Weather Alerts

Big Stone County County

WIND ADVISORY

Issued for the following Big Stone County zip codes: 56210, 56211, 56225, 56227, 56240, 56276, 56278
Expires Wednesday, April 23, 2014 7:00 PM

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
412 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

...STRONG SOUTHEAST WINDS TODAY...
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM CDT
THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ABERDEEN HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM CDT
THIS EVENING.

* TIMING...STRONG AND GUSTY SOUTHEAST WINDS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH
THIS EVENING...BEFORE SWITCHING AROUND TO THE NORTHWEST BEHIND A
COLD FRONT TONIGHT.

* WINDS...SOUTHEASTERLY WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45
MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 MPH OR HIGHER
ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...
ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

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SERR

Kittson County

FLOOD WATCH

Issued for the following Kittson zip codes: 56720, 56728, 56729, 56731, 56732, 56733, 56734, 56735, 56740, 56755
Expires Tuesday, April 29, 2014 7:00 PM

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS ND
849 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND FORKS, ND HAS ISSUED A FLOOD
WATCH FOR THESE RIVER LOCATIONS IN MINNESOTA...

.RAINFALL WILL SPREAD OVER THE NORTHERN RED RIVER VALLEY LATE THIS
MORNING INTO THE AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE INTO TONIGHT. A LITTLE OVER
A HALF AN INCH OF RAINFALL IS EXPECTED IN THE NEXT 24 HOURS. THIS IS
EXPECTED TO RESULT IN ANOTHER SLIGHT RISE IN THE RIVER LEVEL AT
HALLOCK...WHICH WOULD PUSH THE LEVEL JUST ABOVE MINOR FLOOD STAGE.
THIS FORECAST WILL BE UPDATED AS NEW RAINFALL AND RIVER REPORTS ARE
RECEIVED.

THE SEGMENTS IN THIS PRODUCT ARE RIVER FORECASTS FOR SELECTED
LOCATIONS IN THE WATCH AREA...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN...

- DON'T TRAVEL THROUGH FLOODED AREAS!

- PERSONS LIVING IN THE RED RIVER BASIN SHOULD MONITOR RIVER
LEVELS WHILE THE RIVER IS IN...OR NEAR...FLOOD.

- LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR COMMERCIAL RADIO OR TV
FOR THE LATEST UPDATES.

FOR MORE INFORMATION...GO TO THE AHPS/RIVER SECTION
ON OUR WEB PAGE AT: WWW.WEATHER.GOV/GRANDFORKS

THIS FORECAST DOES NOT ACCOUNT FOR ICE JAMS THAT CAN
QUICKLY RAISE LOCAL RIVER LEVELS WITH LITTLE OR NO NOTICE.

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND FORKS, ND HAS ISSUED A
* FLOOD WATCH FOR
THE TWO RIVERS RIVER NEAR HALLOCK
* FROM THURSDAY EVENING TO TUESDAY EVENING.
* MINOR FLOODING IS POSSIBLE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 802.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...FLOOD STAGE MAY BE REACHED BY THURSDAY EVENING.

&&

DAILY 7 AM CDT/6 AM CST FORECAST STAGE IN FEET:

DATE THU FRI SAT SUN MON TUE WED
(MONTH/DAY) 04/24 04/25 04/26 04/27 04/28 04/29 04/30

TWO RIVERS RIVER
HALLOCK 801.6 802.2 802.5 802.5 802.1 801.3 800.2

FLOOD WARNING

Issued for the following Kittson zip codes: 56720, 56728, 56729, 56731, 56732, 56733, 56734, 56735, 56740, 56755
Expires Saturday, April 26, 2014 1:00 PM

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS ND
903 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014


...THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED FOR THESE RIVER LOCATIONS IN
MINNESOTA...NORTH DAKOTA...

* DRAYTON...ON THE RED RIVER...IN MARSHALL...WALSH...KITTSON AND
PEMBINA COUNTIES
* PEMBINA...ON THE RED RIVER...IN KITTSON AND PEMBINA COUNTIES

.RAINFALL WILL SPREAD OVER THE NORTHERN RED RIVER VALLEY LATE THIS
MORNING INTO THE AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE INTO TONIGHT. THIS MAY
RESULT IN A SLOWER RECESSION IN THE RIVER LEVELS AT DRAYTON AND
PEMBINA.

