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Published April 02, 2011, 05:30 PM

Winter Storm Warning Issued for Northern ND, MN

A major early Spring storm will likely impact the region Saturday night through Sunday. A mixture of snow and rain is expected to develop across northern and eastern North Dakota Saturday night, with precipitation mainly confined to the northern and central Red River valley into northern Minnesota on Sunday.

The National Weather Service in Grand Forks has issued a winter storm warning for northern and northeastern North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota for heavy snow in effect from 7 p.m. Saturday to 7 a.m. Monday.

NWS says a major early Spring storm will likely impact the region Saturday night through Sunday. A mixture of snow and rain is expected to develop across northern and eastern North Dakota Saturday night, with precipitation mainly confined to the northern and central Red River valley into northern Minnesota on Sunday.

Temperatures will be such that, across northern North Dakota and northern Minnesota, any rain at the start will quickly change over to snow Saturday night and continue into Sunday with possible heavy accumulations north of Highway 2.

Mainly rain showers are expected over southeastern North Dakota into west central Minnesota Saturday night into early Sunday, with rainfall amounts under one half inch expected.

There still remains uncertainity in the precipitation type, amounts, and surface temperatures especially for those living along Highway 2 from Devils Lake to Grand Forks to Bemidji.

Winter Storm Warning

Benson (North Dakota) - 04/04 07:00AM

Cavalier (North Dakota) - 04/04 07:00AM

East Marshall (Minnesota) - 04/04 07:00AM

Eastern Walsh County (North Dakota) - 04/04 07:00AM

Kittson (Minnesota) - 04/04 07:00AM

Lake Of The Woods (Minnesota) - 04/04 07:00AM

North Beltrami (Minnesota) - 04/04 07:00AM

Pembina (North Dakota) - 04/04 07:00AM

Pennington (Minnesota) - 04/04 07:00AM

Ramsey (North Dakota) - 04/04 07:00AM

Roseau (Minnesota) - 04/04 07:00AM

Towner (North Dakota) - 04/04 07:00AM

West Marshall (Minnesota) - 04/04 07:00AM

Western Walsh County (North Dakota) - 04/04 07:00AM

Winter Weather Advisory

East Polk (Minnesota) - 04/04 07:00AM

Eddy (North Dakota) - 04/04 07:00AM

Hubbard (Minnesota) - 04/04 07:00AM

Mahnomen (Minnesota) - 04/04 07:00AM

Nelson (North Dakota) - 04/04 07:00AM

North Clearwater (Minnesota) - 04/04 07:00AM

Red Lake (Minnesota) - 04/04 07:00AM

South Beltrami (Minnesota) - 04/04 07:00AM

South Clearwater (Minnesota) - 04/04 07:00AM

West Polk (Minnesota) - 04/04 07:00AM

Winter Storm Warning

Pierce (North Dakota) - 04/04 01:00AM

Rolette (North Dakota) - 04/04 01:00AM

Winter Weather Advisory

Foster (North Dakota) - 04/04 01:00AM


Radar from UND Aerospace Regional Weather Information Center

http://www.rwic.und.edu/

Regional Radar

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