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Winter Weather Advisory

Target Area: East Marshall, Kittson, Pennington, Red Lake, Roseau, West Marshall, West Polk

 

January 12, 2017

Winter Weather Advisory

Alert:

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM CST THURSDAY...

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO NOON CST

THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND FORKS HAS ISSUED A WINTER

WEATHER ADVISORY FOR BLOWING SNOW AND WIND CHILLS...WHICH IS IN

EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO NOON CST THURSDAY. A WIND CHILL ADVISORY

REMAINS IN EFFECT PRIOR TO 3 AM.

* TIMING...EXPECT NORTHWEST WINDS TO INCREASE AROUND 3 AM

THURSDAY AND THEN DIMINISH AROUND NOON THURSDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...NO NEW ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED.

* WINDS / VISIBILITIES...WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 40 MPH WILL

CAUSE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN

AREAS. PLAN ON AREAS OF POOR VISIBILITIES AND SLICK ROADWAYS TO

CREATE DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS AT TIMES.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...EXPECT WIND CHILLS TO RANGE FROM 30 BELOW ZERO TO 40 BELOW ZERO...WITH THE COLDEST WIND CHILLS OCCURRING THURSDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS.....TRAVEL MAY BE HAZARDOUS DURING THE MORNING COMMUTE ON THURSDAY IN REDUCED VISIBILITIES AND DRIFTING SNOW. THE COLD WIND CHILLS WILL CAUSE FROSTBITE IN AS LITTLE AS 30 MINUTES TO EXPOSED SKIN.

Instructions:

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR BLOWING SNOW MEANS PERIODS OF BLOWING SNOW WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1. A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT COLD AIR AND THE WIND WILL COMBINE TO CREATE LOW WIND CHILLS. FROST BITE AND HYPOTHERMIA CAN OCCUR IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN. MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND GLOVES.

Target Area:

East Marshall

Kittson

Pennington

Red Lake

Roseau

West Marshall

West Polk

 

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