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

IAZ002-003-012>014-020>022-031-032-NEZ013-014-SDZ071-011745-
/O.UPG.KFSD.BZ.A.0001.160202T0900Z-160203T1200Z/
/O.NEW.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
338 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 THE BLIZZARD WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.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 MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY
  MORNING...AND MAY BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES DURING THE DAY. NORTHERLY
  WINDS WILL INCREASE EARLY TUESDAY MORNING. THE SNOW IS EXPECTED
  TO TAPER OFF TUESDAY EVENING...BUT WINDS WILL REMAIN BRISK INTO
  WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 7 TO 12 INCHES ARE
  EXPECTED. THE HEAVIEST AMOUNTS WILL BE EAST OF HIGHWAY 60 IN
  NORTHWEST IOWA INTO SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHERLY WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS
  TO NEAR 35 MPH ARE ANTICIPATED. THESE STRONG WINDS COMBINED WITH
  THE SNOW WILL PRODUCE WHITE OUT CONDITIONS..ESPECIALLY IN OPEN
  AREAS.

* 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.

&&

$$

MNZ080-SDZ066-068-069-011745-
/O.EXB.KFSD.BZ.A.0001.160202T0900Z-160203T1000Z/
MURRAY-TURNER-BON HOMME-YANKTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SLAYTON...FULDA...PARKER...
CENTERVILLE...MARION...VIBORG...HURLEY...CHANCELLOR...TYNDALL...
SCOTLAND...SPRINGFIELD...AVON...TABOR...YANKTON
338 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...NORTHERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.
  SNOW WILL DEVELOP LATE MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY MORNING...AND
  MAY BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES DURING THE DAY. THE SNOW IS EXPECTED
  TO TAPER OFF TUESDAY EVENING...BUT WINDS WILL REMAIN BRISK INTO
  WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 4 TO 6 INCHES WILL BE
  POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHERLY WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS
  TO NEAR 35 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE. THESE WINDS COMBINED WITH THE
  SNOWFALL MAY CREATE NEAR WHITE OUT CONDITIONS.

* 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.

&&

$$

IAZ001-MNZ081-089-090-098-SDZ067-070-011745-
/O.EXT.KFSD.BZ.A.0001.160202T0900Z-160203T1000Z/
LYON IA-COTTONWOOD-NOBLES-JACKSON-ROCK-LINCOLN SD-CLAY SD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCK RAPIDS...GEORGE...INWOOD...
LARCHWOOD...WINDOM...MOUNTAIN LAKE...WORTHINGTON...JACKSON...
LAKEFIELD...LUVERNE...CANTON...LENNOX...TEA...HARRISBURG...
VERMILLION
338 AM CST MON FEB 1 2016

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

* TIMING...NORTHERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.
  SNOW WILL DEVELOP EARLY TUESDAY MORNING...AND MAY BECOME HEAVY
  AT TIMES DURING THE DAY. THE SNOW IS EXPECTED TO TAPER OFF
  TUESDAY EVENING...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 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS
  TO NEAR 35 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE. THESE WINDS COMBINED WITH THE
  SNOWFALL MAY CREATE NEAR WHITE OUT CONDITIONS.

* 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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