Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
330 PM CST MON FEB 1 2016

IAZ001>003-012>014-020>022-031-032-MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097-
098-NEZ013-014-SDZ056-061-062-065>071-020530-
/O.CON.KFSD.BZ.W.0001.160202T0900Z-160203T1000Z/
LYON IA-OSCEOLA-DICKINSON-SIOUX-O`BRIEN-CLAY IA-PLYMOUTH-CHEROKEE-
BUENA VISTA-WOODBURY-IDA-LINCOLN MN-LYON MN-MURRAY-COTTONWOOD-
NOBLES-JACKSON-PIPESTONE-ROCK-DIXON-DAKOTA-MOODY-MCCOOK-MINNEHAHA-
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...STORM LAKE...SIOUX CITY...
IDA GROVE...HOLSTEIN...BATTLE CREEK...TYLER...HENDRICKS...
LAKE BENTON...IVANHOE...MARSHALL...SLAYTON...FULDA...WINDOM...
MOUNTAIN LAKE...WORTHINGTON...JACKSON...LAKEFIELD...PIPESTONE...
LUVERNE...WAKEFIELD...PONCA...ALLEN...SOUTH SIOUX CITY...
FLANDREAU...SALEM...CANISTOTA...BRIDGEWATER...MONTROSE...
SIOUX FALLS...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
330 PM CST MON FEB 1 2016

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TUESDAY TO 4 AM
CST WEDNESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP FROM SOUTH TO NORTH LATE TONIGHT
  AND EARLY TUESDAY MORNING...WITH SNOWFALL POSSIBLY HEAVY AT
  TIMES ON TUESDAY. THE SNOW IS EXPECTED TO TAPER OFF AFTER
  MIDNIGHT TUESDAY NIGHT... BUT WINDS WILL REMAIN BRISK INTO
  WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL AVERAGE 4 TO 8 INCHES.
  THE LIGHTER AMOUNTS OF NEAR 4 INCHES ARE PROJECTED TO BE ON
  THE WEST AND NORTH SIDES OF THE SNOW BAND...GENERALLY FROM
  CLOSE TO PARKSTON SOUTH DAKOTA...NORTHEASTWARD TO IVANHOE AND
  MARSHALL MINNESOTA. THE HEAVIER AMOUNTS OF AROUND 8 INCHES OR
  SLIGHTLY MORE WILL RESIDE FROM YANKTON SOUTH DAKOTA...TO
  SLAYTON MINNESOTA. IN THE MIDDLE OF THIS BAND...SIOUX FALLS
  AND VICINITY IS FORECAST TO RECEIVE ABOUT 6 TO 7 INCHES OF
  SNOW AT THIS TIME.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHERLY WINDS OF 25 TO 45 MPH WILL
  OCCUR TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT. THIS WILL CREATE NEAR WHITE
  OUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES IN THE COUNTRY.

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.

&&

$$

SDZ040-050-054-055-059-060-063-064-020530-
/O.NEW.KFSD.WW.Y.0003.160202T1200Z-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
330 PM CST MON FEB 1 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TUESDAY TO
MIDNIGHT CST TUESDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SIOUX FALLS HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 6 AM TUESDAY TO MIDNIGHT CST TUESDAY NIGHT.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP FROM SOUTH TO NORTH LATE TONIGHT AND
  EARLY TUESDAY MORNING...WITH MODERATE SNOWFALL POSSIBLE AT TOMES
  ON TUESDAY. SNOW IS EXPECTED TO TAPER OFF TUESDAY EVENING... BUT
  WINDS WILL REMAIN BRISK THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL AVERAGE 2 TO 4 INCHES.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHERLY WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WILL OCCUR
  TUESDAY THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING. VISIBILITY IS EXPECTED TO DROP
  TO LESS THAN A MILE AT TIMES WHILE SNOW IS FALLING...ESPECIALLY
  IN OPEN AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING AND
BLOWING SNOW. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN
AREAS.

&&

$$


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