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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
448 AM CST SUN DEC 11 2016

MNZ041>045-047>070-073>078-082>085-091>093-WIZ014>016-023>028-
121200-
DOUGLAS-TODD-MORRISON-MILLE LACS-KANABEC-STEVENS-POPE-STEARNS-
BENTON-SHERBURNE-ISANTI-CHISAGO-LAC QUI PARLE-SWIFT-CHIPPEWA-
KANDIYOHI-MEEKER-WRIGHT-HENNEPIN-ANOKA-RAMSEY-WASHINGTON-
YELLOW MEDICINE-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-EAU CLAIRE-
448 AM CST SUN DEC 11 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SNOW WILL END ACROSS THE AREA FROM WEST TO EAST TODAY... ENDING
OVER MOST OF MINNESOTA THIS MORNING... AND ACROSS WEST CENTRAL
WISCONSIN THIS AFTERNOON. STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL AMOUNTS WILL
GENERALLY VARY FROM 3 TO 8 INCHES... ALTHOUGH SOME LOCALLY HIGHER
AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

WIND CHILL VALUES AS LOW AS MINUS 25 DEGREES ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS
PARTS OF THE AREA DURING THE MORNINGS FROM TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

SOME LIGHT SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THE PASSAGE OF A FRONT
MONDAY NIGHT WITH A CHANCE FOR ANOTHER ROUND OF ACCUMULATING SNOW
FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
356 AM CST SUN DEC 11 2016

...SNOWFALL TO START DIMINISHING THIS MORNING...

.SNOW THAT STARTED SATURDAY AFTERNOON WILL START TO DIMINISH LATER
THIS MORNING...WITH A BROAD AREA OF SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS FROM 5
TO 8 INCHES EXPECTED BY THIS AFTERNOON. A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY
REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR LOCATIONS GENERALLY ALONG AND SOUTH OF A
BENSON...TO THE TWIN CITIES...CHIPPEWA FALLS WISCONSIN LINE.

WITHIN THIS BROAD AREA OF SNOWFALL...A MUCH NARROWER BAND OF 8 TO
10 INCHES DEVELOPED OVERNIGHT OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN
MINNESOTA. THIS BAND HAS PROMPTED AN UPGRADED TO A WINTER STORM
WARNING. THIS BAND IS LOCATED ALONG A LINE FROM REDWOOD FALLS...TO
ST. PETER...TO PINE ISLAND.

MNZ064-065-067-073>075-083-111500-
/O.EXT.KMPX.WS.W.0005.000000T0000Z-161211T1500Z/
YELLOW MEDICINE-RENVILLE-SIBLEY-REDWOOD-BROWN-NICOLLET-BLUE EARTH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GRANITE FALLS...OLIVIA...GAYLORD...
REDWOOD FALLS...NEW ULM...ST PETER...MANKATO
356 AM CST SUN DEC 11 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS
MORNING...

THE WINTER STORM WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS
MORNING.

* EXPECT SNOW TO CONTINUE...DIMINISHING AROUND 9 AM.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 10 INCHES ARE EXPECTED.

* LOOK FOR SIGNIFICANT REDUCTIONS IN VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

* PLAN ON DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE OCCURRING. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA
FLASHLIGHT...FOOD AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN
EMERGENCY. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE
CALLING FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.

&&

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