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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
452 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...HEAVY SNOW WITH VISIBILITIES DOWN TO ONE QUARTER OF A MILE AT
TIMES WILL CONTINUE ACROSS PORTIONS OF CENTRAL MINNESOTA AND WEST
CENTRAL WISCONSIN TONIGHT...

.THE WINTER STORM WARNING HAS BEEN UPDATED TO INCLUDE HENNEPIN
COUNTY...AND ALSO REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT FOR AREAS
ALONG AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM LITCHFIELD...TO HAM LAKE... TO
NORTH BRANCH IN MINNESOTA...AND FOR AREAS ALONG AND NORTH OF
HIGHWAY 8 IN WISCONSIN...INCLUDING LUCK...RICE LAKE AND LADYSMITH.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS ALSO IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT JUST
TO THE WEST AND SOUTH OF THE WARNING AREA...STRETCHING FROM
GRANITE FALLS...TO REDWOOD FALLS...TO NORWOOD YOUNG AMERICA...AND
AND ST PAUL IN MINNESOTA...TO MENOMONIE AND CORNELL IN WISCONSIN.

SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO BE HEAVY AT TIMES THIS EVENING BEFORE
DIMINISHING FROM WEST TO EAST OVERNIGHT. A VERY TIGHT GRADIENT IN
SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS IS EXPECTED GIVEN DUE TO A SHARPLY DEFINED
RAIN SNOW LINE.

OVERALL...6 TO 10 INCHES OF WET SNOW ACCUMULATION ARE EXPECTED
ACROSS THE WARNING AREA...WITH NARROW BANDS OF 12 TO 15 INCHES
FROM SAUK CENTRE TO ONAMIA...AND FROM LITCHFIELD...TO
ANNANDALE...TO CAMBRIDGE AND PRINCETON.

SNOW AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES ARE EXPECTED IN THE ADVISORY
AREA...BUT A SHARP GRADIENT TO LESSER AMOUNTS WILL BE SEEN ALONG
THE SOUTHERN PERIPHERY OF THE ADVISORY AREA.

MNZ044-045-052-053-061-WIZ014-170600-
/O.CON.KMPX.WS.W.0007.000000T0000Z-140417T0900Z/
MILLE LACS-KANABEC-ISANTI-CHISAGO-ANOKA-POLK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PRINCETON...MORA...CAMBRIDGE...
CENTER CITY...BLAINE...AMERY...BALSAM LAKE
452 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CDT
THURSDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CDT THURSDAY.

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW...SOME HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL CONTINUE
  INTO TONIGHT. THE SNOW WILL TAPER OFF EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 10 INCHES. NARROW BANDS OF 12 TO 15 INCHES.

* OTHER IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS THROUGH EARLY
  THURSDAY MORNING. THIS WILL BE A WET SNOW WHICH WILL BE
  DIFFICULT TO SHOVEL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.  SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF
SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN
AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD... AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
452 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...HEAVY SNOW WITH VISIBILITIES DOWN TO ONE QUARTER OF A MILE AT
TIMES WILL CONTINUE ACROSS PORTIONS OF CENTRAL MINNESOTA AND WEST
CENTRAL WISCONSIN TONIGHT...

.THE WINTER STORM WARNING HAS BEEN UPDATED TO INCLUDE HENNEPIN
COUNTY...AND ALSO REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT FOR AREAS
ALONG AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM LITCHFIELD...TO HAM LAKE... TO
NORTH BRANCH IN MINNESOTA...AND FOR AREAS ALONG AND NORTH OF
HIGHWAY 8 IN WISCONSIN...INCLUDING LUCK...RICE LAKE AND LADYSMITH.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS ALSO IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT JUST
TO THE WEST AND SOUTH OF THE WARNING AREA...STRETCHING FROM
GRANITE FALLS...TO REDWOOD FALLS...TO NORWOOD YOUNG AMERICA...AND
AND ST PAUL IN MINNESOTA...TO MENOMONIE AND CORNELL IN WISCONSIN.

SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO BE HEAVY AT TIMES THIS EVENING BEFORE
DIMINISHING FROM WEST TO EAST OVERNIGHT. A VERY TIGHT GRADIENT IN
SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS IS EXPECTED GIVEN DUE TO A SHARPLY DEFINED
RAIN SNOW LINE.

