Chippewa County

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY

Issued for the following Chippewa zip codes: 56222, 56260, 56262, 56265, 56295
Expires Wednesday, April 16, 2014 10:00 PM

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
444 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...HEAVY SNOW LIKELY ACROSS PORTIONS OF CENTRAL MINNESOTA AND
WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN TODAY AND TONIGHT...

.A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT
FOR AREAS ALONG AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM ST. CLOUD TO CAMBRIDGE
IN MINNESOTA...AND FOR AREAS ALONG AND NORTH OF HIGHWAY 8 IN
WISCONSIN...INCLUDING LUCK...RICE LAKE AND LADYSMITH.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS ALSO IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT JUST TO
THE WEST AND SOUTH OF THE WARNING AREA...STRETCHING FROM MADISON
AND MONTEVIDEO THROUGH BUFFALO... THE NORTH TWIN CITIES METRO TO
CHIPPEWA FALLS AND CORNELL IN WISCONSIN.

SNOW HAS DEVELOPED ACROSS CENTRAL MINNESOTA AND ADJOINING AREAS OF
WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM AND WARM FRONT. ANOTHER AREA OF SNOW WILL DEVELOP THIS
MORNING ACROSS FAR WESTERN MINNESOTA AND MERGE WITH THE INITIAL
BAND. THE SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES TODAY BEFORE DIMINISHING
FROM WEST TO EAST TONIGHT. THE SNOW WILL TRANSITION TO RAIN OR AT
LEAST A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW TODAY ACROSS THE NORTH TWIN CITIES
METRO EASTWARD THROUGH NEW RICHMOND...CHIPPEWA FALLS AND
CORNELL. A VERY TIGHT GRADIENT IN SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS IS
EXPECTED GIVEN DUE TO A SHARPLY DEFINED RAIN/SNOW LINE.

OVERALL...6 TO 10 INCHES OF WET SNOW ACCUMULATION ARE EXPECTED
ACROSS THE WARNING AREA WITH SOME 10 TO 12 INCH AMOUNTS POSSIBLE
FROM LAKE MILLE LACS EASTWARD INTO WISCONSIN. SNOW AMOUNTS OF 3 TO
6 INCHES ARE EXPECTED IN THE ADVISORY AREA...BUT A SHARP GRADIENT
TO LESSER AMOUNTS WILL BE SEEN ALONG THE SOUTHERN PERIPHERY OF THE
ADVISORY AREA.
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN HAS ISSUED
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL
10 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP EARLY THIS MORNING...AND CONTINUE INTO
TONIGHT. THE SNOW MAY BECOME A MIXTURE OF RAIN AND SNOW...OR
BECOME ALL RAIN FOR PART OF TODAY. THE SNOW WILL TAPER OFF
TONIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 6 INCHES...WITH LOWER AMOUNTS ACROSS
SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF THESE COUNTIES DUE TO RAINFALL MIXING IN
WITH THE SNOW.

* OTHER IMPACTS...TRAVEL MAY BE HAZARDOUS THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY
MORNING. THIS WILL BE A WET SNOW WHICH WILL BE DIFFICULT TO
SHOVEL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

Kandiyohi County

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY

Issued for the following Kandiyohi zip codes: 56201, 56209, 56216, 56251, 56253, 56273, 56279, 56281, 56282, 56288, 56289
Expires Wednesday, April 16, 2014 10:00 PM

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
444 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...HEAVY SNOW LIKELY ACROSS PORTIONS OF CENTRAL MINNESOTA AND
WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN TODAY AND TONIGHT...

.A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT
FOR AREAS ALONG AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM ST. CLOUD TO CAMBRIDGE
IN MINNESOTA...AND FOR AREAS ALONG AND NORTH OF HIGHWAY 8 IN
WISCONSIN...INCLUDING LUCK...RICE LAKE AND LADYSMITH.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS ALSO IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT JUST TO
THE WEST AND SOUTH OF THE WARNING AREA...STRETCHING FROM MADISON
AND MONTEVIDEO THROUGH BUFFALO... THE NORTH TWIN CITIES METRO TO
CHIPPEWA FALLS AND CORNELL IN WISCONSIN.

