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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Grand Forks ND
109 PM CDT Tue Oct 20 2020

MNZ003-029-NDZ039-049-052-053-210000-
/O.CON.KFGF.WW.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-201021T0000Z/
Clay-Wilkin-Cass-Ransom-Sargent-Richland-
Including the cities of Moorhead, Breckenridge, Fargo, Lisbon,
Enderlin, Gwinner, Milnor, Forman, Rutland, and Wahpeton
109 PM CDT Tue Oct 20 2020

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

* WHAT...Wet snow. Additional snow accumulations of up to two
  inches.

* WHERE...Portions of west central Minnesota and southeast North
  Dakota.

* WHEN...Until 7 PM CDT this evening.

* IMPACTS...Prepare for hazardous travel conditions. The hazardous
  conditions could impact the evening commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Slow down and use caution while traveling.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Bismarck ND
1250 PM CDT Tue Oct 20 2020

NDZ048-050-051-210000-
/O.CON.KBIS.WW.Y.0015.000000T0000Z-201021T0000Z/
La Moure-McIntosh-Dickey-
Including the cities of Lamoure, Edgeley, Kulm, Wishek, Ashley,
Oakes, and Ellendale
1250 PM CDT Tue Oct 20 2020

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

* WHAT...Snow. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 5 inches.

* WHERE...Dickey, McIntosh and La Moure counties.

* WHEN...Until 7 PM CDT this evening.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous
  conditions could impact the morning commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Slow down and use caution while traveling.

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

&&

$$
jns

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
1205 PM CDT Tue Oct 20 2020

MNZ039-046-SDZ007-008-011-019>023-210000-
/O.CON.KABR.WW.Y.0015.000000T0000Z-201021T0000Z/
Traverse-Big Stone-Marshall-Roberts-Day-Clark-Codington-Grant-
Hamlin-Deuel-
Including the cities of Wheaton, Ortonville, Britton, Sisseton,
Webster, Clark, Watertown, Milbank, Hayti, and Clear Lake
1205 PM CDT Tue Oct 20 2020

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

* WHAT...Wet snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 5
  inches.

* WHERE...Portions of northeast South Dakota and west central
  Minnesota.

* WHEN...Until 7 PM CDT this evening.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous
  conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Slow down and use caution while traveling.

In Minnesota, the latest road conditions can be obtained at
511mn.org, or by calling 5 1 1. In South Dakota, the latest road
conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
1205 PM CDT Tue Oct 20 2020

SDZ005-006-010-018-202200-
/O.CON.KABR.WW.Y.0015.000000T0000Z-201020T2200Z/
McPherson-Brown-Edmunds-Spink-
Including the cities of Eureka, Aberdeen, Ipswich, and Redfield
1205 PM CDT Tue Oct 20 2020

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM CDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Wet snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 4
  inches.

* WHERE...McPherson, Brown, Edmunds and Spink Counties.

* WHEN...Until 5 PM CDT this afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous
  conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Slow down and use caution while traveling.

The latest road conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$


Special Weather Statement


Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Bismarck ND
1242 PM CDT Tue Oct 20 2020

NDZ001>005-009>013-017>023-025-031>037-040>048-050-051-202000-
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
1242 PM CDT Tue Oct 20 2020 /1142 AM MDT Tue Oct 20 2020/

...SNOW WILL DIMINISH THROUGH THE AFTERNOON...BUT MORE SNOW TO
RETURN LATER THIS WEEK...

Snow will continue to diminish from west to east this afternoon.
Some pockets of freezing rain/drizzle will be possible, especially
as snow diminishes. Travel may still be hazardous due to snow
covered roads at some locations.

