Grand Forks Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Blizzard Warning
Issued: 2:47 PM CST Jan. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Blizzard Warning remains in effect from 6 PM this evening to
noon CST Thursday...

* what... blizzard conditions expected. A light dusting of snow is
also possible. Winds gusting as high as 60 mph. Strongest winds
this evening.

* Where... portions of northwest and west central Minnesota and
east central and southeast North Dakota.

* When... from 6 PM this evening to noon CST Thursday.

* Additional details... widespread blowing snow will
significantly reduce the visibility. The hazardous conditions
will impact the Wednesday evening and Thursday morning
commutes. The dangerously cold wind chills as low as 40 below
zero could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 10
minutes.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions are
expected or occurring. Falling and blowing snow with strong winds
and poor visibilities are likely. This will lead to whiteout
conditions, making travel extremely dangerous. Do not travel. 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.