SNOW HAS DEVELOPED ACROSS CENTRAL MINNESOTA AND ADJOINING AREAS OF
WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM AND WARM FRONT. ANOTHER AREA OF SNOW WILL DEVELOP THIS
MORNING ACROSS FAR WESTERN MINNESOTA AND MERGE WITH THE INITIAL
BAND. THE SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES TODAY BEFORE DIMINISHING
FROM WEST TO EAST TONIGHT. THE SNOW WILL TRANSITION TO RAIN OR AT
LEAST A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW TODAY ACROSS THE NORTH TWIN CITIES
METRO EASTWARD THROUGH NEW RICHMOND...CHIPPEWA FALLS AND
CORNELL. A VERY TIGHT GRADIENT IN SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS IS
EXPECTED GIVEN DUE TO A SHARPLY DEFINED RAIN/SNOW LINE.

OVERALL...6 TO 10 INCHES OF WET SNOW ACCUMULATION ARE EXPECTED
ACROSS THE WARNING AREA WITH SOME 10 TO 12 INCH AMOUNTS POSSIBLE
FROM LAKE MILLE LACS EASTWARD INTO WISCONSIN. SNOW AMOUNTS OF 3 TO
6 INCHES ARE EXPECTED IN THE ADVISORY AREA...BUT A SHARP GRADIENT
TO LESSER AMOUNTS WILL BE SEEN ALONG THE SOUTHERN PERIPHERY OF THE
ADVISORY AREA.
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN HAS ISSUED
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL
10 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP EARLY THIS MORNING...AND CONTINUE INTO
TONIGHT. THE SNOW MAY BECOME A MIXTURE OF RAIN AND SNOW...OR
BECOME ALL RAIN FOR PART OF TODAY. THE SNOW WILL TAPER OFF
TONIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 6 INCHES...WITH LOWER AMOUNTS ACROSS
SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF THESE COUNTIES DUE TO RAINFALL MIXING IN
WITH THE SNOW.

* OTHER IMPACTS...TRAVEL MAY BE HAZARDOUS THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY
MORNING. THIS WILL BE A WET SNOW WHICH WILL BE DIFFICULT TO
SHOVEL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

Meeker County

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY

Issued for the following Meeker zip codes: 55324, 55325, 55329, 55355, 55389, 56228, 56243, 56246
Expires Thursday, April 17, 2014 4:00 AM

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
444 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...HEAVY SNOW LIKELY ACROSS PORTIONS OF CENTRAL MINNESOTA AND
WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN TODAY AND TONIGHT...

.A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT
FOR AREAS ALONG AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM ST. CLOUD TO CAMBRIDGE
IN MINNESOTA...AND FOR AREAS ALONG AND NORTH OF HIGHWAY 8 IN
WISCONSIN...INCLUDING LUCK...RICE LAKE AND LADYSMITH.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS ALSO IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT JUST TO
THE WEST AND SOUTH OF THE WARNING AREA...STRETCHING FROM MADISON
AND MONTEVIDEO THROUGH BUFFALO... THE NORTH TWIN CITIES METRO TO
CHIPPEWA FALLS AND CORNELL IN WISCONSIN.

SNOW HAS DEVELOPED ACROSS CENTRAL MINNESOTA AND ADJOINING AREAS OF
WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM AND WARM FRONT. ANOTHER AREA OF SNOW WILL DEVELOP THIS
MORNING ACROSS FAR WESTERN MINNESOTA AND MERGE WITH THE INITIAL
BAND. THE SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES TODAY BEFORE DIMINISHING
FROM WEST TO EAST TONIGHT. THE SNOW WILL TRANSITION TO RAIN OR AT
LEAST A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW TODAY ACROSS THE NORTH TWIN CITIES
METRO EASTWARD THROUGH NEW RICHMOND...CHIPPEWA FALLS AND
CORNELL. A VERY TIGHT GRADIENT IN SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS IS
EXPECTED GIVEN DUE TO A SHARPLY DEFINED RAIN/SNOW LINE.

