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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Rapid City SD
338 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

.A storm system will move across the Pacific Northwest today and
strengthen as it moves across the Northern Rockies tonight. The
system will then track east across portions of the northern and
central Plains Thursday into Friday. Snowfall will develop across
northeast Wyoming and southwest South Dakota late tonight and move
across much of South Dakota on Thursday. A band of heavy snowfall
is expected to develop across portions of eastern Wyoming,
southern South Dakota, and northern Nebraska Thursday into
Thursday evening, with 6 inches or more of snowfall possible. The
exact track of this heavier snowfall is still uncertain at this
time, but the more favorable areas for this heavy snow to develop
look to be across southern portions of northeast Wyoming and far
southern South Dakota into Nebraska. Snowfall will begin to taper
off from west to east later Thursday night and Friday morning.
Monitor NOAA Weather Radio or local media for the latest
information...forecasts...and warnings.

SDZ026-028-031-043-046-047-049-230145-
/O.CON.KUNR.WS.A.0003.170223T1300Z-170224T1900Z/
Rapid City-Central Black Hills-Pennington Co Plains-Jackson-
Mellette-Todd-Tripp-
Including the cities of Rapid City, Hill City, Mt Rushmore, Wall,
Kadoka, White River, Mission, and Winner
338 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017 /438 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017/

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

* TIMING...Snow will begin early Thursday morning and continue
  into Thursday night. Snow will taper off from west to east late
  Thursday night into Friday morning.

* MAIN IMPACT...Snowfall amounts of around 6 inches are possible
  across much of the Black Hills and the west central South Dakota
  plains, with snowfall amounts to around a foot likely across
  south central South Dakota.

* OTHER IMPACTS...Slippery and hazardous road conditions will be
  possible. Travel may be difficult at times. Some areas of
  blowing snow are possible across the plains Thursday afternoon
  into Friday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A winter storm watch means heavy snow...strong winds...freezing
precipitation...and cold temperatures are possible.  Monitor NOAA
weather radio...local radio or television...or the internet for
updates on this potentially dangerous storm. Take time to prepare
for severe winter conditions before the storm develops.

&&

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
407 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

...HIGH END WINTER STORM TAKING AIM AT THE UPPER MIDWEST THURSDAY
NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...BRINGING HEAVY SNOW...STRONG
WINDS...AND BLOWING SNOW...

.A winter storm watch has been expanded to include areas along and
southeast of an Appleton, to St. Cloud, to Mora Minnesota line
from Thursday evening through Friday evening. Snow accumulations
of 6 to 12 inches, with locally higher amounts are possible across
the watch area. In addition, northeast winds Friday morning
becoming north and northwest Friday afternoon will gust as high as
40 mph. Blowing snow will further reduce visibilities. If these
winds materialize, blizzard conditions should be expected in open
areas.

The Friday morning and afternoon commutes are expected to be
significantly impacted.

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/O.EXA.KMPX.WS.A.0003.170224T0000Z-170225T0600Z/
Mille Lacs-Kanabec-Stearns-Benton-Sherburne-Isanti-Lac Qui Parle-
Swift-Chippewa-Kandiyohi-Meeker-Yellow Medicine-Freeborn-
Including the cities of Princeton, Mora, St Cloud, Foley,
Elk River, Cambridge, Madison, Benson, Montevideo, Willmar,
Litchfield, Granite Falls, and Albert Lea
407 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

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

The National Weather Service in Twin Cities/Chanhassen has issued
a Winter Storm Watch, which is in effect from Thursday evening
through Friday evening.

* TIMING...Rain will turn to snow Thursday evening and continue
  through Friday evening.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 to 12 inches are likely, with amounts
  in excess of 12 inches possible.

* WINDS...Northeast to northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 40
  mph resulting in considerable blowing snow and possible
  blizzard conditions.

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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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
407 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

...HIGH END WINTER STORM TAKING AIM AT THE UPPER MIDWEST THURSDAY
NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...BRINGING HEAVY SNOW...STRONG
WINDS...AND BLOWING SNOW...

