190  
WWUS43 KFGF 232051  
WSWFGF  
 
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND  
251 PM CST SAT FEB 23 2019  
 
MNZ001>005-007-008-013>015-022-027>031-040-NDZ006>008-014>016-024-  
026>030-038-039-049-052>054-250000-  
/O.UPG.KFGF.WS.A.0005.190224T0900Z-190225T0000Z/  
/O.NEW.KFGF.BZ.W.0004.190224T0900Z-190225T0000Z/  
WEST POLK-NORMAN-CLAY-KITTSON-ROSEAU-WEST MARSHALL-EAST MARSHALL-  
PENNINGTON-RED LAKE-EAST POLK-MAHNOMEN-WEST BECKER-EAST BECKER-  
WILKIN-WEST OTTER TAIL-EAST OTTER TAIL-GRANT-TOWNER-CAVALIER-  
PEMBINA-BENSON-RAMSEY-EASTERN WALSH COUNTY-EDDY-NELSON-  
GRAND FORKS-GRIGGS-STEELE-TRAILL-BARNES-CASS-RANSOM-SARGENT-  
RICHLAND-WESTERN WALSH COUNTY-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CROOKSTON, EAST GRAND FORKS, ADA,  
TWIN VALLEY, HALSTAD, MOORHEAD, HALLOCK, KARLSTAD, LANCASTER,  
ROSEAU, WARROAD, GREENBUSH, WARREN, STEPHEN, ARGYLE, NEWFOLDEN,  
MIDDLE RIVER, GRYGLA, THIEF RIVER FALLS, RED LAKE FALLS, FOSSTON,  
FERTILE, MCINTOSH, ERSKINE, MAHNOMEN, NAYTAHWAUSH, WAUBUN,  
DETROIT LAKES, WOLF LAKE, BRECKENRIDGE, FERGUS FALLS, PERHAM,  
NEW YORK MILLS, PARKERS PRAIRIE, HENNING, BATTLE LAKE,  
ELBOW LAKE, HOFFMAN, ASHBY, HERMAN, BARRETT, CANDO, LANGDON,  
CAVALIER, WALHALLA, DRAYTON, PEMBINA, NECHE, ST. THOMAS,  
FORT TOTTEN, MADDOCK, LEEDS, MINNEWAUKAN, DEVILS LAKE, GRAFTON,  
PARK RIVER, NEW ROCKFORD, LAKOTA, MCVILLE, ANETA, TOLNA,  
GRAND FORKS, COOPERSTOWN, FINLEY, HOPE, MAYVILLE, HILLSBORO,  
HATTON, PORTLAND, VALLEY CITY, FARGO, LISBON, ENDERLIN, GWINNER,  
MILNOR, FORMAN, RUTLAND, WAHPETON, EDINBURG, ADAMS, AND LANKIN  
251 PM CST SAT FEB 23 2019  
   
..BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 6 PM CST SUNDAY
 
 
* WHAT...GROUND BLIZZARD CONDITIONS EXPECTED. TOTAL SNOW  
ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO ONE INCH EXPECTED. WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH  
AS 50 MPH CAUSING WHITE-OUT CONDITIONS, PRIMARILY IN OPEN  
COUNTRY.  
 
* WHERE...PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA AND  
NORTHEAST AND SOUTHEAST NORTH DAKOTA.  
 
* WHEN...FROM 3 AM TO 6 PM CST SUNDAY.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...PLAN ON SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS.  
WIDESPREAD BLOWING SNOW COULD SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCE VISIBILITY.  
GUSTY WINDS COULD BRING DOWN TREE BRANCHES. THE DANGEROUSLY  
COLD WIND CHILLS AS LOW AS 35 BELOW ZERO COULD CAUSE FROSTBITE  
ON EXPOSED SKIN IN AS LITTLE AS 10 MINUTES.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE  
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS  
AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT  
CONDITIONS, MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF  
YOU MUST TRAVEL, HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET  
STRANDED, STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE.  
 
THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR NORTH DAKOTA CAN BE FOUND AT  
DOT.ND.GOV/TRAVEL AND FOR MINNESOTA AT 511MN.ORG, OR BY CALLING  
5 1 1 IN EITHER STATE.  
 

 
 

 
 
MNZ006-009-016-017-023-024-032-250000-  
/O.NEW.KFGF.WW.Y.0046.190224T0900Z-190225T0000Z/  
LAKE OF THE WOODS-NORTH BELTRAMI-NORTH CLEARWATER-SOUTH BELTRAMI-  
SOUTH CLEARWATER-HUBBARD-WADENA-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BAUDETTE, RED LAKE, REDBY, PONEMAH,  
BAGLEY, CLEARBROOK, BEMIDJI, ALIDA, EBRO, LAKE ITASCA,  
LONG LOST LAKE, LOWER RICE LAKE, ROY LAKE, UPPER RICE LAKE,  
PARK RAPIDS, WADENA, AND MENAHGA  
251 PM CST SAT FEB 23 2019  
 
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 6 PM CST  
SUNDAY...  
 
* WHAT...BLOWING SNOW. WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 40 MPH CAUSING  
BLOWING SNOW AND LIMITED VISIBILITY. NEAR-BLIZZARD CONDITIONS  
WILL BE POSSIBLE IN OPEN AREAS. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF UP  
TO ONE INCH EXPECTED.  
 
* WHERE...PORTIONS OF CENTRAL, NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST  
MINNESOTA.  
 
* WHEN...FROM 3 AM TO 6 PM CST SUNDAY.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...PLAN ON SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS.  
WIDESPREAD BLOWING SNOW COULD SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCE VISIBILITY.  
THE DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILLS AS LOW AS 35 BELOW ZERO COULD  
CAUSE FROSTBITE ON EXPOSED SKIN IN AS LITTLE AS 10 MINUTES.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS PERIODS OF SNOW WILL  
CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. EXPECT SNOW COVERED ROADS  
AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES, AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.  
 
THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR NORTH DAKOTA CAN BE FOUND AT  
DOT.ND.GOV/TRAVEL AND FOR MINNESOTA AT 511MN.ORG, OR BY CALLING  
5 1 1 IN EITHER STATE.  
 

 
 

 
 
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