OVERALL...6 TO 10 INCHES OF WET SNOW ACCUMULATION ARE EXPECTED
ACROSS THE WARNING AREA...WITH NARROW BANDS OF 12 TO 15 INCHES
FROM SAUK CENTRE TO ONAMIA...AND FROM LITCHFIELD...TO
ANNANDALE...TO CAMBRIDGE AND PRINCETON.

SNOW AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES ARE EXPECTED IN THE ADVISORY
AREA...BUT A SHARP GRADIENT TO LESSER AMOUNTS WILL BE SEEN ALONG
THE SOUTHERN PERIPHERY OF THE ADVISORY AREA.

MNZ042-043-049>051-058-059-170600-
/O.CON.KMPX.WS.W.0007.000000T0000Z-140417T0600Z/
TODD-MORRISON-STEARNS-BENTON-SHERBURNE-MEEKER-WRIGHT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LONG PRAIRIE...LITTLE FALLS...
ST. CLOUD...FOLEY...ELK RIVER...LITCHFIELD...MONTICELLO
452 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT
THURSDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT THURSDAY.

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW...SOME HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL CONTINUE
  INTO TONIGHT. THE SNOW WILL TAPER OFF EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 10 INCHES. NARROW BANDS OF 12 TO 15 INCHES.

* OTHER IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS THROUGH EARLY
  THURSDAY MORNING. THIS WILL BE A WET SNOW WHICH WILL BE
  DIFFICULT TO SHOVEL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.  SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF
SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN
AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD... AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
452 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...HEAVY SNOW WITH VISIBILITIES DOWN TO ONE QUARTER OF A MILE AT
TIMES WILL CONTINUE ACROSS PORTIONS OF CENTRAL MINNESOTA AND WEST
CENTRAL WISCONSIN TONIGHT...

.THE WINTER STORM WARNING HAS BEEN UPDATED TO INCLUDE HENNEPIN
COUNTY...AND ALSO REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT FOR AREAS
ALONG AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM LITCHFIELD...TO HAM LAKE... TO
NORTH BRANCH IN MINNESOTA...AND FOR AREAS ALONG AND NORTH OF
HIGHWAY 8 IN WISCONSIN...INCLUDING LUCK...RICE LAKE AND LADYSMITH.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS ALSO IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT JUST
TO THE WEST AND SOUTH OF THE WARNING AREA...STRETCHING FROM
GRANITE FALLS...TO REDWOOD FALLS...TO NORWOOD YOUNG AMERICA...AND
AND ST PAUL IN MINNESOTA...TO MENOMONIE AND CORNELL IN WISCONSIN.

SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO BE HEAVY AT TIMES THIS EVENING BEFORE
DIMINISHING FROM WEST TO EAST OVERNIGHT. A VERY TIGHT GRADIENT IN
SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS IS EXPECTED GIVEN DUE TO A SHARPLY DEFINED
RAIN SNOW LINE.

OVERALL...6 TO 10 INCHES OF WET SNOW ACCUMULATION ARE EXPECTED
ACROSS THE WARNING AREA...WITH NARROW BANDS OF 12 TO 15 INCHES
FROM SAUK CENTRE TO ONAMIA...AND FROM LITCHFIELD...TO
ANNANDALE...TO CAMBRIDGE AND PRINCETON.

SNOW AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES ARE EXPECTED IN THE ADVISORY
AREA...BUT A SHARP GRADIENT TO LESSER AMOUNTS WILL BE SEEN ALONG
THE SOUTHERN PERIPHERY OF THE ADVISORY AREA.

WIZ015-016-170600-
/O.CON.KMPX.WS.W.0007.000000T0000Z-140417T1200Z/
BARRON-RUSK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RICE LAKE...BARRON...LADYSMITH
452 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT
THURSDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT THURSDAY.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE...WITH PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW...
  WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT. THE SNOW WILL TAPER OFF EARLY
  THURSDAY MORNING.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 10 INCHES.

