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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
1013 AM CST FRI DEC 26 2014

MNZ053-060>063-065>070-073>078-082>085-091>093-WIZ014>016-023>028-
271615-
CHISAGO-HENNEPIN-ANOKA-RAMSEY-WASHINGTON-RENVILLE-MCLEOD-SIBLEY-
CARVER-SCOTT-DAKOTA-REDWOOD-BROWN-NICOLLET-LE SUEUR-RICE-GOODHUE-
WATONWAN-BLUE EARTH-WASECA-STEELE-MARTIN-FARIBAULT-FREEBORN-POLK-
BARRON-RUSK-ST. CROIX-PIERCE-DUNN-PEPIN-CHIPPEWA-EAU CLAIRE-
1013 AM CST FRI DEC 26 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
MINNESOTA...EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA...SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA...
SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA...SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA...NORTHWEST WISCONSIN
AND WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE IS POSSIBLE TODAY...AND THEN ACCUMULATING
SNOW WILL BECOME WIDESPREAD TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO SATURDAY MORNING...WITH STORM TOTAL
ACCUMULATIONS RANGING FROM 2 TO 5 INCHES...WITH LOCALIZED AMOUNTS
NEAR 6 INCHES POSSIBLE. THIS INCLUDES LOCATIONS SOUTH AND EAST OF
A REDWOOD FALLS...TO MAPLE GROVE...TO SIREN WISCONSIN LINE. THE
SNOW WILL TAPER OFF DURING THE LATE MORNING TO EARLY AFTERNOON
HOURS ON SATURDAY.

WIND CHILL TEMPERATURES NEAR 25 BELOW APPEAR POSSIBLE ON TUESDAY
NIGHT...MAINLY OVER WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA.

.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
341 PM CST FRI DEC 26 2014

...ACCUMULATING SNOW TO FALL ACROSS SOUTHERN MINNESOTA AND
WESTERN WISCONSIN TONIGHT...

.A BAND OF 3 TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW...WITH LOCALIZED AMOUNTS NEAR
6 INCHES POSSIBLE...WILL FALL TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING MAINLY
SOUTHEAST OF A LINE FROM REDWOOD FALLS TO MAPLE GROVE
MINNESOTA...TO LUCK WISCONSIN. SNOW WILL RAPIDLY EXPAND ACROSS
SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BETWEEN 6 PM AND 9 PM AND WESTERN WISCONSIN
BETWEEN 9 PM AND MIDNIGHT THIS EVENING. THIS SNOW WILL TAPER OFF
ACROSS MINNESOTA EARLY SATURDAY MORNING AND ACROSS WESTERN
WISCONSIN LATE SATURDAY MORNING.

MNZ053-060>063-065>070-073>078-082>085-091>093-270600-
/O.CON.KMPX.WW.Y.0034.141227T0000Z-141227T1500Z/
CHISAGO-HENNEPIN-ANOKA-RAMSEY-WASHINGTON-RENVILLE-MCLEOD-SIBLEY-
CARVER-SCOTT-DAKOTA-REDWOOD-BROWN-NICOLLET-LE SUEUR-RICE-GOODHUE-
WATONWAN-BLUE EARTH-WASECA-STEELE-MARTIN-FARIBAULT-FREEBORN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CENTER CITY...MINNEAPOLIS...BLAINE...
ST. PAUL...STILLWATER...OLIVIA...HUTCHINSON...GAYLORD...CHASKA...
SHAKOPEE...BURNSVILLE...REDWOOD FALLS...NEW ULM...ST. PETER...
LE SUEUR...FARIBAULT...RED WING...ST. JAMES...MANKATO...WASECA...
OWATONNA...FAIRMONT...BLUE EARTH...ALBERT LEA
341 PM CST FRI DEC 26 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST
SATURDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST
SATURDAY.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL RAPIDLY SPREAD ACROSS THE AREA BETWEEN 6 PM
  AND 9 PM TONIGHT AND TAPER OFF EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.

* MAIN IMPACT...3 TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  AMOUNTS NEAR 6 INCHES POSSIBLE.

* OTHER IMPACTS...DRIVING CONDITIONS WILL BECOME DIFFICULT AS
  ROADS BECOME SNOW COVERED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

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