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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
431 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015

SDZ038>040-050-052>061-063-064-021845-
/O.CON.KFSD.BZ.A.0002.150303T1200Z-150303T2100Z/
BEADLE-KINGSBURY-BROOKINGS-GREGORY-JERAULD-SANBORN-MINER-LAKE-
MOODY-BRULE-AURORA-DAVISON-HANSON-MCCOOK-CHARLES MIX-DOUGLAS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HURON...DE SMET...ARLINGTON...
LAKE PRESTON...BROOKINGS...GREGORY...BURKE...WESSINGTON SPRINGS...
ALPENA...WOONSOCKET...HOWARD...MADISON...FLANDREAU...
CHAMBERLAIN...KIMBALL...PLANKINTON...WHITE LAKE...STICKNEY...
MITCHELL...ALEXANDRIA...EMERY...SALEM...CANISTOTA...BRIDGEWATER...
MONTROSE...WAGNER...PLATTE...LAKE ANDES...MARTY...ARMOUR...
CORSICA...DELMONT
431 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015

...BLIZZARD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...WORST CONDITIONS FROM EARLY TUESDAY THROUGH MID
  AFTERNOON TUESDAY.

* ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW POSSIBLE...WITH THE
  HIGHEST AMOUNTS NORTH OF INTERSTATE 90.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS OF 30 TO 45 MPH
  WILL BE COMMON...WITH SOME GUSTS AROUND 50 MPH POSSIBLE. IF
  THESE WINDS MATERIALIZE COUPLED WITH FALLING SNOW...VISIBILITY
  REDUCTIONS OF LESS THAN A QUARTER MILE COULD OCCUR. AFTER THE
  FALLING SNOW ENDS...THE VISIBILITY WILL GREATLY INCREASE.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
431 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015

MNZ071-072-080-081-097-021845-
/O.CON.KFSD.BZ.A.0002.150303T1500Z-150304T0000Z/
LINCOLN MN-LYON MN-MURRAY-COTTONWOOD-PIPESTONE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TYLER...HENDRICKS...LAKE BENTON...
IVANHOE...MARSHALL...SLAYTON...FULDA...WINDOM...MOUNTAIN LAKE...
PIPESTONE
431 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015

...BLIZZARD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...WORST CONDITIONS FROM MID MORNING TUESDAY THROUGH
  LATE TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW POSSIBLE...WITH THE
  HIGHEST AMOUNTS ALONG AND NORTH OF HIGHWAY 14.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS OF 30 TO 45 MPH
  WILL BE COMMON...WITH SOME GUSTS AROUND 50 MPH POSSIBLE. IF
  THESE WINDS MATERIALIZE COUPLED WITH FALLING SNOW...VISIBILITY
  REDUCTIONS OF LESS THAN A QUARTER MILE COULD OCCUR. AFTER THE
  FALLING SNOW ENDS...THE VISIBILITY WILL GREATLY INCREASE.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
423 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015

...POSSIBLE BLIZZARD CONDITIONS LATE TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY...

.STRONG LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE ACROSS THE CENTRAL PLAINS TONIGHT
AND TUESDAY...SPREADING SNOW AND STRONG WINDS ACROSS THE REGION.
AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE.

MNZ046-SDZ019>023-022230-
/O.CON.KABR.BZ.A.0002.150303T1200Z-150304T0000Z/
BIG STONE-CLARK-CODINGTON-GRANT-HAMLIN-DEUEL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ORTONVILLE...CLARK...WATERTOWN...
MILBANK...CASTLEWOOD...CLEAR LAKE
423 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015

...BLIZZARD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...BLIZZARD CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE BY TUESDAY MORNING.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO 45 MPH COULD PRODUCE QUARTER MILE OR LESS VISIBILITY IN
  FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW ON TUESDAY.

* SNOW/ICE ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW WITH LOCALLY
  HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR BLOWING AND
FALLING SNOW...THAT IN COMBINATION WITH STRONG WINDS COULD CREATE
EXTREMELY POOR VISIBILITIES. THIS CAN LEAD TO WHITEOUT CONDITIONS
AND MAKE TRAVEL VERY DANGEROUS.

&&

$$

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