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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
932 PM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS DEVELOPING ON SUNDAY...

.A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT ON SUNDAY FOR MUCH OF WESTERN
AND SOUTHERN MINNESOTA. THE ADVISORY IS ALONG AND WEST OF A LINE
FROM STAPLES TO ST CLOUD...HUTCHINSON...ST PETER...OWATONNA AND
ALBERT LEA. SUSTAINED NORTHWEST WINDS FROM 30 TO 35 MPH ARE
FORECAST TO DEVELOP DURING THE MORNING AND PERSIST THROUGH THE
AFTERNOON. WIND GUSTS FROM 45 TO 50 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED AS WELL.

MNZ042-049-057-058-066-067-075-076-083>085-092-093-291045-
/O.CON.KMPX.WI.Y.0004.150329T1600Z-150329T2300Z/
TODD-STEARNS-KANDIYOHI-MEEKER-MCLEOD-SIBLEY-NICOLLET-LE SUEUR-
BLUE EARTH-WASECA-STEELE-FARIBAULT-FREEBORN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LONG PRAIRIE...ST. CLOUD...WILLMAR...
LITCHFIELD...HUTCHINSON...GAYLORD...ST. PETER...LE SUEUR...
MANKATO...WASECA...OWATONNA...BLUE EARTH...ALBERT LEA
932 PM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 6 PM CDT
SUNDAY...

* TIMING...FROM LATE MORNING THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 30 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...DRIVING MAY BE DIFFICULT AT TIMES...ESPECIALLY FOR
  HIGH PROFILE AND LIGHT WEIGHT VEHICLES. UNSECURED OUTDOOR
  ITEMS WILL 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
911 PM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...BLUSTERY WINDS SUNDAY...

.BLUSTERY WINDS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST AND
NORTH CENTRAL IOWA SUNDAY AS A FAST MOVING STORM SYSTEM EXITS THE
REGION.

IAZ004>007-015>017-023>025-033>035-044-045-291000-
/O.CON.KDMX.WI.Y.0003.150329T1500Z-150329T2300Z/
EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-WORTH-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-
POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-WRIGHT-SAC-CALHOUN-WEBSTER-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ESTHERVILLE...ALGONA...FOREST CITY...
LAKE MILLS...NORTHWOOD...MANLY...EMMETSBURG...GARNER...BRITT...
KANAWHA...MASON CITY...CLEAR LAKE...POCAHONTAS...LAURENS...
ROLFE...FONDA...GILMORE CITY...HUMBOLDT...EAGLE GROVE...CLARION...
BELMOND...SAC CITY...LAKE VIEW...ODEBOLT...WALL LAKE...SCHALLER...
EARLY...ROCKWELL CITY...MANSON...LAKE CITY...POMEROY...
FORT DODGE...DENISON...CARROLL
911 PM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 6 PM CDT
SUNDAY...

* TIMING...FROM MID MORNING THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...SUSTAINED NORTHWEST WINDS OF 30 TO 35 MPH...WITH GUSTS
  AS HIGH AS AROUND 40 MPH.

* IMPACTS...DRIVING MAY BE DIFFICULT AT TIMES...ESPECIALLY FOR
  HIGH PROFILE AND LIGHT WEIGHT VEHICLES. IN ADDITION...
  UNSECURED OUTDOOR OBJECTS WILL BE BLOWN AROUND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS
THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$

SMALL


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREEN BAY WI
950 PM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

WIZ005-010>013-018>022-030-031-035>040-045-048>050-073-074-291000-
VILAS-ONEIDA-FOREST-FLORENCE-NORTHERN MARINETTE-LINCOLN-LANGLADE-
MENOMINEE-NORTHERN OCONTO-DOOR-MARATHON-SHAWANO-WOOD-PORTAGE-
WAUPACA-OUTAGAMIE-BROWN-KEWAUNEE-WAUSHARA-WINNEBAGO-CALUMET-
MANITOWOC-SOUTHERN MARINETTE-SOUTHERN OCONTO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EAGLE RIVER...RHINELANDER...CRANDON...
TOMAHAWK...ANTIGO...KESHENA...STURGEON BAY...WAUSAU...
WISCONSIN RAPIDS...STEVENS POINT...APPLETON...GREEN BAY...
ALGOMA...WAUTOMA...OSHKOSH...CHILTON...TWO RIVERS...CRIVITZ
950 PM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...MIXED PRECIPITATION EXPECTED SUNDAY MORNING...