OVERALL...6 TO 10 INCHES OF WET SNOW ACCUMULATION ARE EXPECTED
ACROSS THE WARNING AREA WITH SOME 10 TO 12 INCH AMOUNTS POSSIBLE
FROM LAKE MILLE LACS EASTWARD INTO WISCONSIN. SNOW AMOUNTS OF 3 TO
6 INCHES ARE EXPECTED IN THE ADVISORY AREA...BUT A SHARP GRADIENT
TO LESSER AMOUNTS WILL BE SEEN ALONG THE SOUTHERN PERIPHERY OF THE
ADVISORY AREA.
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CDT THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN HAS ISSUED
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS
IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CDT THURSDAY.

TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP EARLY THIS MORNING...AND CONTINUE INTO
TONIGHT. THE SNOW MAY BECOME A MIXTURE OF RAIN AND SNOW...OR
BECOME ALL RAIN FOR PART OF TODAY. THE SNOW WILL TAPER OFF
TONIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 6 INCHES...WITH LOWER AMOUNTS ACROSS
SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF THESE COUNTIES DUE TO RAINFALL MIXING IN
WITH THE SNOW.

* OTHER IMPACTS...TRAVEL MAY BE HAZARDOUS THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY
MORNING. THIS WILL BE A WET SNOW WHICH WILL BE DIFFICULT TO
SHOVEL.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

Northern Lake, Northern Cook Superior NF NW County

WINTER STORM WARNING

Issued for the following Northern Lake, Northern Cook Superior NF NW zip codes: 55607
Expires Thursday, April 17, 2014 12:00 PM

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
442 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW EXPECTED TODAY...

.A STRONG STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING HEAVY SNOW TO A LARGE AREA OF
THE NORTHLAND TODAY INTO THURSDAY. SNOW WILL GRADUALLY SPREAD FROM
SOUTH TO NORTH ACROSS CENTRAL MINNESOTA AND NORTHERN WISCONSIN
THIS MORNING. THE SNOW WILL THEN MOVE INTO THE ARROWHEAD BY
AFTERNOON. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL GENERALLY LOOKS TO BE IN AN AREA
FROM EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA AND THE TWIN PORTS...INTO NORTHERN
WISCONSIN. ANOTHER AREA OF HEAVY SNOW WILL BE ALONG THE NORTH
SHORE THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION IS
EXPECTED TO BE AS MUCH AS 10 TO 16 INCHES IN THE WARNING
AREA...WITH LESSER AMOUNTS TO THE NORTH AND WEST. GUSTY EAST TO
NORTHEAST WINDS WILL ALSO CAUSE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING
SNOW...ESPECIALLY NEAR LAKE SUPERIOR. WINDS WILL GUST HIGHER THAN
40 MPH AT TIMES NEAR LAKE SUPERIOR TODAY AND TONIGHT.
...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
NOON CDT THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DULUTH HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO NOON CDT THURSDAY. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATION...THE ARROWHEAD OF NORTHEAST MINNESOTA...INCLUDING
ISABELLA AND GRAND MARAIS.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE ARROWHEAD REGION LATER
THIS MORNING...AND INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY BY THIS
AFTERNOON. BLOWING SNOW WILL ALSO BECOME LIKELY BY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 12 INCHES...ESPECIALLY ALONG THE
HIGHER TERRAIN INLAND FROM LAKE SUPERIOR.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS WILL GUST TO MORE
THAN 30 MPH AT TIMES TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT. THIS WILL REDUCE
VISIBILITIES DUE TO BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...THE HEAVY SNOW AND HIGH WINDS COULD BRING DOWN
BRANCHES. ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED WITH LOW VISIBILITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THE
COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WILL
CAUSE DANGEROUSLY LOW VISIBILITY AND DRIFTING SNOW. SNOW AND ICE
COVERED ROADS...AND DANGEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED.
DELAY TRAVEL IF POSSIBLE. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...USE EXTREME
CAUTION AND ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION.

&&
DAP

Sherburne County

WINTER STORM WARNING

Issued for the following Sherburne zip codes: 55308, 55309, 55319, 55330, 55377, 55398
Expires Thursday, April 17, 2014 4:00 AM

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
444 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...HEAVY SNOW LIKELY ACROSS PORTIONS OF CENTRAL MINNESOTA AND
WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN TODAY AND TONIGHT...

