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Blizzard Warning

Statement as of 3:09 AM CST on February 06, 2016

Expires 7:00 AM EST on February 08, 2016

... Blizzard Warning in effect from midnight tonight to 6 am CST

The National Weather Service in Bismarck has issued a Blizzard
Warning... which is in effect from midnight tonight to 6 am CST
Monday. The blizzard watch is no longer in effect.

* Blizzard conditions late Saturday night through late Sunday

* Winds gusting as high as 60 mph will cause whiteout conditions
in blowing snow. Damage to trees and power lines is possible.

* Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches... with localized
amounts up to 6 inches across The Turtle mountains.

* Travel will be very difficult to impossible.

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.


Public Information Statement

Statement as of 4:40 AM CST on February 06, 2016

... Public information statement...

... Safety rules for blizzard warnings...

A Blizzard Warning has been issued by your National Weather
Service in North Dakota. The following safety rules should insure
your survival.

Do not venture out into the storm unless absolutely necessary.
Most winter storm fatalities involve people who left a place of
safety while the storm was in progress.

On the Road... you should have winter survival gear in your
vehicle. If stranded in the storm... stay in your vehicle. Run the
engine sparingly to conserve fuel. Keep your exhaust pipe clear of

Circulate fresh air in the car by opening one of the windows
slightly. Turn on the dome light at night. Maintain a continuous
watch and do not let everyone in the vehicle sleep at the same time.

If you must get out of your vehicle during the storm... tie a
lifeline to you and the vehicle.

Monitor the latest weather reports... if possible... and wait
patiently for the storm to subside.

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Alabama - Flood Warning
Alaska - Wind Advisory
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
California - High Surf Advisory , Wind Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement
Colorado - Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Special Statement , Record Report
Florida - Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Beach Hazard Statement
Georgia - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Hawaii - Record Report
Idaho - Winter Weather Advisory , Air Quality Alert
Illinois - Flood Warning
Indiana - Flood Warning
Iowa - Blizzard Watch , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Kansas - Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Flood Warning
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Maine - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Michigan - Flood Advisory , Lake Effect Snow Advisory
Minnesota - Blizzard Watch , Winter Storm Watch , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning
Missouri - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Montana - High Wind Watch , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Nebraska - High Wind Watch , Dense Fog Advisory , Public Information Statement
New Jersey - Special Statement , Record Report
New York - Special Statement , Record Report
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Watch , High Wind Watch , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
North Dakota - High Wind Warning , Blizzard Watch , Blizzard Warning , Public Information Statement
Puerto Rico - Coastal Hazard Statement
South Carolina - Flood Warning , Lake Wind Advisory , Hydrologic Statement , Public Information Statement
South Dakota - High Wind Watch , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Blizzard Watch , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement
Virgin Islands - Coastal Hazard Statement
Virginia - Flood Warning , Hydrologic Statement , Special Statement , Record Report
Washington - Record Report
West Virginia - Record Report
Wisconsin - Special Statement
Wyoming - High Wind Warning , High Wind Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement

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