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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
346 PM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

IAZ002-003-013-014-022-MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097-SDZ040-
062200-
OSCEOLA-DICKINSON-O`BRIEN-CLAY IA-BUENA VISTA-LINCOLN MN-LYON MN-
MURRAY-COTTONWOOD-NOBLES-JACKSON-PIPESTONE-BROOKINGS-
346 PM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST
IOWA...SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA AND EAST CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS WILL LINGER INTO THIS EVENING. A
DUSTING OF SNOW COULD OCCUR.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE SUNDAY MORNING AND BECOME STRONG BY
THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS. SUSTAINED WINDS MAY APPROACH 30
MPH...WITH WIND GUSTS TO 50 MPH POSSIBLE. WINDS WILL DIMINISH
SLIGHTLY SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...BUT WIND GUSTS GREATER THAN 45
MPH MAY CONTINUE.

IN ADDITION TO THE WINDS...SNOW SHOWERS WILL BE
PREVALENT SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT. ESPECIALLY DURING FALLING
SNOW...VISIBILITIES WILL BE GREATLY REDUCED AT TIMES. NEAR WHITE-
OUT CONDITIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE AT TIMES...AND A BLIZZARD WATCH IS
IN EFFECT FOR SUNDAY AFTERNOON INTO MONDAY MORNING FOR PORTIONS
OF SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA AND NORTHWESTERN IOWA.

BLOWING SNOW AND OCCASIONAL FLURRIES MAY LINGER INTO MONDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$



Blizzard Watch

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
321 PM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

IAZ002-003-013-014-022-MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097-SDZ040-
061200-
/O.NEW.KFSD.BZ.A.0002.160207T1800Z-160208T1200Z/
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
321 PM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

...BLIZZARD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
SUNDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SIOUX FALLS HAS ISSUED A BLIZZARD
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
SUNDAY NIGHT.

* TIMING...BLIZZARD CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON
  THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT DUE TO A COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS
  AND FALLING SNOW.

* 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 HAVE 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.

$$

DUX



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