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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
823 PM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

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

.A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE FROM NORTHEAST MONTANA TONIGHT TO
EASTERN SOUTH DAKOTA AND EASTERN NEBRASKA BY LATE MONDAY. THIS
SYSTEM WILL STRENGTHEN AS IT MOVES ACROSS THE DAKOTAS. AREAS OF
RAIN WILL CHANGE OVER TO SNOW TONIGHT AS A COLD FRONT CROSSES THE
AREA. GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP LATE TONIGHT AND
MONDAY...PRODUCING BLOWING SNOW ON THE PLAINS AND ENHANCING
UPSLOPE SNOWFALL OVER THE NORTHERN BLACK HILLS. OCCASIONAL
SNOWFALL WILL THEN CONTINUE ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA THROUGH MONDAY
NIGHT...FINALLY TAPERING OFF TUESDAY MORNING 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 5 INCHES ARE EXPECTED IN MOST AREAS.

SDZ001-002-012>014-025-072-073-WYZ056-071-221130-
/O.CON.KUNR.WW.Y.0027.141222T0700Z-141223T1200Z/
HARDING-PERKINS-BUTTE-NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-ZIEBACH-
NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-
SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-WESTERN CROOK-NORTHEASTERN CROOK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...LEMMON...BISON...
BELLE FOURCHE...FAITH...DUPREE...SPEARFISH...STURGIS...
UNION CENTER...MOORCROFT...HULETT...COLONY
823 PM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO 5 AM MST TUESDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
TO 5 AM MST TUESDAY.

* TIMING...AREAS OF RAIN AND SNOW WILL CHANGE TO SNOW OVERNIGHT.
  OCCASIONAL SNOW CAN BE EXPECTED THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT.

* MAIN HAZARD...SNOWFALL TOTALS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE EXPECTED
  ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA. HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE LIKELY ACROSS THE
  FOOTHILLS FROM SPEARFISH TO THE STURGIS AREA.

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

* IMPACTS...THE SNOW AND STRONG WINDS WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS
  DRIVING CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS REDUCED
VISIBILITIES WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS. USE CAUTION WHEN
OUTDOORS OR TRAVELING.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
823 PM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

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

.A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE FROM NORTHEAST MONTANA TONIGHT TO
EASTERN SOUTH DAKOTA AND EASTERN NEBRASKA BY LATE MONDAY. THIS
SYSTEM WILL STRENGTHEN AS IT MOVES ACROSS THE DAKOTAS. AREAS OF
RAIN WILL CHANGE OVER TO SNOW TONIGHT AS A COLD FRONT CROSSES THE
AREA. GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP LATE TONIGHT AND
MONDAY...PRODUCING BLOWING SNOW ON THE PLAINS AND ENHANCING
UPSLOPE SNOWFALL OVER THE NORTHERN BLACK HILLS. OCCASIONAL
SNOWFALL WILL THEN CONTINUE ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA THROUGH MONDAY
NIGHT...FINALLY TAPERING OFF TUESDAY MORNING 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 5 INCHES ARE EXPECTED IN MOST AREAS.

SDZ031-032-042>044-221130-
/O.CON.KUNR.WW.Y.0027.141222T0700Z-141223T1200Z/
PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-HAAKON-SHANNON-JACKSON-BENNETT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WALL...PHILIP...PINE RIDGE...KYLE...
KADOKA...MARTIN
823 PM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO 5 AM MST TUESDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
TO 5 AM MST TUESDAY.

* TIMING...AREAS OF LIGHT RAIN WILL CHANGE OVER TO SNOW LATE
  TONIGHT. OCCASIONAL SNOW CAN BE EXPECTED THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT.

* MAIN HAZARD...SNOWFALL TOTALS OF 2 TO 5 INCHES ARE EXPECTED
  ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE
  ACROSS THE PINE RIDGE.

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

* IMPACTS...THE SNOW AND STRONG WINDS WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS
  DRIVING CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS REDUCED
VISIBILITIES WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS. USE CAUTION WHEN
OUTDOORS OR TRAVELING.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
823 PM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

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

.A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE FROM NORTHEAST MONTANA TONIGHT TO
EASTERN SOUTH DAKOTA AND EASTERN NEBRASKA BY LATE MONDAY. THIS
SYSTEM WILL STRENGTHEN AS IT MOVES ACROSS THE DAKOTAS. AREAS OF
RAIN WILL CHANGE OVER TO SNOW TONIGHT AS A COLD FRONT CROSSES THE
AREA. GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP LATE TONIGHT AND
MONDAY...PRODUCING BLOWING SNOW ON THE PLAINS AND ENHANCING
UPSLOPE SNOWFALL OVER THE NORTHERN BLACK HILLS. OCCASIONAL
SNOWFALL WILL THEN CONTINUE ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA THROUGH MONDAY
NIGHT...FINALLY TAPERING OFF TUESDAY MORNING 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 5 INCHES ARE EXPECTED IN MOST AREAS.

SDZ028-221130-
/O.CON.KUNR.WW.Y.0027.000000T0000Z-141223T1900Z/
CENTRAL BLACK HILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HILL CITY...MT RUSHMORE
823 PM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST
TUESDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST
TUESDAY.

* TIMING...AREAS OF RAIN AND SNOW WILL CHANGE OVER TO SNOW TONIGHT...
  WITH SNOW CONTINUING ACROSS THE AREA AT TIMES THROUGH MONDAY AND
  INTO EARLY TUESDAY.

