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Winter Weather Advisory: Sunday Night into Monday

 

Fast moving cold front bringing light snow and wind gusts to 45 miles per hour. Wet snow creating slick conditions on area roadways. No travel is advised for Cavalier, Pembina, Nelson, and Grand Forks county. Snow will rapidly move south overnight and winds will diminish in the early morning hours.

A brief shot of strong winds and blowing snow could make travel difficult overnight.

An Arctic cold front will plunge south tonight, bringing very strong winds as cold temperatures dive south. Some 1-2" of light snow will be possible, and with the strong winds blowing snow could be a problem north of a Cando to Grand Forks to Bemidji line. A winter weather advisory is in effect through 6am for northeastern ND and northwest MN.

Fast moving cold front bringing light snow and wind gusts to 45 miles per hour. Wet snow creating slick conditions on area roadways. No travel is advised for Cavalier, Pembina, Nelson, and Grand Forks county. Snow will rapidly move south overnight and winds will diminish in the early morning hours.

A winter weather advisory continues for northeastern North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota through 6 am. A brief burst of snow and strong winds will move through, currently in the northern Red River Valley and pushing south and east through the next few hours. The blowing snow will reduce visibilities to near zero for a short time tonight, improving within a few hours. The snow will move out and the winds will decrease by the early morning hours.

Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND

1011 PM CST SUN FEB 28 2016

MNZ001-004>009-013>017-NDZ006>008-015-016-026-027-054-291200-

WEST POLK-KITTSON-ROSEAU-LAKE OF THE WOODS-WEST MARSHALL-

EAST MARSHALL-NORTH BELTRAMI-PENNINGTON-RED LAKE-EAST POLK-

NORTH CLEARWATER-SOUTH BELTRAMI-TOWNER-CAVALIER-PEMBINA-RAMSEY-

EASTERN WALSH COUNTY-NELSON-GRAND FORKS-WESTERN WALSH COUNTY-

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CROOKSTON...EAST GRAND FORKS...

HALLOCK...KARLSTAD...LANCASTER...ROSEAU...WARROAD...GREENBUSH...

BAUDETTE...WARREN...STEPHEN...ARGYLE...NEWFOLDEN...MIDDLE RIVER...

GRYGLA...RED LAKE...REDBY...PONEMAH...THIEF RIVER FALLS...

RED LAKE FALLS...FOSSTON...FERTILE...MCINTOSH...ERSKINE...

BAGLEY...CLEARBROOK...BEMIDJI...CANDO...LANGDON...CAVALIER...

WALHALLA...DRAYTON...PEMBINA...ST. THOMAS...NECHE...DEVILS LAKE...

GRAFTON...PARK RIVER...LAKOTA...MCVILLE...ANETA...TOLNA...

GRAND FORKS...EDINBURG...ADAMS...LANKIN

1011 PM CST SUN FEB 28 2016

...BRIEF GUSTY WINDS AND SNOW TONIGHT...

SNOW...WILL MOVE SOUTH FROM NORTHEASTERN NORTH DAKOTA AND WEST

CENTRAL MINNESOTA THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE EVENING. SOME RAIN

WILL BE POSSIBLE ON THE LEADING EDGE OF THE SNOW...BUT WILL

QUICKLY FREEZE AS COLD AIR PUSHES INTO THE AREA. THE MOST

SNOW...ONE TO TWO WITH ISOLATED THREE INCHES...IS EXPECTED FROM

THE FAR NORTHERN RED RIVER VALLEY INTO PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST

MINNESOTA. A STRONG SURGE OF NORTH WINDS WILL ALSO CONTINUE TO

PUSH SOUTH OVERNIGHT. WIND GUSTS TO 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED...BUT

ONLY FOR SEVERAL HOURS DURATION BEFORE DECREASING AGAIN. THE SNOW

AND WIND WILL RESULT IN BLOWING SNOW...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN COUNTRY.

LOOK FOR THE WORST VISIBILITIES...BELOW A HALF MILE AT TIMES...IN

THE IMMEDIATE NORTHERN RED RIVER VALLEY. ROADS WILL BE SLICK AND

HAZARDOUS. WIND CHILL READINGS ALONG THE CANADIAN BORDER MAY ALSO

DIP DOWN TO AROUND 25 BELOW ZERO LATE TONIGHT. CONDITIONS SHOULD

RAPIDLY IMPROVE FROM NORTH TO SOUTH ON MONDAY MORNING.