THIS FORECAST IS FOR A 7 DAY PERIOD...THE HIGHEST STAGE INDICATED
MAY NOT REFLECT THE CREST FOR THIS EVENT.

FORECASTS ARE UPDATED DAILY AND STAGE VALUES WILL CHANGE AS NEW
WEATHER AND RIVER INFORMATION IS USED. RIVER FORECASTS USUALLY USE
24 HOURS OF EXPECTED PRECIPITATION BUT DEPENDING ON THE SITUATION
IT MAY INCLUDE PRECIPITATION EXPECTED THROUGH THE NEXT 72 HOURS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN...

- DON'T TRAVEL THROUGH FLOODED AREAS!

- PERSONS IN THE WARNED AREA NEED TO TAKE STEPS TO PROTECT LIFE
AND PROPERTY. IF NECESSARY MOVE TO A HIGHER AND SAFER LOCATION.

- PERSONS LIVING IN THE RED RIVER BASIN SHOULD MONITOR RIVER
LEVELS WHILE THE RIVER IS IN...OR NEAR...FLOOD.

FOR MORE INFORMATION...GO TO THE AHPS/RIVER SECTION
ON OUR WEB PAGE AT: WWW.WEATHER.GOV/GRANDFORKS

&&
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR...
* ...PEMBINA...ON THE RED RIVER.
* UNTIL SATURDAY AFTERNOON...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 8:30 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 40.7 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...MINOR
FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 39.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY
FRIDAY MID-MORNING.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 39.0 FEET, FLOOD WARNING STAGE...MINOR.

&&

DAILY 7 AM CDT/6 AM CST FORECAST STAGE IN FEET:

DATE THU FRI SAT SUN MON TUE WED
(MONTH/DAY) 04/24 04/25 04/26 04/27 04/28 04/29 04/30

RED RIVER
PEMBINA 39.7 39.0 38.7 38.5 38.1 37.4 36.5

Marshall County

FLOOD WARNING

Issued for the following Marshall zip codes: 56710, 56713, 56724, 56737, 56738, 56744, 56757, 56758, 56760, 56762
Expires Friday, April 25, 2014 7:00 AM

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA/GRAND FORKS ND
903 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014


...THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED FOR THESE RIVER LOCATIONS IN
MINNESOTA...NORTH DAKOTA...

* DRAYTON...ON THE RED RIVER...IN MARSHALL...WALSH...KITTSON AND
PEMBINA COUNTIES
* PEMBINA...ON THE RED RIVER...IN KITTSON AND PEMBINA COUNTIES

.RAINFALL WILL SPREAD OVER THE NORTHERN RED RIVER VALLEY LATE THIS
MORNING INTO THE AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE INTO TONIGHT. THIS MAY
RESULT IN A SLOWER RECESSION IN THE RIVER LEVELS AT DRAYTON AND
PEMBINA.

THIS FORECAST IS FOR A 7 DAY PERIOD...THE HIGHEST STAGE INDICATED
MAY NOT REFLECT THE CREST FOR THIS EVENT.

FORECASTS ARE UPDATED DAILY AND STAGE VALUES WILL CHANGE AS NEW
WEATHER AND RIVER INFORMATION IS USED. RIVER FORECASTS USUALLY USE
24 HOURS OF EXPECTED PRECIPITATION BUT DEPENDING ON THE SITUATION
IT MAY INCLUDE PRECIPITATION EXPECTED THROUGH THE NEXT 72 HOURS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN...

- DON'T TRAVEL THROUGH FLOODED AREAS!

- PERSONS IN THE WARNED AREA NEED TO TAKE STEPS TO PROTECT LIFE
AND PROPERTY. IF NECESSARY MOVE TO A HIGHER AND SAFER LOCATION.

- PERSONS LIVING IN THE RED RIVER BASIN SHOULD MONITOR RIVER
LEVELS WHILE THE RIVER IS IN...OR NEAR...FLOOD.

