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Weather Service: Clipper Bringing Dangerous Weather Friday
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT from NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND, 421 PM CST WED JAN 1 2014
Affecting the counties of DIVIDE-BURKE-RENVILLE-BOTTINEAU-ROLETTE-WILLIAMS-MOUNTRAIL-WARD-MCHENRY-PIERCE-MCKENZIE-DUNN-MERCER-OLIVER-MCLEAN-SHERIDAN-WELLS-FOSTER-GOLDEN VALLEY-BILLINGS-STARK-MORTON-BURLEIGH-KIDDER-STUTSMAN-SLOPE-HETTINGER-GRANT-BOWMAN-ADAMS-SIOUX-EMMONS-LOGAN-LA MOURE-MCINTOSH-DICKEY-

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CROSBY...BOWBELLS...MOHALL...BOTTINEAU...ROLLA...WILLISTON...NEW TOWN...MINOT...TOWNER...RUGBY...WATFORD CITY...KILLDEER...BEULAH...HAZEN...CENTER... GARRISON...MCCLUSKY...HARVEY...CARRINGTON...BEACH...MEDORA...DICKINSON...MANDAN...BISMARCK...STEELE...JAMESTOWN...MARMARTH...MOTT...ELGIN...BOWMAN...HETTINGER...FORT YATES...LINTON... NAPOLEON...EDGELEY...ASHLEY...OAKES

...WINTRY MIX FRIDAY FOLLOWED BY LIFE THREATENING WIND CHILLS THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK...
A FAST-MOVING CLIPPER SYSTEM IS FORECAST TO SWEEP SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE STATE ON FRIDAY. THERE WILL BE ENOUGH WARM AIR AHEAD OF THE CLIPPER TO PRODUCE A MIX OF SLEET AND SNOW IN THE NORTH...AND A
MIX OF SLEET...FREEZING RAIN...AND RAIN IN THE SOUTH...ALONG WITH AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS ARE EXPECTED FRIDAY NIGHT...WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW. ALTHOUGH SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BE LIGHT...BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW MAY RESULT IN REDUCED VISIBILITIES AND SLICK ROADS.

DANGEROUSLY COLD ARCTIC AIR WILL FOLLOW THE CLIPPER SYSTEM. LOW TEMPERATURES TO 30 BELOW WITH WIND CHILLS OF 40 TO 60 BELOW ZERO ARE FORECAST SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.