Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
400 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

SDZ040-081800-
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/O.EXA.KFSD.WW.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-160208T1800Z/
BROOKINGS-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...BROOKINGS
400 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...
...BLIZZARD WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SIOUX FALLS HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON
CST TODAY. THE BLIZZARD WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW WILL GRADUALLY TAPER OFF THROUGH THE
  MORNING...BUT AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW WILL CONTINUE.

* ACCUMULATIONS...LITTLE ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED
  TODAY.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHWEST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS
  TO 45 MPH WILL PERSIST THIS MORNING. WITH A HALF AN INCH OF NEW
  SNOW IN MANY LOCATIONS...THIS WILL CREATE PERIODS OF REDUCED
  VISIBILITY AND SLICK DRIVING CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO STRONG WINDS BLOWING SNOW
AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

&&

$$

MNZ071-072-080-097-081800-
/O.CON.KFSD.BZ.W.0002.000000T0000Z-160208T1800Z/
LINCOLN MN-LYON MN-MURRAY-PIPESTONE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TYLER...HENDRICKS...LAKE BENTON...
IVANHOE...MARSHALL...SLAYTON...FULDA...PIPESTONE
400 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

* TIMING...BLIZZARD CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THIS MORNING.
  THE WORST CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST THROUGH MID MORNING...WHEN
  WINDS WILL BE AT THEIR STRONGEST.

* WINDS / VISIBILITIES...WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 50 MPH WILL
  COMBINE WITH FREQUENT SNOW SHOWERS...TO CAUSE PERIODS OF
  WHITEOUT CONDITIONS IN FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS SHOULD REMAIN LESS
  THAN A HALF INCH THROUGH MIDDAY...HOWEVER AMOUNTS COULD VARY
  GREATLY OVER SMALL DISTANCES DUE TO THE EXPECTED SHOWERY NATURE
  OF THE SNOWFALL.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE VERY DIFFICULT TO IMPOSSIBLE...
  INCLUDING DURING THE MORNING COMMUTE ON MONDAY.

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.

&&

$$

IAZ002-003-013-014-021-022-032-MNZ081-089-090-081800-
/O.CON.KFSD.BZ.W.0002.000000T0000Z-160208T1800Z/
OSCEOLA-DICKINSON-O`BRIEN-CLAY IA-CHEROKEE-BUENA VISTA-IDA-
COTTONWOOD-NOBLES-JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SIBLEY...SPIRIT LAKE...MILFORD...
ARNOLDS PARK...SHELDON...HARTLEY...SANBORN...SPENCER...CHEROKEE...
STORM LAKE...IDA GROVE...HOLSTEIN...BATTLE CREEK...WINDOM...
MOUNTAIN LAKE...WORTHINGTON...JACKSON...LAKEFIELD
400 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

* TIMING...BLIZZARD CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THIS MORNING.
  THE WORST CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST THROUGH MID MORNING...WHEN
  WINDS WILL BE AT THEIR STRONGEST.

* WINDS / VISIBILITIES...WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 50 TO 55 MPH
  WILL COMBINE WITH FREQUENT SNOW SHOWERS...TO CAUSE PERIODS OF
  WHITEOUT CONDITIONS IN FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS SHOULD REMAIN LESS
  THAN A HALF INCH THROUGH MIDDAY...HOWEVER AMOUNTS COULD VARY
  GREATLY OVER SMALL DISTANCES DUE TO THE EXPECTED SHOWERY NATURE
  OF THE SNOWFALL.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE VERY DIFFICULT TO IMPOSSIBLE...
  INCLUDING DURING THE MORNING COMMUTE ON MONDAY.

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.

&&

$$

IAZ001-012-020-031-MNZ098-NEZ014-SDZ055-056-062-067-071-081800-
/O.CON.KFSD.WW.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-160208T1800Z/
LYON IA-SIOUX-PLYMOUTH-WOODBURY-ROCK-DAKOTA-LAKE-MOODY-MINNEHAHA-
LINCOLN SD-UNION-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCK RAPIDS...GEORGE...INWOOD...
LARCHWOOD...ORANGE CITY...SIOUX CENTER...LE MARS...SIOUX CITY...
LUVERNE...SOUTH SIOUX CITY...MADISON...FLANDREAU...SIOUX FALLS...
CANTON...LENNOX...TEA...HARRISBURG...NORTH SIOUX CITY...
BERESFORD...ELK POINT...ALCESTER...JEFFERSON
400 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST
TODAY...

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW WILL GRADUALLY TAPER OFF THROUGH THE
  MORNING...BUT AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW WILL CONTINUE.

* ACCUMULATIONS...LITTLE ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED
  TODAY.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHWEST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS
  TO 45 MPH WILL PERSIST THIS MORNING. WITH A HALF AN INCH OF NEW
  SNOW IN MANY LOCATIONS...THIS WILL CREATE PERIODS OF REDUCED
  VISIBILITY AND SLICK DRIVING CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO STRONG WINDS BLOWING SNOW
AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

&&

$$



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