Weather Alerts for Douglas

Issued by the National Weather Service

Wind Chill Advisory  WIND CHILL ADVISORY   Wind Chill Advisory
DOUGLAS

Areas Affected:
Douglas - McLeod - Meeker - Stearns - Todd
Effective: Sat, 1/18 6:00pm Updated: Sat, 1/18 9:24pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sun, 1/19 12:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY FOR MOST OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN MINNESOTA
TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING...
.A wind chill advisory is in effect tonight and Sunday morning for
areas generally along and south of Interstate 94 from Alexandria,
to St Cloud, to the Twin Cities, to Eau Claire Wisconsin. Very
cold wind chills as low as 25 below to 30 below are expected.
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST SUNDAY...
...WINTER STORM WARNING HAS EXPIRED...
* WHAT...Very cold wind chills. Wind chills as low as 30 below
zero.
* WHERE...Douglas, Stearns, McLeod, Meeker and Todd Counties.
* WHEN...Until noon CST Sunday.
* IMPACTS...The dangerously cold wind chills could cause
frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 10 minutes.

Information:
Use caution while traveling outside. Wear appropriate clothing, a
hat, and gloves.

Wind Chill Advisory  WIND CHILL ADVISORY   Wind Chill Advisory
DOUGLAS

Areas Affected:
Douglas - McLeod - Meeker - Stearns - Todd
Effective: Sat, 1/18 6:00pm Updated: Sat, 1/18 9:24pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sun, 1/19 12:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...BLIZZARD WARNING CONTINUES FOR WEST CENTRAL, SOUTHWEST, AND
SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA...
...WINTER STORM WARNING CONTINUES FOR CENTRAL AND EASTERN
MINNESOTA INTO WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY FOR MOST OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN MINNESOTA
TONIGHT...
.Surface observations, area web cams, and reports from the
Minnesota Department of Transportation indicated whiteout
conditions in open country in west central, southwest and south
central Minnesota this afternoon. Sustained wind speeds of 30 to
40 mph, with occasional gusts of 50 mph will continue across west
central, southwest and south central Minnesota through 6 pm, with
improvement during the evening. Areas of blowing and drifting
snow will likely continue into the evening.
Elsewhere across central and southern Minnesota, including west
central Wisconsin, areas of blowing and drifting snow will
continue through the afternoon, with occasional wind gusts of 30
to 45 mph.
A wind chill advisory has been issued for most of southern
Minnesota, and parts of west central Wisconsin. The advisory goes
into effect for areas west of a line from Little Falls to
Hutchinson, and Albert Lea at 6 pm, and continues through noon
Sunday. The wind chill advisory expands farther to the east, and
will include most of the Twin Cities metro area between midnight
and 9 am Sunday. Pepin and Eau Claire counties of west central
Wisconsin will also have a wind chill advisory in effect from
midnight to 9 am Sunday.
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON
CST SUNDAY...
* WHAT...For the Winter Storm Warning, blowing snow. Winds gusting
as high as 45 mph. For the Wind Chill Advisory, very cold wind
chills expected. Wind chills as low as 30 below zero.
* WHERE...Douglas, Todd, Stearns, Meeker and McLeod Counties.
* WHEN...For the Winter Storm Warning, until 6 PM CST this
evening. For the Wind Chill Advisory, from 6 PM this evening
to noon CST Sunday.
* IMPACTS...Patchy blowing snow could significantly reduce
visibility. The very cold wind chills could cause frostbite on
exposed skin in as little as 10 minutes.

Information:
If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in
your vehicle in case of an emergency.
Use caution while traveling outside. Wear appropriate clothing, a
hat, and gloves.
The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.