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
1059 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

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Lake-
1059 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
NOON CST FRIDAY...
...WINTER STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...

The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow, which is in effect
from 3 PM this afternoon to noon CST Friday. The Winter Storm
Warning has been cancelled.

* TIMING...Snow will spread into the area early to mid
  afternoon, then continue through tonight. Snow should diminish
  through Friday morning.

* ACCUMULATIONS...Storm total snow accumulations averaging 2 to
  4 inches are expected.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...Winds will increase from the north around
  25 to 30 mph tonight and Friday, with gusts to near 35 mph at
  times. Visibility will be reduced to a half mile at times, especially
  while snow is falling.

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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Brule-Aurora-Davison-
1059 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
NOON CST FRIDAY...
...WINTER STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...

The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow, which is in effect
from 3 PM this afternoon to noon CST Friday. The Winter Storm
Warning has been cancelled.

* TIMING...Snow will continue through tonight. Snow should
  diminish late tonight into Friday morning.

* ACCUMULATIONS...Storm total snow accumulations averaging 2 to 5
  inches are expected, with the higher amounts near Interstate 90
  and points south.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...Winds will increase from the north
  around 25 to 30 mph tonight and Friday, with gusts to near 35
  mph at times. Visibility will be reduced to a half mile or
  less at times, especially while snow is falling.

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.

&&

$$

SDZ038>040-231800-
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Beadle-Kingsbury-Brookings-
1059 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has cancelled the
Winter Weather Advisory.

While light snow will still be possible this afternoon and evening
amounts should be less than 2 inches. This will diminish the
threat for widespread blowing and drifting.

$$

MNZ071-231800-
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Lincoln MN-
1059 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

...BLIZZARD WATCH IS CANCELLED...

The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has cancelled the
Blizzard Watch.

While light snow will still be possible this afternoon and evening
amounts should be less than 2 inches. This will diminish the
threat for widespread blowing and drifting.

$$

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Lyon IA-Sioux-Plymouth-Woodbury-Murray-Pipestone-Rock-Dixon-
Dakota-Moody-Minnehaha-Lincoln SD-Clay SD-Union-
1059 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
6 PM CST FRIDAY...

* TIMING...A possible mix of rain and snow this afternoon will
  change to all snow by early this evening. Snow will continue
  heavy at times Thursday night and before gradually tapering off
  Friday morning into the afternoon.

* ACCUMULATIONS...Storm total snow accumulations averaging 5 to
  11 inches are likely, with the heaviest amounts expected south
  of Highway 18 in northwest Iowa and extreme southeast South
  Dakota.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...Winds will increase from the north
  around 25 to 35 mph tonight and Friday, with gusts to near 40
  mph at times. Visibility will be reduced to less than a
  quarter mile at times, especially while snow is falling.

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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Osceola-Dickinson-O`Brien-Clay IA-Cherokee-Buena Vista-Ida-
Cottonwood-Nobles-Jackson-
1059 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
MIDNIGHT CST FRIDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...A possible mix of rain and snow this afternoon will
  change to all snow through this evening. Snow will continue
  heavy at times Thursday night and Friday, before gradually
  tapering off Friday evening.

* ACCUMULATIONS...Storm total snow accumulations averaging 8 to
  12 inches are likely, with some higher amounts possible.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...Winds will increase from the north
  around 25 to 35 mph tonight, with gusts to near 45 mph at
  times late tonight into Friday. Visibility is expected to be
  reduced to less than a quarter of a mile at times, especially
  while snow is falling.

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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Gregory-Charles Mix-Douglas-
1059 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST FRIDAY...

* TIMING...Snow will will continue, heavy at times this afternoon
  and evening. Snow should diminish late tonight into Friday morning.

* ACCUMULATIONS...Storm total snow accumulations averaging 5 to
  10 inches are likely, with the heaviest amounts expected near
  the Missouri River Valley.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...Winds will increase from the north
  around 25 to 30 mph tonight and Friday, with gusts to near 35
  mph at times. Visibility will be reduced to less than a half
  mile at times, especially while snow is falling.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow and blowing snow means
severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring.
Significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel
dangerous...and visibilities will be limited further due to
strong winds blowing snow around.  Only travel in an emergency.
If you must travel...keep an extra flashlight...food...and water
in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

&&

$$

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Hanson-McCook-Hutchinson-Turner-Bon Homme-Yankton-
1059 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 6 PM CST FRIDAY...

* TIMING...A possible mix of rain and snow this afternoon will
  change to all snow by this evening. Snow will continue heavy
  at times tonight, before gradually tapering off Friday
  morning.

* ACCUMULATIONS...Storm total snow accumulations averaging 5 to
  10 inches are likely, with the heaviest amounts expected near
  the Missouri River Valley.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...Winds will increase from the north
  around 25 to 30 mph tonight and Friday, with gusts to near 35
  mph at times. Visibility will be reduced to less than a half
  mile at times, especially while snow is falling.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow and blowing snow means
severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring.
Significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel
dangerous...and visibilities will be limited further due to
strong winds blowing snow around.  Only travel in an emergency.
If you must travel...keep an extra flashlight...food...and water
in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

&&

$$

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Lyon MN-
1059 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO
6 PM CST FRIDAY...

The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow, which is in effect
from 9 PM this evening to 6 PM CST Friday. The Blizzard Watch is
no longer in effect.

* TIMING...Snow will spread into the area early this evening, then
  continue through tonight. Snow should diminish through the day
  Friday.

* ACCUMULATIONS...Storm total snow accumulations averaging 1 to
  3 inches are expected.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...Winds will increase from the north
  around 25 to 35 mph tonight and Friday, with gusts of 40 to 45
  mph at times. If the falling snow is heavy enough, visibility
  could be reduced to less than a quarter mile at times,
  especially while snow is falling.

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.

&&

$$

SDZ052>054-240100-
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Jerauld-Sanborn-Miner-
1059 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO NOON CST FRIDAY...

* TIMING...Snow will spread into the area early to mid
  afternoon, then continue through tonight. Snow should diminish
  through Friday morning.

* ACCUMULATIONS...Storm total snow accumulations averaging 2 to 4
  inches are expected with the higher amounts closer to Interstate
  90.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...Winds will increase from the north
  around 25 to 30 mph tonight and Friday, with gusts to near 35
  mph at times. Visibility will be reduced to a half mile or
  less at times, especially while snow is falling.

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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