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Winter Storm Watch

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1004 PM CST SUN JAN 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WITH HEAVY SNOW POSSIBLE BY TUESDAY...

IAZ001>003-012>014-020>022-031-032-MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097-
098-NEZ013-014-SDZ040-055-056-061-062-066-067-070-071-231215-
/O.CON.KFSD.WS.A.0002.170124T1200Z-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-
1004 PM CST SUN JAN 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

* TIMING...SNOW IS POSSIBLE FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
  WEDNESDAY MORNING. THE HEAVIEST SNOWS WILL FALL TUESDAY
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 4 TO 8 INCHES
  ARE POSSIBLE. ISOLATED HIGHER AMOUNTS MAY BE POSSIBLE.
  UNCERTAINTY IN THE FORECAST COULD LEAD TO THESE NUMBERS
  CHANGING INTO MONDAY.

* WINDS / VISIBILITIES...SIGNIFICANT REDUCTIONS IN VISIBILITY
  ARE POSSIBLE AS NORTHERLY WINDS INCREASE TO 20 TO 30 MPH AND
  GUSTS OVER 30 MPH DEVELOP TUESDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...PLAN ON DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS TUESDAY AS
  ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED QUICKLY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS AS THIS SYSTEM
APPROACHES.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
355 PM CST SUN JAN 22 2017

IAZ001>003-012>014-020>022-031-032-MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097-
098-NEZ013-014-SDZ038>040-050-052>071-232200-
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-BEADLE-KINGSBURY-
BROOKINGS-GREGORY-JERAULD-SANBORN-MINER-LAKE-MOODY-BRULE-AURORA-
DAVISON-HANSON-MCCOOK-MINNEHAHA-CHARLES MIX-DOUGLAS-HUTCHINSON-
TURNER-LINCOLN SD-BON HOMME-YANKTON-CLAY SD-UNION-
355 PM CST SUN JAN 22 2017

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST IOWA,
WEST CENTRAL IOWA, SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA, NORTHEAST NEBRASKA,
CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA, EAST CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA, SOUTH CENTRAL
SOUTH DAKOTA, AND SOUTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

PATCHY FOG WILL BE POSSIBLE SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING,
MAINLY EAST OF I-29. VISIBILITIES MAY FALL BELOW ONE MILE AT
TIMES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

ACCUMULATING SNOW IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE REGION BEGINNING LATE
MONDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUING THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING. THE
HEAVIEST SNOW WILL FALL TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. WIDESPREAD
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE...WITH ACCUMULATIONS OF 4 TO 8
INCHES POSSIBLE. A WINTER STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR TUESDAY
INTO WEDNESDAY. THERE CONTINUES TO BE UNCERTAINTY REGARDING THE
TRACK OF THIS STORM SYSTEM.  CONTINUE TO MONITOR YOUR LOCAL
FORECAST AHEAD OF THIS STORM.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED  TONIGHT.

$$



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