Blizzard Warning Issued for SE & Eastern ND.
A Blizzard Warning has now been issued for SE ND and Eastern ND, including the cities of Jamestown, Valley City, Fargo, Grand Forks, Devils Lake. If you have travel plans for the Minneapolis St. Paul, they are also under a Blizzard Warning. Travel will be dangerous if not impossible. The Warning is from 8pm this evening until 6pm Saturday evening.
In Bismarck Mandan we are in a Winter Weather Advisory from 8pm until 12noon Saturday. We could see some light snow, up to an inch and a chance of freezing rain this evening that could cause some slippery roads.
Here's the forecast for Jamestown:
Wells-Foster-Kidder-Stutsman-Logan-La Moure-McIntosh-Dickey- Including the cities of Harvey, Fessenden, Carrington, Steele, Tappen, Jamestown, Napoleon, Gackle, Lamoure, Edgeley, Kulm, Wishek, Ashley, Oakes, and Ellendale 641 AM CST Fri Jan 17 2020 ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CST THIS EVENING... ...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM CST SATURDAY... * WHAT...For the Winter Weather Advisory, blowing and significant drifting snow expected. Southerly winds gusting to 45 mph. Snow accumulations of up to two inches. For the Blizzard Warning, blizzard conditions expected. Additional snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches and ice accumulations of a light glaze. Winds gusting as high as 50 mph. * WHERE...Wells, Foster, Kidder, Stutsman, Logan, LaMoure, McIntosh and Dickey counties. * WHEN...For the Winter Weather Advisory, until 8 PM CST this evening. For the Blizzard Warning, from 8 PM this evening to 6 PM CST Saturday. * IMPACTS...Widespread blowing snow will significantly reduce visibility and lead to whiteout conditions. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Travel should be restricted to emergencies only. If you must travel, have a winter survival kit with you. If you get stranded, stay with your vehicle. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.