Confidence continues to increase that a more significant winter
storm will impact the Northern Plains Wednesday night through
Thursday. At the moment, the most favored area for heavy snow is
from along the Highway 200 corridor south to the South Dakota
border. Much uncertainty remains regarding exact amounts and
specific locations. Monitor the forecast and prepare for the
possibility of significant winter weather.

$$

jns

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Grand Forks ND
406 AM CDT Tue Oct 20 2020

MNZ001>009-013>017-022>024-027>032-040-NDZ006>008-014>016-024-
026>030-038-039-049-052>054-202100-
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-Towner-Cavalier-
Pembina-Benson-Ramsey-Eastern Walsh-Eddy-Nelson-Grand Forks-
Griggs-Steele-Traill-Barnes-Cass-Ransom-Sargent-Richland-
Western Walsh-
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, 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
406 AM CDT Tue Oct 20 2020

...WINTER WEATHER LIKELY THIS WEEK, POTENTIALLY SIGNIFICANT ON
THURSDAY...

The first round of winter weather is expected to impact the
region Tuesday, bringing 2 to 5 inches of snow, with the highest
amounts expected over portions of southeastern North Dakota as
well as west-central and northwest Minnesota.

A more robust winter system is expected Thursday. This has the
potential to bring even higher snowfall amounts compared to
Tuesday, and greater impacts. There is still much uncertainty
surrounding this system, so stay tuned for later updates.

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Bismarck ND
1231 PM CDT Tue Oct 20 2020

NDZ001>005-009>013-017>023-025-031>037-040>047-211745-
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-
1231 PM CDT Tue Oct 20 2020 /1131 AM MDT Tue Oct 20 2020/

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

Light snow will diminish from west to east. Some roads could
remain slippery.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Heavy snow is possible across parts of western and central North
Dakota Wednesday night and Thursday. There is uncertainty with the
exact path of this potential winter storm, but confidence is
increasing that parts of the area could receive heavy snow
accumulations of 6 inches or more.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters are encouraged to report snowfall accumulation totals to
NWS Bismarck via social media or by calling 701-223-4582.

$$
jns

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Bismarck ND
1231 PM CDT Tue Oct 20 2020

NDZ048-050-051-211745-
La Moure-McIntosh-Dickey-
1231 PM CDT Tue Oct 20 2020

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of southeast North
Dakota.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect today for two to five
inches of snow. See weather.gov/bis for additional information.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Heavy snow is possible across parts of western and central North
Dakota Wednesday night and Thursday. There is uncertainty with the
exact path of this potential winter storm, but confidence is
increasing that parts of the area could receive heavy snow
accumulations of 6 inches or more.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters are encouraged to report snowfall accumulation totals to
NWS Bismarck via social media or by calling 701-223-4582.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Rapid City SD
404 AM MDT Tue Oct 20 2020

SDZ001-002-012>014-024-025-072-073-WYZ054-056-057-071-211300-
Harding-Perkins-Butte-Northern Meade Co Plains-Ziebach-
Northern Black Hills-Northern Foot Hills-
Sturgis/Piedmont Foot Hills-Southern Meade Co Plains-
Northern Campbell-Western Crook-Wyoming Black Hills-
Northeastern Crook-
404 AM MDT Tue Oct 20 2020

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of western South
Dakota and northeastern Wyoming.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Areas of fog this morning will reduce visibility to less than one
half mile at times. A bit of light snow is possible this morning
and again tonight with little to no accumulation.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

There is a chance of snow Wednesday night and Thursday, with
snow accumulation of four or more inches possible. A stronger
storm system will bring another round of accumulating snow this
weekend.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed today.

&&

Stay tuned to NOAA weather radio for further updates...or check
our web site at weather.gov/rapidcity

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
452 AM CDT Tue Oct 20 2020

MNZ039-046-SDZ003>011-015>023-211000-
Traverse-Big Stone-Corson-Campbell-McPherson-Brown-Marshall-Roberts-
Walworth-Edmunds-Day-Dewey-Potter-Faulk-Spink-Clark-Codington-Grant-
Hamlin-Deuel-
452 AM CDT Tue Oct 20 2020 /352 AM MDT Tue Oct 20 2020/

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for west central Minnesota, north
central South Dakota and northeast South Dakota.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Snow is expected this morning and is expected to end from west to
east this afternoon into the early evening. Snowfall accumulations
of maybe up to an inch are expected along the Missouri River with up
to 4 to 5 inches in the Sisseton Hills region.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.