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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND

948 PM CST SUN FEB 28 2016

MNZ001-004>009-013>017-NDZ006>008-015-016-026-027-054-291200-

/O.CON.KFGF.WW.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-160229T1200Z/

WEST POLK-KITTSON-ROSEAU-LAKE OF THE WOODS-WEST MARSHALL-

EAST MARSHALL-NORTH BELTRAMI-PENNINGTON-RED LAKE-EAST POLK-

NORTH CLEARWATER-SOUTH BELTRAMI-TOWNER-CAVALIER-PEMBINA-RAMSEY-

EASTERN WALSH COUNTY-NELSON-GRAND FORKS-WESTERN WALSH COUNTY-

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CROOKSTON...EAST GRAND FORKS...

HALLOCK...KARLSTAD...LANCASTER...ROSEAU...WARROAD...GREENBUSH...

BAUDETTE...WARREN...STEPHEN...ARGYLE...NEWFOLDEN...MIDDLE RIVER...

GRYGLA...RED LAKE...REDBY...PONEMAH...THIEF RIVER FALLS...

RED LAKE FALLS...FOSSTON...FERTILE...MCINTOSH...ERSKINE...

BAGLEY...CLEARBROOK...BEMIDJI...CANDO...LANGDON...CAVALIER...

WALHALLA...DRAYTON...PEMBINA...ST. THOMAS...NECHE...DEVILS LAKE...

GRAFTON...PARK RIVER...LAKOTA...MCVILLE...ANETA...TOLNA...

GRAND FORKS...EDINBURG...ADAMS...LANKIN

948 PM CST SUN FEB 28 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST

MONDAY...

* TIMING...EXPECT SNOW TO CONTINUE...DIMINISHING AROUND 6 AM

MONDAY.

* PRECIPITATION RATES...THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL RATES WILL OCCUR

UNTIL MIDNIGHT MONDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS RANGING FROM

1 TO 2 INCHES WITH SPOTS OF UP TO 3 INCHES ARE EXPECTED.

* WINDS / VISIBILITIES...LOOK FOR REDUCED VISIBILITIES AT TIMES.

TREE BRANCHES COULD FALL AS WELL. HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES COULD

FIND DRIVING DIFFICULT.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...EXPECT WIND CHILLS TO RANGE FROM 35 AND 30

BELOW ZERO UNTIL 5 AM MONDAY...WITH THE COLDEST WIND CHILLS

OCCURRING AROUND 5 AM MONDAY.

* IMPACTS...PLAN ON SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS. THE COLD WIND

CHILLS WILL CAUSE FROSTBITE IN AS LITTLE AS 30 MINUTES TO

EXPOSED SKIN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT

VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING AND

BLOWING SNOW. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN

AREAS.

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JR

Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND

311 PM CST SUN FEB 28 2016

MNZ001-004>009-013>017-NDZ006>008-015-016-026-027-054-292115-

WEST POLK-KITTSON-ROSEAU-LAKE OF THE WOODS-WEST MARSHALL-

EAST MARSHALL-NORTH BELTRAMI-PENNINGTON-RED LAKE-EAST POLK-

NORTH CLEARWATER-SOUTH BELTRAMI-TOWNER-CAVALIER-PEMBINA-RAMSEY-

EASTERN WALSH COUNTY-NELSON-GRAND FORKS-WESTERN WALSH COUNTY-

311 PM CST SUN FEB 28 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EASTERN NORTH

DAKOTA...WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST MINNESOTA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

LIGHT SNOW WILL MOVE INTO AREAS ALONG THE CANADIAN BORDER BY MID

EVENING...THEN SPREAD INTO THE HIGHWAY 2 CORRIDOR BY LATE

EVENING. THE MOST SNOW...ONE TO TWO INCHES...IS EXPECTED FROM THE

FAR NORTHERN RED RIVER VALLEY INTO PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST

MINNESOTA. A STRONG SURGE OF NORTH WINDS WILL ALSO KICK IN BY MID

TO LATE EVENING AND CONTINUE INTO THE EARLY MORNING HOURS. WIND

GUSTS TO 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED...BUT ONLY FOR SEVERAL HOURS DURATION

BEFORE DECREASING AGAIN. THE SNOW AND WIND WILL RESULT IN BLOWING

SNOW...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN COUNTRY. LOOK FOR THE WORST

VISIBILITIES...BELOW A HALF MILE AT TIMES...IN THE IMMEDIATE

NORTHERN RED RIVER VALLEY. WIND CHILL READINGS ALONG THE CANADIAN

BORDER MAY ALSO DIP DOWN TO AROUND 25 BELOW ZERO LATE TONIGHT.

A winter weather advisory continues for northeastern North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota through 6 am. A brief burst of snow and strong winds will move through, currently in the northern Red River Valley and pushing south and east through the next few hours. The blowing snow will reduce visibilities to near zero for a short time tonight, improving within a few hours. The snow will move out and the winds will decrease by the early morning hours.

CONDITIONS SHOULD RAPIDLY IMPROVE FROM NORTH TO SOUTH ON MONDAY

MORNING.

.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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