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  1. #1 Blizzard Warning 
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    URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
    NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
    318 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2011

    ...A BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR WESTERN AND PORTIONS OF CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA...

    .A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IN SOUTHEASTERN NORTH DAKOTA WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE EAST TONIGHT. SNOW IN WESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA COMBINED WITH STRONG WINDS GUSTING TO 60 MPH WILL CAUSE BLIZZARD CONDITIONS. HEAVY WET SNOW COMBINED WITH THE STRONG WINDS COULD CAUSE DOWNED LINES AND POWER OUTAGES IN SOME AREAS. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE IN THE WEST THIS EVENING AND IN CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA AFTER MIDNIGHT.

    ALONG AND SOUTHEAST OF A LINE FROM SHIELDS TO STEELE AND JAMESTOWN...WINDS GUSTING TO 60 MPH COMBINED WITH SNOW OF LESSER INTENSITY WILL RESULT IN 1/2 MILE VISIBILITIES. THE GREATEST IMPACT WILL BE FROM THE WINDS. AS A RESULT...A HIGH WIND WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE AFOREMENTIONED AREA. TRAVEL WILL STILL BE HAZARDOUS.

    STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 9 INCHES WILL OCCUR IN THE VICINITY OF DICKINSON...WILLISTON...MINOT...AND BOTTINEAU. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES ARE EXPECTED NEAR AMIDON... BISMARCK...AND HARVEY. SNOWFALL TOTALS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE EXPECTED NEAR BOWMAN...SHIELDS...AND JAMESTOWN.

    PLEASE MONITOR FUTURE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECASTS TO STAY INFORMED ABOUT THIS WINTER STORM.

    NDZ001-002-009-010-017-018-031>033-040-041-043-044-010300- /O.CON.KBIS.BZ.W.0010.000000T0000Z-110501T0300Z/ DIVIDE-BURKE-WILLIAMS-MOUNTRAIL-MCKENZIE-DUNN-GOLDEN VALLEY- BILLINGS-STARK-SLOPE-HETTINGER-BOWMAN-ADAMS- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CROSBY...BOWBELLS...WILLISTON... NEW TOWN...WATFORD CITY...KILLDEER...BEACH...MEDORA...DICKINSON... MARMARTH...MOTT...BOWMAN...HETTINGER 318 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2011 /218 PM MDT SAT APR 30 2011/

    ...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT /9 PM MDT/ THIS EVENING...

    A BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT /9 PM MDT/ THIS EVENING.

    * SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES.

    * STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS 35 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH COMBINED WITH SNOW WILL CAUSE BLIZZARD CONDITIONS.

    * TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS DUE TO SNOW COVERED ROADS AND BLOWING SNOW SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCING VISIBILITIES.

    * STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 9 INCHES WILL OCCUR IN THE VICINITY OF DICKINSON...WILLISTON...MINOT...AND BOTTINEAU. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES ARE EXPECTED NEAR AMIDON...BISMARCK...AND HARVEY. SNOWFALL TOTALS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE EXPECTED NEAR BOWMAN...SHIELDS...AND JAMESTOWN.

    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.
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    Last edited by FlaGator; 04-30-2011 at 08:04 PM.

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    :( Here I was thinking that there was something wrong at DQ and you're talking about SNOW. :(
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    Damn that global warming!
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    Quote Originally Posted by NJCardFan View Post
    Damn that global warming!
    Its global climate change or some such GET IT RIGHT damn it :D
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    I am playing to much wow, I thought for a second Blizzard had warning for wow players or some such :D
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    I am playing to much wow, I thought for a second Blizzard had warning for wow players or some such
    Dude...:p

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    Quote Originally Posted by pyackog View Post
    Dude...:p


    No more like a 85th lvl Druid :p :D
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