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
323 AM CST SUN JAN 31 2016

IAZ001>003-012>014-020>022-031-032-MNZ081-089-090-098-NEZ013-014-
SDZ067-070-071-311730-
/O.NEW.KFSD.BZ.A.0001.160202T0900Z-160203T1200Z/
LYON IA-OSCEOLA-DICKINSON-SIOUX-O`BRIEN-CLAY IA-PLYMOUTH-CHEROKEE-
BUENA VISTA-WOODBURY-IDA-COTTONWOOD-NOBLES-JACKSON-ROCK-DIXON-
DAKOTA-LINCOLN SD-CLAY SD-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...LUVERNE...WAKEFIELD...PONCA...
ALLEN...SOUTH SIOUX CITY...CANTON...LENNOX...TEA...HARRISBURG...
VERMILLION...NORTH SIOUX CITY...BERESFORD...ELK POINT...
ALCESTER...JEFFERSON
323 AM CST SUN JAN 31 2016

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

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

* TIMING...NORTHERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.
  SNOW WILL DEVELOP THROUGHOUT THE 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 10 INCHES WILL BE
  POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA. 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 WILL BE POSSIBLE SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCING VISIBILITIES.

* 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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