* OTHER IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS THROUGH EARLY
  THURSDAY MORNING. THIS WILL BE A WET SNOW WHICH WILL BE
  DIFFICULT TO SHOVEL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.  SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF
SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN
AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
452 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...HEAVY SNOW WITH VISIBILITIES DOWN TO ONE QUARTER OF A MILE AT
TIMES WILL CONTINUE ACROSS PORTIONS OF CENTRAL MINNESOTA AND WEST
CENTRAL WISCONSIN TONIGHT...

.THE WINTER STORM WARNING HAS BEEN UPDATED TO INCLUDE HENNEPIN
COUNTY...AND ALSO REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT FOR AREAS
ALONG AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM LITCHFIELD...TO HAM LAKE... TO
NORTH BRANCH IN MINNESOTA...AND FOR AREAS ALONG AND NORTH OF
HIGHWAY 8 IN WISCONSIN...INCLUDING LUCK...RICE LAKE AND LADYSMITH.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS ALSO IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT JUST
TO THE WEST AND SOUTH OF THE WARNING AREA...STRETCHING FROM
GRANITE FALLS...TO REDWOOD FALLS...TO NORWOOD YOUNG AMERICA...AND
AND ST PAUL IN MINNESOTA...TO MENOMONIE AND CORNELL IN WISCONSIN.

SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO BE HEAVY AT TIMES THIS EVENING BEFORE
DIMINISHING FROM WEST TO EAST OVERNIGHT. A VERY TIGHT GRADIENT IN
SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS IS EXPECTED GIVEN DUE TO A SHARPLY DEFINED
RAIN SNOW LINE.

OVERALL...6 TO 10 INCHES OF WET SNOW ACCUMULATION ARE EXPECTED
ACROSS THE WARNING AREA...WITH NARROW BANDS OF 12 TO 15 INCHES
FROM SAUK CENTRE TO ONAMIA...AND FROM LITCHFIELD...TO
ANNANDALE...TO CAMBRIDGE AND PRINCETON.

SNOW AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES ARE EXPECTED IN THE ADVISORY
AREA...BUT A SHARP GRADIENT TO LESSER AMOUNTS WILL BE SEEN ALONG
THE SOUTHERN PERIPHERY OF THE ADVISORY AREA.

MNZ060-170600-
/O.UPG.KMPX.WW.Y.0023.000000T0000Z-140417T0900Z/
/O.EXA.KMPX.WS.W.0007.000000T0000Z-140417T0900Z/
HENNEPIN-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...MINNEAPOLIS
452 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CDT THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN HAS ISSUED
A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CDT THURSDAY. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.


* TIMING...SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT.
  THE SNOW WILL TAPER OFF EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 TO 10 IN NORTHERN HENNEPIN
  COUNTY...2 TO 5 IN SOUTHERN HENNEPIN.

* OTHER IMPACTS...TRAVEL MAY BE HAZARDOUS AT TIMES THROUGH EARLY
  THURSDAY MORNING. THIS WILL BE A WET SNOW WHICH WILL BE
  DIFFICULT TO SHOVEL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.  SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA
FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN
EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
352 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CONTINUE...

.A POTENT SPRING STORM WILL CONTINUE TO BRING SNOW...HEAVY AT
TIMES...TO NORTHERN WISCONSIN AND PORTIONS OF NORTHERN MINNESOTA.
THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL OCCUR OVER MOST OF NORTHERN WISCONSIN AND
INTO FAR EASTERN MINNESOTA. HEAVY SNOW...WILL CONTINUE INTO
TONIGHT WITH ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL OF 6 TO 10 INCHES FALLING JUST
TONIGHT FROM EXTREME EASTERN MINNESOTA INTO NORTHERN WISCONSIN.
THE SNOW WILL DIMINISH FROM WEST TO EAST THROUGH MINNESOTA AND FAR
NORTHWEST WISCONSIN TONIGHT...BUT LAST INTO THURSDAY OVER THE
ARROWHEAD AND OVER THE REST OF NORTHWEST WISCONSIN.

IN ADDITION TO THE SNOW...WILL BE GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS...WHICH
MAY GUSTS TO 40 OR 45 MPH CLOSE TO LAKE SUPERIOR. THESE WINDS WILL
CAUSE CONSIDERABLE BLOWING SNOW FROM AROUND TWO HARBORS TO THE
TWIN PORTS AND EAST ALONG THE SOUTH SHORE.