A STRONG SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS WISCONSIN ON SUNDAY. WARMER AIR
FLOWING NORTHWARD INTO THE STATE WILL BRING A PERIOD OF MIXED
PRECIPITATION SUNDAY MORNING.

SNOW AND SLEET SHOULD REACH CENTRAL AND NORTH CENTRAL WISCONSIN...
INCLUDING THE COMMUNITIES OF RHINELANDER...TOMAHAWK...WAUSAU...
WISCONSIN RAPIDS AND STEVENS POINT BETWEEN 7 AM AND 9 AM SUNDAY
MORNING. THE PRECIPITATION SHOULD REACH NORTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL
WISCONSIN...INCLUDING THE COMMUNITIES OF MARINETTE...OCONTO...
SHAWANO...WAUPACA...GREEN BAY...APPLETON...OSHKOSH...STURGEON BAY
AND MANITOWOC BETWEEN 9 AM AND 11 AM.

THE PRECIPITATION WILL CHANGE OVER TO RAIN FROM SOUTH TO NORTH
AS TEMPERATURES CLIMB INTO THE 30S SUNDAY MORNING. SOME SNOW MAY
LINGER INTO THE AFTERNOON ACROSS THE NORTH. SNOWFALL AMOUNTS
SHOULD BE GENERALLY LESS THAN AN INCH SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 29...AND
AROUND AN INCH FOR LOCATIONS TO THE NORTH. THE SNOW AND SLEET
COULD CAUSE A PERIOD OF REDUCED VISIBILITIES. A SLUSHY ACCUMULATION
OF SNOW CAN BE EXPECTED ON SOME ROADS ACROSS PORTIONS OF CENTRAL...
NORTH CENTRAL AND FAR NORTHEAST WISCONSIN UNTIL TEMPERATURES RISE
WELL ABOVE FREEZING LATE SUNDAY MORNING AND AFTERNOON.

THE SYSTEM WILL ALSO BRING GUSTY SOUTH WINDS ON SUNDAY MORNING.
WINDS OF 15 TO 30 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH GUSTS OF 30 TO 40 MPH.
LOCALLY HIGHER GUSTS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS EAST-CENTRAL WISCONSIN.
THE STRONG GUSTY WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE WEST SUNDAY AFTERNOON.
HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES MAY ENCOUNTER DIFFICULT TRAVEL DUE TO THE
STRONG WINDS.

$$
ECKBERG

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
839 PM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

MNZ012-020-021-WIZ002>004-008-009-290930-
NORTHERN COOK/NORTHERN LAKE-SOUTHERN LAKE/LAKESHORE-
SOUTHERN COOK/LAKESHORE-BAYFIELD-ASHLAND-IRON-SAWYER-PRICE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ISABELLA...TWO HARBORS...GRAND MARAIS...
WASHBURN...ASHLAND...HURLEY...HAYWARD...PHILLIPS
839 PM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...A WINTRY MIX POSSIBLE LATE TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING...

AN AREA OF PRECIPITATION WILL MOVE INTO WESTERN MINNESOTA LATE THIS
EVENING...THEN CONTINUE EAST INTO NORTHEAST MINNESOTA AND
NORTHWEST WISCONSIN LATER TONIGHT. A WINTRY MIX OF SNOW...SLEET
AND POSSIBLY SOME FREEZING RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE. THE PRECIPITATION
IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO THE ARROWHEAD AND NORTHERN WISCONSIN
BETWEEN 4 AM AND 6 AM. ALTHOUGH SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF
SLEET...SNOW OR FREEZING RAIN ARE NOT EXPECTED...SOME SLICK SPOTS
ON ROADS WILL BE POSSIBLE.

