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BARNES-

INCLUDING THE CITY OF VALLEY CITY

251 PM CST TUE FEB 11 2020

...BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 3 PM CST WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...BLIZZARD CONDITIONS EXPECTED. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF

AROUND ONE INCH. WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 50 MPH.

* WHERE...BARNES COUNTY.

* WHEN...FROM 5 AM TO 3 PM CST WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...PLAN ON SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS. WIDESPREAD BLOWING

SNOW COULD SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCE VISIBILITY. THE HAZARDOUS

CONDITIONS COULD IMPACT THE MORNING COMMUTE. GUSTY WINDS COULD

BRING DOWN TREE BRANCHES. THE DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILLS AS

LOW AS 40 BELOW ZERO COULD CAUSE FROSTBITE ON EXPOSED SKIN IN AS

LITTLE AS 10 MINUTES. THE DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS WILL LAST BEYOND

THE BLOWING SNOW INTO THURSDAY MORNING. 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TRAVEL SHOULD BE RESTRICTED TO EMERGENCIES ONLY. 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

 


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