with storm- total precipitation amounts of 1.5 to 2
inches expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

River flooding will continue this week with minor flood stage
possible along parts of mainstem of the Minnesota River. Rainfall
from precipitation today and tomorrow could bring more of the
Minnesota River and some small tributaries back to bankfull or
minor flood stage early next week.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN spotter activation will not be needed.

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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
336 PM CDT Sat Mar 28 2020

...Rain Changing to a Wet Slushy Snow Tonight...

.Rain will change to snow across portions of Minnesota later this
evening, mainly near and west of I-35. The changeover to snow
will likely occur during heavier periods of precipitation, so
snowfall rates will exceed a half inch per hour at times.
Accumulations in the advisory area, which extends from near
Redwood Falls and New Ulm northeast through Hutchinson, Princeton,
and Mora, will range from 1 to locally 5 inches. At this time, it
appears that the primary impacts will be primarily west and north
of the Twin Cities metro area. In addition to the snowfall,
northeast winds of 15 to 25 mph with higher gusts will become
northwest by Sunday morning.

MNZ043>045-049>053-057>061-065>068-073>075-290445-
/O.EXT.KMPX.WW.Y.0012.200329T0300Z-200329T1400Z/
Morrison-Mille Lacs-Kanabec-Stearns-Benton-Sherburne-Isanti-
Chisago-Kandiyohi-Meeker-Wright-Hennepin-Anoka-Renville-McLeod-
Sibley-Carver-Redwood-Brown-Nicollet-
Including the cities of Little Falls, Princeton, Mora, St Cloud,
Sauk Rapids, Elk River, Cambridge, Center City, Willmar,
Litchfield, Monticello, Minneapolis, Blaine, Olivia, Hutchinson,
Gaylord, Chanhassen, Chaska, Victoria, Redwood Falls, New Ulm,
and St Peter
336 PM CDT Sat Mar 28 2020

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING
TO 9 AM CDT SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Wet snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 5
  inches locally. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph.

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

* WHEN...From 10 PM this evening to 9 AM CDT Sunday.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions.

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.

&&

$$

jrb



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