THE PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED TO BECOME MAINLY RAIN MID TO LATE
SUNDAY MORNING.

$$

MELDE

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
649 PM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

WIZ046-047-051-052-056>060-062>072-291200-
MARQUETTE-GREEN LAKE-FOND DU LAC-SHEBOYGAN-SAUK-COLUMBIA-DODGE-
WASHINGTON-OZAUKEE-IOWA-DANE-JEFFERSON-WAUKESHA-MILWAUKEE-
LAFAYETTE-GREEN-ROCK-WALWORTH-RACINE-KENOSHA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MONTELLO...BERLIN...FOND DU LAC...
SHEBOYGAN...BARABOO...PORTAGE...WISCONSIN DELLS...BEAVER DAM...
WEST BEND...PORT WASHINGTON...DODGEVILLE...MADISON...JEFFERSON...
LAKE MILLS...WAUKESHA...BROOKFIELD...MILWAUKEE...DARLINGTON...
MONROE...JANESVILLE...BELOIT...ELKHORN...LAKE GENEVA...RACINE...
KENOSHA
649 PM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...BURST OF MIXED PRECIPITATION EXPECTED SUNDAY MORNING...

WARMER...MOIST AIR SURGING INTO SOUTHERN WISCONSIN LATE TONIGHT
AND SUNDAY IS EXPECTED TO CAUSE A PERIOD OF MIXED PRECIPITATION
SUNDAY MORNING.

A MIXTURE OF RAIN AND SLEET WILL SPREAD INTO SOUTH CENTRAL
WISCONSIN INCLUDING MADISON...PORTAGE AND THE WISCONSIN DELLS
BETWEEN 7 AM AND 9 AM CDT SUNDAY MORNING. SURFACE TEMPERATURES AT
THAT TIME WILL BE RIGHT AROUND FREEZING...SO THERE IS ALSO A
POTENTIAL FOR A ONE TO TWO HOUR PERIOD OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN.

THE MIXED PRECIPITATION WILL SPREAD RAPIDLY EAST AND START TO AFFECT
SOUTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL WISCONSIN INCLUDING FOND DU LAC...
MILWAUKEE...KENOSHA AND WEST BEND BETWEEN 9 AM AND 11 AM CDT. A
MIXTURE OF RAIN AND SLEET IS EXPECTED OVER THIS AREA WITH A CHANCE
FOR SNOW. SURFACE TEMPERATURES WILL BE SLIGHTLY ABOVE
FREEZING...REDUCING THE THREAT FOR LIGHT FREEZING RAIN.

THE MIXED PRECIPITATION WILL END FROM WEST TO EAST BETWEEN 11 AM
AND 2 PM CDT.

THIS BURST OF MIXED PRECIPITATION WILL CAUSE A PERIOD OF REDUCED
VISIBILITY SUNDAY MORNING AS WELL AS POSSIBLY SLUSHY...SLIPPERY
TRAVEL.

IN ADDITION...STRONG SOUTH WINDS ARE EXPECTED ON SUNDAY. WIND
GUSTS WILL LIKELY REACH 35 TO 40 MPH...WITH SUSTAINED WINDS OF 20
TO 30 MPH. HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES ON EAST TO WEST ORIENTATED
ROADWAYS WILL BE BUFFETED BY THESE STRONG WINDS. SECURE ANY LOOSE
ITEMS LEFT OUTSIDE AS WELL.

$$
MBK

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
327 PM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
290800-
WINNEBAGO-BOONE-MCHENRY-LAKE IL-OGLE-LEE-DE KALB-KANE-DUPAGE-COOK-
LA SALLE-KENDALL-GRUNDY-WILL-KANKAKEE-LIVINGSTON-IROQUOIS-FORD-
LAKE IN-PORTER-NEWTON-JASPER-BENTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCKFORD...BELVIDERE...WOODSTOCK...
WAUKEGAN...OREGON...DIXON...DEKALB...AURORA...WHEATON...CHICAGO...
OTTAWA...OSWEGO...MORRIS...JOLIET...KANKAKEE...PONTIAC...
WATSEKA...PAXTON...GARY...VALPARAISO...MOROCCO...RENSSELAER...
FOWLER
327 PM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

