Statement as of 5:11 AM CDT on March 16, 2014
... A wintry mix potential Monday with accumulating snow possible
Monday night through Tuesday...
An area low pressure will move off the northern High Plains Monday and
then across the northern and Central Plains Monday night into
Tuesday. The exact track and strength of this system remains uncertain...
but the potential exists for freezing rain and accumulating snow
across portions of eastern North Dakota as well as northwest and
west central Minnesota.
A potential wintry mix Monday will likely gradually change over to snow
Monday night through Tuesday. At this time... the most favored
areas for snow accumulations are across southeast North Dakota
into west central Minnesota. Snow accumulations of 3 inches or
greater are possible in these areas with lesser amounts north and
Small shifts in the track of this system will have large
implications on precipitation placement... amounts and type.
Conditions may become hazardous across the region Monday night
into Tuesday so persons with travel plans should pay close
attention to the latest forecasts and statements.