Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
726 AM CST TUE DEC 6 2016

...STRONG WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW WILL REDUCE
VISIBILITY AND CAUSE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL TODAY...

MNZ039-046-SDZ003>011-015-016-021-062130-
/O.CON.KABR.WW.Y.0013.000000T0000Z-161207T0000Z/
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-CORSON-CAMPBELL-MCPHERSON-BROWN-MARSHALL-
ROBERTS-WALWORTH-EDMUNDS-DAY-DEWEY-POTTER-GRANT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WHEATON...ORTONVILLE...MCINTOSH...
HERREID...EUREKA...ABERDEEN...BRITTON...SISSETON...MOBRIDGE...
IPSWICH...WEBSTER...ISABEL...GETTYSBURG...MILBANK
726 AM CST TUE DEC 6 2016 /626 AM MST TUE DEC 6 2016/

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST /5 PM
MST/ THIS EVENING...

* TIMING...EXPECT OCCASIONAL BANDS OF LIGHT SNOW TO CONTINUE
  TODAY...DIMINISHING BY EARLY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO AN INCH OF ADDITIONAL SNOW
  ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED TODAY...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS OF
  1 TO 3 INCHES POSSIBLE OVER THE SISSETON HILLS REGION.

* WINDS / VISIBILITY...SUSTAINED WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS OF 25 TO
  40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH WILL CAUSE AREAS OF BLOWING AND
  DRIFTING SNOW. TERRAIN EFFECTS OVER THE SISSETON HILLS COULD
  YIELD EVEN HIGHER GUSTS OFF AND ON THROUGHOUT THE DAY. AREAS OF
  POOR VISIBILITY BELOW ONE HALF MILE IN FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW
  ARE EXPECTED. TREE BRANCHES COULD FALL AS WELL.

* IMPACTS...NEAR BLIZZARD CONDITIONS IN BLOWING AND FALLING SNOW
  WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY AND CREATE HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.
  DON`T OVERDRIVE THE CONDITIONS! SLOW DOWN AND GIVE YOURSELF
  EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION IF TRAVEL IS NECESSARY
  TODAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO STRONG WINDS BLOWING SNOW
AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

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