.A winter storm watch has been expanded to include areas along and
southeast of an Appleton, to St. Cloud, to Mora Minnesota line
from Thursday evening through Friday evening. Snow accumulations
of 6 to 12 inches, with locally higher amounts are possible across
the watch area. In addition, northeast winds Friday morning
becoming north and northwest Friday afternoon will gust as high as
40 mph. Blowing snow will further reduce visibilities. If these
winds materialize, blizzard conditions should be expected in open
areas.

The Friday morning and afternoon commutes are expected to be
significantly impacted.

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/O.EXT.KMPX.WS.A.0003.170224T0000Z-170225T0600Z/
Chisago-Wright-Hennepin-Anoka-Ramsey-Washington-Renville-McLeod-
Sibley-Carver-Scott-Dakota-Redwood-Brown-Nicollet-Le Sueur-Rice-
Goodhue-Watonwan-Blue Earth-Waseca-Steele-Martin-Faribault-
Including the cities of Center City, Monticello, Minneapolis,
Blaine, St Paul, Stillwater, Olivia, Hutchinson, Gaylord, Chaska,
Shakopee, Hastings, Redwood Falls, New Ulm, St Peter, Le Sueur,
Faribault, Red Wing, St James, Mankato, Waseca, Owatonna,
Fairmont, and Blue Earth
407 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

* TIMING...Rain will turn to heavy snow Thursday evening and
  continue through Friday.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 to 12 inches are likely, with amounts
  in excess of 12 inches possible.

* WINDS...Northeast to northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 40
  mph resulting in considerable blowing snow and possible
  blizzard conditions.

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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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
406 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

...Winter Storm Likely to Impact Northern Iowa Thursday Evening
Through Friday Evening...

.A winter storm will bring a wintry mix of precipitation to Iowa.
The greatest threat for moderate or higher snowfall is over
northern and northwestern Iowa. Strong west to northwest winds
will develop Friday into Friday evening leading to the potential
for significant blowing and drifting snow.

IAZ006-007-016-033-221815-
/O.EXB.KDMX.WS.A.0003.170224T0000Z-170225T0600Z/
Winnebago-Worth-Hancock-Sac-
Including the cities of Forest City, Lake Mills, Northwood,
Manly, Garner, Britt, Kanawha, Sac City, Lake View, Odebolt,
Wall Lake, Schaller, and Early
406 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

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

The National Weather Service in Des Moines has issued a Winter
Storm Watch, which is in effect from Thursday evening through
Friday evening.

* TIMING...Rain will transition to snow Thursday night into Friday
  morning with winds increasing through the day on Friday.
  The precipitation and wind are expected to persist into Friday
  night.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW/ICE ACCUMULATIONS...3 to 7 inches across
  northern Iowa, with locally higher amounts possible.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...Winds becoming from the north and northwest
  at 20 to 30 mph with gusts over 40 mph. Visibility will be
  reduced to one half mile or less during periods of heavier snow
  and wind.

* IMPACTS...Travel may be severely impacted as blowing and
  drifting snow reduce visibility Friday into Saturday morning.

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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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
406 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

...Winter Storm Likely to Impact Northern Iowa Thursday Evening
Through Friday Evening...

.A winter storm will bring a wintry mix of precipitation to Iowa.
The greatest threat for moderate or higher snowfall is over
northern and northwestern Iowa. Strong west to northwest winds
will develop Friday into Friday evening leading to the potential
for significant blowing and drifting snow.