.A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT
FOR AREAS ALONG AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM ST. CLOUD TO CAMBRIDGE
IN MINNESOTA...AND FOR AREAS ALONG AND NORTH OF HIGHWAY 8 IN
WISCONSIN...INCLUDING LUCK...RICE LAKE AND LADYSMITH.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS ALSO IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT JUST TO
THE WEST AND SOUTH OF THE WARNING AREA...STRETCHING FROM MADISON
AND MONTEVIDEO THROUGH BUFFALO... THE NORTH TWIN CITIES METRO TO
CHIPPEWA FALLS AND CORNELL IN WISCONSIN.

SNOW HAS DEVELOPED ACROSS CENTRAL MINNESOTA AND ADJOINING AREAS OF
WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM AND WARM FRONT. ANOTHER AREA OF SNOW WILL DEVELOP THIS
MORNING ACROSS FAR WESTERN MINNESOTA AND MERGE WITH THE INITIAL
BAND. THE SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES TODAY BEFORE DIMINISHING
FROM WEST TO EAST TONIGHT. THE SNOW WILL TRANSITION TO RAIN OR AT
LEAST A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW TODAY ACROSS THE NORTH TWIN CITIES
METRO EASTWARD THROUGH NEW RICHMOND...CHIPPEWA FALLS AND
CORNELL. A VERY TIGHT GRADIENT IN SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS IS
EXPECTED GIVEN DUE TO A SHARPLY DEFINED RAIN/SNOW LINE.

OVERALL...6 TO 10 INCHES OF WET SNOW ACCUMULATION ARE EXPECTED
ACROSS THE WARNING AREA WITH SOME 10 TO 12 INCH AMOUNTS POSSIBLE
FROM LAKE MILLE LACS EASTWARD INTO WISCONSIN. SNOW AMOUNTS OF 3 TO
6 INCHES ARE EXPECTED IN THE ADVISORY AREA...BUT A SHARP GRADIENT
TO LESSER AMOUNTS WILL BE SEEN ALONG THE SOUTHERN PERIPHERY OF THE
ADVISORY AREA.
...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CDT THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN HAS ISSUED
A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM
CDT THURSDAY. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.


* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP THIS MORNING...AND CONTINUE THROUGH
THE DAY ON WEDNESDAY AND TONIGHT. THE SNOW MAY MIX WITH RAIN
DURING THE DAY BEFORE CHANGING BACK TO ALL SNOW THIS EVENING.
THE SNOW WILL TAPER OFF EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES...WITH A TIGHT GRADIENT
THROUGH THE SOUTHERN PORTION OF THE COUNTY DUE TO RAIN MIXING
WITH SNOW.

* OTHER IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS AT TIMES THROUGH
EARLY THURSDAY MORNING. THIS WILL BE A WET SNOW WHICH WILL BE
DIFFICULT TO SHOVEL.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...
AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

Southern Cass County

WINTER STORM WARNING

Issued for the following Southern Cass zip codes: 56473, 56474
Expires Thursday, April 17, 2014 4:00 AM

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
442 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW EXPECTED TODAY...

