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WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM SUNDAY EVENING TO NOON CST MONDAY

 

February 4, 2019

Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Grand Forks ND

1241 PM CST Sun Feb 3 2019

Lake Of The Woods-North Beltrami-North Clearwater-South Beltrami-South Clearwater-Including the cities of Baudette, Red Lake, Redby, Ponemah, Bagley, Clearbrook, Bemidji, Alida, Ebro, Lake Itasca, Long Lost Lake, Lower Rice Lake, Roy Lake, and Upper Rice Lake

1241 PM CST Sun Feb 3 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON CST MONDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 8 inches expected.

* WHERE...Lake Of The Woods, North Beltrami, North Clearwater, South Beltrami and South Clearwater Counties.

* WHEN...From 6 PM this evening to noon CST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult. Blowing snow may also reduce visibility at times. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute. The cold wind chills as low as 25 below zero could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30 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 North Dakota can be found at dot.nd.gov/travel and for Minnesota at 511mn.org, or by calling 5 1 1 in either state.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

National Weather Service Grand Forks ND

717 AM CST Sun Feb 3 2019

West Polk-Norman-Clay-Kittson-Roseau-Lake Of The Woods-West Marshall-East Marshall-North Beltrami-Pennington-Red Lake-East Polk-North Clearwater-South Beltrami-Mahnomen-South Clearwater-Towner-Cavalier-Pembina-Benson-Ramsey-Eastern Walsh County-Eddy-Nelson-Grand Forks-Griggs-Steele-Traill-Barnes-Cass-Western Walsh County-

717 AM CST Sun Feb 3 2019

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of eastern North Dakota, west central and northwest Minnesota.

DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Snow will spread from west to east this afternoon first across the Devils Lake basin and into the northern valley. Another band of snow will develop and lift north along the I-94 corridor into the central valley this evening. Heavy snow and blowing snow with accumulations of widespread 4 to 8 inches are expected by Monday morning, with localized 10 inches possible along the international border. Winds gusting 30 to 35mph may result in blowing snow and reduced visibilities in open country this evening into the overnight. Expect difficult travel conditions with slippery roads and limited visibilities this afternoon into the evening and overnight.

DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

Snow and in the valley blowing snow will be ending in the morning from west to east with visibilities improving. Storm total snowfall from 4 to 8 inches with locally higher amounts especially near the international border will create snow covered roads Monday morning. Wind chills will be a concern as values will be dangerously low for much of the week, in the -20 to -50F range during the overnights and mornings through Friday.

 

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