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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
746 AM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

MTZ005-201600-
/O.CON.KMSO.FG.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-141220T1600Z/
MISSOULA/BITTERROOT VALLEYS-
746 AM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST THIS
MORNING...

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST THIS
MORNING.

* IMPACTS/TIMING: HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO WIDESPREAD
  DENSE FOG ARE EXPECTED TO LINGER THROUGH MID SATURDAY MORNING.
  IN ADDITION TO REDUCED VISIBILITIES...LOCAL AREAS OF FREEZING
  FOG WILL LEAD TO SOME SLICK ROAD SURFACES AND SPOTS OF BLACK
  ICE. VISIBILITIES WILL BEGIN TO SLOWLY IMPROVE AFTER 9 AM MST.

* VISIBILITY: 1/4 MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...BITTERROOT VALLEY...MISSOULA

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE. IF DRIVING...SLOW DOWN...
USE YOUR HEADLIGHTS...AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE AHEAD OF YOU.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
815 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

TXZ001-002-006-007-011-012-016-017-201700-
/O.NEW.KAMA.FG.Y.0017.141220T1415Z-141220T1700Z/
DALLAM-SHERMAN-HARTLEY-MOORE-OLDHAM-POTTER-DEAF SMITH-RANDALL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DALHART...STRATFORD...HARTLEY...
CHANNING...DUMAS...VEGA...AMARILLO...HEREFORD...CANYON
815 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM CST THIS MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN AMARILLO HAS ISSUED A DENSE FOG
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM CST THIS MORNING.

* EVENT...AREAS OF DENSE FOG WILL AFFECT WESTERN PORTIONS OF THE
  TEXAS PANHANDLE THROUGH LATE THIS MORNING.

* TIMING...THROUGH 11 AM.

* IMPACTS...VISIBILITIES OF ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS WILL RESULT IN
  HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS. IF DRIVING...SLOW DOWN...USE
YOUR LOW BEAM HEADLIGHTS...AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE AHEAD OF
YOU.

&&

$$

KB

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
559 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY NORTHWEST AND MUCH OF CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA
THIS MORNING...

.DENSE FOG WITH VISIBILITIES OF ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS WILL CONTINUE
OVER NORTHWEST AND MUCH OF CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA THIS MORNING. THIS
INCLUDES PLACES LIKE STANLEY...BOTTINEAU...MINOT AND
GARRISON...BISMARCK...HARVEY AND JAMESTOWN. PATCHY FREEZING
DRIZZLE IS ALSO POSSIBLE...WHICH WILL MAKE ROADS SLICK IN SPOTS.

PEOPLE TRAVELING ACROSS NORTHWESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA
SHOULD SLOW DOWN AND ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION.
BE ESPECIALLY CAREFUL AT INTERSECTIONS AND RAILROAD CROSSINGS.

NDZ002>005-010>013-019>023-025-035>037-201600-
/O.EXT.KBIS.FG.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-141220T1600Z/
BURKE-RENVILLE-BOTTINEAU-ROLETTE-MOUNTRAIL-WARD-MCHENRY-PIERCE-
MERCER-OLIVER-MCLEAN-SHERIDAN-WELLS-FOSTER-BURLEIGH-KIDDER-
STUTSMAN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOWBELLS...MOHALL...BOTTINEAU...ROLLA...
NEW TOWN...MINOT...TOWNER...RUGBY...BEULAH...HAZEN...CENTER...
GARRISON...MCCLUSKY...HARVEY...CARRINGTON...BISMARCK...STEELE...
JAMESTOWN
559 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS
MORNING...

* VISIBILITY...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS.

* IMPACTS...DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS WITH GREATLY REDUCED
  VISIBILITY. PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE IS ALSO POSSIBLE WHICH WILL
  MAKE ROADS SLICK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO LESS
THAN ONE QUARTER MILE. IF DRIVING...SLOW DOWN...USE YOUR LOW BEAM
HEADLIGHTS...AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE BETWEEN YOU AND THE
VEHICLE AHEAD OF YOU. BE ESPECIALLY CAREFUL AT RAILROAD CROSSINGS
AND NEAR CROSSWALKS.

&&

$$

AYD

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
559 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY NORTHWEST AND MUCH OF CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA
THIS MORNING...

.DENSE FOG WITH VISIBILITIES OF ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS WILL CONTINUE
OVER NORTHWEST AND MUCH OF CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA THIS MORNING. THIS
INCLUDES PLACES LIKE STANLEY...BOTTINEAU...MINOT AND
GARRISON...BISMARCK...HARVEY AND JAMESTOWN. PATCHY FREEZING
DRIZZLE IS ALSO POSSIBLE...WHICH WILL MAKE ROADS SLICK IN SPOTS.

PEOPLE TRAVELING ACROSS NORTHWESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA
SHOULD SLOW DOWN AND ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION.
BE ESPECIALLY CAREFUL AT INTERSECTIONS AND RAILROAD CROSSINGS.