MODERATELY STRONG WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP SHORTLY AFTER
DAYBREAK SUNDAY AND LAST THROUGH MID TO LATE AFTERNOON BEFORE
TAPERING. SUSTAINED SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
40 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS OF THIS MAGNITUDE CAN MAKE DRIVING
DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. BE SURE TO
SECURE ANY LOOSE ITEMS LEFT OUTSIDE.

$$

BMD


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
347 PM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

MNZ010>012-018>021-025-026-033>038-WIZ001>004-006>009-292100-
KOOCHICHING-NORTHERN ST. LOUIS-NORTHERN COOK/NORTHERN LAKE-
NORTHERN ITASCA-CENTRAL ST. LOUIS-SOUTHERN LAKE/LAKESHORE-
SOUTHERN COOK/LAKESHORE-NORTHERN CASS-SOUTHERN ITASCA-
SOUTHERN CASS-CROW WING-NORTHERN AITKIN-SOUTHERN AITKIN-
CARLTON/SOUTHERN ST. LOUIS-PINE-DOUGLAS-BAYFIELD-ASHLAND-IRON-
BURNETT-WASHBURN-SAWYER-PRICE-
347 PM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST MINNESOTA AND
NORTHWEST WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL BRING A MIXTURE OF RAIN AND SNOW
AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT WITH A POSSIBILITY OF FREEZING RAIN AND
SLEET. LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATION WILL BE POSSIBLE...WITH THE BEST
POTENTIAL FOR UP TO AN INCH OF SNOW IN THE ARROWHEAD. PLEASE SEE THE
LATEST FORECASTS AND STATEMENTS FOR MORE DETAILS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

THEY MAY BE A MIXTURE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE MORNING MAINLY EAST
OF HIGHWAY 53 BEFORE CHANGING TO ALL RAIN BY EARLY AFTERNOON. THERE
IS A POSSIBILITY FOR FREEZING RAIN MIXED IN WITH THE PRECIPITATION
IN THE ARROWHEAD.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THIS AFTERNOON OR
TONIGHT.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
553 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

IAZ008>011-018-019-029-030-MNZ079-086>088-094>096-WIZ017-029-
032>034-041>044-053>055-061-291100-
MITCHELL-HOWARD-WINNESHIEK-ALLAMAKEE-FLOYD-CHICKASAW-FAYETTE-
CLAYTON-WABASHA-DODGE-OLMSTED-WINONA-MOWER-FILLMORE-HOUSTON-
TAYLOR-CLARK-BUFFALO-TREMPEALEAU-JACKSON-LA CROSSE-MONROE-JUNEAU-
ADAMS-VERNON-CRAWFORD-RICHLAND-GRANT-
553 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
IOWA...SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA...AND SOUTHWEST INTO CENTRAL WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A LIGHT WINTRY MIX OF SLEET...FREEZING RAIN...AND SNOW IS POSSIBLE LATE
TONIGHT WHICH COULD LEAD TO SLIPPERY TRAVEL CONDITIONS. A LIGHT
GLAZE OF ICE ALONG WITH A 1/10 INCH OF SLEET ACCUMULATION IS
POSSIBLE. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1/10 TO 1/2 INCH ARE EXPECTED
MAINLY OVER NORTH CENTRAL WISCONSIN.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

THE LIGHT WINTRY MIX WILL SWITCH OVER TO RAIN SUNDAY MORNING AS
TEMPERATURES WARM ABOVE FREEZING. SLIPPERY TRAVEL IS POSSIBLE
EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

WINDY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED SUNDAY AFTERNOON WITH NORTHWEST
WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 35 TO 40 MPH.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

PRECIPITATION REPORTS ARE APPRECIATED.

.EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATION...

NO WEBINAR IS SCHEDULED.

$$

WETENKAMP

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