URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Grand Forks ND 322 PM CST Fri Dec 27 2019 MNZ003-027-028-030>032-NDZ038-039-301200- /O.UPG.KFGF.WS.A.0012.191228T0900Z-191230T1200Z/ /O.NEW.KFGF.WS.W.0014.191228T1200Z-191230T1200Z/ Clay-West Becker-East Becker-West Otter Tail-East Otter Tail- Wadena-Barnes-Cass- Including the cities of Moorhead, Detroit Lakes, Wolf Lake, Fergus Falls, Perham, New York Mills, Parkers Prairie, Henning, Battle Lake, Wadena, Menahga, Valley City, and Fargo 322 PM CST Fri Dec 27 2019 ...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SATURDAY TO 6 AM CST MONDAY... * WHAT...Light snow and freezing rain Saturday changing over to heavy snow and blowing snow Saturday night through Sunday night. Total snow accumulations of 9 to 14 inches and ice accumulations of up to two tenths of an inch. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph. * WHERE...Portions of central, northwest and west central Minnesota and southeast North Dakota. * WHEN...From 6 AM Saturday to 6 AM CST Monday. * IMPACTS...Travel will be very difficult to impossible. Periodic whiteout conditions are possible. Gusty winds combined with light ice accumulations could bring down tree branches. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for North Dakota can be found at dot.nd.gov/travel and for Minnesota at 511mn.org, or by calling 5 1 1 in either state.