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
259 PM CST MON JAN 23 2017

...SIGNIFICANT SNOW AMOUNTS EXPECTED ON TUESDAY...

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/O.UPG.KFSD.WS.A.0002.170124T0600Z-170125T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KFSD.WS.W.0001.170124T0600Z-170125T1200Z/
BEADLE-KINGSBURY-GREGORY-JERAULD-SANBORN-MINER-BRULE-AURORA-
DAVISON-HANSON-CHARLES MIX-DOUGLAS-HUTCHINSON-BON HOMME-YANKTON-
259 PM CST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 AM
CST WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SIOUX FALLS HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO 6 AM CST WEDNESDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER
IN EFFECT.


* TIMING...SNOW IS LIKELY ALL DAY TUESDAY BEFORE TAPERING OFF BY
  WEDNESDAY MORNING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL FALL TUESDAY AFTERNOON
  AND EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 7 TO 9 INCHES
ARE POSSIBLE...WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS UP TO 10 INCHES.

* WINDS / VISIBILITIES...SIGNIFICANT REDUCTIONS IN VISIBILITY
  ARE POSSIBLE IN THE FALLING SNOW...AND ALSO IN BLOWING SNOW AS
  NORTHERLY WINDS INCREASE TO 20 TO 30 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS
  OVER 30 MPH INTO TUESDAY NIGHT.

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

* ACCUMULATIONS...7 TO 9 INCHES WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS UP TO 10
  INCHES

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTH WIND 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS OVER 30
  MPH WILL RESULT IN VISIBILITY LESS THAN ONE MILE AT TIMES.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...0 TO 10 ABOVE ZERO.

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.

&&

$$

IAZ001>003-012>014-020>022-031-032-MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097-
098-NEZ013-014-SDZ040-055-056-061-062-066-067-070-071-240500-
/O.UPG.KFSD.WS.A.0002.170124T1200Z-170125T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KFSD.WS.W.0001.170124T1200Z-170125T1800Z/
LYON IA-OSCEOLA-DICKINSON-SIOUX-O`BRIEN-CLAY IA-PLYMOUTH-CHEROKEE-
BUENA VISTA-WOODBURY-IDA-LINCOLN MN-LYON MN-MURRAY-COTTONWOOD-
NOBLES-JACKSON-PIPESTONE-ROCK-DIXON-DAKOTA-BROOKINGS-LAKE-MOODY-
MCCOOK-MINNEHAHA-TURNER-LINCOLN SD-CLAY SD-UNION-
259 PM CST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TUESDAY TO NOON CST
WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SIOUX FALLS HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM
TUESDAY TO NOON CST WEDNESDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER
IN EFFECT.


* TIMING...SNOW WILL FALL ALL DAY TUESDAY BEFORE TAPERING OFF ON
  WEDNESDAY MORNING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL FALL ON TUESDAY
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 8 TO 10 INCHES
  ARE POSSIBLE...WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS UP TO 12".

* WINDS / VISIBILITIES...SIGNIFICANT REDUCTIONS IN VISIBILITY
  ARE POSSIBLE IN THE FALLING SNOW...AND ALSO IN BLOWING SNOW AS
  NORTHERLY WINDS INCREASE TO 20 TO 30 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS
  OVER 30 MPH TUESDAY NIGHT.

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

* ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 10 INCHES WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS UP TO 12"

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTH WIND 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS OVER 30
  MPH.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...10 TO 15 ABOVE ZERO.

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.


&&

$$



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