Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1051 AM CST MON FEB 1 2016

IAZ001-MNZ081-089-090-020100-
/O.UPG.KFSD.BZ.A.0001.160202T0900Z-160203T1000Z/
/O.EXA.KFSD.BZ.W.0001.160202T0900Z-160203T1000Z/
LYON IA-COTTONWOOD-NOBLES-JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCK RAPIDS...GEORGE...INWOOD...
LARCHWOOD...WINDOM...MOUNTAIN LAKE...WORTHINGTON...JACKSON...
LAKEFIELD
1051 AM 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 THE BLIZZARD WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.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 LATE TONIGHT AND EARLY TUESDAY
  MORNING...AND WILL BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES DURING THE DAY. THE
  SNOW IS EXPECTED TO TAPER OFF AFTER MIDNIGHT TUESDAY NIGHT...BUT
  WINDS WILL REMAIN BRISK INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 10 INCHES ARE
  LIKELY.

* 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.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...WIND CHILLS WILL REMAIN IN THE SINGLE
  DIGITS ABOVE ZERO THROUGH MUCH OF THE DAY ON TUESDAY...BUT
  WILL FALL INTO THE SINGLE DIGITS BELOW ZERO TUESDAY NIGHT.

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.

&&

$$

IAZ002-003-012>014-020>022-031-032-NEZ013-014-SDZ071-020100-
/O.CON.KFSD.BZ.W.0001.160202T0900Z-160203T1000Z/
OSCEOLA-DICKINSON-SIOUX-O`BRIEN-CLAY IA-PLYMOUTH-CHEROKEE-
BUENA VISTA-WOODBURY-IDA-DIXON-DAKOTA-UNION-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...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...WAKEFIELD...
PONCA...ALLEN...SOUTH SIOUX CITY...NORTH SIOUX CITY...BERESFORD...
ELK POINT...ALCESTER...JEFFERSON
1051 AM 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 7 TO 12 INCHES ARE
  EXPECTED.

* 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.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...WIND CHILLS WILL REMAIN IN THE SINGLE
  DIGITS ABOVE ZERO THROUGH MUCH OF THE DAY ON TUESDAY...BUT
  WILL FALL INTO THE SINGLE DIGITS BELOW ZERO TUESDAY NIGHT.

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.

&&

$$

MNZ071-072-097-SDZ056-061-062-065-020100-
/O.EXA.KFSD.BZ.A.0001.160202T0900Z-160203T1000Z/
LINCOLN MN-LYON MN-PIPESTONE-MOODY-MCCOOK-MINNEHAHA-HUTCHINSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TYLER...HENDRICKS...LAKE BENTON...
IVANHOE...MARSHALL...PIPESTONE...FLANDREAU...SALEM...CANISTOTA...
BRIDGEWATER...MONTROSE...SIOUX FALLS...PARKSTON...FREEMAN...
MENNO...TRIPP
1051 AM CST MON FEB 1 2016

...BLIZZARD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SIOUX FALLS HAS ISSUED A BLIZZARD
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY
NIGHT.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP VERY LATE TONIGHT AND EARLY TUESDAY
  MORNING...AND COULD BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES DURING THE DAY. THE
  SNOW IS EXPECTED TO TAPER OFF AFTER MIDNIGHT TUESDAY NIGHT...BUT
  WINDS WILL REMAIN BRISK INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 4 TO 7 INCHES WILL BE
  POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHERLY WINDS OF 25 TO 45 MPH WILL OCCUR
  TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT. THIS COULD CREATE NEAR WHITE OUT
  CONDITIONS AT TIMES IF HEAVY SNOW DEVELOPS.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...WIND CHILLS WILL REMAIN IN THE SINGLE
  DIGITS ABOVE ZERO THROUGH MUCH OF THE DAY ON TUESDAY...BUT
  WILL FALL INTO THE SINGLE DIGITS BELOW ZERO TUESDAY NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FALLING AND/OR
BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS AND EXTREMELY POOR VISIBILITIES.
THIS CAN LEAD TO WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AND MAKE TRAVEL VERY
DANGEROUS.

&&

$$

MNZ080-098-SDZ066>070-020100-
/O.CON.KFSD.BZ.A.0001.160202T0900Z-160203T1000Z/
MURRAY-ROCK-TURNER-LINCOLN SD-BON HOMME-YANKTON-CLAY SD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SLAYTON...FULDA...LUVERNE...PARKER...
CENTERVILLE...MARION...VIBORG...HURLEY...CHANCELLOR...CANTON...
LENNOX...TEA...HARRISBURG...TYNDALL...SCOTLAND...SPRINGFIELD...
AVON...TABOR...YANKTON...VERMILLION
1051 AM CST MON FEB 1 2016

...BLIZZARD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP LATE TONIGHT AND COULD 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 4 TO 7 INCHES WILL BE
  POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHERLY WINDS OF 25 TO 45 MPH WILL OCCUR
  TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT. THIS COULD CREATE NEAR WHITE OUT
  CONDITIONS AT TIMES IF HEAVY SNOW DEVELOPS.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...WIND CHILLS WILL REMAIN IN THE SINGLE
  DIGITS ABOVE ZERO THROUGH MUCH OF THE DAY ON TUESDAY...BUT
  WILL FALL INTO THE SINGLE DIGITS BELOW ZERO TUESDAY NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FALLING AND/OR
BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS AND EXTREMELY POOR VISIBILITIES.
THIS CAN LEAD TO WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AND MAKE TRAVEL VERY
DANGEROUS.

&&

$$


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