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Blizzard Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
346 PM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

MNZ001-002-004-007-NDZ008-081200-
/O.CON.KFGF.BZ.W.0001.000000T0000Z-160208T1200Z/
WEST POLK-NORMAN-KITTSON-WEST MARSHALL-PEMBINA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CROOKSTON...EAST GRAND FORKS...ADA...
TWIN VALLEY...HALSTAD...HALLOCK...KARLSTAD...LANCASTER...WARREN...
STEPHEN...ARGYLE...CAVALIER...WALHALLA...DRAYTON...PEMBINA...
ST. THOMAS...NECHE
346 PM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST MONDAY...

* TIMING...EXPECT BLIZZARD CONDITIONS CONTINUE INTO THIS EVENING.

* WINDS / VISIBILITIES...WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 50 MPH WILL
  COMBINE WITH FALLING SNOW TO CAUSE WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AT
  TIMES.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO 1 INCH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE VERY DIFFICULT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS AND POOR
VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT CONDITIONS...
MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF YOU MUST
TRAVEL...HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET
STRANDED...STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR
THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
632 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

MNZ001-004-007-NDZ006>008-014>016-024-026>030-038-054-081245-
WEST POLK-KITTSON-WEST MARSHALL-TOWNER-CAVALIER-PEMBINA-BENSON-
RAMSEY-EASTERN WALSH COUNTY-EDDY-NELSON-GRAND FORKS-GRIGGS-STEELE-
TRAILL-BARNES-WESTERN WALSH COUNTY-
632 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EASTERN NORTH
DAKOTA...WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST MINNESOTA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A BLIZZARD WARNING IS IN EFFECT THROUGH 6 AM MONDAY. COOLER AIR
WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA LATER THIS MORNING. NORTHWEST WINDS WILL
CONTINUE TO INCREASE...ESPECIALLY WHEN THE COOLER AIR ARRIVES.
WIND GUSTS TO 50 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED. PERIODS OF LIGHT SNOW
COMBINED WITH THE WIND WILL PRODUCE LOW VISIBILITIES...ESPECIALLY
IN RURAL AREAS. NOT MUCH SNOW IS EXPECTED WITH THIS
SYSTEM...GENERALLY AN INCH OR SO. WINDS WILL SETTLE DOWN LATER
THIS EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

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