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Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
506 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

NDZ001>005-009>013-017>023-025-031>037-040>048-050-051-211800-
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...MOHALL...
BOTTINEAU...ROLLA...WILLISTON...NEW TOWN...MINOT...TOWNER...
RUGBY...WATFORD CITY...KILLDEER...BEULAH...HAZEN...CENTER...
GARRISON...MCCLUSKY...HARVEY...CARRINGTON...BEACH...MEDORA...
DICKINSON...MANDAN...BISMARCK...STEELE...JAMESTOWN...MARMARTH...
MOTT...ELGIN...BOWMAN...HETTINGER...FORT YATES...LINTON...
NAPOLEON...EDGELEY...ASHLEY...OAKES
506 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014 /406 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014/

...WINTRY MIX THIS EVENING FOLLOWED BY ACCUMULATING SNOW MONDAY
INTO TUESDAY WILL IMPACT EARLY CHRISTMAS TRAVEL...

PRECIPITATION IS FORECAST TO ENTER SOUTHWESTERN NORTH DAKOTA
EARLY THIS AFTERNOON AS RAIN...CHANGING OVER TO SNOW THIS EVENING.
AS PRECIPITATION MOVES INTO CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST NORTH DAKOTA
THIS EVENING...A BRIEF PERIOD OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET IS
POSSIBLE BEFORE CHANGING TO LIGHT SNOW. AN INCH OR TWO OF SNOW IS
POSSIBLE WEST TONIGHT...WITH MINIMAL AMOUNTS CENTRAL. FOR
MONDAY...SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA. THE GREATEST
AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED TO BE ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST...AND THE JAMES
RIVER VALLEY. SNOW WILL DECREASE FROM WEST TO EAST THROUGH THE DAY
ON TUESDAY. THOSE WITH EARLY CHRISTMAS TRAVEL PLANS SHOULD ALLOW
EXTRA TIME TO REACH THEIR DESTINATIONS. MUCH OF THE REGION OUTSIDE
OF NORTH DAKOTA WILL ALSO BE IMPACTED BY THIS STORM SYSTEM

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AYD






Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
642 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

NDZ001>003-009>013-017>023-025-031>037-040>048-050-051-221245-
DIVIDE-BURKE-RENVILLE-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-
642 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014 /542 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014/

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...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

RAIN IN WESTERN NORTH DAKOTA THIS AFTERNOON IS EXPECTED TO CHANGEOVER
TO SNOW DURING THE EVENING. CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA WILL LIKELY SEE A
BRIEF PERIOD OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN OR SLEET THIS EVENING BEFORE
CHANGING TO ALL SNOW BY LATE EVENING. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS
TONIGHT SHOULD RANGE FROM AROUND AN INCH IN THE WILLISTON AREA TO
LESSER AMOUNTS ELSEWHERE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

FOR MONDAY...SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA. THE
GREATEST AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED TO BE ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST...AND THE
JAMES RIVER VALLEY. SNOW WILL DECREASE FROM WEST TO EAST THROUGH
THE DAY ON TUESDAY. THOSE WITH EARLY CHRISTMAS TRAVEL PLANS SHOULD
ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH THEIR DESTINATIONS. MUCH OF THE REGION
OUTSIDE OF NORTH DAKOTA WILL ALSO BE IMPACTED BY THIS STORM SYSTEM

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

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MORE INFORMATION...ALONG WITH OTHER WEATHER...HYDROLOGICAL AND
CLIMATE INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND...AT WEATHER.GOV/BIS



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