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
322 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

SDZ050-052-057-058-063-064-230530-
/O.CAN.KFSD.WS.A.0003.170223T1800Z-170225T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KFSD.BZ.A.0001.170223T1800Z-170225T0000Z/
Gregory-Jerauld-Brule-Aurora-Charles Mix-Douglas-
322 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

...BLIZZARD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...
...WINTER STORM WATCH IS CANCELLED...

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

* TIMING...Snow will spread into the area by midday Thursday, then continue
  heavy at times Thursday night into Friday. Snow should diminish
  Friday afternoon.

* ACCUMULATIONS...Storm total snow accumulations of 6 to 12
  inches are likely, with amounts in excess of 12 inches
  possible.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...Winds will increase from the north around
  25 to 35 mph by Thursday afternoon into Friday. Visibility is
  expected to be reduced to less than a quarter of a mile at
  times while snow is falling.


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.

&&

$$

NEZ013-SDZ053>056-059>062-065>071-230530-
/O.CAN.KFSD.WS.A.0003.170224T0000Z-170225T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KFSD.BZ.A.0001.170224T0000Z-170225T0000Z/
Dixon-Sanborn-Miner-Lake-Moody-Davison-Hanson-McCook-Minnehaha-
Hutchinson-Turner-Lincoln SD-Bon Homme-Yankton-Clay SD-Union-
322 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

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

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

* TIMING...A possible mix of rain and snow on Thursday afternoon
  will change to all snow by early Thursday evening. Snow will
  continue heavy at times Thursday night and Friday, before
  gradually tapering off Friday evening.

* ACCUMULATIONS...Storm total snow accumulations of 6 to 12
  inches are likely, with amounts in excess of 12 inches
  possible.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...Winds will increase from the north around
  25 to 35 mph on Thursday night and Friday. Visibility is
  expected to be reduced to less than a quarter of a mile at
  times while snow is falling.


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>003-012>014-020>022-MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097-098-
NEZ014-230530-
/O.CAN.KFSD.WS.A.0003.170224T0000Z-170225T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KFSD.BZ.A.0001.170224T0000Z-170225T0600Z/
Lyon IA-Osceola-Dickinson-Sioux-O`Brien-Clay IA-Plymouth-Cherokee-
Buena Vista-Lincoln MN-Lyon MN-Murray-Cottonwood-Nobles-Jackson-
Pipestone-Rock-Dakota-
322 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

...BLIZZARD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING...
...WINTER STORM WATCH IS CANCELLED...

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

* TIMING...A brief mix of rain and snow Thursday afternoon will
  change to all snow by early Thursday evening. Snow will
  continue heavy at times Thursday night and Friday, before
  gradually tapering off Friday night.

* ACCUMULATIONS...Storm total snow accumulations of 6 to 12
  inches are likely, with amounts in excess of 12 inches
  possible.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...Winds will increase from the north around
  25 to 35 mph Thursday night, with gusts over 45 mph possible on
  Friday into Friday evening. Visibility is expected to be reduced
  to less than a quarter of a mile at times while snow is falling.


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.

&&

$$

SDZ038>040-230530-
/O.CON.KFSD.WS.A.0003.170224T0000Z-170225T0000Z/
Beadle-Kingsbury-Brookings-
322 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

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

* TIMING...snow will develop across the area and become heavy at
  times by Thursday night and Friday, before gradually tapering
  off Friday evening.


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

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...Winds will increase from the north around
  20 to 35 mph by Thursday afternoon into 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.

&&

$$

IAZ031-032-230530-
/O.CON.KFSD.WS.A.0003.170224T0000Z-170225T0600Z/
Woodbury-Ida-
322 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

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

* TIMING...Rain will change to snow Thursday night, with snow
  continuing heavy at times Friday. Snow should diminish Friday
  night.

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

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...Winds will increase from the north
  around 20 to 35 mph Thursday night through Friday evening.
  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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