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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
412 AM CST Tue Feb 21 2017

IAZ001>003-012>014-021-022-MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097-098-
SDZ038>040-052>056-059>062-067-221015-
Lyon IA-Osceola-Dickinson-Sioux-O`Brien-Clay IA-Cherokee-
Buena Vista-Lincoln MN-Lyon MN-Murray-Cottonwood-Nobles-Jackson-
Pipestone-Rock-Beadle-Kingsbury-Brookings-Jerauld-Sanborn-Miner-
Lake-Moody-Davison-Hanson-McCook-Minnehaha-Lincoln SD-
412 AM CST Tue Feb 21 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of northwest Iowa,
southwest Minnesota, central South Dakota, east central South
Dakota, and southeast South Dakota.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Patchy dense fog will be possible through the early morning hours.
Visibilities under one mile may be possible, especially across
areas of southwest Minnesota and adjacent areas of Iowa and South
Dakota.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

A strong storm system is expected to enter the Plains by Thursday
bringing accumulating snow to the region. At this time, a band of
moderate to heavy snow accumulations greater than six inches will
be possible. However, the track of this storm is still uncertain
and this could impact the location of heavy snow amounts. Continue
to monitor your local forecast.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

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Winter Storm Watch

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
1011 PM CST Tue Feb 21 2017

IAZ001>003-012>014-020>022-MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097-098-
NEZ013-SDZ040-050-054>071-221215-
/O.CON.KFSD.WS.A.0003.170224T0000Z-170225T0000Z/
Lyon IA-Osceola-Dickinson-Sioux-O`Brien-Clay IA-Plymouth-Cherokee-
Buena Vista-Lincoln MN-Lyon MN-Murray-Cottonwood-Nobles-Jackson-
Pipestone-Rock-Dixon-Brookings-Gregory-Miner-Lake-Moody-Brule-
Aurora-Davison-Hanson-McCook-Minnehaha-Charles Mix-Douglas-
Hutchinson-Turner-Lincoln SD-Bon Homme-Yankton-Clay SD-Union-
1011 PM CST Tue Feb 21 2017

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

* TIMING...Rain will begin mixing with snow midday Thursday,
  then change entirely to snowfall Thursday evening. Snow will
  continue into Friday, before gradually tapering off in the
  afternoon.

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

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...Winds will increase from the north
  around 20 to 30 mph on Thursday night and 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.

&&

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