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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1107 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

NDZ001>005-009>013-017>023-025-031>037-040>048-050-051-220430-
DIVIDE-BURKE-RENVILLE-BOTTINEAU-ROLETTE-WILLIAMS-MOUNTRAIL-WARD-
MCHENRY-PIERCE-MCKENZIE-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...CROSBY...BOWBELLS...MOHALL...
BOTTINEAU...ROLLA...WILLISTON...NEW TOWN...MINOT...TOWNER...
RUGBY...WATFORD CITY...KILLDEER...BEULAH...HAZEN...CENTER...
GARRISON...MCCLUSKY...HARVEY...CARRINGTON...BEACH...MEDORA...
DICKINSON...MANDAN...BISMARCK...STEELE...JAMESTOWN...MARMARTH...
MOTT...ELGIN...BOWMAN...HETTINGER...FORT YATES...LINTON...
NAPOLEON...EDGELEY...ASHLEY...OAKES
1107 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014 /1007 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014/

...WINTRY MIX THIS EVENING FOLLOWED BY ACCUMULATING SNOW MONDAY
INTO TUESDAY WILL IMPACT EARLY CHRISTMAS TRAVEL...

RAIN WILL DEVELOP INTO WESTERN NORTH DAKOTA THIS
AFTERNOON...CHANGING OVER TO ALL SNOW THIS EVENING. LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN OR SLEET WILL BE POSSIBLE BEFORE THIS CHANGEOVER TO
ALL SNOW. UP TO ONE INCH OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE WEST. AREAS OF FOG
AND PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE CAN BE EXPECTED EAST OF HIGHWAY 83.

FOR MONDAY...SNOW IS EXPECTED ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA. THE
GREATEST AMOUNTS...UP TO FOUR INCHES...WILL BE ACROSS THE
SOUTHWEST AND THE JAMES RIVER VALLEY. SNOW WILL DECREASE THROUGH
THE DAY TUESDAY. THOSE WITH TRAVEL PLANS SHOULD ALLOW EXTRA TIME
TO REACH THEIR DESTINATIONS. MUCH OF THE REGION OUTSIDE OF NORTH
DAKOTA WILL ALSO BE IMPACTED BY THIS STORM SYSTEM.

$$

HEINERT

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
400 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

MNZ001>009-013>017-022>024-027>032-040-NDZ006>008-014>016-024-
026>030-038-039-049-052>054-212200-
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...
HALSTAD...MOORHEAD...HALLOCK...ROSEAU...BAUDETTE...WARREN...
NEWFOLDEN...RED LAKE...THIEF RIVER FALLS...RED LAKE FALLS...
FOSSTON...BAGLEY...BEMIDJI...MAHNOMEN...LAKE ITASCA...
PARK RAPIDS...DETROIT LAKES...WOLF LAKE...BRECKENRIDGE...
FERGUS FALLS...NEW YORK MILLS...WADENA...ELBOW LAKE...CANDO...
LANGDON...CAVALIER...MADDOCK...LEEDS...DEVILS LAKE...GRAFTON...
NEW ROCKFORD...LAKOTA...GRAND FORKS...COOPERSTOWN...FINLEY...
MAYVILLE...VALLEY CITY...FARGO...LISBON...GWINNER...WAHPETON...
ADAMS
400 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

...ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL EXPECTED MONDAY INTO TUESDAY...

SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP LATE TONIGHT AND MONDAY AS A LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM TRACKS ACROSS THE NORTHERN PLAINS. BANDS OF SNOW
WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT PORTIONS OF EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA AND
WESTERN MINNESOTA INTO TUESDAY...AS THE SYSTEM SLOWLY SHIFTS
SOUTHEASTWARD. WHILE THERE IS SOME UNCERTAINTY WHERE THE MOST
PERSISTENT SNOW BANDS WILL DEVELOP...PARTS OF THE REGION MAY RECEIVE
3 TO 5 INCHES OF SNOWFALL BY TUESDAY AFTERNOON...WITH LOCALLY
HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. NORTHERLY WINDS MAY BECOME GUSTY BY MONDAY
AFTERNOON INTO TUESDAY...ESPECIALLY ALONG AND WEST OF THE RED
RIVER VALLEY...WHICH COULD RESULT IN SOME DRIFTING OF SNOW. PLEASE
STAY TUNED TO THE LATEST FORECASTS...ESPECIALLY IF PLANNING TO
TRAVEL EARLY THIS WEEK.

$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
352 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

MNZ039-046-SDZ003>011-015>023-033>037-045-048-051-212100-
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-CORSON-CAMPBELL-MCPHERSON-BROWN-MARSHALL-
ROBERTS-WALWORTH-EDMUNDS-DAY-DEWEY-POTTER-FAULK-SPINK-CLARK-
CODINGTON-GRANT-HAMLIN-DEUEL-STANLEY-SULLY-HUGHES-HYDE-HAND-JONES-
LYMAN-BUFFALO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WHEATON...ORTONVILLE...MCLAUGHLIN...
HERREID...EUREKA...ABERDEEN...BRITTON...SISSETON...MOBRIDGE...
IPSWICH...WEBSTER...TIMBER LAKE...GETTYSBURG...FAULKTON...
REDFIELD...CLARK...WATERTOWN...MILBANK...CASTLEWOOD...
CLEAR LAKE...FORT PIERRE...ONIDA...PIERRE...HIGHMORE...MILLER...
MURDO...PRESHO...FORT THOMPSON
350 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014 /250 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014/

...WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY...

LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE OVERHEAD TONIGHT AND DEEPEN OVER
MINNESOTA. WITH SURFACE TEMPERATURES RIGHT AROUND
FREEZING...PORTIONS OF THE FORECAST AREA HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO SEE
A LIGHT MIX OF RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN TONIGHT. AS COLDER AIR IS
PULLED INTO THE SYSTEM...RAIN WILL CHANGE OVER TO SNOW MONDAY
MORNING. SNOW WILL SHIFT FROM CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA DURING THE DAY
TO NORTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA AND WESTERN MINNESOTA MONDAY NIGHT.
TOTAL SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS WILL RANGE BETWEEN 2 AND 5 INCHES.

$$
CONNELLY


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
1209 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

MNZ041>045-047>070-073>078-082>085-091>093-WIZ014>016-023>028-
221815-
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-
1209 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND
SOUTHERN MINNESOTA... AND WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL OCCUR THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS PORTIONS OF WEST
CENTRAL WISCONSIN...MAINLY NORTH OF INTERSTATE 94. AN INCH OR TWO OF
ACCUMULATION IS LIKELY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

A STORM SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE OUTLOOK AREA MONDAY INTO TUESDAY
NIGHT. CURRENT INDICATIONS ARE ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL BECOME
LIKELY ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY.
UNCERTAINTIES REMAIN ON THE EXACT TIMING OF THE CHANGE OVER TO
ALL SNOW ACROSS THE AREA AND THIS WILL GREATLY AFFECT OVERALL
ACCUMULATIONS. HOLIDAY TRAVELERS SHOULD CONTINUE TO MONITOR LATER
FORECAST CONCERNING THIS EVENT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1054 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

NDZ004-005-012-013-022-023-025-035>037-046>048-050-051-221700-
BOTTINEAU-ROLETTE-MCHENRY-PIERCE-SHERIDAN-WELLS-FOSTER-BURLEIGH-
KIDDER-STUTSMAN-EMMONS-LOGAN-LA MOURE-MCINTOSH-DICKEY-
1054 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL
NORTH DAKOTA...SOUTH CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA AND SOUTHEAST NORTH
DAKOTA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

