073  
FNUS73 KFGF 091310  
FWSFGF  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR OTC ON ICE...OTTER TAIL CO EM  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND  
710 AM CST SAT FEB 9 2019  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON FORECAST START TIME OF 0800 CST ON FEBRUARY 09.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL  
WEATHER SERVICE.  
 
PLEASE CALL THE NWS IN GRAND FORKS AT 701-795-5127 FOR ADDITIONAL  
INFORMATION AND MONITOR OUR WEBSITE (WWW.WEATHER.GOV/FGF) OR NOAA  
ALL-HAZARDS RADIO FOR THE LATEST UPDATES.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
VERY LOW WIND CHILLS CONTINUE THIS MORNING WITH VALUES -25 TO -35  
AT TIMES THROUGH NOON AND A WIND CHILL ADVISORY IS IN PLACE  
THROUGH NOON TODAY. IMPROVEMENT IS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON, THOUGH  
WIND CHILLS MAY STILL BE IN THE -10 TO -15 RANGE. THEY WOULD THEN  
DECREASE AGAIN TONIGHT WITH VALUES POSSIBLY -20 TO -25.  
 
LIGHT SNOW WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE TODAY, THOUGH BETTER CHANCES WILL  
BE NORTH OF OTTER TAIL COUNTY. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS UP TO ONE INCH  
CAN'T BE RULED OUT IF SNOW WERE TO OCCUR.  
 
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....1-6.  
MIN HUMIDITY........61 PERCENT.  
MIN WIND CHILL......-31.  
SURFACE WINDS.......EAST WINDS 6 TO 9 MPH.  
 
TIME (CST) 8 AM 11 AM 2 PM 5 PM  
SKY (%).........93 90 90 75  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TEMP............-16 -8 2 1  
RH..............77 64 62 68  
WIND CHILL (F)..-35 -24 -13 -10  
SURFACE WIND....E 8G10 E 8G10 E 9G13 E 9G13  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....3 BELOW-8 BELOW ZERO.  
MAX HUMIDITY........86 PERCENT.  
MIN WIND CHILL......-19.  
SURFACE WINDS.......LIGHT WINDS BECOMING EAST 6 TO 7 MPH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
 
TIME (CST) 6 PM 9 PM MIDNGT 3 AM  
SKY (%).........63 81 89 86  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TEMP............0 -3 -5 -5  
RH..............68 75 78 78  
WIND CHILL (F)..-10 -11 -5 -17  
SURFACE WIND....E 4G6 E 4G6 E 7G9 E 7G9  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE  
MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....8-13.  
MIN HUMIDITY........75 PERCENT.  
MIN WIND CHILL......-19.  
SURFACE WINDS.......EAST WINDS 6 TO 9 MPH.  
 
TIME (CST) 6 AM 9 AM NOON 3 PM  
SKY (%).........77 84 86 88  
WEATHER COV.....S CHC S CHC CHANCE CHANCE  
WEATHER TYPE....SNOW SNOW SNOW SNOW  
TEMP............-5 -1 6 10  
RH..............82 79 76 76  
WIND CHILL (F)..-19 -15 -8 -3  
SURFACE WIND....E 9G14 E 9G14 E 9G13 E 9G13  
 

 
FORECASTER...DJR  
REQUESTED BY...PATRICK WALETZKO  
TYPE OF REQUEST...OTHER  
.TAG 1901043.3/FGF  
.DELDT 02/09/19  
.EMAIL PWALETZK@CO.OTTERTAIL.MN.US,GREGORY.GUST@NOAA.GOV,RYAN.KNUTSVIG@NOAA.GOV  
 
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