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
208 PM CST MON FEB 1 2016

MNZ071-072-080-097-098-SDZ056-061-062-065>070-020415-
/O.UPG.KFSD.BZ.A.0001.160202T0900Z-160203T1000Z/
/O.EXA.KFSD.BZ.W.0001.160202T0900Z-160203T1000Z/
LINCOLN MN-LYON MN-MURRAY-PIPESTONE-ROCK-MOODY-MCCOOK-MINNEHAHA-
HUTCHINSON-TURNER-LINCOLN SD-BON HOMME-YANKTON-CLAY SD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TYLER...HENDRICKS...LAKE BENTON...
IVANHOE...MARSHALL...SLAYTON...FULDA...PIPESTONE...LUVERNE...
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
208 PM CST MON FEB 1 2016

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SIOUX FALLS HAS ISSUED A BLIZZARD
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TUESDAY TO 4 AM CST
WEDNESDAY. THE BLIZZARD WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* 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.

&&

$$

IAZ001>003-012>014-020>022-031-032-MNZ081-089-090-NEZ013-014-
SDZ071-020415-
/O.CON.KFSD.BZ.W.0001.160202T0900Z-160203T1000Z/
LYON IA-OSCEOLA-DICKINSON-SIOUX-O`BRIEN-CLAY IA-PLYMOUTH-CHEROKEE-
BUENA VISTA-WOODBURY-IDA-COTTONWOOD-NOBLES-JACKSON-DIXON-DAKOTA-
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...WINDOM...MOUNTAIN LAKE...
WORTHINGTON...JACKSON...LAKEFIELD...WAKEFIELD...PONCA...ALLEN...
SOUTH SIOUX CITY...NORTH SIOUX CITY...BERESFORD...ELK POINT...
ALCESTER...JEFFERSON
208 PM CST MON FEB 1 2016

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

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP TONIGHT AND WILL BECOME 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 OF 8 TO 13 INCHES ARE
  EXPECTED. THE HEAVIEST AMOUNTS OF CLOSE TO A FOOT OF SNOW ARE
  CURRENTLY PROJECTED AROUND SIOUX CITY AND STORM LAKE IOWA.
  REMEMBER AMOUNTS CAN VARY OR SHORT DISTANCES DUE TO INSTABILITY.

* 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.

&&

$$


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