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
342 PM CST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SIGNIFICANT SNOW AMOUNTS EXPECTED TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT...

IAZ001-012-020-031-MNZ080-089-097-098-NEZ013-014-SDZ055-056-061-
062-066-067-070-071-250545-
/O.CON.KFSD.WS.W.0001.000000T0000Z-170125T1800Z/
LYON IA-SIOUX-PLYMOUTH-WOODBURY-MURRAY-NOBLES-PIPESTONE-ROCK-
DIXON-DAKOTA-LAKE-MOODY-MCCOOK-MINNEHAHA-TURNER-LINCOLN SD-
CLAY SD-UNION-
342 PM CST TUE JAN 24 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST
WEDNESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO EXPAND ACROSS THE
  REGION...BECOMING MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES THIS AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING. SNOW WILL PERSIST TONIGHT...BEFORE ENDING WEDNESDAY
  MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL AVERAGE 5
  TO 10 INCHES...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE...
  ESPECIALLY SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 90.

* WINDS / VISIBILITIES...SIGNIFICANT REDUCTIONS IN VISIBILITY
  ARE POSSIBLE IN THE FALLING SNOW. NORTHERLY WINDS INCREASE TO
  20 TO 30 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS OVER 30 MPH TONIGHT INTO
  WEDNESDAY MORNING...WHICH MAY PRODUCE PATCHY BLOWING AND
  DRIFTING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...PLAN ON DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS...INCLUDING
  DURING THE EVENING COMMUTE TODAY. ROADS WILL QUICKLY BECOME
  SNOW COVERED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS
SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.
SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL
DANGEROUS...AND VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED FURTHER DUE TO
STRONG WINDS BLOWING SNOW AROUND.  ONLY TRAVEL IN AN EMERGENCY.
IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER
IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

SDZ050-052>054-057>060-063>065-068-069-250545-
/O.CON.KFSD.WS.W.0002.000000T0000Z-170125T1800Z/
GREGORY-JERAULD-SANBORN-MINER-BRULE-AURORA-DAVISON-HANSON-
CHARLES MIX-DOUGLAS-HUTCHINSON-BON HOMME-YANKTON-
342 PM CST TUE JAN 24 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST
WEDNESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO EXPAND ACROSS THE
  REGION...BECOMING MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES THIS AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING. SNOW WILL PERSIST TONIGHT...BEFORE ENDING WEDNESDAY
  MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 8 TO 14
  INCHES...WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS NEAR THE MISSOURI RIVER.

* WINDS / VISIBILITIES...SIGNIFICANT REDUCTIONS IN VISIBILITY
  ARE POSSIBLE IN THE FALLING SNOW. NORTHERLY WINDS INCREASE TO
  20 TO 30 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS OVER 30 MPH TONIGHT INTO
  WEDNESDAY MORNING...WHICH MAY PRODUCE PATCHY BLOWING AND
  DRIFTING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...PLAN ON DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS...INCLUDING
  DURING THE EVENING COMMUTE TODAY. ROADS WILL QUICKLY BECOME
  SNOW COVERED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS
SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.
SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL
DANGEROUS...AND VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED FURTHER DUE TO
STRONG WINDS BLOWING SNOW AROUND. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN EMERGENCY. IF
YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER IN
YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

IAZ002-003-013-014-021-022-032-MNZ081-090-250545-
/O.CON.KFSD.WS.W.0001.000000T0000Z-170126T0000Z/
OSCEOLA-DICKINSON-O`BRIEN-CLAY IA-CHEROKEE-BUENA VISTA-IDA-
COTTONWOOD-JACKSON-
342 PM CST TUE JAN 24 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST
WEDNESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO EXPAND ACROSS THE REGION
  ...BECOMING MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES THIS AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING. SNOW WILL PERSIST TONIGHT...BEFORE ENDING WEDNESDAY
  MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL AVERAGE 8
  TO 14 INCHES...WITH THE HEAVIEST AMOUNTS EXPECTED TOWARD
  HIGHWAY 18 IN NORTHWEST IOWA.

* WINDS / VISIBILITIES...SIGNIFICANT REDUCTIONS IN VISIBILITY
  ARE POSSIBLE IN THE FALLING SNOW. NORTHERLY WINDS INCREASE TO
  20 TO 30 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS OVER 30 MPH TONIGHT INTO
  WEDNESDAY MORNING...WHICH MAY PRODUCE PATCHY BLOWING AND
  DRIFTING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...PLAN ON DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS...INCLUDING
  DURING THE EVENING COMMUTE TODAY. ROADS WILL QUICKLY BECOME
  SNOW COVERED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS
SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.
SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL
DANGEROUS...AND VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED FURTHER DUE TO
STRONG WINDS BLOWING SNOW AROUND.  ONLY TRAVEL IN AN EMERGENCY.
IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER
IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

MNZ071-072-SDZ038>040-250545-
/O.CON.KFSD.WW.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-170125T1800Z/
LINCOLN MN-LYON MN-BEADLE-KINGSBURY-BROOKINGS-
342 PM CST TUE JAN 24 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST
WEDNESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP BY LATE AFTERNOON...AND CONTINUE
  THROUGH TONIGHT...ENDING WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 6 INCHES
  ARE EXPECTED...WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 14.

* WINDS / VISIBILITIES...EXPECT REDUCTIONS IN VISIBILITY IN THE
  FALLING SNOW. PATCHY BLOWING SNOW WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE THIS
  AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...AS NORTH WINDS INCREASE
  TO 20 TO 30 MPH.

* IMPACTS...PLAN ON SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS...INCLUDING DURING
  THE EVENING COMMUTE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$



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