IAZ004-005-015-023-221815-
/O.EXT.KDMX.WS.A.0003.170224T0000Z-170225T0600Z/
Emmet-Kossuth-Palo Alto-Pocahontas-
Including the cities of Estherville, Algona, Emmetsburg,
Pocahontas, Laurens, Rolfe, Fonda, and Gilmore City
406 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

* TIMING...Rain will transition to snow Thursday night...with winds
  increasing through the day on Friday. The precipitation
  and wind are expected to persist into Friday night.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW/ICE ACCUMULATIONS...3 to 7 inches across
  northern Iowa, with locally higher amounts possible.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...Winds becoming from the north and northwest
  at 20 to 30 mph with gusts over 40 mph. Visibility will be
  reduced to one half mile or less during periods of heavier snow
  and wind.

* IMPACTS...Travel may be severely impacted as blowing and
  drifting snow reduce visibility Friday into Saturday morning.

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.

&&

$$

Ansorge

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
337 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

IAZ031-032-NEZ014-221745-
/O.EXB.KFSD.WS.A.0003.170224T0000Z-170225T0600Z/
Woodbury-Ida-Dakota-
337 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

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

The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a Winter
Storm Watch, which is in effect from Thursday evening through
Friday evening.

* TIMING...Rain will change to snow Thursday night, with snow
  continuing heavy at times Friday. Snow should diminish Friday
  night.

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

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...Winds will increase from the north around
  20 to 35 mph Thursday night through Friday evening. 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
337 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

SDZ038-039-053-221745-
/O.EXA.KFSD.WS.A.0003.170224T0000Z-170225T0000Z/
Beadle-Kingsbury-Sanborn-
337 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

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

The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a Winter
Storm Watch, which is in effect from Thursday evening through
Friday afternoon.

* TIMING...Snow will spread into the area Thursday afternoon, then
  continue heavy at times Thursday night into Friday. Snow should
  diminish Friday afternoon.

* ACCUMULATIONS...Storm total snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches
  are likely, with amounts in excess of 12 inches possible.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...Winds will increase from the north
  around 25 to 35 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
337 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

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221745-
/O.EXT.KFSD.WS.A.0003.170224T0000Z-170225T0600Z/
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Buena Vista-Lincoln MN-Lyon MN-Murray-Cottonwood-Nobles-Jackson-
Pipestone-Rock-
337 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

* TIMING...A mix of rain and snow Thursday afternoon will change
  to all snow Thursday evening. Snow will continue heavy at times
  Thursday night and Friday, before gradually tapering off Friday
  night.

* ACCUMULATIONS...Storm total snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches
  are likely, with amounts in excess of 12 inches possible.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...Winds will increase from the north around
  25 to 30 mph Thursday night, with gusts over 40 mph possible on
  Friday into Friday evening. 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
337 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

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/O.CON.KFSD.WS.A.0003.170224T0000Z-170225T0000Z/
Dixon-Brookings-Miner-Lake-Moody-Davison-Hanson-McCook-Minnehaha-
Hutchinson-Turner-Lincoln SD-Bon Homme-Yankton-Clay SD-Union-
337 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

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

* TIMING...A mix of rain and snow Thursday afternoon will change
  to all snow Thursday evening. Snow will continue heavy at times
  Thursday night and Friday, before gradually tapering off Friday
  evening.

* ACCUMULATIONS...Storm total snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches
  are likely, with amounts in excess of 12 inches possible.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...Winds will increase from the north
  around 20 to 35 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
337 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

SDZ050-057-058-063-064-221745-
/O.EXT.KFSD.WS.A.0003.170223T1800Z-170225T0000Z/
Gregory-Brule-Aurora-Charles Mix-Douglas-
337 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...Snow will spread into the area by midday Thursday, then
  continue heavy at times Thursday night into Friday. Snow should
  diminish Friday afternoon.

* ACCUMULATIONS...Storm total snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches
  are likely, with amounts in excess of 12 inches possible.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...Winds will increase from the north
  around 20 to 35 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
337 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

SDZ052-221745-
/O.EXB.KFSD.WS.A.0003.170223T1800Z-170225T0000Z/
Jerauld-
337 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

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

The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a Winter
Storm Watch, which is in effect from Thursday afternoon through
Friday afternoon.