WIZ002>004-008-009-170500-
/O.CON.KDLH.WS.W.0010.000000T0000Z-140417T1500Z/
BAYFIELD-ASHLAND-IRON-SAWYER-PRICE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WASHBURN...ASHLAND...HURLEY...HAYWARD...
PHILLIPS
352 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT
THURSDAY...

* LOCATION...NORTHWEST WISCONSIN...INCLUDING THE HIGHWAY 53 AND
  HIGHWAY 2 CORRIDORS...AND THE HAYWARD LAKES AND GOGEBIC RANGE
  AREAS.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE...AND BE HEAVY AT TIMES.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...10 TO 18 INCHES OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE. THE
  HEAVIEST AMOUNTS WILL LIKELY EXTEND FROM THE MINONG AND GORDON
  AREAS NORTHEASTWARD TO AROUND IRONWOOD AND ASHLAND.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH ARE EXPECTED...
  WITH THE STRONGEST WINDS CLOSE TO LAKE SUPERIOR. FREQUENT
  GUSTS 30 TO 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE NEAR LAKE SUPERIOR AS WELL.
  VISIBILITY WILL BE LESS THAN ONE QUARTER OF A MILE AT TIMES
  DURING THE HEAVIER SNOW BANDS... AND ESPECIALLY CLOSER TO LAKE
  SUPERIOR WITH THE COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING
  SNOW.

* IMPACTS...THE HEAVY SNOW AND HIGH WINDS COULD BRING DOWN
  BRANCHES. ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED WITH LOW VISIBILITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THE
COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WILL
CAUSE DANGEROUSLY LOW VISIBILITY AND DRIFTING SNOW. SNOW AND ICE
COVERED ROADS...AND DANGEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED.
DELAY TRAVEL IF POSSIBLE.  IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...USE EXTREME
CAUTION AND ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
352 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CONTINUE...

.A POTENT SPRING STORM WILL CONTINUE TO BRING SNOW...HEAVY AT
TIMES...TO NORTHERN WISCONSIN AND PORTIONS OF NORTHERN MINNESOTA.
THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL OCCUR OVER MOST OF NORTHERN WISCONSIN AND
INTO FAR EASTERN MINNESOTA. HEAVY SNOW...WILL CONTINUE INTO
TONIGHT WITH ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL OF 6 TO 10 INCHES FALLING JUST
TONIGHT FROM EXTREME EASTERN MINNESOTA INTO NORTHERN WISCONSIN.
THE SNOW WILL DIMINISH FROM WEST TO EAST THROUGH MINNESOTA AND FAR
NORTHWEST WISCONSIN TONIGHT...BUT LAST INTO THURSDAY OVER THE
ARROWHEAD AND OVER THE REST OF NORTHWEST WISCONSIN.

IN ADDITION TO THE SNOW...WILL BE GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS...WHICH
MAY GUSTS TO 40 OR 45 MPH CLOSE TO LAKE SUPERIOR. THESE WINDS WILL
CAUSE CONSIDERABLE BLOWING SNOW FROM AROUND TWO HARBORS TO THE
TWIN PORTS AND EAST ALONG THE SOUTH SHORE.

WIZ001-007-170500-
/O.EXT.KDLH.WS.W.0010.000000T0000Z-140417T1100Z/
DOUGLAS-WASHBURN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SUPERIOR...SPOONER
352 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CDT THURSDAY...

* LOCATION...NORTHWEST WISCONSIN...INCLUDING DOUGLAS AND WASHBURN COUNTIES.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE...AND BE HEAVY AT TIMES.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...10 TO 18 INCHES OF SNOW IS EXPECTED.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH ARE EXPECTED...
  WITH THE STRONGEST WINDS CLOSE TO LAKE SUPERIOR. FREQUENT
  GUSTS 30 TO 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE NEAR LAKE SUPERIOR AS WELL.
  VISIBILITY WILL BE LESS THAN ONE QUARTER OF A MILE AT TIMES
  DURING THE HEAVIER SNOW BANDS... AND ESPECIALLY CLOSER TO LAKE
  SUPERIOR WITH THE COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING
  SNOW.