.A STRONG STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING HEAVY SNOW TO A LARGE AREA OF
THE NORTHLAND TODAY INTO THURSDAY. SNOW WILL GRADUALLY SPREAD FROM
SOUTH TO NORTH ACROSS CENTRAL MINNESOTA AND NORTHERN WISCONSIN
THIS MORNING. THE SNOW WILL THEN MOVE INTO THE ARROWHEAD BY
AFTERNOON. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL GENERALLY LOOKS TO BE IN AN AREA
FROM EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA AND THE TWIN PORTS...INTO NORTHERN
WISCONSIN. ANOTHER AREA OF HEAVY SNOW WILL BE ALONG THE NORTH
SHORE THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION IS
EXPECTED TO BE AS MUCH AS 10 TO 16 INCHES IN THE WARNING
AREA...WITH LESSER AMOUNTS TO THE NORTH AND WEST. GUSTY EAST TO
NORTHEAST WINDS WILL ALSO CAUSE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING
SNOW...ESPECIALLY NEAR LAKE SUPERIOR. WINDS WILL GUST HIGHER THAN
40 MPH AT TIMES NEAR LAKE SUPERIOR TODAY AND TONIGHT.
...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CDT THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DULUTH HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CDT
THURSDAY. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATION...CENTRAL MINNESOTA...INCLUDING LEADER...PINE RIVER AND
HILL CITY.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL MOVE NORTHWARD INTO THE AREA DURING THE
MORNING...GRADUALLY INCREASING IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY AS THE
MORNING WEARS ON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 9 INCHES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH CAN BE
EXPECTED WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH. VISIBILITY MAY BE LESS THAN A
QUARTER MILE DUE TO SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...THE HEAVY SNOW AND HIGH WINDS COULD BRING DOWN
BRANCHES. ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED WITH LOW VISIBILITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THE
COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WILL
CAUSE DANGEROUSLY LOW VISIBILITY AND DRIFTING SNOW. SNOW AND ICE
COVERED ROADS...AND DANGEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED.
DELAY TRAVEL IF POSSIBLE. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...USE EXTREME
CAUTION AND ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION.

&&
DAP

Southern Cook, Lakeshore County

WINTER STORM WARNING

Issued for the following Southern Cook, Lakeshore zip codes: 55604, 55605, 55606, 55612, 55613, 55615
Expires Thursday, April 17, 2014 12:00 PM

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
442 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW EXPECTED TODAY...

.A STRONG STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING HEAVY SNOW TO A LARGE AREA OF
THE NORTHLAND TODAY INTO THURSDAY. SNOW WILL GRADUALLY SPREAD FROM
SOUTH TO NORTH ACROSS CENTRAL MINNESOTA AND NORTHERN WISCONSIN
THIS MORNING. THE SNOW WILL THEN MOVE INTO THE ARROWHEAD BY
AFTERNOON. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL GENERALLY LOOKS TO BE IN AN AREA
FROM EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA AND THE TWIN PORTS...INTO NORTHERN
WISCONSIN. ANOTHER AREA OF HEAVY SNOW WILL BE ALONG THE NORTH
SHORE THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION IS
EXPECTED TO BE AS MUCH AS 10 TO 16 INCHES IN THE WARNING
AREA...WITH LESSER AMOUNTS TO THE NORTH AND WEST. GUSTY EAST TO
NORTHEAST WINDS WILL ALSO CAUSE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING
SNOW...ESPECIALLY NEAR LAKE SUPERIOR. WINDS WILL GUST HIGHER THAN
40 MPH AT TIMES NEAR LAKE SUPERIOR TODAY AND TONIGHT.
...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
NOON CDT THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DULUTH HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO NOON CDT THURSDAY. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATION...THE ARROWHEAD OF NORTHEAST MINNESOTA...INCLUDING
ISABELLA AND GRAND MARAIS.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE ARROWHEAD REGION LATER
THIS MORNING...AND INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY BY THIS
AFTERNOON. BLOWING SNOW WILL ALSO BECOME LIKELY BY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 12 INCHES...ESPECIALLY ALONG THE
HIGHER TERRAIN INLAND FROM LAKE SUPERIOR.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS WILL GUST TO MORE
THAN 30 MPH AT TIMES TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT. THIS WILL REDUCE
VISIBILITIES DUE TO BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...THE HEAVY SNOW AND HIGH WINDS COULD BRING DOWN
BRANCHES. ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED WITH LOW VISIBILITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THE
COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WILL
CAUSE DANGEROUSLY LOW VISIBILITY AND DRIFTING SNOW. SNOW AND ICE
COVERED ROADS...AND DANGEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED.
DELAY TRAVEL IF POSSIBLE. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...USE EXTREME
CAUTION AND ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION.

&&
DAP

Southern Itasca County

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY

Issued for the following Southern Itasca zip codes: 55709, 55716, 55721, 55722, 55730, 55742, 55744, 55745, 55753, 55764, 55769, 55775, 55784, 55786, 55793, 56636
Expires Thursday, April 17, 2014 4:00 AM

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
442 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW EXPECTED TODAY...