* TIMING...Snow will spread into the area by midday Thursday, then
  continue heavy at times Thursday night into Friday. Snow should
  diminish Friday afternoon.

* ACCUMULATIONS...Storm total snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches
  are likely, with amounts in excess of 12 inches possible.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...Winds will increase from the north
  around 20 to 35 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Omaha/Valley NE
330 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

...Winter storm potential continues to increase for Thursday
night and Friday...

.A late winter storm system will bring much colder weather on
Thursday and Friday, as well as a risk for heavy snow. Snow
accumulations of 8 to 12 inches are possible in parts of
northeast Nebraska by Friday evening. Also, gusty north to
northwest winds could create additional travel hazards due to
blowing and drifting snow and reduced visibilities.

NEZ011-012-016>018-221730-
/O.CON.KOAX.WS.A.0004.170224T0000Z-170225T0000Z/
Knox-Cedar-Antelope-Pierce-Wayne-
Including the cities of Creighton, Bloomfield, Crofton, Wausa,
Verdigre, Niobrara, Hartington, Laurel, Randolph, Coleridge,
Neligh, Elgin, Pierce, Plainview, Osmond, and Wayne
330 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

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

* TIMING...Rain or a rain/snow mix on Thursday should change to
  snow Thursday evening, with snow continuing through Friday.

* MAIN IMPACT...Snow accumulations of 8 to 12 inches are possible
  from Thursday evening through Friday.

* OTHER IMPACTS...Gusty northeast to northwest winds may cause
  blowing and drifting of snow, which would impact travel by
  reducing visibilities and making roads harder to clear. The
  winds, combined with wet and heavy snow, also could create a
  risk of sporadic power outages.

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.

&&

$$

Fobert

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Omaha/Valley NE
330 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

...Winter storm potential continues to increase for Thursday
night and Friday...

.A late winter storm system will bring much colder weather on
Thursday and Friday, as well as a risk for heavy snow. Snow
accumulations of 8 to 12 inches are possible in parts of
northeast Nebraska by Friday evening. Also, gusty north to
northwest winds could create additional travel hazards due to
blowing and drifting snow and reduced visibilities.

NEZ015-221730-
/O.EXA.KOAX.WS.A.0004.170224T0000Z-170225T0000Z/
Thurston-
Including the cities of Pender, Macy, Walthill, and Winnebago
330 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

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

The National Weather Service in Omaha/Valley has issued a Winter
Storm Watch, which is in effect from Thursday evening through
Friday afternoon.

* TIMING...Rain or a rain/snow mix on Thursday should change to
  snow Thursday evening, with snow continuing through Friday.

* MAIN IMPACT...Snow accumulations of 8 inches or more are
  possible from Thursday evening through Friday.

* OTHER IMPACTS...Gusty northeast to northwest winds may cause
  blowing and drifting of snow, which would impact travel by
  reducing visibilities and making roads harder to clear. The
  winds, combined with wet and heavy snow, also could create a
  risk of sporadic power outages.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service North Platte NE
321 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

...Accumulating snow and winter storm conditions are likely
beginning tonight and lasting through Friday afternoon...

.A strong upper level trough of low pressure will track across the
central Rockies today. As this emerges onto the plains tonight,
rain will initially develop across northwestern Nebraska. As
colder air pushes into western and north central Nebraska
overnight tonight into Thursday, rain will change over to snow
from northwest to southeast. By Friday morning there is the
potential for 6 to 15 inches of snow across the sandhills and
north central Nebraska. In addition to snow, northerly winds will
increase Thursday night, leading to areas of blowing snow.

