Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Sioux Falls, SD

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1201 AM CST WED FEB 3 2016

SDZ040-050-054-055-059-060-063-064-030715-
/O.EXP.KFSD.WW.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-160203T0600Z/
BROOKINGS-GREGORY-MINER-LAKE-DAVISON-HANSON-CHARLES MIX-DOUGLAS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BROOKINGS...GREGORY...BURKE...HOWARD...
MADISON...MITCHELL...ALEXANDRIA...EMERY...WAGNER...PLATTE...
LAKE ANDES...MARTY...ARMOUR...CORSICA...DELMONT
1201 AM CST WED FEB 3 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...

SNOW HAS COME TO AN END ACROSS THE AREA...AND WINDS ARE ON THE
DECREASE AND THEREFORE THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY WILL BE ALLOWED
TO EXPIRE. BE AWARE THERE STILL COULD BE SOME PATCHY BLOWING SNOW
THROUGH THE EARLY MORNING HOURS ON WEDNESDAY.

$$

IAZ001>003-012>014-020-021-031-NEZ013-014-SDZ065>071-031000-
/O.CON.KFSD.BZ.W.0001.000000T0000Z-160203T1000Z/
LYON IA-OSCEOLA-DICKINSON-SIOUX-O`BRIEN-CLAY IA-PLYMOUTH-CHEROKEE-
WOODBURY-DIXON-DAKOTA-HUTCHINSON-TURNER-LINCOLN SD-BON HOMME-
YANKTON-CLAY SD-UNION-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCK RAPIDS...GEORGE...INWOOD...
LARCHWOOD...SIBLEY...SPIRIT LAKE...MILFORD...ARNOLDS PARK...
ORANGE CITY...SIOUX CENTER...SHELDON...HARTLEY...SANBORN...
SPENCER...LE MARS...CHEROKEE...SIOUX CITY...WAKEFIELD...PONCA...
ALLEN...SOUTH SIOUX CITY...PARKSTON...FREEMAN...MENNO...TRIPP...
PARKER...CENTERVILLE...MARION...VIBORG...HURLEY...CHANCELLOR...
CANTON...LENNOX...TEA...HARRISBURG...TYNDALL...SCOTLAND...
SPRINGFIELD...AVON...TABOR...YANKTON...VERMILLION...
NORTH SIOUX CITY...BERESFORD...ELK POINT...ALCESTER...JEFFERSON
1201 AM CST WED FEB 3 2016

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CST WEDNESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW...MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL SLOWLY
  DECREASE IN INTENSITY TONIGHT AND END LATE TONIGHT. STRONG
  WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO CAUSE WIDESPREAD BLOWING SNOW THROUGH
  MOST OF TONIGHT.

* ACCUMULATIONS...TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL VARY FROM 5 TO
  15 INCHES. THE HEAVIER AMOUNTS WILL BE IN EXTREME SOUTHEAST
  SOUTH DAKOTA FROM VERMILLION TO BERESFORD AND INTO FAR
  NORTHWEST IOWA.

* WINDS...NORTHERLY WINDS OF 25 TO 45 MPH WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
  MOST OF TONIGHT. WINDS WILL DECREASE TO 15 TO 30 MPH LATE
  TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...NEAR ZERO VISIBILITY IS POSSIBLE ESPECIALLY IN OPEN
  AND RURAL AREAS. THE STRONG WINDS COMBINED WITH WET SNOW MAY
  LEAD TO ISOLATED POWER OUTAGES ESPECIALLY IN RURAL AREAS. IN
  ADDITION...SIGNIFICANT TRAVEL IMPACTS ARE LIKELY...AND MANY
  ROADS WILL REMAIN IMPASSABLE. THE DECREASE IN SNOWFALL
  INTENSITY WILL IMPROVE VISIBILITY IN SOME SHELTERED AREAS...
  BUT ZERO VISIBILITIES WILL CONTINUE IN NEARBY OPEN AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS
AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT
CONDITIONS...MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF
YOU MUST TRAVEL...HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET
STRANDED...STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE.