FOR MORE INFORMATION...GO TO THE AHPS/RIVER SECTION
ON OUR WEB PAGE AT: WWW.WEATHER.GOV/GRANDFORKS

&&
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR...
* ...DRAYTON...ON THE RED RIVER.
* UNTIL FRIDAY MORNING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 8:45 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 32.8 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND DURING THE NEXT 7 DAYS...MINOR
FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 32.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY
EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT STATEMENT(S) - AT 32.0 FEET, MINOR FLOOD STAGE. AGRICULTURAL
DAMAGE STARTS.

&&

DAILY 7 AM CDT/6 AM CST FORECAST STAGE IN FEET:

DATE THU FRI SAT SUN MON TUE WED
(MONTH/DAY) 04/24 04/25 04/26 04/27 04/28 04/29 04/30

RED RIVER
DRAYTON 31.8 31.0 30.6 30.2 29.7 28.8 27.6

Martin County

WIND ADVISORY

Issued for the following Martin zip codes: 56031, 56039, 56075, 56088, 56121, 56127, 56162, 56171, 56176, 56181
Expires Wednesday, April 23, 2014 7:00 PM

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
401 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

...STRONG SOUTHEAST WINDS FOR SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA...

.A WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF WEST CENTRAL AND
SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA. THE ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO
7 PM CDT AND COVERS AN AREA ALONG AND WEST OF A LINE FROM MORRIS
TO OLIVIA TO NEW ULM TO FAIRMONT. SOUTHEAST WINDS ARE FORECAST TO
INCREASE TO 30 TO 35 MPH BY LATE MORNING AND PERSIST THROUGH THE
AFTERNOON. WIND GUSTS TO 45 MPH ARE ALSO EXPECTED. THE STRONG
WINDS ARE IN ADVANCE OF A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVING INTO THE
PLAINS.
...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM
CDT THIS EVENING...

THE WIND ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO
7 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

* TIMING...LATE WEDNESDAY MORNING AND AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST AT 30 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES. LOOSE OUTDOOR OBJECTS...SUCH AS TRASH CANS
AND LAWN FURNITURE MAY BE BLOWN AROUND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 TO 39 MPH OR
GUSTS BETWEEN 45 AND 57 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN
MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.
USE EXTRA CAUTION.

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Northern Lake, Northern Cook Superior NF NW County

WINTER STORM WATCH

Issued for the following Northern Lake, Northern Cook Superior NF NW zip codes: 55607
Expires Friday, April 25, 2014 12:00 PM

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
307 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

...SNOW HEADED BACK INTO THE PICTURE FOR NORTHERN MINNESOTA...

.A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO MOVE ACROSS THE NORTHLAND
TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY. RAIN IS EXPECTED TO LIFT NORTHEASTWARD
ACROSS THE REGION TONIGHT...AND MAY MIX WITH SOME SNOW OVERNIGHT.
BY MIDDAY THURSDAY...MUCH OF THE PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED TO
CHANGE TO SNOW ACROSS THE MINNESOTA ARROWHEAD...WITH SNOW
ACCUMULATION THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING. AT THIS
POINT...IT APPEARS INCREASINGLY LIKELY THAT 6 INCHES OF SNOW OR
MORE WILL FALL ACROSS THE ARROWHEAD REGION. THE GREATEST AMOUNTS
WILL LIKELY BE ON GRASSY AREAS...WITH LESSER AMOUNTS ON ROADWAYS
DUE TO WARMER INITIAL SURFACE TEMPERATURES OF THE ROADS. LATER
FORECASTS WILL TRY TO DETAIL SPECIFIC AMOUNTS...AND WARNINGS MAY
BE ISSUED AS THE EVENT NEARS. IF YOU PLAN TO TRAVEL ACROSS
NORTHERN MINNESOTA...ESPECIALLY IN THE ARROWHEAD...BE SURE TO STAY
TUNED FOR MORE INFORMATION CONCERNING THIS STORM.
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DULUTH HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.

* LOCATION...NORTHEASTERN MINNESOTA...INCLUDING TWO HARBORS...
ISABELLA...SILVER BAY...LUTSEN...GRAND MARAIS...GRAND PORTAGE
AND THE GUNFLINT TRAIL.

* TIMING...NOON THURSDAY THROUGH NOON FRIDAY.

* SNOW...MORE THAN 6 INCHES OF SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THE WATCH
AREA.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...EAST WINDS WILL GUST TO MORE THAN 20 MPH.