AREAS OF FOG ACROSS THE JAMES RIVER VALLEY WILL SLOWLY DEVELOP
WEST AND NORTH TODAY AND TONIGHT. PATCHY DENSE FOG WITH
VISIBILITIES OF ONE HALF MILE OR LESS CAN BE EXPECTED. PATCHY
FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE OVER PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
NORTH DAKOTA EAST OF HIGHWAY 83 TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

FOR MONDAY...SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA. THE
GREATEST AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED TO BE ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST...AND THE
JAMES RIVER VALLEY. SNOW WILL DECREASE FROM WEST TO EAST THROUGH
THE DAY ON TUESDAY. THOSE WITH EARLY CHRISTMAS TRAVEL PLANS SHOULD
ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH THEIR DESTINATIONS. MUCH OF THE REGION
OUTSIDE OF NORTH DAKOTA WILL ALSO BE IMPACTED BY THIS STORM SYSTEM

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

&&

MORE INFORMATION...ALONG WITH OTHER WEATHER...HYDROLOGICAL AND
CLIMATE INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND...AT WEATHER.GOV/BIS



$$
NH

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1054 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

NDZ001>003-009>011-017>021-031>034-040>045-221700-
DIVIDE-BURKE-RENVILLE-WILLIAMS-MOUNTRAIL-WARD-MCKENZIE-DUNN-
MERCER-OLIVER-MCLEAN-GOLDEN VALLEY-BILLINGS-STARK-MORTON-SLOPE-
HETTINGER-GRANT-BOWMAN-ADAMS-SIOUX-
1054 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014 /954 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL
NORTH DAKOTA...NORTHWEST NORTH DAKOTA...SOUTH CENTRAL NORTH
DAKOTA AND SOUTHWEST NORTH DAKOTA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

RAIN IN WESTERN NORTH DAKOTA THIS AFTERNOON IS EXPECTED TO
CHANGEOVER TO SNOW DURING THE EVENING. CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA MAY
SEE A BRIEF PERIOD OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN OR SLEET THIS EVENING
BEFORE CHANGING TO ALL SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. TOTAL SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS TONIGHT SHOULD RANGE FROM UP TO AN INCH ACROSS
WESTERN NORTH DAKOTA TO LESSER AMOUNTS ELSEWHERE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

FOR MONDAY...SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA. THE
GREATEST AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED TO BE ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST...AND THE
JAMES RIVER VALLEY. SNOW WILL DECREASE FROM WEST TO EAST THROUGH
THE DAY ON TUESDAY. THOSE WITH EARLY CHRISTMAS TRAVEL PLANS SHOULD
ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH THEIR DESTINATIONS. MUCH OF THE REGION
OUTSIDE OF NORTH DAKOTA WILL ALSO BE IMPACTED BY THIS STORM SYSTEM

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

&&

MORE INFORMATION...ALONG WITH OTHER WEATHER...HYDROLOGICAL AND
CLIMATE INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND...AT WEATHER.GOV/BIS



$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
1010 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

MNZ010>012-018>021-025-026-033>038-WIZ001>004-006>009-221615-
KOOCHICHING-NORTHERN ST. LOUIS-NORTHERN COOK/NORTHERN LAKE-
NORTHERN ITASCA-CENTRAL ST. LOUIS-SOUTHERN LAKE/LAKESHORE-
SOUTHERN COOK/LAKESHORE-NORTHERN CASS-SOUTHERN ITASCA-
SOUTHERN CASS-CROW WING-NORTHERN AITKIN-SOUTHERN AITKIN-
CARLTON/SOUTHERN ST. LOUIS-PINE-DOUGLAS-BAYFIELD-ASHLAND-IRON-
BURNETT-WASHBURN-SAWYER-PRICE-
1010 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST MINNESOTA AND
NORTHWEST WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A WINTRY MIX OF SNOW AND LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL CONTINUE
THROUGH TODAY AND TONIGHT. ROADS COULD BECOME SLIPPERY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

A LONG DURATION PERIOD OF LIGHT SNOW IS EXPECTED MONDAY THROUGH
CHRISTMAS EVE...WITH THE POTENTIAL TO IMPACT HOLIDAY TRAVEL. A
MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE AT TIMES AS WELL. THERE
REMAINS UNCERTAINTY ON THE TRACK AND STRENGTH OF THE STORM SO BE
SURE TO CHECK THE FORECAST FOR UPDATES.

