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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
459 AM CST TUE JAN 24 2017

MNZ080-081-089-090-097-098-SDZ052>062-251100-
MURRAY-COTTONWOOD-NOBLES-JACKSON-PIPESTONE-ROCK-JERAULD-SANBORN-
MINER-LAKE-MOODY-BRULE-AURORA-DAVISON-HANSON-MCCOOK-MINNEHAHA-
459 AM CST TUE JAN 24 2017

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SNOW WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE AREA TODAY...BECOMING HEAVY AT TIMES
THROUGH THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING. TOTAL SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS
AVERAGING 5 TO 10 INCHES ARE EXPECTED, WITH THE HEAVIER AMOUNTS
SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 90. IN ADDITION TO FALLING SNOW...AREAS OF
BLOWING SNOW WILL BECOME POSSIBLE AS NORTHERLY WINDS INCREASE THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

SNOW AND PATCHY BLOWING SNOW WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH FROM WEST TO
EAST THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SNOWFALL REPORTS WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED.

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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
356 AM CST TUE JAN 24 2017

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

IAZ001-MNZ080-089-097-098-SDZ055-056-061-062-241800-
/O.EXT.KFSD.WS.W.0001.170124T1800Z-170125T1800Z/
LYON IA-MURRAY-NOBLES-PIPESTONE-ROCK-LAKE-MOODY-MCCOOK-MINNEHAHA-
356 AM CST TUE JAN 24 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO NOON CST
WEDNESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP IN THE LATE MORNING TO EARLY
  AFTERNOON...QUICKLY BECOMING MODERATE TO HEAVY. PERIODS OF HEAVY
  SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING WITH SNOW
  ENDING WEDNESDAY MORNING. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW WILL DEVELOP
  THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THROUGH 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...AND ALSO IN BLOWING SNOW AS
  NORTHERLY WINDS INCREASE TO 20 TO 30 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS
  OVER 30 MPH INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* 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.

&&

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