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Winter Storm Watch

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
842 PM CST Thu Feb 21 2019

...HEAVY SNOW AND ACCUMULATING SNOW POSSIBLE FOR SOUTHEASTERN
MINNESOTA INTO WESTERN WISCONSIN SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.A potent winter storm will arrive from the Plains Saturday and
move into the Great Lakes on Sunday. Significant accumulating
snow along with strong winds are possible over much of
southeastern Minnesota into western Wisconsin Saturday evening
through Sunday afternoon. A Winter Storm Watch has been issued for
areas along and east of a line from Rice Lake to New Richmond
Wisconsin, continuing to Faribault to Blue Earth Minnesota. Snow
accumulations of 6 to 9 inches are possible, along with wind gusts
up to 45 mph. Areas of blowing snow along with the accumulating
snow may lead to hazardous driving conditions.

MNZ077-078-084-085-092-093-WIZ015-016-023>028-221100-
/O.CON.KMPX.WS.A.0007.190224T0000Z-190225T0000Z/
Rice-Goodhue-Waseca-Steele-Faribault-Freeborn-Barron-Rusk-
St. Croix-Pierce-Dunn-Pepin-Chippewa-Eau Claire-
Including the cities of Faribault, Red Wing, Waseca, Owatonna,
Blue Earth, Albert Lea, Rice Lake, Ladysmith, Hudson,
River Falls, Prescott, Menomonie, Durand, Chippewa Falls,
and Eau Claire
842 PM CST Thu Feb 21 2019

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING
THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow likely. Total snow
  accumulations of 6 to 9 inches. Winds could gust as high as 45
  mph.

* WHERE...Portions of northwest and west central Wisconsin and
  south central and southeast Minnesota.

* WHEN...From Saturday evening through Sunday afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult and
  hazardous due to accumulating snow and blowing snow, producing
  slippery roads and reduced visibility.

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.

&&

$$



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