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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
859 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

...MIXTURE OF FREEZING DRIZZLE...FOG AND LIGHT SNOW OVERNIGHT AND
SATURDAY MORNING...

.A VERY SLOW MOVING WEATHER DISTURBANCE WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE
PERSISTENT FREEZING DRIZZLE AND FOG OVERNIGHT AND SATURDAY
MORNING. PRECIPITATION WILL LIKELY MIX WITH OR CHANGE TO LIGHT
SNOW AT TIMES...ESPECIALLY OVER FAR NORTHERN MINNESOTA. THE
COMBINATION OF MIXED PRECIPITATION...TEMPERATURES IN THE 20S...AND
FOG WILL CREATE SLICK ROAD CONDITIONS WITH REDUCED VISIBILITIES ACROSS
MUCH OF CENTRAL AND NORTHERN MINNESOTA FOR THE REMAINDER OF
TONIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING.

MNZ010>012-018>021-025-026-033>037-201100-
/O.NEW.KDLH.WW.Y.0038.141220T0300Z-141220T1800Z/
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-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...INTERNATIONAL FALLS...ELY...ISABELLA...
BIGFORK...HIBBING...TWO HARBORS...GRAND MARAIS...WALKER...
GRAND RAPIDS...PINE RIVER...BRAINERD...HILL CITY...AITKIN...
DULUTH...CLOQUET
859 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DULUTH HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR A MIXTURE OF FREEZING DRIZZLE...LIGHT SNOW
AND FOG...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST SATURDAY.

* LOCATION...ALL OF NORTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA TO THE NORTH AND WEST
  OF A LINE ROUGHLY FROM LAKE MILLE LACS TO THE TWIN PORTS. THIS
  INCLUDES DULUTH... THE IRON RANGE CITIES... THE ENTIRE BRAINERD
  LAKES AREA... INTERNATIONAL FALLS AND ELY.

* TIMING...OVERNIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...TRACE TO A HALF INCH.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...A LIGHT COATING OF ICE ON EXPOSED SURFACES
  AND UNTREATED ROADWAYS.

* VISIBILITY...BETWEEN A HALF MILE AND 2 MILES THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF FREEZING DRIZZLE AND SOME LIGHT
  SNOW ACCOMPANIED BY WIDESPREAD FOG WILL RESULT IN SLICK ROADS
  AND POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY ON
  SECONDARY AND UNTREATED ROADWAYS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREEZING DRIZZLE...LIGHT SNOW AND
LOCALLY DENSE FOG MEANS ROADS...SIDEWALKS AND OTHER UNTREATED
EXPOSED SURFACES WILL LIKELY BECOME SLICK AND HAZARDOUS DUE TO A
LIGHT COATING OF ICE AND SNOW. THE SLIPPERY CONDITIONS WILL ALSO
BE ACCOMPANIED BY LOCALLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES. USE EXTREME
CAUTION WHEN WALKING OR DRIVING...AND BE ESPECIALLY AWARE OF
BRIDGES...OVERPASSES...RAMPS AND OTHER ELEVATED SURFACES AND
UNTREATED ROADS. IF TRAVELING...ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR
DESTINATION.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
951 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

MNZ010>012-018>021-025-026-033>038-WIZ001>004-006>009-202130-
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-
951 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

WIDESPREAD FREEZING DRIZZLE AND FOG WILL PERSIST THROUGH TONIGHT
ACROSS MUCH OF CENTRAL AND NORTHERN MINNESOTA.  IN ADDITION... UP
TO INCH OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE ACROSS THE IRON RANGE AND INLAND
PORTIONS OF THE MINNESOTA ARROWHEAD OVERNIGHT. A WINTER WEATHER
ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED THROUGH NOON ON SATURDAY FOR THE
COMBINATION OF FREEZING DRIZZLE... LIGHT SNOW AND FOG...RESULTING IN
SLICK ROADS AND POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL.  PLEASE SEE THE LATEST
WINTER WEATHER PRODUCT FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

A SLOW MOVING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MAY IMPACT THE NORTHLAND MONDAY
THROUGH CHRISTMAS EVE. SEVERAL PERIODS OF SNOW AND POSSIBLE
ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED...WITH POTENTIAL IMPACTS TO HOLIDAY
TRAVEL. THERE REMAINS CONSIDERABLE UNCERTAINTY ON THE TRACK AND
STRENGTH OF THE STORM...AND ANYONE WITH TRAVEL PLANS LEADING UP TO
THE CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY IS ENCOURAGES TO STAY CURRENT WITH THE LATEST
WEATHER INFORMATION ACROSS THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES REGION.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

REPORTS OF SNOW OR FREEZING DRIZZLE FROM OUR SNOW SPOTTER NETWORK
WILL BE GREATLY APPRECIATED TONIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
925 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

MNZ041>045-047>070-073>078-082>085-091>093-WIZ014>016-023>028-
210330-
DOUGLAS-TODD-MORRISON-MILLE LACS-KANABEC-STEVENS-POPE-STEARNS-
BENTON-SHERBURNE-ISANTI-CHISAGO-LAC QUI PARLE-SWIFT-CHIPPEWA-
KANDIYOHI-MEEKER-WRIGHT-HENNEPIN-ANOKA-RAMSEY-WASHINGTON-
YELLOW MEDICINE-RENVILLE-MCLEOD-SIBLEY-CARVER-SCOTT-DAKOTA-
REDWOOD-BROWN-NICOLLET-LE SUEUR-RICE-GOODHUE-WATONWAN-BLUE EARTH-
WASECA-STEELE-MARTIN-FARIBAULT-FREEBORN-POLK-BARRON-RUSK-
ST. CROIX-PIERCE-DUNN-PEPIN-EAU CLAIRE-
925 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND
SOUTHERN MINNESOTA...AND WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