* IMPACTS...THE HEAVY SNOW AND HIGH WINDS COULD BRING DOWN
  BRANCHES. ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED WITH LOW VISIBILITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THE
COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WILL
CAUSE DANGEROUSLY LOW VISIBILITY AND DRIFTING SNOW. SNOW AND ICE
COVERED ROADS...AND DANGEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED.
DELAY TRAVEL IF POSSIBLE.  IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...USE EXTREME
CAUTION AND ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
352 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CONTINUE...

.A POTENT SPRING STORM WILL CONTINUE TO BRING SNOW...HEAVY AT
TIMES...TO NORTHERN WISCONSIN AND PORTIONS OF NORTHERN MINNESOTA.
THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL OCCUR OVER MOST OF NORTHERN WISCONSIN AND
INTO FAR EASTERN MINNESOTA. HEAVY SNOW...WILL CONTINUE INTO
TONIGHT WITH ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL OF 6 TO 10 INCHES FALLING JUST
TONIGHT FROM EXTREME EASTERN MINNESOTA INTO NORTHERN WISCONSIN.
THE SNOW WILL DIMINISH FROM WEST TO EAST THROUGH MINNESOTA AND FAR
NORTHWEST WISCONSIN TONIGHT...BUT LAST INTO THURSDAY OVER THE
ARROWHEAD AND OVER THE REST OF NORTHWEST WISCONSIN.

IN ADDITION TO THE SNOW...WILL BE GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS...WHICH
MAY GUSTS TO 40 OR 45 MPH CLOSE TO LAKE SUPERIOR. THESE WINDS WILL
CAUSE CONSIDERABLE BLOWING SNOW FROM AROUND TWO HARBORS TO THE
TWIN PORTS AND EAST ALONG THE SOUTH SHORE.

MNZ035-036-038-WIZ006-170500-
/O.CON.KDLH.WS.W.0010.000000T0000Z-140417T0900Z/
NORTHERN AITKIN-SOUTHERN AITKIN-PINE-BURNETT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HILL CITY...AITKIN...HINCKLEY...
GRANTSBURG
352 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CDT
THURSDAY...

* LOCATION...AITKIN...PINE AND BURNETT COUNTIES.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO FALL...AND BE HEAVY AT TIMES. THE
  HEAVIEST SNOW THROUGH THE EVENING WILL FALL OVER PINE AND
  BURNETT COUNTIES WITH 1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR AT TIMES.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...7 TO 16 INCHES OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE...WITH
  HIGHEST AMOUNTS OVER PINE AND BURNETT COUNTIES...AND THE LOWER
  AMOUNTS OVER NORTHERN AITKIN COUNTY.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH WILL GUST TO
  NEAR 25 MPH AT TIMES. VISIBILITY WILL OCCASIONALLY BE REDUCED TO
  A QUARTER MILE OR LESS IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...LOW VISIBILITY AND SNOW AND ICE COVERED ROADS WILL
  LEAD TO HAZARDOUS TRAVEL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THE
COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WILL
CAUSE DANGEROUSLY LOW VISIBILITY AND DRIFTING SNOW. SNOW AND ICE
COVERED ROADS...AND DANGEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED.
DELAY TRAVEL IF POSSIBLE.  IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...USE EXTREME
CAUTION AND ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
352 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CONTINUE...

.A POTENT SPRING STORM WILL CONTINUE TO BRING SNOW...HEAVY AT
TIMES...TO NORTHERN WISCONSIN AND PORTIONS OF NORTHERN MINNESOTA.
THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL OCCUR OVER MOST OF NORTHERN WISCONSIN AND
INTO FAR EASTERN MINNESOTA. HEAVY SNOW...WILL CONTINUE INTO
TONIGHT WITH ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL OF 6 TO 10 INCHES FALLING JUST
TONIGHT FROM EXTREME EASTERN MINNESOTA INTO NORTHERN WISCONSIN.
THE SNOW WILL DIMINISH FROM WEST TO EAST THROUGH MINNESOTA AND FAR
NORTHWEST WISCONSIN TONIGHT...BUT LAST INTO THURSDAY OVER THE
ARROWHEAD AND OVER THE REST OF NORTHWEST WISCONSIN.

