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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
348 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...MIXTURE OF FREEZING DRIZZLE...FOG AND LIGHT SNOW THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.A LOW MOVING WEATHER DISTURBANCE WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE
PERSISTENT FREEZING DRIZZLE AND FOG THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.
PRECIPITATION WILL LIKELY MIX WITH OR CHANGE TO LIGHT SNOW AT
TIMES...ESPECIALLY OVER FAR NORTHERN MINNESOTA. THE COMBINATION OF
MIXED PRECIPITATION...TEMPERATURES IN THE 20S... AND FOG WILL
CREATE SLICK ROAD CONDITIONS WITH REDUCED VISIBILITIES ACROSS MUCH
OF CENTRAL AND NORTHERN MINNESOTA.

MNZ010>012-018>021-025-026-033>037-201800-
/O.CON.KDLH.WW.Y.0038.000000T0000Z-141220T1800Z/
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-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...INTERNATIONAL FALLS...ELY...ISABELLA...
BIGFORK...HIBBING...TWO HARBORS...GRAND MARAIS...WALKER...
GRAND RAPIDS...PINE RIVER...BRAINERD...HILL CITY...AITKIN...
DULUTH...CLOQUET
348 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST
TODAY...

* LOCATION...ALL OF NORTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA TO THE NORTH AND
  WEST OF A LINE ROUGHLY FROM LAKE MILLE LACS TO THE TWIN PORTS.
  THIS INCLUDES DULUTH... THE IRON RANGE CITIES... THE ENTIRE
  BRAINERD LAKES AREA... INTERNATIONAL FALLS AND ELY.

* TIMING...THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...TRACE TO A HALF INCH.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...A LIGHT COATING OF ICE ON EXPOSED SURFACES
  AND UNTREATED ROADWAYS.

* VISIBILITY...BETWEEN A HALF MILE AND 2 MILES THROUGH SATURDAY
  MORNING.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF FREEZING DRIZZLE AND SOME LIGHT
  SNOW ACCOMPANIED BY WIDESPREAD FOG WILL RESULT IN SLICK ROADS
  AND POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY ON
  SECONDARY AND UNTREATED ROADWAYS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREEZING DRIZZLE...LIGHT SNOW AND
LOCALLY DENSE FOG MEANS ROADS...SIDEWALKS AND OTHER UNTREATED
EXPOSED SURFACES WILL LIKELY BECOME SLICK AND HAZARDOUS DUE TO A
LIGHT COATING OF ICE AND SNOW. THE SLIPPERY CONDITIONS WILL ALSO
BE ACCOMPANIED BY LOCALLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES. USE EXTREME
CAUTION WHEN WALKING OR DRIVING...AND BE ESPECIALLY AWARE OF
BRIDGES...OVERPASSES...RAMPS AND OTHER ELEVATED SURFACES AND
UNTREATED ROADS. IF TRAVELING...ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR
DESTINATION.

&&

$$

JJM


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREEN BAY WI
612 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

WIZ005-010-011-018>020-030-031-035>037-045-201600-
VILAS-ONEIDA-FOREST-LINCOLN-LANGLADE-MENOMINEE-MARATHON-SHAWANO-
WOOD-PORTAGE-WAUPACA-WAUSHARA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EAGLE RIVER...RHINELANDER...CRANDON...
TOMAHAWK...ANTIGO...KESHENA...WAUSAU...WISCONSIN RAPIDS...
STEVENS POINT...WAUTOMA
612 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE MAY RESULT IN SLIPPERY ROADS THIS MORNING...

LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE HAS BEEN REPORTED IN PARTS OF NORTH CENTRAL
AND CENTRAL WISCONSIN EARLY THIS MORNING...AND IS EXPECTED TO
CONTINUE FOR AT LEAST A FEW MORE HOURS.