Another system will spread mainly snow into the region Wednesday into
Thursday. More snowfall accumulations of several inches are expected
mainly in the northern counties along the North Dakota border.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Forks ND
433 AM CDT Tue Oct 20 2020

MNZ001-002-004>009-013>015-NDZ006>008-014>016-024-026>030-038-054-
210945-
West Polk-Norman-Kittson-Roseau-Lake Of The Woods-West Marshall-
East Marshall-North Beltrami-Pennington-Red Lake-East Polk-Towner-
Cavalier-Pembina-Benson-Ramsey-Eastern Walsh-Eddy-Nelson-
Grand Forks-Griggs-Steele-Traill-Barnes-Western Walsh-
433 AM CDT Tue Oct 20 2020

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Light snow will spread across the area by late morning into the
afternoon. Accumulations of 1 to 4 inches can be expected. While
most of the snow accumulation will be on grassy areas, some
slippery spots on the roads will be possible.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

A potentially stronger winter system could impact the area on
Thursday. There is the potential for even higher snow totals on
Thursday than on Tuesday, but uncertainty is still high. Stay
tuned for details.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Forks ND
433 AM CDT Tue Oct 20 2020

MNZ003-016-017-022>024-027>032-040-NDZ039-049-052-053-210945-
Clay-North Clearwater-South Beltrami-Mahnomen-South Clearwater-
Hubbard-West Becker-East Becker-Wilkin-West Otter Tail-
East Otter Tail-Wadena-Grant-Cass-Ransom-Sargent-Richland-
433 AM CDT Tue Oct 20 2020

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Snow will move into southeastern North Dakota and west central
Minnesota this morning, and into northwestern Minnesota by
afternoon. Accumulations of 2 to 5 inches can be expected by
this evening. After the snow tapers off, there is the potential
for some freezing drizzle to mix in as the system departs the
area. Some slick spots will be possible.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

A potentially stronger winter system could impact the area on
Thursday. There is the potential for even higher snow totals on
Thursday than on Tuesday, but uncertainty is still high. Stay
tuned for details.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Billings MT
144 AM MDT Tue Oct 20 2020

MTZ029>034-036-037-040-042-056>058-063>068-138-139-141-169>173-228-
235-WYZ198-199-202045-
Musselshell-Treasure-Northern Rosebud-Custer-Fallon-
Northern Stillwater-Powder River-Carter-Northern Park-
Golden Valley-Red Lodge Foothills-Northern Big Horn-
Southern Rosebud-Judith Gap-Paradise Valley-Livingston Area-
Beartooth Foothills-Absaroka/Beartooth Mountains-Crazy Mountains-
Southern Big Horn-Southeastern Carbon-Northern Sweet Grass-
Bighorn Canyon-Northern Carbon-Pryor/Northern Bighorn Mountains-
Melville Foothills-Northeastern Yellowstone-Southern Wheatland-
Southwestern Yellowstone-Northeast Bighorn Mountains-
Sheridan Foothills-
144 AM MDT Tue Oct 20 2020

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central
Montana...south central Montana...southeast Montana and north
central Wyoming.

* WHAT...Accumulating snow and unseasonably cold temperatures.

* WHERE...Southern Montana and north central Wyoming.

* WHEN...Late Wednesday through the weekend.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Two weather systems are expected to impact
  our region, late Wednesday into Thursday and another by
  Saturday. Both systems have the potential to produce significant
  accumulating snowfall.

* ADDITIONAL HAZARD CONCERNS...Record cold temperatures are
  possible. Highs Thursday through the weekend may only be in the
  20s with overnight lows in the single digits and teens. Some
  locations may even see below zero temps by the weekend.

 PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Be sure to keep up to date on future forecasts as details
concerning locations, timing, and impacts unfold. Plan travel
accordingly and allow for slower drive times due to the potential
for snowpacked and slick roads.

&&

$$

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