Lake Of The Woods
Winter Storm Warning
Statement as of 3:38 PM CST on December 04, 2013
... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 6 am CST
A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 6 am CST Thursday.
* Timing... snow is expected to continue into tonight... gradually
* Winds... north winds at 20 to 35 mph will continue along and west
of the Red River valley. This will cause blowing and drifting
snow in open areas.
* Visibilities... reduced to less than one half mile at times in
open country... mainly along and west of the Red River valley.
* Additional snow accumulations... from this evening through
Thursday morning... will range from up to an inch across the
Devils Lake basin into the southern valley... 1 to 4 inches
across the northern valley into the Park Rapids area... and 2 to
5 inches across the remainder of northwestern Minnesota.
* Total snow accumulations... 4 to 8 inches across southeast North
Dakota and the southern Red River valley. 6 to 12 inches across
the remainder of eastern North Dakota and northwestern
Minnesota. The heaviest snow amounts will occur around the
Roseau... Fosston... Bemidji... and Baudette area.
* Other impacts... wind chill values will also fall from 15 below
to 30 below zero tonight... with dangerous wind chills
continuing through late week.
A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of
snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in
an emergency. If you must travel... keep an extra flashlight...
food... and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.
Statement as of 3:05 PM CST on December 04, 2013
... Dangerous wind chills developing this evening and overnight...
North winds on the back side of the storm system will continue to
bring colder temperatures into eastern North Dakota and eventually
northwest Minnesota. As a result wind chill temperatures will drop
to 20 to 30 below by Thursday morning. These dangerously cold wind
chill values will continue into the weekend.
Local Storm Report
12/04/2013 0856 PM
4 miles NW of Baudette, Lake of The Woods County.
Snow e9.2 inch, reported by public.
Snowfall since 6 PM Tuesday -- still snowing heavily
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