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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Grand Forks ND
511 AM CST Wed Jan 17 2018

MNZ001>004-007-029-NDZ006>008-014>016-024-026>030-038-039-049-
052>054-172315-
West Polk-Norman-Clay-Kittson-West Marshall-Wilkin-Towner-
Cavalier-Pembina-Benson-Ramsey-Eastern Walsh County-Eddy-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,
Warren, Stephen, Argyle, Breckenridge, Cando, Langdon, Cavalier,
Walhalla, Drayton, Pembina, Neche, St. Thomas, Fort Totten,
Maddock, Leeds, Minnewaukan, Devils Lake, Grafton, Park River,
New Rockford, 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
511 AM CST Wed Jan 17 2018

...SLIPPERY ROADS POSSIBLE TODAY...

Steady southwest to west winds will increase, gusting up to 30
mph. Some blowing and drifting snow across roads can be expected,
especially in open country. Road temperatures could be warm
enough that some of this blowing and drifting snow will melt and
refreeze, causing scattered slippery spots. Be prepared for
rapidly changing road conditions.

$$

JH

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Bismarck ND
334 AM CST Wed Jan 17 2018

NDZ001>005-009>013-017>023-025-031>037-040>048-050-051-172100-
Divide-Burke-Renville-Bottineau-Rolette-Williams-Mountrail-Ward-
McHenry-Pierce-McKenzie-Dunn-Mercer-Oliver-McLean-Sheridan-Wells-
Foster-Golden Valley-Billings-Stark-Morton-Burleigh-Kidder-
Stutsman-Slope-Hettinger-Grant-Bowman-Adams-Sioux-Emmons-Logan-
La Moure-McIntosh-Dickey-
Including the cities of Crosby, Bowbells, Powers Lake, Lignite,
Columbus, Portal, Mohall, Glenburn, Sherwood, Bottineau, Rolla,
Dunseith, Rolette, Shell Valley, St. John, Williston, New Town,
Stanley, Parshall, Minot, Velva, Towner, Drake, Rugby,
Watford City, Killdeer, Halliday, Beulah, Hazen, Center,
Garrison, Washburn, Underwood, Wilton, Turtle Lake, Mcclusky,
Goodrich, Harvey, Fessenden, Carrington, Beach, Medora,
Dickinson, Mandan, Bismarck, Steele, Tappen, Jamestown, Marmarth,
Mott, New England, Elgin, Carson, New Leipzig, Bowman, Hettinger,
Fort Yates, Selfridge, Solen, Linton, Strasburg, Napoleon,
Gackle, Lamoure, Edgeley, Kulm, Wishek, Ashley, Oakes,
and Ellendale
334 AM CST Wed Jan 17 2018 /234 AM MST Wed Jan 17 2018/

...ICY ROADS LEADING TO HAZARDOUS TRAVEL POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

Westerly winds gusting from 20 to 35 mph are expected this
afternoon through early this evening across western and central
North Dakota. Snow that is not crusted over will drift freely
across highways during the afternoon, melt as temperatures rise
into the mid 30s, then refreeze late in the afternoon and evening
as temperatures fall below freezing.

These conditions could create icy roads and possibly hazardous
travel. North to south orientated highways will be at greatest
risk, as westerly winds will maximize the amount of drifting snow.
Roads that become icy late Wednesday afternoon will likely remain
that way through Thursday morning.

Plan ahead and allow extra time for travel this afternoon through
Thursday morning.

$$

JV


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Bismarck ND
1113 AM CST Wed Jan 17 2018

NDZ001>005-009>013-017>023-025-031>037-040>048-050-051-181715-
Divide-Burke-Renville-Bottineau-Rolette-Williams-Mountrail-Ward-
McHenry-Pierce-McKenzie-Dunn-Mercer-Oliver-McLean-Sheridan-Wells-
Foster-Golden Valley-Billings-Stark-Morton-Burleigh-Kidder-
Stutsman-Slope-Hettinger-Grant-Bowman-Adams-Sioux-Emmons-Logan-
La Moure-McIntosh-Dickey-
1113 AM CST Wed Jan 17 2018 /1013 AM MST Wed Jan 17 2018/

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of north central
North Dakota, northwest North Dakota, south central North Dakota,
southeast North Dakota, and southwest North Dakota.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Drifting snow and patchy blowing snow is expected. Snow that is
not crusted over will drift freely across highways, melt as
temperatures rise into the 30s, then refreeze late this afternoon
and evening as temperatures fall below freezing. Icy roads and
resulting hazardous travel is possible this afternoon and tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

A wintry mix of light freezing rain, sleet, and snow is forecast
for northwest North Dakota late Thursday night, and into portions
of far north central Friday morning.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

KS

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Forks ND
625 AM CST Wed Jan 17 2018

MNZ001>004-007-029-NDZ006>008-014>016-024-026>030-038-039-049-
052>054-181230-
West Polk-Norman-Clay-Kittson-West Marshall-Wilkin-Towner-
Cavalier-Pembina-Benson-Ramsey-Eastern Walsh County-Eddy-Nelson-
Grand Forks-Griggs-Steele-Traill-Barnes-Cass-Ransom-Sargent-
Richland-Western Walsh County-
625 AM CST Wed Jan 17 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Steady southwest to west winds will increase today, gusting up to
30 mph. Some blowing and drifting snow across roads will be
possible, especially in rural areas. Road temperatures could be
warm enough that some of the blowing and drifting snow will melt
and refreeze, causing scattered slippery spots. Be prepared for
rapidly changing road conditions. Slippery conditions could
continue after sunset.

A clipper system moving near the International border Wednesday
night into Thursday morning may bring some mixed wintry
precipitation to the northern parts of the area, particularly
northern Minnesota.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Light snow will be possible across the far southern Red River
Valley Sunday and Monday.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
318 AM CST Wed Jan 17 2018

SDZ008-021-180930-
Roberts-Grant-
318 AM CST Wed Jan 17 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of northeast South
Dakota.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Locally strong and gusty winds are expected along the eastern slopes
of the Sisseton Hills through this morning. Southwesterly winds
of 20 to 35 mph with occasional gusts over 50 mph are likely. The
locations most affected will be the higher terrain areas of the
Sisseton Hills, as well as up to 15 miles east of the hills. This
includes Interstate 29 between Summit and Peever, or between mile
markers 210 and 225.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

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