A LIGHT COATING OF ICE ON UNTREATED ROADS AND SURFACES WILL BE
POSSIBLE ACROSS PARTS OF CENTRAL MINNESOTA OVERNIGHT INTO SATURDAY
MORNING DUE TO LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE AND FOG. LOCATIONS MOST AT
RISK ARE ALONG AND NORTH OF AN ALEXANDRIA...TO MILACA...TO MORA
LINE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

A LARGE STORM SYSTEM WILL IMPACT MUCH OF THE UPPER MIDWEST NEXT
WEEK. ALTHOUGH THERE ARE STILL UNCERTAINTIES WITH HOW THIS SYSTEM
WILL EVOLVE...THE POTENTIAL FOR ACCUMULATING SNOW EXISTS FOR MUCH
OF THE AREA BY THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
1144 AM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

IAZ008>011-018-019-029-030-MNZ079-086>088-094>096-WIZ017-029-
032>034-041>044-053>055-061-201745-
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-
1144 AM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE IS POSSIBLE ACROSS THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI
RIVER VALLEY TONIGHT. A FEW SLICK SPOTS MAY DEVELOP IF THE
DRIZZLE BECOMES HEAVY ENOUGH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

THERE MAY BE SOME PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE AGAIN ACROSS THE AREA
SATURDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY SUNDAY WITH A FEW SLIPPERY SPOTS
POSSIBLE. A MIXTURE OF RAIN AND SNOW IS THEN POSSIBLE SUNDAY INTO
MONDAY.

PERIODS OF LIGHT SNOW ARE THEN ANTICIPATED THROUGH WEDNESDAY.
LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS OF AN INCH OR TWO COULD RESULT IN SOME IMPACT
ON TRAVEL.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

.EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATION...

NO WEBINAR IS SCHEDULED.

$$

ROGERS


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
100 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

MIZ008-200800-
CHIPPEWA COUNTY...SAULT STE MARIE-
100 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.NOW...
AT  2 AM...MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY FOG. TEMPERATURE 9 ABOVE. LIGHT
WINDS.
AT  4 AM...CLEAR. PATCHY FOG. TEMPERATURE 8 ABOVE. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  6 AM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. TEMPERATURE 8 ABOVE. LIGHT
WINDS.
AT  8 AM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 11. LIGHT WINDS.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
100 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

MIZ015-200800-
MACKINAC COUNTY...ST IGNACE-
100 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.NOW...
AT  2 AM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 17. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  4 AM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 17. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 MPH.
AT  6 AM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 17. NORTHEAST WINDS 6 MPH.
AT  8 AM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 19. EAST WINDS 5 MPH.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
100 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

MIZ016-200800-
EMMET COUNTY...PETOSKEY-
100 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.NOW...
AT  2 AM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 18. SOUTH WINDS 6 MPH.
AT  4 AM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 18. SOUTH WINDS 7 MPH.
AT  6 AM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 17. SOUTH WINDS 6 MPH.
AT  8 AM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 20. SOUTH WINDS 6 MPH.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
100 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

MIZ017-200800-
CHEBOYGAN COUNTY...CHEBOYGAN-
100 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.NOW...
AT  2 AM...MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY FOG. TEMPERATURE 6 ABOVE. SOUTH
WINDS 6 MPH.
AT  4 AM...MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY FOG. TEMPERATURE 5 ABOVE. SOUTH
WINDS 6 MPH.
AT  6 AM...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. TEMPERATURE 4 ABOVE. LIGHT
WINDS.
AT  8 AM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 8 ABOVE. LIGHT WINDS.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
100 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

MIZ019-200800-
CHARLEVOIX COUNTY...CHARLEVOIX-
100 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.NOW...
AT  2 AM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 23. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 MPH.
AT  4 AM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 23. SOUTH WINDS 6 MPH.
AT  6 AM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 22. SOUTH WINDS 7 MPH.
AT  8 AM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 23. SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 MPH.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
100 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

MIZ020-200800-
LEELANAU COUNTY...LELAND-
100 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.NOW...
AT  2 AM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 28. SOUTH WINDS 6 MPH.
AT  4 AM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 28. SOUTH WINDS 7 MPH.
AT  6 AM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 28. SOUTH WINDS 7 MPH.
AT  8 AM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 28. SOUTH WINDS 7 MPH.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
100 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

MIZ021-200800-
ANTRIM COUNTY...MANCELONA-
100 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.NOW...
AT  2 AM...PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 17. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  4 AM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 17. SOUTH WINDS 5 MPH.
AT  6 AM...MOSTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 16. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 MPH.
AT  8 AM...CLOUDY. TEMPERATURE 18. SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 MPH.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
100 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

MIZ022-200800-
OTSEGO COUNTY...GAYLORD-
100 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.NOW...
AT  2 AM...MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY FOG. TEMPERATURE 11. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  4 AM...MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY FOG. TEMPERATURE 11. LIGHT WINDS.
AT  6 AM...MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY FOG. TEMPERATURE 10 ABOVE. LIGHT
WINDS.
AT  8 AM...MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 13. LIGHT WINDS.

$$

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