NEZ005>010-022>029-035>037-222330-
/O.CON.KLBF.WS.A.0003.170223T1200Z-170225T0000Z/
Eastern Cherry-Keya Paha-Boyd-Brown-Rock-Holt-Garden-Grant-Hooker-
Thomas-Blaine-Loup-Garfield-Wheeler-Arthur-McPherson-Logan-
Including the cities of Valentine, Springview, Spencer, Butte,
Lynch, Ainsworth, Bassett, Rose, Oneill, Atkinson, Oshkosh,
Lewellen, Hyannis, Mullen, Thedford, Halsey, Dunning, Purdum,
Brewster, Taylor, Burwell, Bartlett, Ericson, Arthur, Tryon,
Ringgold, and Stapleton
321 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017 /221 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017/

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

A Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Thursday morning
through Friday afternoon.

* TIMING...Rain will change over to snow Thursday and continue
  into Friday morning.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...Storm total accumulations of 6 to 15
  inches, with the higher amounts expected near and north of
  Highways 2 and 91.

* WIND...Northeast winds on Thursday turn to the north Thursday
  evening. Wind speeds of 10 to 20 MPH with gusts up to 30 MPH
  possible.

* IMPACTS...Travel will become difficult by Thursday into
  Thursday night due to falling snow and blowing snow.

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.

&&

$$

Roberg

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
258 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

...Winter storm trending north could now impact central and
northeast South Dakota...


SDZ033-035>037-045-048-051-221700-
/O.NEW.KABR.WS.A.0002.170223T1800Z-170224T1800Z/
Stanley-Hughes-Hyde-Hand-Jones-Lyman-Buffalo-
Including the cities of Mission Ridge, Pierre, Highmore, Miller,
Murdo, Kennebec, and Fort Thompson
258 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017 /158 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017/

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

The National Weather Service in Aberdeen has issued a Winter
Storm Watch...which is in effect from Thursday afternoon through
Friday morning.

* Timing...snow is expected from Thursday afternoon through
  Friday morning.

* Snow Accumulations...There is the potential for accumulations of
  5 to 12 inches. Periods of heavy snow with accumulations of 1
  to 2 inches per hour are also possible.

* Winds / Visibilities...Significant reductions in visibility due
  to the combination of heavy snow and northeast winds gusting to
  40 to 50mph Thursday night into Friday.

* Impacts...Plan on difficult driving conditions.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
258 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

...Winter storm trending north could now impact central and
northeast South Dakota...


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/O.NEW.KABR.WS.A.0002.170224T0000Z-170225T0000Z/
Big Stone-Roberts-Spink-Clark-Codington-Grant-Hamlin-Deuel-
Including the cities of Ortonville, Sisseton, Redfield, Clark,
Watertown, Milbank, Hayti, and Clear Lake
258 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

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

The National Weather Service in Aberdeen has issued a Winter
Storm Watch...which is in effect from Thursday evening through
Friday afternoon.

* Timing...snow is expected from Thursday evening through Friday
  afternoon.

* Snow Accumulations...There is the potential for accumulations of
  4 to 10 inches. Periods of heavy snow with accumulations of 1
  to 2 inches per hour are also possible.

* Winds / Visibilities...Significant reductions in visibility due
  to the combination of heavy snow and northeast winds gusting to
  40 to 50mph Thursday night into Friday.

* Impacts...Plan on difficult driving conditions.

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.

&&

$$

Connelly


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Rapid City SD
521 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

SDZ027-041>044-046-047-049-231400-
Southern Foot Hills-Fall River-Oglala Lakota-Jackson-Bennett-
Mellette-Todd-Tripp-
521 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017 /621 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017/

This Hazardous weather outlook is for portions of south central
South Dakota...and western South Dakota.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Snow will develop late tonight and continue through Thursday.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

A winter storm will affect the region Thursday, with snow
diminishing Friday morning. Accumulations of over 12 inches are
possible. A winter storm watch is in effect.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed today.

&&

Stay tuned to NOAA weather radio for further updates...or check
our web site at weather.gov/rapidcity

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service North Platte NE
437 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

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Sheridan-Eastern Cherry-Keya Paha-Boyd-Brown-Rock-Holt-Garden-
Grant-Hooker-Thomas-Blaine-Loup-Garfield-Wheeler-Arthur-McPherson-
Logan-Custer-Deuel-Keith-Perkins-Lincoln-Chase-Hayes-Frontier-
Western Cherry-
437 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017 /337 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017/

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of western and
north central Nebraska.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

Elevated fire danger is likely this afternoon across all of
western and north central Nebraska.