&&

$$

MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097-098-SDZ056-061-062-031000-
/O.CON.KFSD.BZ.W.0001.000000T0000Z-160203T1000Z/
LINCOLN MN-LYON MN-MURRAY-COTTONWOOD-NOBLES-JACKSON-PIPESTONE-
ROCK-MOODY-MCCOOK-MINNEHAHA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TYLER...HENDRICKS...LAKE BENTON...
IVANHOE...MARSHALL...SLAYTON...FULDA...WINDOM...MOUNTAIN LAKE...
WORTHINGTON...JACKSON...LAKEFIELD...PIPESTONE...LUVERNE...
FLANDREAU...SALEM...CANISTOTA...BRIDGEWATER...MONTROSE...
SIOUX FALLS
1201 AM CST WED FEB 3 2016

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CST WEDNESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW...MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL SLOWLY
  DECREASE IN INTENSITY TONIGHT AND END LATE TONIGHT. STRONG
  WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO CAUSE WIDESPREAD BLOWING SNOW THROUGH
  MOST OF TONIGHT.

* ACCUMULATIONS...TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL RANGE FROM 4 TO
  12 INCHES WITH THE GREATEST SNOWFALL LIKELY NEAR THE
  INTERSTATE 90 CORRIDOR IN SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA.

* WINDS...NORTHERLY WINDS OF 25 TO 45 MPH WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
  MOST OF TONIGHT. WINDS WILL DECREASE TO 15 TO 30 MPH LATE
  TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...NEAR ZERO VISIBILITY IS POSSIBLE ESPECIALLY IN OPEN
  AND RURAL AREAS. THE STRONG WINDS COMBINED WITH WET SNOW MAY
  LEAD TO ISOLATED POWER OUTAGES ESPECIALLY IN RURAL AREAS. IN
  ADDITION...SIGNIFICANT TRAVEL IMPACTS ARE LIKELY...AND MANY
  ROADS WILL REMAIN IMPASSABLE. THE DECREASE IN SNOWFALL
  INTENSITY WILL IMPROVE VISIBILITY IN SOME SHELTERED AREAS...
  BUT ZERO VISIBILITIES WILL CONTINUE IN NEARBY OPEN AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS
AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT
CONDITIONS...MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF
YOU MUST TRAVEL...HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET
STRANDED...STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE.

&&

$$

IAZ022-032-031000-
/O.CON.KFSD.BZ.W.0001.000000T0000Z-160203T1000Z/
BUENA VISTA-IDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...STORM LAKE...IDA GROVE...HOLSTEIN...
BATTLE CREEK
1201 AM CST WED FEB 3 2016

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CST WEDNESDAY...

* TIMING...LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WILL PERSIST THROUGH THIS
  EVENING AND END LATE TONIGHT. STRONG WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO
  CAUSE WIDESPREAD BLOWING SNOW THROUGH MOST OF TONIGHT.

* ACCUMULATIONS...TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL AVERAGE 5 TO 10
  INCHES.

* WINDS...NORTHERLY WINDS OF 25 TO 45 MPH WILL CONTINUE THIS
  AFTERNOON AND MOST OF TONIGHT. WINDS WILL DECREASE TO 15 TO 25
  MPH LATE TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...NEAR ZERO VISIBILITY IS POSSIBLE MAINLY IN OPEN AND
  RURAL AREAS. THE STRONG WINDS COMBINED WITH WET SNOW MAY LEAD
  TO ISOLATED POWER OUTAGES ESPECIALLY IN RURAL AREAS. IN
  ADDITION...SIGNIFICANT TRAVEL IMPACTS ARE LIKELY...AND MANY
  ROADS WILL REMAIN IMPASSABLE. THE DECREASE IN SNOWFALL
  INTENSITY WILL MEAN IMPROVED VISIBILITY IN SHELTERED AREAS...
  BUT ZERO VISIBILITIES WILL CONTINUE IN NEARBY OPEN AREAS AS
  THE STRONG WINDS BLOW THE ALREADY FALLEN FRESH SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS
AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT
CONDITIONS...MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF
YOU MUST TRAVEL...HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET
STRANDED...STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE.

&&

$$


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