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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Grand Forks ND
304 PM CDT Tue Mar 31 2020

MNZ001>009-013>017-022>024-027>032-040-NDZ006>008-014>016-024-
026>030-038-039-049-052>054-010915-
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-Eddy-Nelson-Grand Forks-
Griggs-Steele-Traill-Barnes-Cass-Ransom-Sargent-Richland-
Western Walsh-
Including the cities of Crookston, East Grand Forks, Ada,
Twin Valley, Halstad, Moorhead, Hallock, Karlstad, Lancaster,
Roseau, Warroad, Greenbush, Baudette, Warren, Stephen, Argyle,
Newfolden, Middle River, Grygla, Red Lake, Redby, Ponemah,
Thief River Falls, Red Lake Falls, Fosston, Fertile, McIntosh,
Erskine, Bagley, Clearbrook, Bemidji, Mahnomen, Naytahwaush,
Waubun, Alida, Ebro, Lake Itasca, Long Lost Lake,
Lower Rice Lake, Roy Lake, Upper Rice Lake, Park Rapids,
Detroit Lakes, Wolf Lake, Breckenridge, Fergus Falls, Perham,
New York Mills, Parkers Prairie, Henning, Battle Lake, Wadena,
Menahga, Elbow Lake, Hoffman, Ashby, Herman, Barrett, Cando,
Langdon, Cavalier, Walhalla, Drayton, Pembina, Neche, St. Thomas,
Fort Totten, Maddock, Leeds, Minnewaukan, Devils Lake, Grafton,
Park River, New Rockford, Lakota, Mcville, Aneta, Tolna,
Grand Forks, Cooperstown, Finley, Hope, Mayville, Hillsboro,
Hatton, Portland, Valley City, Fargo, Lisbon, Enderlin, Gwinner,
Milnor, Forman, Rutland, Wahpeton, Edinburg, Adams, and Lankin
304 PM CDT Tue Mar 31 2020

...NARROW AREA OF HEAVY SNOW POSSIBLE THURSDAY...

The likelihood is high for an elongated and narrow area of
snowfall on Thursday somewhere across the region. This band of
snow will begin Thursday morning and continue into Thursday
afternoon, with snowfall rates exceeding an inch per hour at
times. At least 4 inches of snow is expected in a short period of
time, with higher amounts possible. The entire region is within
the threat area for this snowfall, although it will only affect a
small part of the region. Significant travel impacts are possible
where the snow occurs, which includes the morning and evening
rush hour periods. The details with this event remain uncertain
due to the complex nature of this system. Stay tuned to the latest
forecasts as confidence will increase in the location and
snowfall amounts.

Lighter but more widespread snowfall is expected Thursday night
into Friday, bringing additional winter travel concerns to the
region.

$$

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Bismarck ND
257 PM CDT Tue Mar 31 2020

NDZ005-012-013-018>023-025-031>037-040>048-050-051-010615-
Rolette-McHenry-Pierce-Dunn-Mercer-Oliver-McLean-Sheridan-Wells-
Foster-Golden Valley-Billings-Stark-Morton-Burleigh-Kidder-
Stutsman-Slope-Hettinger-Grant-Bowman-Adams-Sioux-Emmons-Logan-
La Moure-McIntosh-Dickey-
Including the cities of Rolla, Dunseith, Rolette, Shell Valley,
St. John, Velva, Towner, Drake, Rugby, Killdeer, Halliday,
Beulah, Hazen, Center, Garrison, Washburn, Underwood, Wilton,
Turtle Lake, Mcclusky, Goodrich, Harvey, Fessenden, Carrington,
Beach, Medora, Dickinson, Mandan, Bismarck, Steele, Tappen,
Jamestown, Marmarth, Mott, New England, Elgin, Carson,
New Leipzig, Bowman, Hettinger, Fort Yates, Selfridge, Solen,
Linton, Strasburg, Napoleon, Gackle, Lamoure, Edgeley, Kulm,
Wishek, Ashley, Oakes, and Ellendale
257 PM CDT Tue Mar 31 2020 /157 PM MDT Tue Mar 31 2020/

...ACCUMULATING SNOW AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY
NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

Another round of snow will spread across most of the state
Wednesday night through early Friday morning. Much uncertainty
remains with the temperatures and the location of heaviest snow,
but at this time it appears much of the south central and the
James River Valley has the highest chance of at least 4 inches of
snow during this next round of winter weather. Light freezing
rain may also cause light ice accumulations across the James River
Valley on Thursday.

Impacts to travel may occur. Continue to check back for the latest
forecasts.

$$

ZH

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