* IMPACTS...DRIVING CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO DETERIORATE
THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND THURSDAY NIGHT ACROSS THE MINNESOTA
ARROWHEAD. THE SNOW WILL INITIALLY MELT...ESPECIALLY ON
ROADWAYS. HOWEVER...AS THE DAY WEARS ON THERE WILL BE A
SLIPPERY AND WET ACCUMULATION OF SNOW. AS THE SNOW TURNS OVER TO
MAINLY ALL SNOW...IT WILL ACCUMULATE AT AN INCREASED PACE LATER
THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT. SOME FREEZING RAIN MAY ALSO FALL
FOR A PERIOD OF TIME.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&
DAP

Southern Cook, Lakeshore County

WINTER STORM WATCH

Issued for the following Southern Cook, Lakeshore zip codes: 55604, 55605, 55606, 55612, 55613, 55615
Expires Friday, April 25, 2014 12:00 PM

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
307 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

...SNOW HEADED BACK INTO THE PICTURE FOR NORTHERN MINNESOTA...

.A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO MOVE ACROSS THE NORTHLAND
TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY. RAIN IS EXPECTED TO LIFT NORTHEASTWARD
ACROSS THE REGION TONIGHT...AND MAY MIX WITH SOME SNOW OVERNIGHT.
BY MIDDAY THURSDAY...MUCH OF THE PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED TO
CHANGE TO SNOW ACROSS THE MINNESOTA ARROWHEAD...WITH SNOW
ACCUMULATION THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING. AT THIS
POINT...IT APPEARS INCREASINGLY LIKELY THAT 6 INCHES OF SNOW OR
MORE WILL FALL ACROSS THE ARROWHEAD REGION. THE GREATEST AMOUNTS
WILL LIKELY BE ON GRASSY AREAS...WITH LESSER AMOUNTS ON ROADWAYS
DUE TO WARMER INITIAL SURFACE TEMPERATURES OF THE ROADS. LATER
FORECASTS WILL TRY TO DETAIL SPECIFIC AMOUNTS...AND WARNINGS MAY
BE ISSUED AS THE EVENT NEARS. IF YOU PLAN TO TRAVEL ACROSS
NORTHERN MINNESOTA...ESPECIALLY IN THE ARROWHEAD...BE SURE TO STAY
TUNED FOR MORE INFORMATION CONCERNING THIS STORM.
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DULUTH HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.

* LOCATION...NORTHEASTERN MINNESOTA...INCLUDING TWO HARBORS...
ISABELLA...SILVER BAY...LUTSEN...GRAND MARAIS...GRAND PORTAGE
AND THE GUNFLINT TRAIL.

* TIMING...NOON THURSDAY THROUGH NOON FRIDAY.

* SNOW...MORE THAN 6 INCHES OF SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THE WATCH
AREA.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...EAST WINDS WILL GUST TO MORE THAN 20 MPH.

* IMPACTS...DRIVING CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO DETERIORATE
THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND THURSDAY NIGHT ACROSS THE MINNESOTA
ARROWHEAD. THE SNOW WILL INITIALLY MELT...ESPECIALLY ON
ROADWAYS. HOWEVER...AS THE DAY WEARS ON THERE WILL BE A
SLIPPERY AND WET ACCUMULATION OF SNOW. AS THE SNOW TURNS OVER TO
MAINLY ALL SNOW...IT WILL ACCUMULATE AT AN INCREASED PACE LATER
THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT. SOME FREEZING RAIN MAY ALSO FALL
FOR A PERIOD OF TIME.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&
DAP

Southern Lake, Lakeshore County

WINTER STORM WATCH

Issued for the following Southern Lake, Lakeshore zip codes: 55601, 55603, 55609, 55614, 55616
Expires Friday, April 25, 2014 12:00 PM

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
307 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

...SNOW HEADED BACK INTO THE PICTURE FOR NORTHERN MINNESOTA...

