Preston, Minnesota, United States (55965)
Lat: 43.67N, Lon: 92.08W
Wx Zone: MNZ095
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Winter Weather Advisory
 Issued: 1148 PM CST SUN FEB 07 2016
 Expires: 1200 PM CST MON FEB 08 2016
 
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WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY
Issue Date: 1148 PM CST SUN FEB 07 2016
Expiration: 1200 PM CST MON FEB 08 2016

...OCCASIONAL BLIZZARD CONDITIONS MAINLY WEST OF U.S. HIGHWAY
63 OVERNIGHT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

.THE COLD FRONT IS NOW LOCATED ALONG A LINE FROM NEAR MARSHFIELD
WISCONSIN TO OLWEIN IOWA AND WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE EASTWARD INTO
CENTRAL WISCONSIN WITHIN THE NEXT FEW HOURS. FOR AREAS WEST OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER...NORTHWEST WIND GUSTS ARE INCREASING FROM 30
TO 40 MPH BEHIND THE FRONT. WHEN COMBINED WITH LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
ACROSS MUCH OF THE REGION...VISIBILITY RESTRICTIONS FROM 1 TO 3
MILES ARE COMMON. HOWEVER...REDUCTIONS BELOW 1 MILE ARE EXPECTED
WITH HEAVIER SNOW SHOWERS. NEW SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 2 INCHES
IS EXPECTED THROUGH MONDAY.

THE GUSTY WINDS AND FRESH FALLING SNOW WILL PRODUCE CONSIDERABLE
BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW OVERNIGHT...ESPECIALLY ACROSS RURAL AND
OPEN AREAS. AS A RESULT...OCCASIONAL BLIZZARD CONDITIONS WILL BE
SEEN MAINLY WEST OF U.S. HIGHWAY 63...WITH OCCASIONAL WHITE OUTS
OCCURRING EAST OF THIS TO THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER TONIGHT INTO
MONDAY. EXPECT TRAVEL TO BE SEVERELY IMPACTED.

MNZ079-087-088-095-096-081400-
/O.CON.KARX.WW.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-160208T1800Z/
WABASHA-OLMSTED-WINONA-FILLMORE-HOUSTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCHESTER...WINONA
1148 PM CST SUN FEB 7 2016



...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST
MONDAY...

* EXPECT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS UP TO 2 INCHES IS EXPECTED.

* WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 40 MPH WILL CAUSE AREAS OF BLOWING 
AND DRIFTING SNOW...ESPECIALLY ON RIDGE TOPS AND IN OPEN 
AREAS. IN ADDITION...EXPECT POOR VISIBILITY AT TIMES. 

* PLAN ON SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS...INCLUDING THE MONDAY 
MORNING COMMUTE. TRAVEL MAY BECOME DIFFICULT AT TIMES. 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS PERIODS OF SNOW WILL
CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED
ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.
THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING FROM CAN
BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.

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