THE FREEZING DRIZZLE MAY GLAZE UNTREATED ROADS...PARKING LOTS AND
SIDEWALKS WITH A THIN COATING OF ICE. LOCALLY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE. MOTORISTS AND PEDESTRIANS SHOULD BE
PREPARED FOR POTENTIALLY ICY CONDITIONS THIS MORNING.

$$
KIECKBUSCH


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREEN BAY WI
621 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

WIZ005-010>013-018>022-030-031-035>040-045-048>050-073-074-211230-
VILAS-ONEIDA-FOREST-FLORENCE-NORTHERN MARINETTE-LINCOLN-LANGLADE-
MENOMINEE-NORTHERN OCONTO-DOOR-MARATHON-SHAWANO-WOOD-PORTAGE-
WAUPACA-OUTAGAMIE-BROWN-KEWAUNEE-WAUSHARA-WINNEBAGO-CALUMET-
MANITOWOC-SOUTHERN MARINETTE-SOUTHERN OCONTO-
621 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST
WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

PATCHY LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE IS POSSIBLE AT TIMES...ESPECIALLY
OVER CENTRAL AND NORTH CENTRAL WISCONSIN. FREEZING DRIZZLE MAY
RESULT IN SLICK SPOTS ON AREA ROADWAYS...SO MOTORISTS SHOULD USE
CAUTION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

LIGHT SNOW...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH FREEZING DRIZZLE AT TIMES...IS
LIKELY SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT. UP TO AN INCH OF SNOW ACCUMULATION
IS POSSIBLE...WHICH COULD LEAD TO ROADWAYS BECOMING SLIPPERY.

HAZARDOUS TRAVEL IS POSSIBLE MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY DUE TO A
PROLONGED PERIOD OF LIGHT SNOW. THE SNOW MAY BECOME MODERATE AT
TIMES MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT. BLUSTERY NORTHWEST
WINDS ON WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY MAY PRODUCE SOME DRIFTING SNOW. IT
IS TOO EARLY TO DETERMINE SNOW AMOUNTS AT THIS TIME.

THE RECENT MILD WEATHER HAS CAUSED CHANGING ICE CONDITIONS ON
AREA LAKES AND RIVERS. COLDER WEATHER IS EXPECTED INTO THE
WEEKEND...WITH NIGHT TIME LOWS WELL BELOW FREEZING AT NIGHT.
DESPITE THE COLDER WEATHER...EXTRA CAUTION SHOULD BE USED ON AREA
LAKES AND RIVERS UNTIL THE ICE THICKENS UP.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
443 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

MNZ041>045-047>070-073>078-082>085-091>093-WIZ014>016-023>028-
211045-
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-
443 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AREAS OF FREEZING DRIZZLE ARE POSSIBLE THIS MORNING ACROSS CENTRAL
MINNESOTA...WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF FREEZING DRIZZLE AGAIN TONIGHT
ACROSS EASTERN MINNESOTA AND WESTERN WISCONSIN.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

FREEZING DRIZZLE IS POSSIBLE SUNDAY MORNING ACROSS EAST CENTRAL
MINNESOTA AND WESTERN WISCONSIN.

A LARGE STORM SYSTEM WILL IMPACT MUCH OF THE UPPER MIDWEST TUESDAY
NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT. ALTHOUGH THERE ARE STILL MANY
UNCERTAINTIES WITH HOW THIS SYSTEM WILL EVOLVE...THE POTENTIAL FOR
ACCUMULATING SNOW EXISTS FOR MUCH OF THE AREA DURING THAT TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

BORGHOFF

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
427 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

IAZ008>011-018-019-029-030-MNZ079-086>088-094>096-WIZ017-029-
032>034-041>044-053>055-061-211100-
MITCHELL-HOWARD-WINNESHIEK-ALLAMAKEE-FLOYD-CHICKASAW-FAYETTE-
CLAYTON-WABASHA-DODGE-OLMSTED-WINONA-MOWER-FILLMORE-HOUSTON-
TAYLOR-CLARK-BUFFALO-TREMPEALEAU-JACKSON-LA CROSSE-MONROE-JUNEAU-
ADAMS-VERNON-CRAWFORD-RICHLAND-GRANT-
427 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
IOWA...SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA...AND SOUTHWEST INTO CENTRAL
WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL BE SEEN THIS MORNING...PRODUCING SOME
SLICK SPOTS ON AREA ROADWAYS AND SIDEWALKS.