.A STRONG STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING HEAVY SNOW TO A LARGE AREA OF
THE NORTHLAND TODAY INTO THURSDAY. SNOW WILL GRADUALLY SPREAD FROM
SOUTH TO NORTH ACROSS CENTRAL MINNESOTA AND NORTHERN WISCONSIN
THIS MORNING. THE SNOW WILL THEN MOVE INTO THE ARROWHEAD BY
AFTERNOON. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL GENERALLY LOOKS TO BE IN AN AREA
FROM EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA AND THE TWIN PORTS...INTO NORTHERN
WISCONSIN. ANOTHER AREA OF HEAVY SNOW WILL BE ALONG THE NORTH
SHORE THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION IS
EXPECTED TO BE AS MUCH AS 10 TO 16 INCHES IN THE WARNING
AREA...WITH LESSER AMOUNTS TO THE NORTH AND WEST. GUSTY EAST TO
NORTHEAST WINDS WILL ALSO CAUSE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING
SNOW...ESPECIALLY NEAR LAKE SUPERIOR. WINDS WILL GUST HIGHER THAN
40 MPH AT TIMES NEAR LAKE SUPERIOR TODAY AND TONIGHT.
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CDT THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DULUTH HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CDT
THURSDAY.

* LOCATION...THE WALKER AND GRAND RAPIDS AREA.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL SPREAD NORTHWARD INTO THE AREA AS THE MORNING
WEARS ON. THE SNOW MAY BE HEAVY FOR A TIME THIS AFTERNOON. THERE
WILL ALSO BE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE...WITH
THE GREATEST AMOUNTS POSSIBLE OVER FAR SOUTHEASTERN ITASCA
COUNTY.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...GUSTY EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS WILL CAUSE
REDUCED VISIBILITY IN BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...THE HEAVY SNOW AND HIGH WINDS COULD BRING DOWN
BRANCHES. ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED WITH LOW VISIBILITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING AND
BLOWING SNOW. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN
AREAS THAT ARE MORE EXPOSED TO THE WIND. ROADS MAY BE SLICK AND
HAZARDOUS...SO ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION.

&&
DAP

Stevens County

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY

Issued for the following Stevens zip codes: 56207, 56221, 56235, 56244, 56267
Expires Wednesday, April 16, 2014 10:00 PM

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
444 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...HEAVY SNOW LIKELY ACROSS PORTIONS OF CENTRAL MINNESOTA AND
WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN TODAY AND TONIGHT...

.A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT
FOR AREAS ALONG AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM ST. CLOUD TO CAMBRIDGE
IN MINNESOTA...AND FOR AREAS ALONG AND NORTH OF HIGHWAY 8 IN
WISCONSIN...INCLUDING LUCK...RICE LAKE AND LADYSMITH.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS ALSO IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT JUST TO
THE WEST AND SOUTH OF THE WARNING AREA...STRETCHING FROM MADISON
AND MONTEVIDEO THROUGH BUFFALO... THE NORTH TWIN CITIES METRO TO
CHIPPEWA FALLS AND CORNELL IN WISCONSIN.

SNOW HAS DEVELOPED ACROSS CENTRAL MINNESOTA AND ADJOINING AREAS OF
WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM AND WARM FRONT. ANOTHER AREA OF SNOW WILL DEVELOP THIS
MORNING ACROSS FAR WESTERN MINNESOTA AND MERGE WITH THE INITIAL
BAND. THE SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES TODAY BEFORE DIMINISHING
FROM WEST TO EAST TONIGHT. THE SNOW WILL TRANSITION TO RAIN OR AT
LEAST A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW TODAY ACROSS THE NORTH TWIN CITIES
METRO EASTWARD THROUGH NEW RICHMOND...CHIPPEWA FALLS AND
CORNELL. A VERY TIGHT GRADIENT IN SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS IS
EXPECTED GIVEN DUE TO A SHARPLY DEFINED RAIN/SNOW LINE.

