Williams Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Special Statement
Statement as of 03:08 MST le 22 novembre 2014

...Mixed precipitation possible Saturday night with strong winds and snow showers Sunday through early Monday...

A clipper system will bring a chance of light freezing rain and sleet Saturday night across western and central North Dakota. Any mixed precipitation should change to snow from west to east late Saturday night. Snow showers and strong northwest winds gusting to 45 mph will develop Sunday morning...producing areas of reduced visibility in blowing snow...lasting through Monday morning. Snow accumulations are expected to be light with an inch or two along and north of Highway 200...with an inch or less to the south. Hazardous travel is possible Saturday night through early Monday morning. Keep up to date with the latest forecast at www.Weather.Gov/bis.

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Public Information Statement
Statement as of 8:08 am CST on November 22, 2014

...Public information statement...

The North Dakota Department of Transportation and the North Dakota Highway patrol have closed US Highway 85 at the long x bridge south of Watford City do to a traffic incident. There is structural damage to the bridge and it will be closed at least for Saturday.

Motorists will need to take alternate routes.

Southbound traffic take Highway 23 east of Watford City to Highway 73 then south on Highway 22 to Highway 200. Head west on 200 to Highway 85.

Northbound traffic take Highway 200 south of Grassy Butte east to Highway 22. Head north on Highway 22 to Highway 73. Head west to Highway 85.