PLAN ON AREAS OF FREEZING DRIZZLE AGAIN TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY
MORNING WITH A FEW SLIPPERY SPOTS AGAIN POSSIBLE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

A WINTRY MIX IS EXPECTED FROM SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY. THIS
WINTRY MIX IS THEN EXPECTED TO TRANSITION TO ALL SNOW TUESDAY
NIGHT INTO CHRISTMAS EVE. LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS OF AN INCH OR TWO
COULD RESULT IN SOME IMPACT ON HOLIDAY TRAVEL.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

ANY REPORTS OF ICING WOULD BE APPRECIATED.

.EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATION...

NO WEBINAR IS SCHEDULED.

$$

DAS

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
417 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

MNZ010>012-018>021-025-026-033>038-WIZ001>004-006>009-211030-
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-
417 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS...PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE AND WIDESPREAD FOG WILL
PERSIST THROUGH MID-MORNING ACROSS MUCH OF CENTRAL AND NORTHERN
MINNESOTA. THIS WILL RESULT IN SLICK CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY ON
UNTREATED ROADS...SIDEWALKS...AND ELEVATED SURFACES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

A SLOW MOVING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MAY IMPACT THE NORTHLAND MONDAY
THROUGH CHRISTMAS EVE. SEVERAL PERIODS OF SNOW AND POSSIBLE
ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED...WITH POTENTIAL IMPACTS TO HOLIDAY
TRAVEL. THERE REMAINS CONSIDERABLE UNCERTAINTY ON THE TRACK AND
STRENGTH OF THE STORM...AND THE SNOW AMOUNT FORECAST WILL CONTINUE
TO BE REFINED THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

REPORTS OF SNOW AND FREEZING DRIZZLE ARE GREATLY APPRECIATED.

$$


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
800 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

MIZ008-201500-
CHIPPEWA COUNTY...SAULT STE MARIE-
800 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.NOW...
AT  9 AM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 14. LIGHT WINDS.
AT 11 AM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 20. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  1 PM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 24. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  3 PM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 26. LIGHT WINDS.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
800 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

MIZ015-201500-
MACKINAC COUNTY...ST IGNACE-
800 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.NOW...
AT  9 AM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 22. LIGHT WINDS.
AT 11 AM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 26. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  1 PM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 27. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  3 PM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 29. LIGHT WINDS.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
800 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

MIZ016-201500-
EMMET COUNTY...PETOSKEY-
800 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.NOW...
AT  9 AM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 22. SOUTH WINDS 6 MPH.
AT 11 AM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 27. SOUTH WINDS 5 MPH.
AT  1 PM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 30. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  3 PM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 31. LIGHT WINDS.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
800 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

MIZ017-201500-
CHEBOYGAN COUNTY...CHEBOYGAN-
800 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.NOW...
AT  9 AM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 14. LIGHT WINDS.
AT 11 AM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 22. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  1 PM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 27. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  3 PM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 29. LIGHT WINDS.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
800 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

MIZ019-201500-
CHARLEVOIX COUNTY...CHARLEVOIX-
800 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.NOW...
AT  9 AM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 25. SOUTH WINDS 7 MPH.
AT 11 AM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 27. SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 MPH.
AT  1 PM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 30. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  3 PM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 31. LIGHT WINDS.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
800 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

MIZ020-201500-
LEELANAU COUNTY...LELAND-
800 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.NOW...
AT  9 AM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 28. SOUTH WINDS 8 MPH.
AT 11 AM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 29. SOUTH WINDS 7 MPH.
AT  1 PM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 31. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  3 PM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 32. LIGHT WINDS.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
800 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

MIZ021-201500-
ANTRIM COUNTY...MANCELONA-
800 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.NOW...
AT  9 AM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 20. SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 MPH.
AT 11 AM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 24. SOUTH WINDS 5 MPH.
AT  1 PM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 26. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  3 PM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 28. LIGHT WINDS.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
800 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

MIZ022-201500-
OTSEGO COUNTY...GAYLORD-
800 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.NOW...
AT  9 AM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 15. LIGHT WINDS.
AT 11 AM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 21. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  1 PM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 25. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  3 PM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 27. LIGHT WINDS.

$$

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