OVERALL...6 TO 10 INCHES OF WET SNOW ACCUMULATION ARE EXPECTED
ACROSS THE WARNING AREA WITH SOME 10 TO 12 INCH AMOUNTS POSSIBLE
FROM LAKE MILLE LACS EASTWARD INTO WISCONSIN. SNOW AMOUNTS OF 3 TO
6 INCHES ARE EXPECTED IN THE ADVISORY AREA...BUT A SHARP GRADIENT
TO LESSER AMOUNTS WILL BE SEEN ALONG THE SOUTHERN PERIPHERY OF THE
ADVISORY AREA.
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS
EVENING.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP EARLY THIS MORNING...AND CONTINUE
INTO TONIGHT. THE SNOW WILL TAPER OFF TONIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 6 INCHES.

* OTHER IMPACTS...TRAVEL MAY BE HAZARDOUS THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY
MORNING. THIS WILL BE A WET SNOW WHICH WILL BE DIFFICULT TO
SHOVEL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

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Wright County

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY

Issued for the following Wright zip codes: 55301, 55302, 55313, 55320, 55321, 55328, 55341, 55349, 55358, 55362, 55363, 55365, 55373, 55376, 55380, 55382, 55390, 55561, 55563, 55565, 55572, 55575, 55577, 55580, 55581, 55582, 55584, 55585, 55586, 55587, 55588, 55589, 55590, 55591
Expires Thursday, April 17, 2014 4:00 AM

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
444 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...HEAVY SNOW LIKELY ACROSS PORTIONS OF CENTRAL MINNESOTA AND
WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN TODAY AND TONIGHT...

.A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT
FOR AREAS ALONG AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM ST. CLOUD TO CAMBRIDGE
IN MINNESOTA...AND FOR AREAS ALONG AND NORTH OF HIGHWAY 8 IN
WISCONSIN...INCLUDING LUCK...RICE LAKE AND LADYSMITH.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS ALSO IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT JUST TO
THE WEST AND SOUTH OF THE WARNING AREA...STRETCHING FROM MADISON
AND MONTEVIDEO THROUGH BUFFALO... THE NORTH TWIN CITIES METRO TO
CHIPPEWA FALLS AND CORNELL IN WISCONSIN.

SNOW HAS DEVELOPED ACROSS CENTRAL MINNESOTA AND ADJOINING AREAS OF
WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM AND WARM FRONT. ANOTHER AREA OF SNOW WILL DEVELOP THIS
MORNING ACROSS FAR WESTERN MINNESOTA AND MERGE WITH THE INITIAL
BAND. THE SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES TODAY BEFORE DIMINISHING
FROM WEST TO EAST TONIGHT. THE SNOW WILL TRANSITION TO RAIN OR AT
LEAST A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW TODAY ACROSS THE NORTH TWIN CITIES
METRO EASTWARD THROUGH NEW RICHMOND...CHIPPEWA FALLS AND
CORNELL. A VERY TIGHT GRADIENT IN SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS IS
EXPECTED GIVEN DUE TO A SHARPLY DEFINED RAIN/SNOW LINE.

OVERALL...6 TO 10 INCHES OF WET SNOW ACCUMULATION ARE EXPECTED
ACROSS THE WARNING AREA WITH SOME 10 TO 12 INCH AMOUNTS POSSIBLE
FROM LAKE MILLE LACS EASTWARD INTO WISCONSIN. SNOW AMOUNTS OF 3 TO
6 INCHES ARE EXPECTED IN THE ADVISORY AREA...BUT A SHARP GRADIENT
TO LESSER AMOUNTS WILL BE SEEN ALONG THE SOUTHERN PERIPHERY OF THE
ADVISORY AREA.
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CDT THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN HAS ISSUED
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS
IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CDT THURSDAY.

TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP EARLY THIS MORNING...AND CONTINUE INTO
TONIGHT. THE SNOW MAY BECOME A MIXTURE OF RAIN AND SNOW...OR
BECOME ALL RAIN FOR PART OF TODAY. THE SNOW WILL TAPER OFF
TONIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 6 INCHES...WITH LOWER AMOUNTS ACROSS
SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF THESE COUNTIES DUE TO RAINFALL MIXING IN
WITH THE SNOW.

* OTHER IMPACTS...TRAVEL MAY BE HAZARDOUS THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY
MORNING. THIS WILL BE A WET SNOW WHICH WILL BE DIFFICULT TO
SHOVEL.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

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