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
359 PM CST Tue Feb 21 2017

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Lyon IA-Osceola-Dickinson-Sioux-O`Brien-Clay IA-Plymouth-Cherokee-
Buena Vista-Lincoln MN-Lyon MN-Murray-Cottonwood-Nobles-Jackson-
Pipestone-Rock-Dixon-Brookings-Gregory-Miner-Lake-Moody-Brule-
Aurora-Davison-Hanson-McCook-Minnehaha-Charles Mix-Douglas-
Hutchinson-Turner-Lincoln SD-Bon Homme-Yankton-Clay SD-Union-
359 PM CST Tue Feb 21 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a Winter
Storm Watch, which is in effect from Thursday evening through
Friday afternoon.

* TIMING...Rain will begin mixing with snow midday Thursday, then
  change entirely to snowfall Thursday evening. Snow will continue
  into Friday, before gradually tapering off in the afternoon.

* ACCUMULATIONS...Storm total snow accumulations of 6 to 10
  inches are possible.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...Winds will increase from the north around
  20 to 30 mph on Thursday night and Friday. Visibility is
  expected to be reduced to less than a half mile at times while
  snow is falling.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow...sleet...or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.

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