NDZ048-051-201600-
/O.EXB.KBIS.FG.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-141220T1600Z/
LA MOURE-DICKEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EDGELEY...OAKES
559 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BISMARCK HAS ISSUED A DENSE FOG
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS MORNING.

* VISIBILITY...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS.

* IMPACTS...DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS WITH GREATLY REDUCED
  VISIBILITY. PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE IS ALSO POSSIBLE WHICH WILL
  MAKE ROADS SLICK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO LESS
THAN ONE QUARTER MILE. IF DRIVING...SLOW DOWN...USE YOUR LOW BEAM
HEADLIGHTS...AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE BETWEEN YOU AND THE
VEHICLE AHEAD OF YOU. BE ESPECIALLY CAREFUL AT RAILROAD CROSSINGS
AND NEAR CROSSWALKS.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
327 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY THIS MORNING OVER PARTS OF SOUTHEAST NEW
MEXICO...THE UPPER TRANS PECOS AND PERMIAN BASIN...

.A MOIST AIRMASS AND LIGHT WINDS HAVE ALLOWED FOG TO FORM ACROSS
PARTS OF SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO, THE UPPER TRANS PECOS AND PERMIAN BASIN.
SOME OF THE FOG IS DENSE WITH VISIBILITY LESS THAN 1/4 MILE. SOME
LOCATIONS WITHIN THE ADVISORY MAY SEE THE VISIBILITY CHANGE
RAPIDLY IN A SHORT DISTANCE SINCE THE FOG IS NOT WIDESPREAD ACROSS
ALL OF THESE AREAS.  THE FOG IS EXPECTED TO DECREASE BY LATE THIS
MORNING.

NMZ028-029-033-034-TXZ045-046-050>052-058>063-067>070-075-201700-
/O.NEW.KMAF.FG.Y.0008.141220T0927Z-141220T1700Z/
EDDY COUNTY PLAINS-NORTHERN LEA COUNTY-CENTRAL LEA COUNTY-
SOUTHERN LEA COUNTY-GAINES-DAWSON-ANDREWS-MARTIN-HOWARD-
REEVES COUNTY AND UPPER TRANS PECOS-LOVING-WINKLER-ECTOR-MIDLAND-
GLASSCOCK-WARD-CRANE-UPTON-REAGAN-PECOS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CARLSBAD...
CARLSBAD CAVERNS NP...TATUM...HOBBS...LOVINGTON...EUNICE...JAL...
SEMINOLE...LAMESA...ANDREWS...STANTON...BIG SPRING...PECOS...
MENTONE...RED BLUFF LAKE...KERMIT...ODESSA...MIDLAND...
GARDEN CITY...MONAHANS...CRANE...MCCAMEY...RANKIN...BIG LAKE...
FORT STOCKTON
327 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014 /227 AM MST SAT DEC 20 2014/

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM CST /10 AM MST/ THIS
MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIDLAND/ODESSA HAS ISSUED A DENSE
FOG ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM CST /10 AM MST/
THIS MORNING.

* EVENT...DENSE FOG.

* TIMING...UNTIL 11 AM CST/ 10 AM MST.

* IMPACTS...MOTORISTS WILL EXPERIENCE INSUFFICIENT VISIBILITY TO
  MAINTAIN SAFE DRIVING AT POSTED SPEED LIMITS.

* VISIBILITY...LESS THAN 1/4 MILE AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN WIDESPREAD OR LOCALIZED FOG
REDUCES VISIBILITY TO A QUARTER MILE OR LESS.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
306 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

KSZ007-NEZ039>041-047-048-062-063-075-076-085-086-201600-
/O.CON.KGID.FG.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-141220T1600Z/
JEWELL-VALLEY-GREELEY-NANCE-HOWARD-MERRICK-HALL-HAMILTON-ADAMS-
CLAY-WEBSTER-NUCKOLLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MANKATO...JEWELL...BURR OAK...ORD...
SPALDING...SCOTIA...WOLBACH...FULLERTON...GENOA...ST. PAUL...
CENTRAL CITY...GRAND ISLAND...AURORA...HASTINGS...SUTTON...
HARVARD...CLAY CENTER...EDGAR...FAIRFIELD...RED CLOUD...
BLUE HILL...BLADEN...SUPERIOR...NELSON
306 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS
MORNING...


* VISIBILITY...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS.

* TEMPERATURE...NEAR OR BELOW FREEZING...WHICH COULD PROMOTE
  LOCALIZED...ALBEIT MINIMAL...ICING ON AREA ROADS.

* IMPACTS...DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST UNTIL THE FOG
  DISSIPATES LATER THIS MORNING.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE. IF DRIVING...SLOW DOWN...
USE YOUR HEADLIGHTS...AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE AHEAD OF YOU.

&&

$$

BRYANT

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