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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
544 PM CST WED JAN 28 2015

SDZ038-039-050-052>055-057>061-063>065-068-069-291000-
/O.CON.KFSD.WI.Y.0003.150129T0000Z-150129T1200Z/
BEADLE-KINGSBURY-GREGORY-JERAULD-SANBORN-MINER-LAKE-BRULE-AURORA-
DAVISON-HANSON-MCCOOK-CHARLES MIX-DOUGLAS-HUTCHINSON-BON HOMME-
YANKTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HURON...DE SMET...ARLINGTON...
LAKE PRESTON...GREGORY...BURKE...WESSINGTON SPRINGS...ALPENA...
WOONSOCKET...HOWARD...MADISON...CHAMBERLAIN...KIMBALL...
PLANKINTON...WHITE LAKE...STICKNEY...MITCHELL...ALEXANDRIA...
EMERY...SALEM...CANISTOTA...BRIDGEWATER...MONTROSE...WAGNER...
PLATTE...LAKE ANDES...MARTY...ARMOUR...CORSICA...DELMONT...
PARKSTON...FREEMAN...MENNO...TRIPP...TYNDALL...SCOTLAND...
SPRINGFIELD...AVON...TABOR...YANKTON
544 PM CST WED JAN 28 2015

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST THURSDAY...

* TIMING...STRONG WINDS WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT
  HOURS...DIMINISHING TOWARD DAYBREAK THURSDAY.

* WEATHER CONDITIONS...SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH
  HIGHER GUSTS ARE EXPECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS ARE FORECAST TO BE
31 TO 39 MPH OR GUSTS WILL RANGE BETWEEN 46 AND 57 MPH.  WINDS OF
THESE MAGNITUDES MAY CAUSE MINOR PROPERTY DAMAGE WITHOUT EXTRA
PRECAUTIONS. MOTORISTS IN HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES SHOULD USE
CAUTION UNTIL THE WINDS SUBSIDE.

&&

$$


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1246 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015

NDZ018>023-025-031>037-040>048-050-051-291100-
DUNN-MERCER-OLIVER-MCLEAN-SHERIDAN-WELLS-FOSTER-GOLDEN VALLEY-
BILLINGS-STARK-MORTON-BURLEIGH-KIDDER-STUTSMAN-SLOPE-HETTINGER-
GRANT-BOWMAN-ADAMS-SIOUX-EMMONS-LOGAN-LA MOURE-MCINTOSH-DICKEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...KILLDEER...BEULAH...HAZEN...CENTER...
GARRISON...MCCLUSKY...HARVEY...CARRINGTON...BEACH...MEDORA...
DICKINSON...MANDAN...BISMARCK...STEELE...JAMESTOWN...MARMARTH...
MOTT...ELGIN...BOWMAN...HETTINGER...FORT YATES...LINTON...
NAPOLEON...EDGELEY...ASHLEY...OAKES
1246 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015 /1146 PM MST WED JAN 28 2015/

...PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE TONIGHT...

PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL CONTINUE OVER PORTIONS OF WESTERN
AND CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA TONIGHT. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...AS
FREEZING DRIZZLE MAY CAUSE SOME ROADS AND WALKING SURFACES TO
BECOME SLICK.

$$

NH


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1244 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015

NDZ018>023-025-031>037-040>048-050-051-300645-
DUNN-MERCER-OLIVER-MCLEAN-SHERIDAN-WELLS-FOSTER-GOLDEN VALLEY-
BILLINGS-STARK-MORTON-BURLEIGH-KIDDER-STUTSMAN-SLOPE-HETTINGER-
GRANT-BOWMAN-ADAMS-SIOUX-EMMONS-LOGAN-LA MOURE-MCINTOSH-DICKEY-
1244 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015 /1144 PM MST WED JAN 28 2015/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL
NORTH DAKOTA...SOUTHEAST NORTH DAKOTA AND SOUTHWEST NORTH DAKOTA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

PATCHY LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE MAY CREATE SLICK DRIVING AND
WALKING SURFACES.

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

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

&&

MORE WEATHER...HYDROLOGICAL AND CLIMATE INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND
AT WEATHER.GOV/BIS.



