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Hazardous Weather Outlook

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

MNZ002-003-027-029-030-040-NDZ039-049-052-053-081245-
NORMAN-CLAY-WEST BECKER-WILKIN-WEST OTTER TAIL-GRANT-CASS-RANSOM-
SARGENT-RICHLAND-
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 FROM 9 AM SUNDAY TO 6 AM MONDAY.
COOLER AIR WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA LATE 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 ONE OR TWO INCHES. 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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Blizzard Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
1016 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

MNZ001>004-007-027-029-030-040-NDZ008-016-027-029-030-039-053-
081200-
/O.CON.KFGF.BZ.W.0001.000000T0000Z-160208T1200Z/
WEST POLK-NORMAN-CLAY-KITTSON-WEST MARSHALL-WEST BECKER-WILKIN-
WEST OTTER TAIL-GRANT-PEMBINA-EASTERN WALSH COUNTY-GRAND FORKS-
STEELE-TRAILL-CASS-RICHLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CROOKSTON...EAST GRAND FORKS...ADA...
TWIN VALLEY...HALSTAD...MOORHEAD...HALLOCK...KARLSTAD...
LANCASTER...WARREN...STEPHEN...ARGYLE...DETROIT LAKES...
BRECKENRIDGE...FERGUS FALLS...ELBOW LAKE...HOFFMAN...ASHBY...
HERMAN...BARRETT...CAVALIER...WALHALLA...DRAYTON...PEMBINA...
ST. THOMAS...NECHE...GRAFTON...PARK RIVER...GRAND FORKS...
FINLEY...HOPE...MAYVILLE...HILLSBORO...HATTON...PORTLAND...
FARGO...WAHPETON
1016 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

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

* TIMING...EXPECT BLIZZARD CONDITIONS TO DEVELOP THIS MORNING AND
  CONTINUE INTO TONIGHT.

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

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 3 INCHES.

* 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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