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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
953 PM CST MON FEB 1 2016

MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097-098-SDZ056-061-062-021200-
/O.EXT.KFSD.BZ.W.0001.160202T1200Z-160203T1000Z/
LINCOLN MN-LYON MN-MURRAY-COTTONWOOD-NOBLES-JACKSON-PIPESTONE-
ROCK-MOODY-MCCOOK-MINNEHAHA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TYLER...HENDRICKS...LAKE BENTON...
IVANHOE...MARSHALL...SLAYTON...FULDA...WINDOM...MOUNTAIN LAKE...
WORTHINGTON...JACKSON...LAKEFIELD...PIPESTONE...LUVERNE...
FLANDREAU...SALEM...CANISTOTA...BRIDGEWATER...MONTROSE...
SIOUX FALLS
953 PM CST MON FEB 1 2016

...BLIZZARD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TUESDAY TO 4 AM CST
WEDNESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP FROM SOUTH TO NORTH BEGINNING AROUND
  DAYBREAK...WITH SNOWFALL BECOMING HEAVY AT TIMES ON LATE TUESDAY
  MORNING INTO THE AFTERNOON. THE SNOW IS EXPECTED TO TAPER OFF
  AFTER MIDNIGHT TUESDAY NIGHT... BUT WINDS WILL REMAIN BRISK INTO
  WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL AVERAGE 4 TO 8 INCHES IN
  THE WARNING AREA AND WILL BE HEAVIEST ACROSS SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHERLY WINDS OF 25 TO 45 MPH WILL OCCUR
  TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT. THIS WILL CREATE NEAR WHITE OUT
  CONDITIONS AT TIMES...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AND RURAL AREAS.

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>003-012>014-020>022-031-032-NEZ013-014-SDZ065>071-021200-
/O.CON.KFSD.BZ.W.0001.160202T0900Z-160203T1000Z/
LYON IA-OSCEOLA-DICKINSON-SIOUX-O`BRIEN-CLAY IA-PLYMOUTH-CHEROKEE-
BUENA VISTA-WOODBURY-IDA-DIXON-DAKOTA-HUTCHINSON-TURNER-
LINCOLN SD-BON HOMME-YANKTON-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...WAKEFIELD...PONCA...ALLEN...
SOUTH SIOUX CITY...PARKSTON...FREEMAN...MENNO...TRIPP...PARKER...
CENTERVILLE...MARION...VIBORG...HURLEY...CHANCELLOR...CANTON...
LENNOX...TEA...HARRISBURG...TYNDALL...SCOTLAND...SPRINGFIELD...
AVON...TABOR...YANKTON...VERMILLION...NORTH SIOUX CITY...
BERESFORD...ELK POINT...ALCESTER...JEFFERSON
953 PM CST MON FEB 1 2016

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TUESDAY TO 4 AM
CST WEDNESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP FROM SOUTH TO NORTH LATE TONIGHT
  AND EARLY TUESDAY MORNING...WITH SNOWFALL POSSIBLY HEAVY AT
  TIMES ON TUESDAY. THE SNOW IS EXPECTED TO TAPER OFF AFTER
  MIDNIGHT TUESDAY NIGHT... BUT WINDS WILL REMAIN BRISK INTO
  WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL AVERAGE 5 TO 10
  INCHES...WITH THE HEAVIEST AMOUNTS EXPECTED IN NORTHEAST
  NEBRASKA...NORTHWEST IOWA...AND EXTREME SOUTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHERLY WINDS OF 25 TO 45 MPH WILL OCCUR
  TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT. THIS WILL CREATE NEAR WHITE OUT
  CONDITIONS AT TIMES...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AND RURAL AREAS.

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.

&&

$$

SDZ040-050-054-055-059-060-063-064-021200-
/O.CON.KFSD.WW.Y.0003.160202T1200Z-160203T0600Z/
BROOKINGS-GREGORY-MINER-LAKE-DAVISON-HANSON-CHARLES MIX-DOUGLAS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BROOKINGS...GREGORY...BURKE...HOWARD...
MADISON...MITCHELL...ALEXANDRIA...EMERY...WAGNER...PLATTE...
LAKE ANDES...MARTY...ARMOUR...CORSICA...DELMONT
953 PM CST MON FEB 1 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TUESDAY TO
MIDNIGHT CST TUESDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP FROM SOUTH TO NORTH LATE TONIGHT AND
  EARLY TUESDAY MORNING...WITH MODERATE SNOWFALL POSSIBLE AT TIMES
  ON TUESDAY. SNOW IS EXPECTED TO TAPER OFF TUESDAY EVENING... BUT
  WINDS WILL REMAIN BRISK THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL AVERAGE 2 TO 4 INCHES.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHERLY WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WILL
  OCCUR TUESDAY THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING. VISIBILITY IS EXPECTED
  TO DROP TO LESS THAN A MILE AT TIMES WHILE SNOW IS FALLING...
  ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

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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