$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
420 PM CST WED JAN 28 2015

SDZ038-039-050-052>055-057>061-063>065-068-069-292230-
BEADLE-KINGSBURY-GREGORY-JERAULD-SANBORN-MINER-LAKE-BRULE-AURORA-
DAVISON-HANSON-MCCOOK-CHARLES MIX-DOUGLAS-HUTCHINSON-BON HOMME-
YANKTON-
420 PM CST WED JAN 28 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL HIGHER GUSTS
ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE NIGHT. THERE IS ALSO A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
FREEZING DRIZZLE OVERNIGHT...MAINLY NORTH OF INTERSTATE 90.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE AREA LATE SATURDAY
AFTERNOON INTO EARLY ON SUNDAY. SNOWFALL AMOUNTS ARE UNCERTAIN AT
THIS TIME DEPENDENT ON THE TRACK OF THE SYSTEM. STAY TUNED FOR
FURTHER UPDATES AS THE EVENT DRAWS CLOSER.

WIND CHILL VALUES OF 5 BELOW ZERO TO 15 BELOW ZERO WILL BE
POSSIBLE ON SUNDAY AND MONDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
256 PM MST WED JAN 28 2015

MTZ028>042-056>058-063>068-WYZ098-099-292200-
SOUTHERN WHEATLAND-MUSSELSHELL-TREASURE-NORTHERN ROSEBUD-CUSTER-
FALLON-NORTHERN STILLWATER-YELLOWSTONE-POWDER RIVER-CARTER-
SOUTHERN BIG HORN-EASTERN CARBON-NORTHERN PARK-
NORTHERN SWEET GRASS-GOLDEN VALLEY-RED LODGE FOOTHILLS-
NORTHERN BIG HORN-SOUTHERN ROSEBUD-JUDITH GAP-PARADISE VALLEY-
LIVINGSTON AREA-BEARTOOTH FOOTHILLS-ABSAROKA/BEARTOOTH MOUNTAINS-
CRAZY MOUNTAINS-NORTHEAST BIGHORN MOUNTAINS-SHERIDAN FOOTHILLS-
256 PM MST WED JAN 28 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
MONTANA...SOUTH CENTRAL MONTANA...SOUTHEAST MONTANA AND NORTH
CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER THIS AFTERNOON
AND TONIGHT IS LOW.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

AFTER A PERIOD OF WARM TEMPERATURES...A COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO
BRING TEMPERATURES IN THE 20S AND A THREAT OF ACCUMULATING SNOW
TO THE AREA SATURDAY AND SUNDAY. BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND
ADDITIONAL SNOW MAY CONTINUE THROUGH MUCH OF NEXT WEEK AS WELL.
KEEP UP WITH THE LATEST FORECASTS FOR DETAILS AS WINTER WEATHER
RETURNS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
242 PM CST WED JAN 28 2015

SDZ003-004-009-015>023-033>037-045-048-051-292045-
CORSON-CAMPBELL-WALWORTH-DEWEY-POTTER-FAULK-SPINK-CLARK-CODINGTON-
GRANT-HAMLIN-DEUEL-STANLEY-SULLY-HUGHES-HYDE-HAND-JONES-LYMAN-
BUFFALO-
242 PM CST WED JAN 28 2015 /142 PM MST WED JAN 28 2015/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL SOUTH
DAKOTA...NORTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA AND NORTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

RATHER STRONG AND GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS ARE DEVELOPING AND WILL
PERSIST OVERNIGHT. A WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT. ALSO...PATCHY
LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE IS POSSIBLE FOR A FEW HOURS
OVERNIGHT...RESULTING IN PERHAPS A FEW SLICK SPOTS. HOWEVER...AT
THIS TIME...NO SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS ARE ANTICIPATED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
242 PM CST WED JAN 28 2015

MNZ039-046-SDZ005>008-010-011-292045-
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-MCPHERSON-BROWN-MARSHALL-ROBERTS-EDMUNDS-DAY-
242 PM CST WED JAN 28 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF WEST CENTRAL
MINNESOTA...NORTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA AND NORTHEAST SOUTH
DAKOTA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

ALSO...PATCHY LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE OR VERY LIGHT FREEZING RAIN IS
POSSIBLE FOR A FEW HOURS OVERNIGHT...RESULTING IN PERHAPS A FEW
SLICK SPOTS. HOWEVER...AT THIS TIME...NO SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS
ARE ANTICIPATED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

DORN

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
525 AM MST WED JAN 28 2015

WYZ001>020-022>030-291300-
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-CASPER MOUNTAIN-CODY FOOTHILLS-
EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-FLAMING GORGE-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-JACKSON HOLE-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-
NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-
ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-
SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-
SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-STAR VALLEY-
TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS-UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-
WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-
525 AM MST WED JAN 28 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1100 AM FOR THE TETON
AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS IN FAR WEST WYOMING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

