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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Forks ND
348 AM CST Sat Jan 18 2020

MNZ001>004-007-029-030-040-NDZ006>008-014>016-024-026>030-038-039-
049-052>054-191000-
West Polk-Norman-Clay-Kittson-West Marshall-Wilkin-
West Otter Tail-Grant-Towner-Cavalier-Pembina-Benson-Ramsey-
Eastern Walsh County-Eddy-Nelson-Grand Forks-Griggs-Steele-Traill-
Barnes-Cass-Ransom-Sargent-Richland-Western Walsh County-
348 AM CST Sat Jan 18 2020

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Blizzard conditions will continue wide spread whiteouts as
northwest winds gust 40 to 50 mph. These gusty winds will begin
to decrease late in the day into the evening. Tonight wind chills
will fall into the 25 to 35 below range.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Visibility and snowfall reports are appreciated.

$$



Blizzard Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Grand Forks ND
343 AM CST Sat Jan 18 2020

MNZ001>004-007-029-030-040-NDZ008-016-027>030-038-039-049-052-053-
190000-
/O.CON.KFGF.BZ.W.0001.000000T0000Z-200119T0000Z/
West Polk-Norman-Clay-Kittson-West Marshall-Wilkin-
West Otter Tail-Grant-Pembina-Eastern Walsh County-Grand Forks-
Griggs-Steele-Traill-Barnes-Cass-Ransom-Sargent-Richland-
Including the cities of Crookston, East Grand Forks, Ada,
Twin Valley, Halstad, Moorhead, Hallock, Karlstad, Lancaster,
Warren, Stephen, Argyle, Breckenridge, Fergus Falls, Elbow Lake,
Hoffman, Ashby, Herman, Barrett, Cavalier, Walhalla, Drayton,
Pembina, Neche, St. Thomas, Grafton, Park River, Grand Forks,
Cooperstown, Finley, Hope, Mayville, Hillsboro, Hatton, Portland,
Valley City, Fargo, Lisbon, Enderlin, Gwinner, Milnor, Forman,
Rutland, and Wahpeton
343 AM CST Sat Jan 18 2020

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

* WHAT...Blizzard conditions. Additional snow accumulations of 1
  to 3 inches. Winds gusting as high as 55 mph.

* WHERE...Portions of northwest and west central Minnesota and
  northeast and southeast North Dakota.

* WHEN...Until 6 PM CST this evening.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Widespread blowing
  snow could significantly reduce visibility. Strong winds could
  cause tree damage. The dangerously cold wind chills as low as
  35 below zero could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as
  little as 10 minutes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Travel should be restricted to emergencies only. If you must
travel, have a winter survival kit with you. If you get stranded,
stay with your vehicle.

The latest road conditions for North Dakota can be found at
dot.nd.gov/travel and for Minnesota at 511mn.org, or by calling
5 1 1 in either state.

&&

$$



Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Grand Forks ND
1101 PM CST Thu Jan 16 2020

MNZ002-003-029-NDZ029-030-039-049-052-053-190000-
/O.CAN.KFGF.WC.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-200117T0600Z/
/O.EXT.KFGF.WW.Y.0003.200117T0501Z-200118T0000Z/
/O.CON.KFGF.WS.A.0001.200118T0000Z-200119T0000Z/
Norman-Clay-Wilkin-Steele-Traill-Cass-Ransom-Sargent-Richland-
Including the cities of Ada, Twin Valley, Halstad, Moorhead,
Breckenridge, Finley, Hope, Mayville, Hillsboro, Hatton,
Portland, Fargo, Lisbon, Enderlin, Gwinner, Milnor, Forman,
Rutland, and Wahpeton
1101 PM CST Thu Jan 16 2020

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST FRIDAY...
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

* WHAT...For the Winter Weather Advisory, cold wind chills
  overnight and blowing and drifting snow. Winds gusting as high
  as 40 mph. For the Winter Storm Watch, blizzard conditions
  possible Friday overnight into Saturday. Total snow
  accumulations of 2 to 6 inches possible. Winds could gust as
  high as 50 mph Saturday.

* WHERE...Portions of northwest and west central Minnesota and
  southeast North Dakota.

* WHEN...For the Winter Weather Advisory, until 6 PM CST Friday.
  For the Winter Storm Watch, from Friday evening through
  Saturday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Areas of blowing
  snow will significantly reduce the visibility. The hazardous
  conditions will impact the Friday morning and evening commutes.
  The dangerously cold wind chills could cause frostbite on
  exposed skin in as little as 10 minutes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Slow down and use caution while traveling.

Prepare for possible blizzard conditions. Continue to monitor the
latest forecasts for updates on this situation.

The latest road conditions for North Dakota can be found at
dot.nd.gov/travel and for Minnesota at 511mn.org, or by calling
5 1 1 in either state.

&&

$$



Storm Watch

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Grand Forks ND
1101 PM CST Thu Jan 16 2020

MNZ002-003-029-NDZ029-030-039-049-052-053-190000-
/O.CAN.KFGF.WC.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-200117T0600Z/
/O.EXT.KFGF.WW.Y.0003.200117T0501Z-200118T0000Z/
/O.CON.KFGF.WS.A.0001.200118T0000Z-200119T0000Z/
Norman-Clay-Wilkin-Steele-Traill-Cass-Ransom-Sargent-Richland-
Including the cities of Ada, Twin Valley, Halstad, Moorhead,
Breckenridge, Finley, Hope, Mayville, Hillsboro, Hatton,
Portland, Fargo, Lisbon, Enderlin, Gwinner, Milnor, Forman,
Rutland, and Wahpeton
1101 PM CST Thu Jan 16 2020

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST FRIDAY...
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

* WHAT...For the Winter Weather Advisory, cold wind chills
  overnight and blowing and drifting snow. Winds gusting as high
  as 40 mph. For the Winter Storm Watch, blizzard conditions
  possible Friday overnight into Saturday. Total snow
  accumulations of 2 to 6 inches possible. Winds could gust as
  high as 50 mph Saturday.

* WHERE...Portions of northwest and west central Minnesota and
  southeast North Dakota.

* WHEN...For the Winter Weather Advisory, until 6 PM CST Friday.
  For the Winter Storm Watch, from Friday evening through
  Saturday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Areas of blowing
  snow will significantly reduce the visibility. The hazardous
  conditions will impact the Friday morning and evening commutes.
  The dangerously cold wind chills could cause frostbite on
  exposed skin in as little as 10 minutes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Slow down and use caution while traveling.

Prepare for possible blizzard conditions. Continue to monitor the
latest forecasts for updates on this situation.

The latest road conditions for North Dakota can be found at
dot.nd.gov/travel and for Minnesota at 511mn.org, or by calling
5 1 1 in either state.

&&

$$



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