Kittson Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Special Statement
Statement as of 3:18 PM CST on December 21, 2014

...A variety of winter weather expected tonight through Tuesday...

A mix of weather is expected to develop tonight...starting out as drizzle or light rain and mixing with freezing drizzle or light snow later on. Fog will also remain...keeping visibilities low in spots. The mixed precipitation may linger into Monday...mainly across southeast North Dakota into west central Minnesota. More of the area will see snow later Monday into Tuesday. At this point it looks like east central into southeast North Dakota and portions of west central Minnesota could pick up one to three inches of snow. Northerly winds may become gusty by Tuesday...especially along and west of the Red River valley...which could result in some drifting snow. Please stay tuned to the latest forecasts...especially if planning to travel early this week.

400 am CST sun Dec 21 2014

...Accumulating snowfall expected Monday into Tuesday...

Snow is expected to develop late tonight and Monday as a low pressure system tracks across the northern plains. Bands of snow will continue to affect portions of eastern North Dakota and western Minnesota into Tuesday...as the system slowly shifts southeastward. While there is some uncertainty where the most persistent snow bands will develop...parts of the region may receive 3 to 5 inches of snowfall by Tuesday afternoon...with locally higher amounts possible. Northerly winds may become gusty by Monday afternoon into Tuesday...especially along and west of the Red River valley...which could result in some drifting of snow. Please stay tuned to the latest forecasts...especially if planning to travel early this week.