AT THIS TIME...THE GREATEST POTENTIAL FOR SNOWFALL TOTALS OVER THE
THREE DAY PERIOD IN EXCESS OF 6 INCHES IS ACROSS THE ACROSS THE
MINNESOTA ARROWHEAD REGION...MAINLY ALONG THE HIGHER TERRAIN INLAND
FROM LAKE SUPERIOR.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SNOWFALL AND FREEZING DRIZZLE REPORTS ARE GREATLY APPRECIATED AND
CAN BE SHARED WITH US VIA PHONE OR SOCIAL MEDIA. IN ADDITION...
REAL TIME REPORTS OF PRECIPITATION TYPE CAN BE SUBMITTED USING THE
FREE M PING SMART PHONE APP.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
714 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

MNZ001>009-013>017-022>024-027>032-040-NDZ006>008-014>016-024-
026>030-038-039-049-052>054-221315-
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-
714 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

...ACCUMULATING SNOW EARLY NEXT WEEK...

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AREAS OF LIGHT SNOW OR A WINTRY MIX WILL DEVELOP ACROSS WESTERN
AND SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF THE REGION LATE TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

SNOW WILL BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD MONDAY AS AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE
DEEPENS OVER THE CENTRAL PLAINS. ACROSS THE SOUTH PRECIPITATION
COULD START OUT AS A MIX BEFORE CHANGING TO ALL SNOW BY MONDAY
EVENING. LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY ENDING
TUESDAY EVENING. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES ARE
EXPECTED WITH LOCALLY HEAVIER AMOUNTS. NORTH WINDS WILL INCREASE
TO 15 TO 25 MPH MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY WHICH COULD CAUSE AREAS
OF DRIFTING SNOW IN OPEN AREAS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE REQUIRED HOWEVER SNOWFALL REPORTS
WILL BE WELCOME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
358 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

MNZ039-046-SDZ003>011-015>023-033>037-045-048-051-221000-
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-CORSON-CAMPBELL-MCPHERSON-BROWN-MARSHALL-
ROBERTS-WALWORTH-EDMUNDS-DAY-DEWEY-POTTER-FAULK-SPINK-CLARK-
CODINGTON-GRANT-HAMLIN-DEUEL-STANLEY-SULLY-HUGHES-HYDE-HAND-JONES-
LYMAN-BUFFALO-
358 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014 /258 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF WEST CENTRAL
MINNESOTA...CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA...NORTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA AND
NORTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

FOG WILL CONTINUE TO BE A PROBLEM ACROSS PARTS OF THE FORECAST
AREA THIS MORNING.

FOCUS IS ON A STORM SYSTEM THAT WILL IMPACT THE REGION STARTING
TONIGHT. WITH SURFACE TEMPERATURES RIGHT AROUND
FREEZING...PORTIONS OF THE FORECAST AREA HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO SEE
A LIGHT ACCUMULATION OF FREEZING RAIN. AS COLDER AIR IS PULLED
INTO THE SYSTEM...RAIN WILL CHANGE OVER TO SNOW MONDAY MORNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

SNOW WILL SHIFT FROM CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA DURING THE DAY TO
NORTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA AND WESTERN MINNESOTA MONDAY NIGHT. WINDS
OF 25 TO 35MPH WILL CAUSE BLOWING AND DRIFTING TUESDAY AS WELL.
TOTAL SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS WILL RANGE BETWEEN 2 AND 5 INCHES

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$


CONNELLY

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