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Published January 10, 2012, 04:56 PM

Winter Weather Advisory in Effect Tonight, Wednesday for Most of Region

Single digit below zero wind chill forecast
GRAND FORKS (WDAZ-TV) - The National Weather Service in Grand Forks will issue a winter weather advisory for much of the region in effect from 9 p.m. Tuesday until 4 p.m. Wednesday.

By: WDAZ Staff Report, WDAZ

GRAND FORKS (WDAZ-TV) - The National Weather Service in Grand Forks will issue a winter weather advisory for much of the region in effect from 9 p.m. Tuesday until 4 p.m. Wednesday.

The advisory means periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause some travel problems. Blowing snow could also be a problem in open country. Be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibilities.

An area of low pressure will move from Manitoba down to the Minnesota arrowhead overnight Tuesday. Some light rain might mix with snow or change to light snow, changing to all snow late tonight.

Winds will pick up in the Devils Lake area and move to the Red River Valley around midnight.

Wind chill readings could drop to the single digits below zero along the Canadian border.

Snow could accumulate up to one to two inches. Winds will be from 25 to 35 mph with gusts of up to 40 mph will cause blowing snow, especially in open country.

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