.A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO MOVE ACROSS THE NORTHLAND
TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY. RAIN IS EXPECTED TO LIFT NORTHEASTWARD
ACROSS THE REGION TONIGHT...AND MAY MIX WITH SOME SNOW OVERNIGHT.
BY MIDDAY THURSDAY...MUCH OF THE PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED TO
CHANGE TO SNOW ACROSS THE MINNESOTA ARROWHEAD...WITH SNOW
ACCUMULATION THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING. AT THIS
POINT...IT APPEARS INCREASINGLY LIKELY THAT 6 INCHES OF SNOW OR
MORE WILL FALL ACROSS THE ARROWHEAD REGION. THE GREATEST AMOUNTS
WILL LIKELY BE ON GRASSY AREAS...WITH LESSER AMOUNTS ON ROADWAYS
DUE TO WARMER INITIAL SURFACE TEMPERATURES OF THE ROADS. LATER
FORECASTS WILL TRY TO DETAIL SPECIFIC AMOUNTS...AND WARNINGS MAY
BE ISSUED AS THE EVENT NEARS. IF YOU PLAN TO TRAVEL ACROSS
NORTHERN MINNESOTA...ESPECIALLY IN THE ARROWHEAD...BE SURE TO STAY
TUNED FOR MORE INFORMATION CONCERNING THIS STORM.
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DULUTH HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.

* LOCATION...NORTHEASTERN MINNESOTA...INCLUDING TWO HARBORS...
ISABELLA...SILVER BAY...LUTSEN...GRAND MARAIS...GRAND PORTAGE
AND THE GUNFLINT TRAIL.

* TIMING...NOON THURSDAY THROUGH NOON FRIDAY.

* SNOW...MORE THAN 6 INCHES OF SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THE WATCH
AREA.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...EAST WINDS WILL GUST TO MORE THAN 20 MPH.

* IMPACTS...DRIVING CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO DETERIORATE
THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND THURSDAY NIGHT ACROSS THE MINNESOTA
ARROWHEAD. THE SNOW WILL INITIALLY MELT...ESPECIALLY ON
ROADWAYS. HOWEVER...AS THE DAY WEARS ON THERE WILL BE A
SLIPPERY AND WET ACCUMULATION OF SNOW. AS THE SNOW TURNS OVER TO
MAINLY ALL SNOW...IT WILL ACCUMULATE AT AN INCREASED PACE LATER
THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT. SOME FREEZING RAIN MAY ALSO FALL
FOR A PERIOD OF TIME.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&
DAP

Traverse County County

WIND ADVISORY

Issued for the following Traverse County zip codes: 56219, 56236, 56296, 56583
Expires Wednesday, April 23, 2014 7:00 PM

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
412 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

...STRONG SOUTHEAST WINDS TODAY...
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM CDT
THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ABERDEEN HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM CDT
THIS EVENING.

* TIMING...STRONG AND GUSTY SOUTHEAST WINDS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH
THIS EVENING...BEFORE SWITCHING AROUND TO THE NORTHWEST BEHIND A
COLD FRONT TONIGHT.

* WINDS...SOUTHEASTERLY WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45
MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 MPH OR HIGHER
ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...
ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&
SERR

Watonwan County

WIND ADVISORY

Issued for the following Watonwan zip codes: 56022, 56056, 56060, 56062, 56081, 56120, 56160
Expires Wednesday, April 23, 2014 7:00 PM

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
401 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

...STRONG SOUTHEAST WINDS FOR SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA...

.A WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF WEST CENTRAL AND
SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA. THE ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO
7 PM CDT AND COVERS AN AREA ALONG AND WEST OF A LINE FROM MORRIS
TO OLIVIA TO NEW ULM TO FAIRMONT. SOUTHEAST WINDS ARE FORECAST TO
INCREASE TO 30 TO 35 MPH BY LATE MORNING AND PERSIST THROUGH THE
AFTERNOON. WIND GUSTS TO 45 MPH ARE ALSO EXPECTED. THE STRONG
WINDS ARE IN ADVANCE OF A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVING INTO THE
PLAINS.
...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM
CDT THIS EVENING...

THE WIND ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO
7 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

* TIMING...LATE WEDNESDAY MORNING AND AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST AT 30 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES. LOOSE OUTDOOR OBJECTS...SUCH AS TRASH CANS
AND LAWN FURNITURE MAY BE BLOWN AROUND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 TO 39 MPH OR
GUSTS BETWEEN 45 AND 57 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN
MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.
USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&