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January 15, 2020

Hazardous Weather Outlook

National Weather Service Grand Forks ND

239 PM CST Tue Jan 14 2020

West Polk-Kittson-Roseau-Lake Of The Woods-West Marshall- East Marshall-North Beltrami-Pennington-Red Lake-East Polk- North Clearwater-South Beltrami-Pembina-Eastern Walsh County- Grand Forks-Steele-Traill- 239 PM CST Tue Jan 14 2020

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

DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Light snow tonight will bring 1 to 3 inches of snow by Wednesday morning.

DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Dangerous wind chills are expected Wednesday into Thursday night.

A potentially high impact winter storm will hit the area Friday and Saturday. The most likely impact will be heavy snow accumulations of six inches or greater, from Friday afternoon through late Saturday afternoon, across most of Minnesota on in to the Red River Valley. There is an increasing chance for blowing snow bringing reduced visibilities and hazardous travel conditions across portions of south central and southeastern North Dakota.

Special Weather Statement

National Weather Service Grand Forks ND

215 PM CST Tue Jan 14 2020

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-Hubbard-West Becker-East Becker-Wilkin- West Otter Tail-East Otter Tail-Wadena-Grant-Pembina- Eastern Walsh County-Nelson-Grand Forks-Griggs-Steele-Traill- Barnes-Cass-Ransom-Sargent-Richland-Western Walsh County- Including the cities of Crookston, East Grand Forks, Ada, Twin Valley, Halstad, Moorhead, 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, Mahnomen, Naytahwaush, Waubun, Alida, Ebro, Lake Itasca, Long Lost Lake, Lower Rice Lake, Roy Lake, Upper Rice Lake, Park Rapids, Detroit Lakes, Wolf Lake, Breckenridge, Fergus Falls, Perham, New York Mills, Parkers Prairie, Henning, Battle Lake, Wadena, Menahga, Elbow Lake, Hoffman, Ashby, Herman, Barrett, Cavalier, Walhalla, Drayton, Pembina, Neche, St. Thomas, Grafton, Park River, Lakota, Mcville, Aneta, Tolna, Grand Forks, Cooperstown, Finley, Hope, Mayville, Hillsboro, Hatton, Portland, Valley City, Fargo, Lisbon, Enderlin, Gwinner, Milnor, Forman, Rutland, Wahpeton, Edinburg, Adams, and Lankin

215 PM CST Tue Jan 14 2020

FRIGID WIND CHILLS FOLLOWED BY LATE WEEK WINTER STORM.

A period of dangerously cold wind chills will be followed by a potentially high impact winter storm this week.

The wind chill impacts will be the greatest Wednesday through late Thursday evening.

The potential winter storm will impact the region Friday afternoon through Saturday evening.

An arctic airmass will bring frigid temperatures and dangerous wind chills from late Wednesday morning to late Thursday evening. Following the arctic outbreak, a potentially high impact winter storm will hit the area Friday and Saturday. The most likely impact will be heavy snow accumulations of six inches or greater, from Friday afternoon through late Saturday afternoon, across most of Minnesota on in to the Red River Valley. There is an increasing chance for blowing snow bringing reduced visibilities and hazardous travel conditions across portions of south central and southeastern North Dakota.

There will be significant travel-related impacts with this system. Plan for the worst and stay tuned to the latest National Weather Service forecasts for this potentially life threatening winter storm.

Detailed Forecast

Tonight

Snow likely, mainly after 4am. Cloudy, with a temperature rising to around -2 by 5am. Wind chill values as low as -20. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Wednesday

Snow, mainly before 2pm. High near 3. Wind chill values as low as -17. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

Wednesday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around -22. Wind chill values as low as -32. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday

Mostly sunny, with a high near -4. Wind chill values as low as -32. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning.

Thursday Night

Mostly cloudy, with a low around -11. Light southeast wind increasing to 8 to 13 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

Friday

Snow. High near 19. South southeast wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

Friday Night

Snow. Low around 5. South southeast wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light and variable. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

Saturday

Snow likely, mainly before noon. Patchy blowing snow after 11am. Cloudy, with a high near 13. Blustery, with a northwest wind 8 to 13 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Saturday Night

Patchy blowing snow before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -13. Blustery, with a northwest wind 17 to 22 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.

Sunday

Partly sunny, with a high near 1. West northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.

Sunday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around -16. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

M.L.King Day

Mostly sunny, with a high near 1. West northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

Monday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around -13. West wind around 7 mph.

Tuesday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 8. West wind 6 to 8 mph becoming south in the morning.

 

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