LIGHT TO OCCASIONALLY MODERATE SNOW WILL OCCUR IN THE WEST UNTIL LATE
MORNING...ENDING EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. EAST OF THE DIVIDE...AREAS
OF RAIN AND SNOW WILL OCCUR...ENDING FROM NORTH TO SOUTH BY
EVENING. PATCHY LIGHT FREEZING RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH 9 AM
ACROSS THE EASTERN BIG HORN BASIN...WHERE TEMPERATURES ARE HOVERING
AROUND FREEZING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THURSDAY...PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING...WITH VISIBILITIES AT A FEW
LOCATIONS DECREASING TO BELOW A HALF MILE...WILL OCCUR ACROSS THE
LOWER ELEVATIONS EAST OF THE DIVIDE AS WELL A IN THE JACKSON AND STAR
VALLEYS WEST.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOWFALL AMOUNTS...OR ANY ICE
ACCUMULATION.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON


Hydrologic Outlook


HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
NDZ017>021-031>036-040>047-050-292145-

HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
340 PM CST WED JAN 28 2015 /240 PM MST WED JAN 28 2015/

...UNUSUAL RIVER CONDITIONS AND FLOW FOR JANUARY...


RUNOFF FROM RAIN LAST WEEKEND AND MELTING SNOW HAVE COMBINED TO
PRODUCE SOME UNUSUALLY HIGH RIVERS ACROSS THE SOUTHWESTERN QUARTER
OF NORTH DAKOTA.

CONDITIONS THAT HAVE CROPPED UP OVER THE PAST FEW DAYS INCLUDE ICE
JAMS THAT HAVE CREATED TEMPORARY HIGH WATER ALONG THE LITTLE
MISSOURI RIVER NEAR MEDORA, KNIFE RIVER NEAR HAZEN, CANNONBALL
RIVER, HEART RIVER, AND BEAVER CREEK IN MONTANA. THIS LAST ONE
ALONG BEAVER CREEK HAS NOT YET FULLY WORKED ITS WAY INTO NORTH
DAKOTA. EVEN AS THE WATER FROM UPSTREAM ENTERS NORTH DAKOTA, IT
MAY NOT BE ENOUGH TO BREAK UP THE ICE ON BEAVER CREEK IN GOLDEN
VALLEY COUNTY.

OTHER PROBLEMS OF INTEREST ARE THE RESERVOIRS AND SMALL LAKES THAT
ARE RISING DUE TO INCREASED INFLOW. ANGLERS WISHING TO FISH THESE
BODIES OF WATER SHOULD BE EXTRA CAREFUL AS WARM TEMERATURES AND
RISING WATER RAPIDLY DETERIORATE ICE CONDITIONS NEAR THE SHORE.
ACCESS MAY BE DIFFICULT, IF NOT DANGEROUS. SOME, BUT NOT ALL, OF
THE LAKES THAT THIS IS A CONCERN FOR INCLUDE PATTERSON LAKE NEAR
DICKINSON, LAKE TSCHIDA, CAMELS HUMP, DAVIS DAM, AND OTHER SIMILAR
BODIES OF WATER.

$$

AJS

HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
MTC003-009-011-017-025-037-065-067-075-087-095-097-103-107-111-
WYC033-301200-

HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
453 AM MST WED JAN 28 2015

RECORD WARM TEMPERATURES OVER THE PAST WEEK HAVE MELTED OUT LOWER
ELEVATION SNOWPACK...AND HAS BEGUN TO MELT SNOWPACK OVER AREA
FOOTHILLS BELOW 7000 FEET. THIS HAS RESULTED IN INCREASING FLOWS
ON AREA STREAMS AND RIVERS...WITH INDICATIONS OF ICE JAM FORMATION
IN SOME AREAS INCLUDING ALONG THE MUSSELSHELL AND TONGUE RIVERS.
AS WATER CONTINUES TO WORK INTO AREA WATERWAYS OVER THE NEXT FEW
DAYS THE THREAT OF ICE JAM FORMATION AND LOCALIZED FLOODING WILL
INCREASE. THOSE WITH INTERESTS NEAR WATERWAYS SHOULD BE ALERT FOR
ICE JAM FLOODING AND TAKE PRECAUTIONS NOW TO MOVE LIVESTOCK AND
EQUIPMENT TO HIGHER GROUND.

$$

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