Statement as of 10:07 PM CDT on March 22, 2018
Expires 8:00 AM EDT on March 24, 2018
... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from 7 am Friday to
7 am CDT Saturday...
* what... heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 9
inches, with localized amounts up to 11 inches are expected. A
light glaze of ice is possible Friday night with freezing
* Where... north central and portions of northwest North Dakota
including the cities of Crosby, Bottineau, Kenmare, Minot,
Rugby, and Towner.
* When... from 7 am Friday to 7 am CDT Saturday.
* Additional details... plan on difficult travel conditions,
including during the evening commute on Friday. Winds gusting
as high as 40 mph will cause near whiteout conditions at times.
A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet
and ice will make travel very hazardous or impossible. The latest
Road conditions for the state you are calling from can be
obtained by calling 5 1 1.
Statement as of 10:05 PM MDT on March 22, 2018
Expires 6:00 AM EDT on March 23, 2018
1105 PM CDT Thu Mar 22 2018 /1005 PM MDT Thu Mar 22 2018/
... Wintry conditions return late tonight through Friday night...
Various winter storm warnings and advisories are in effect for all
but far southwest North Dakota.
A mix of rain and snow is expected to develop across far
southwest North Dakota late tonight. The precipitation will
expand north and east, changing to snow as it approaches northwest
and central North Dakota. Snow is expected to begin at Williston
and Bismarck around daybreak Friday morning, reaching Minot and
Jamestown by mid morning.
Friday afternoon, rain may mix with snow from Williston to
Bismarck. All snow is expected farther east from Stanley to Minot
and Harvey to Jamestown.
Snow will end from west to east Friday night, with the
possibility of freezing drizzle lingering into early Saturday
The highest snowfall totals of 8 to 12 inches are expected mainly
along and east of a line from Stanley to Garrison to Steele and
Ellendale. Snow totals of 4 to 8 inches are possible from Crosby and
Williston to Watford City, Bismarck and Ashley. Lesser amounts
are expected to the southwest, with mainly rain expected at
Expect difficult travel conditions across northern, central, and
eastern North Dakota, with snow covered and slippery roads. Gusty
southeast winds will create near whiteout conditions at times.