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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
327 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...DEVELOPING WINTER STORM WILL BRING SNOW AND GUSTY WINDS TO
   MUCH OF THE AREA THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY...

.A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE FROM NORTHEAST MONTANA THIS
MORNING TO CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA AND CENTRAL NEBRASKA BY THIS
AFTERNOON...THEN INTO THE MIDWEST TONIGHT. AREAS OF RAIN WILL
CHANGE OVER TO SNOW TODAY AS COLDER AIR CONTINUES TO MOVE
IN...HOWEVER A LULL IN THE RAIN AND SNOW IS EXPECTED THIS MORNING
INTO THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL PRODUCE BLOWING
SNOW LATER TODAY AND TONIGHT ON THE PLAINS AND ENHANCE UPSLOPE
SNOWFALL OVER THE NORTHERN BLACK HILLS. HEAVIER SNOWFALL IS
EXPECTED ACROSS THE AREA TONIGHT AND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING. SNOW WILL END LATE TUESDAY MORNING OR EARLY TUESDAY
AFTERNOON AS DRIER AIR MOVES IN.

SNOWFALL TOTALS ARE FORECAST TO BE IN THE 6 TO 12 INCH RANGE
ACROSS MUCH OF THE NORTHERN BLACK HILLS AND WYOMING BLACK HILLS...
WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ACROSS THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS. ON THE
PLAINS...2 TO 6 INCHES ARE EXPECTED IN MOST AREAS.

SDZ024-WYZ057-221900-
/O.CON.KUNR.WS.W.0011.000000T0000Z-141223T1900Z/
NORTHERN BLACK HILLS-WYOMING BLACK HILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LEAD...DEADWOOD...SUNDANCE...
FOUR CORNERS
327 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST
TUESDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST TUESDAY.

* TIMING...HEAVIER SNOWFALL WILL DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON OR EARLY
  THIS EVENING AND CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* MAIN HAZARD...6 TO 12 INCHES OF SNOW ACCUMULATION...WITH HIGHER
  AMOUNTS LIKELY ACROSS THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS FROM O`NEIL PASS TO
  TERRY PEAK. AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW CAN ALSO BE
  EXPECTED.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME HAZARDOUS ACROSS THE AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS AND GUSTY WINDS WILL CREATE DANGEROUS CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
327 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...DEVELOPING WINTER STORM WILL BRING SNOW AND GUSTY WINDS TO
   MUCH OF THE AREA THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY...

.A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE FROM NORTHEAST MONTANA THIS
MORNING TO CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA AND CENTRAL NEBRASKA BY THIS
AFTERNOON...THEN INTO THE MIDWEST TONIGHT. AREAS OF RAIN WILL
CHANGE OVER TO SNOW TODAY AS COLDER AIR CONTINUES TO MOVE
IN...HOWEVER A LULL IN THE RAIN AND SNOW IS EXPECTED THIS MORNING
INTO THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL PRODUCE BLOWING
SNOW LATER TODAY AND TONIGHT ON THE PLAINS AND ENHANCE UPSLOPE
SNOWFALL OVER THE NORTHERN BLACK HILLS. HEAVIER SNOWFALL IS
EXPECTED ACROSS THE AREA TONIGHT AND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING. SNOW WILL END LATE TUESDAY MORNING OR EARLY TUESDAY
AFTERNOON AS DRIER AIR MOVES IN.

SNOWFALL TOTALS ARE FORECAST TO BE IN THE 6 TO 12 INCH RANGE
ACROSS MUCH OF THE NORTHERN BLACK HILLS AND WYOMING BLACK HILLS...
WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ACROSS THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS. ON THE
PLAINS...2 TO 6 INCHES ARE EXPECTED IN MOST AREAS.

SDZ025-221900-
/O.UPG.KUNR.WW.Y.0027.000000T0000Z-141223T1200Z/
/O.EXA.KUNR.WS.W.0011.000000T0000Z-141223T1900Z/
NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...SPEARFISH
327 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RAPID CITY HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
UNTIL NOON MST TUESDAY. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER
IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...HEAVIER SNOWFALL WILL DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON OR EARLY
  THIS EVENING AND CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* MAIN HAZARD...SNOWFALL TOTALS OF 5 TO 10 INCHES ARE EXPECTED.

* OTHER CONDITIONS...STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL PRODUCE BLOWING
  AND DRIFTING SNOW...REDUCING VISIBILITIES.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME HAZARDOUS ACROSS THE AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS AND GUSTY WINDS WILL CREATE DANGEROUS CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

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