A winter storm system will begin to affect the region late
tonight, as rain quickly changes over to snow across the
northwest sandhills.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

A winter storm system will continue to affect the region Thursday
into Friday. Snow will spread east on Thursday, impacting the
sandhills and north central Nebraska. At this time, the greatest
threat for accumulating snow is along and north of Interstate 80,
with heavy accumulations expected across north central Nebraska.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

&&

Get your weather, hydrological, and climate information at
http://www.weather.gov/northplatte

$$

KAR

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
432 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

NEZ011-012-015>018-230045-
KNOX-CEDAR-THURSTON-ANTELOPE-PIERCE-WAYNE-
432 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
NEBRASKA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

Very high fire danger is expected this afternoon across the area.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

Accumulating snow is possible from Thursday evening through
Friday evening across all but extreme southeast Nebraska as a
late winter storm system moves across the Plains.

A winter storm watch remains in effect for Thursday evening
through Friday for the area with snow accumulations of 8 to 12
inches possible along with gusty north to northwest winds.

There is also a chance of thunderstorms Thursday evening in
southeast Nebraska and southwest Iowa.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
432 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

IAZ043-055-056-069-079-080-090-091-NEZ030>034-042>045-050>053-
065>068-078-088>093-230045-
MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT-
PAGE-BOONE-MADISON-STANTON-CUMING-BURT-PLATTE-COLFAX-DODGE-
WASHINGTON-BUTLER-SAUNDERS-DOUGLAS-SARPY-SEWARD-LANCASTER-CASS-
OTOE-SALINE-JEFFERSON-GAGE-JOHNSON-NEMAHA-PAWNEE-RICHARDSON-
432 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST
IOWA...WEST CENTRAL IOWA...EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA...NORTHEAST
NEBRASKA AND SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

Very high fire danger is expected this afternoon across the area.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

Accumulating snow is possible from Thursday evening through
Friday evening across all but extreme southeast Nebraska as a
late winter storm system moves across the Plains. There is still
a range of possibilities for the storm track and the resulting
snowfall amounts but the greatest accumulations are expected in
the north near the South Dakota border. Gusty north to northwest
winds also are possible during and after the snow event.

There is also a chance of thunderstorms Thursday evening in
southeast Nebraska and southwest Iowa.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.

$$

Fobert

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
338 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

MNZ039-046-SDZ003>011-015>023-033>037-045-048-051-230945-
Traverse-Big Stone-Corson-Campbell-McPherson-Brown-Marshall-
Roberts-Walworth-Edmunds-Day-Dewey-Potter-Faulk-Spink-Clark-
Codington-Grant-Hamlin-Deuel-Stanley-Sully-Hughes-Hyde-Hand-Jones-
Lyman-Buffalo-
338 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017 /238 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017/

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of west central
Minnesota, central South Dakota, north central South Dakota, and
northeast South Dakota.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Showers and Thundershowers will continue to pass through the
forecast area through the morning and afternoon hours. No
hazardous weather is expected with these showers.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

We continue to monitor a storm system that will rapidly intensity
as it moves into the Central Plains Thursday. Recent model runs
have trended the storm track northward, and as such we now have
the potential to see significant accumulations along and south of
highway 14 in central South Dakota and for much of northeast
South Dakota and western Minnesota. There still remains a high
degree of uncertainty as to how far north accumulating snow will
fall, as well as how far north the heaviest snow will extend.
Strong winds are also expected around this system, particularly
Thursday night and Friday. With falling snow and strong winds,
expect poor visibility and hazardous travel conditions.
Improvement is expected during the day Friday as the system moves
to the east.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Connelly

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