Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Rapid City SD
938 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

.A storm system will move across the Pacific Northwest today and
strengthen as it moves across the Northern Rockies tonight. The
system will then track east across portions of the northern and
central Plains Thursday into Friday. Snowfall will develop across
northeast Wyoming and southwest South Dakota late tonight and
move across much of South Dakota on Thursday. A band of heavy
snowfall is expected to develop across portions of eastern
Wyoming, southern South Dakota, and northern Nebraska Thursday
into Thursday evening, with 6 inches or more of snowfall
possible. The exact track of this heavier snowfall is still
uncertain at this time, but the more favorable areas for this
heavy snow to develop look to be across southern portions of
northeast Wyoming and far southern South Dakota into Nebraska.
Snowfall will begin to taper off from west to east later Thursday
night and Friday morning. Monitor NOAA Weather Radio or local
media for the latest information...forecasts...and warnings.

SDZ027-029-030-041-042-044-074-WYZ055-058-230745-
/O.CON.KUNR.WS.A.0003.170223T0700Z-170224T1900Z/
Southern Foot Hills-Southern Black Hills-Custer Co Plains-
Fall River-Oglala Lakota-Bennett-Hermosa Foot Hills-
Southern Campbell-Weston-
Including the cities of Edgemont, Hot Springs, Custer, Folsom,
Ardmore, Oelrichs, Pine Ridge, Oglala, Kyle, Martin, Hermosa,
Wright, Newcastle, and Upton
938 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

* TIMING...Snow will begin late tonight and continue through
Thursday evening. Snow will taper off late Thursday night into
Friday morning.

* MAIN IMPACT...Snowfall amounts of more than 6 inches are
  likely across the area. The highest amounts of snowfall are
  forecast to be south of Wright and Newcastle in northeast
  Wyoming and across far southern South Dakota.

* OTHER IMPACTS...Slippery and hazardous road conditions will be
  possible. Travel may be difficult at times. Patchy blowing
  snow is possible across the plains Thursday afternoon into
  Friday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A winter storm watch means heavy snow...strong winds...freezing
precipitation...and cold temperatures are possible.  Monitor NOAA
weather radio...local radio or television...or the internet for
updates on this potentially dangerous storm. Take time to prepare
for severe winter conditions before the storm develops.

&&

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SDZ024>026-028-031-032-043-046-047-049-072-073-230745-
/O.CON.KUNR.WS.A.0003.170223T1300Z-170224T1900Z/
Northern Black Hills-Northern Foot Hills-Rapid City-
Central Black Hills-Pennington Co Plains-Haakon-Jackson-Mellette-
Todd-Tripp-Sturgis/Piedmont Foot Hills-Southern Meade Co Plains-
Including the cities of Lead, Deadwood, Spearfish, Rapid City,
Hill City, Mt Rushmore, Wall, Philip, Kadoka, White River,
Mission, Winner, Sturgis, and Union Center
938 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017 /1038 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017/

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

* TIMING...Snow will begin early Thursday morning and continue
  into Thursday night. Snow will taper off from west to east
  late Thursday night into Friday morning.

* MAIN IMPACT...Snowfall amounts of around 6 inches are possible
  across much of the Black Hills and the west central South
  Dakota plains, with snowfall amounts to around a foot likely
  across south central South Dakota.

* OTHER IMPACTS...Slippery and hazardous road conditions will be
  possible. Travel may be difficult at times. Some areas of
  blowing snow are possible across the plains Thursday afternoon
  into Friday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A winter storm watch means heavy snow...strong winds...freezing
precipitation...and cold temperatures are possible.  Monitor NOAA
weather radio...local radio or television...or the internet for
updates on this potentially dangerous storm. Take time to prepare
for severe winter conditions before the storm develops.

&&

$$



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