Dixon Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Storm Warning
Statement as of 12:27 PM CST on November 30, 2015

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until midnight CST
Tuesday night...

* timing... snow will be moderate to heavy this afternoon and
tonight. The snow will continue but will generally be light

* Snow accumulations... snow totals of 6 to 10 inches are
expected with this long duration snowstorm... generally
stretched out over a 24 to 36 hour period. Locally higher
amounts are possible... especially in southwest Minnesota.

* Wind and visibility... wind speeds will range from 5 to 15 mph
through tonight. Northwest winds will increase to 15 to 25 mph
Tuesday. Falling snow will reduce visibility to less than a
half mile at times.

* Impacts... light freezing drizzle may create patchy slippery
spots prior to snow arriving. Once snow begins to fall... snow
covered roads and low visibilities will create hazardous
travel conditions. The increasing winds will also lead to
areas of drifting snow Tuesday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.

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