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WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM WEDNESDAY TO NOON CST FRIDAY

 

December 26, 2018

Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Grand Forks ND

311 PM CST Tue Dec 25 2018

Roseau-Lake Of The Woods-East Marshall-North Beltrami-Pennington-Red Lake-East Polk-North Clearwater-South Beltrami-Mahnomen-

South Clearwater-Hubbard-West Becker-East Becker-West Otter Tail-East Otter Tail-Wadena-Grant-Including the cities of Roseau,Warroad, Greenbush, Baudette,Newfolden, Middle River, Grygla, Red Lake, Redby, Ponemah,Thief River Falls, Red Lake Falls, Fosston, Fertile, McIntosh,Erskine, Bagley, Clearbrook, Bemidji, Mahnomen, Naytahwaush,Waubun, Alida, Ebro, Lake Itasca, Long Lost Lake,Lower Rice Lake, Roy Lake, Upper Rice Lake, Park Rapids,Detroit Lakes, Wolf Lake, Fergus Falls, Perham, New York Mills,Parkers Prairie, Henning, Battle Lake, Wadena, Menahga, Elbow Lake, Hoffman, Ashby, Herman, and Barrett

WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM WEDNESDAY TO NOON CST FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 6 or more inches expected. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph by Thursday afternoon and overnight into Friday morning.

* WHERE...Portions of central, north central, northwest and west central Minnesota. The heaviest snow is expected across southeast North Dakota into northern Minnesota.

* WHEN...From Wednesday evening through Friday morning. Winds will increase Thursday afternoon and night.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible. Areas of blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute. The cold wind chills as low as 20 below zero could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 3 minutes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

Here's an updated look at snowfall potential across the region from Wednesday afternoon through Friday morning. The greatest risk for heavy snow lies from northeast South Dakota and southeast North Dakota into western and north central Minnesota. Snowfall totals up to one foot or greater will be possible as two rounds of snow move through the region. Additionally, strong northerly winds picking up Thursday evening may cause significant blowing snow through much of the Red River Valley through Friday morning. Stay tuned for further updates on this developing winter storm.

Detailed Forecast

Tuesday Night

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. Light and variable wind.

Wednesday

Snow likely, mainly after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20. Calm wind becoming east southeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Wednesday Night

Snow. Temperature rising to around 26 by 3am. East wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

Thursday

Snow. Patchy blowing snow after 3pm. High near 27. North northeast wind 9 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

Thursday Night

Snow, mainly before midnight. Patchy blowing snow. Low around 8. Blustery, with a north wind 18 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

Friday

Patchy blowing snow before 11am, then patchy blowing snow after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 9. Blustery, with a north wind 18 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

Friday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around -10. North wind 13 to 18 mph becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.

Saturday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 5. South southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

Saturday Night

A 20 percent chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. South wind around 10 mph.

Sunday

A 20 percent chance of snow after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. South southwest wind 7 to 9 mph.

Sunday Night

A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. South southwest wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

Monday

A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. West northwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Monday Night

Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. West northwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

New Year's Day

Partly sunny, with a high near 6. West northwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

https://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=47.87755733100005&lon=-94.85192981399996

 

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