IN ADDITION TO THE SNOW...WILL BE GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS...WHICH
MAY GUSTS TO 40 OR 45 MPH CLOSE TO LAKE SUPERIOR. THESE WINDS WILL
CAUSE CONSIDERABLE BLOWING SNOW FROM AROUND TWO HARBORS TO THE
TWIN PORTS AND EAST ALONG THE SOUTH SHORE.

MNZ034-170500-
/O.EXT.KDLH.WS.W.0010.000000T0000Z-140417T0500Z/
CROW WING-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...BRAINERD
352 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT
TONIGHT...

* LOCATION...CROW WING COUNTY.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO FALL...AND BE HEAVY AT TIMES THIS
  AFTERNOON. EXPECT THE SNOW TO DIMINISH LATER THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...TOTAL SNOWFALL WILL RANGE FROM 5 TO 8 INCHES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH WILL GUST
  TO NEAR 25 MPH AT TIMES. VISIBILITY WILL OCCASIONALLY BE
  REDUCED TO A QUARTER MILE OR LESS IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...THE HEAVY SNOW AND HIGH WINDS COULD BRING DOWN
  BRANCHES. ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED WITH LOW VISIBILITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THE
COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WILL
CAUSE DANGEROUSLY LOW VISIBILITY AND DRIFTING SNOW. SNOW AND ICE
COVERED ROADS...AND DANGEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED.
DELAY TRAVEL IF POSSIBLE.  IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...USE EXTREME
CAUTION AND ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
352 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CONTINUE...

.A POTENT SPRING STORM WILL CONTINUE TO BRING SNOW...HEAVY AT
TIMES...TO NORTHERN WISCONSIN AND PORTIONS OF NORTHERN MINNESOTA.
THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL OCCUR OVER MOST OF NORTHERN WISCONSIN AND
INTO FAR EASTERN MINNESOTA. HEAVY SNOW...WILL CONTINUE INTO
TONIGHT WITH ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL OF 6 TO 10 INCHES FALLING JUST
TONIGHT FROM EXTREME EASTERN MINNESOTA INTO NORTHERN WISCONSIN.
THE SNOW WILL DIMINISH FROM WEST TO EAST THROUGH MINNESOTA AND FAR
NORTHWEST WISCONSIN TONIGHT...BUT LAST INTO THURSDAY OVER THE
ARROWHEAD AND OVER THE REST OF NORTHWEST WISCONSIN.

IN ADDITION TO THE SNOW...WILL BE GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS...WHICH
MAY GUSTS TO 40 OR 45 MPH CLOSE TO LAKE SUPERIOR. THESE WINDS WILL
CAUSE CONSIDERABLE BLOWING SNOW FROM AROUND TWO HARBORS TO THE
TWIN PORTS AND EAST ALONG THE SOUTH SHORE.

MNZ020-037-170500-
/O.EXT.KDLH.WS.W.0011.000000T0000Z-140417T1100Z/
SOUTHERN LAKE/LAKESHORE-CARLTON/SOUTHERN ST. LOUIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TWO HARBORS...DULUTH...CLOQUET
352 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CDT THURSDAY...

* LOCATION...EAST CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST MINNESOTA...INCLUDING
  THE TWIN PORTS AREA...INTERSTATE 35 CORRIDOR THROUGH CARLTON
  COUNTY...AND ALONG THE NORTH SHORE TO TWO HARBORS.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THIS AFTERNOON...GRADUALLY
  DIMINISHING LATE. THE SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 12 INCHES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH...WITH
  FREQUENT GUSTS IN THE 35 TO 40 MPH RANGE WILL CONTINUE.
  VISIBILITY WILL BE LESS THAN A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES DUE TO SNOW
  AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...THE HEAVY SNOW AND HIGH WINDS COULD BRING DOWN
  BRANCHES. ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED WITH LOW VISIBILITY.
  TRAVEL WILL BE DIFFICULT THROUGH MOST OF THE NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THE
COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WILL
CAUSE DANGEROUSLY LOW VISIBILITY AND DRIFTING SNOW. SNOW AND ICE
COVERED ROADS...AND DANGEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED.
DELAY TRAVEL IF POSSIBLE. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...USE EXTREME
CAUTION AND ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION.

&&

$$

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