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
413 AM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

IAZ002-003-013-014-022-MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097-SDZ040-
061815-
/O.EXT.KFSD.BZ.A.0002.160207T1800Z-160208T1800Z/
OSCEOLA-DICKINSON-O`BRIEN-CLAY IA-BUENA VISTA-LINCOLN MN-LYON MN-
MURRAY-COTTONWOOD-NOBLES-JACKSON-PIPESTONE-BROOKINGS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SIBLEY...SPIRIT LAKE...MILFORD...
ARNOLDS PARK...SHELDON...HARTLEY...SANBORN...SPENCER...
STORM LAKE...TYLER...HENDRICKS...LAKE BENTON...IVANHOE...
MARSHALL...SLAYTON...FULDA...WINDOM...MOUNTAIN LAKE...
WORTHINGTON...JACKSON...LAKEFIELD...PIPESTONE...BROOKINGS
413 AM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

...BLIZZARD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING...

* TIMING...BLIZZARD CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON
  INTO MONDAY MORNING...DUE TO A COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND
  FALLING SNOW. THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO
  IMPACT THE AREA SUNDAY EVENING.

* WINDS / VISIBILITIES...WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 50 MPH COULD
  CAUSE WHITEOUT CONDITIONS IN BLOWING SNOW. SIGNIFICANT
  DRIFTING OF THE SNOW THAT FELL EARLIER IN THE WEEK IS LIKELY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO 1 INCH
  ARE POSSIBLE...BUT HIGHER AMOUNTS MAY BE POSSIBLE IN STRONGER
  SNOW SHOWERS.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL COULD BECOME VERY DIFFICULT AT TIMES DUE TO
  REDUCED VISIBILITY AND BLOWING SNOW OVER ROADWAYS. RURAL AND
  OPEN AREAS WILL SEE THE HIGHEST IMPACT.

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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