* MAIN HAZARD...2 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW IS EXPECTED ACROSS MUCH OF
  THE AREA...WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS LIKELY TO THE WEST OF DEERFIELD
  AND ROCHFORD.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS SNOW ACCUMULATION WILL
CREATE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1251 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

...ACCUMULATING SNOW AND INCREASING WIND SOUTHWEST THIS MONDAY
MORNING THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...

.SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP DURING THE EARLY MORNING
HOURS...POSSIBLY BEGINNING AS LIGHT RAIN. THE SNOW WILL CONTINUE
TO FALL MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT. ACCUMULATIONS UP TO 4 INCHES ARE
EXPECTED ACROSS SOUTHWESTERN NORTH DAKOTA THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT. IN
ADDITION TO THE SNOW...NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE UP TO 25
MILES PER HOUR...CREATING AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW LATER MONDAY
MORNING INTO MONDAY NIGHT.

THOSE PLANNING TRAVEL THIS MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT
ACROSS WESTERN NORTH DAKOTA SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR WINTER DRIVING
CONDITIONS. REDUCED VISIBILITIES IN FALLING AND BLOWING
SNOW...ALONG WITH ICY ROADWAYS...SHOULD BE EXPECTED.

NDZ017-031>033-040-041-043-044-221500-
/O.CON.KBIS.WW.Y.0017.000000T0000Z-141223T1200Z/
MCKENZIE-GOLDEN VALLEY-BILLINGS-STARK-SLOPE-HETTINGER-BOWMAN-
ADAMS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WATFORD CITY...BEACH...MEDORA...
DICKINSON...MARMARTH...MOTT...BOWMAN...HETTINGER
1251 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014 /1151 PM MST SUN DEC 21 2014/

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST /5 AM
MST/ TUESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW DEVELOPING EARLY THIS MORNING...POSSIBLY BEGINNING
  AS LIGHT RAIN. SNOW CONTINUING DURING THE DAYTIME MONDAY BEFORE
  ENDING MONDAY NIGHT. INCREASING NORTHWEST WINDS MONDAY.

* MAIN IMPACT...REDUCED VISIBILITIES IN FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW.

* OTHER IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED ROADS RESULTING IN POOR TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED
FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES. USE EXTRA
CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING. THE NORTH DAKOTA STATE PATROL ADVISES...
DO NOT USE THE CRUISE CONTROL IN THESE WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

JV

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
807 PM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

MTZ033-037-230315-
/O.CON.KBYZ.WW.Y.0035.141222T0700Z-141223T1200Z/
FALLON-CARTER-
INCLUDING THE LOCATIONS OF...BAKER...PLEVNA...WEBSTER...EKALAKA...
ALZADA...HAMMOND...BELLTOWER
807 PM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO 5 AM MST TUESDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW REMAINS IN
EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 5 AM MST TUESDAY.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF SNOW...GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS...
  BLOWING SNOW AND POOR VISIBILITY WILL CAUSE DIFFICULT TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS.

* TIMING...RAIN SHOWERS WILL CHANGE TO SNOW TONIGHT. SNOW AND
  GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS CAN BE EXPECTED MONDAY AND MONDAY
  NIGHT.

* SNOW AMOUNTS...1 TO 3 INCHES.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WIND GUSTS TO 40 MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

CHECK ROAD CONDITIONS BEFORE TRAVELING ON MONDAY. DRIVE WITH
CAUTION AND LEAVE EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION.

&&

$$

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/BILLINGS

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
347 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

...WINTER STORM MOVING INTO WESTERN NEBRASKA ...

.A WINTER STORM MOVING INTO THE NORTHERN PLAINS TONIGHT WILL
SPREAD RAIN INTO WESTERN NEBRASKA TONIGHT RAIN WILL CHANGE TO OR
MIX WITH SNOW EARLY MONDAY MORNING AND MOVE EAST INTO THE NEBRASKA
SANDHILLS THROUGH THE DAY ON MONDAY. STRONG WINDS WILL ACCOMPANY
THE STORM WITH AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW REDUCING VISIBILITIES TO A
HALF MILE AT TIMES.

NEZ004-005-023>025-035>037-094-221200-
/O.NEW.KLBF.WW.Y.0021.141222T1200Z-141223T0600Z/
SHERIDAN-EASTERN CHERRY-GRANT-HOOKER-THOMAS-ARTHUR-MCPHERSON-
LOGAN-WESTERN CHERRY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GORDON...RUSHVILLE...VALENTINE...
HYANNIS...MULLEN...THEDFORD...ARTHUR...TRYON...STAPLETON...CODY...
MERRIMAN...KILGORE
347 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014 /247 PM MST SUN DEC 21 2014/

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM CST /5 AM MST/
MONDAY TO MIDNIGHT CST /11 PM MST/ MONDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTH PLATTE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 6 AM CST /5 AM MST/ MONDAY TO MIDNIGHT CST /11 PM MST/
MONDAY NIGHT.

* TIMING...SNOW...MODERATE AT TIMES WILL DEVELOP OVER NORTHWEST
  NEBRASKA MONDAY MORNING AND MOVE EAST THROUGH THE SANDHILLS
  THROUGH THE DAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ONE TO THREE INCHES OF SNOW ACCUMULATION.

* WIND...NORTHWEST WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  30 MPH.

* IMPACTS...AS TEMPERATURES COOL THROUGH THE EARLY MORNING HOURS
  WET ROAD SURFACES WILL FREEZE AS RAIN CHANGES TO SNOW THE SNOW
  WILL COVER THE ICY ROAD SURFACES MAKING TRAVEL HAZARDOUS. AS
  WINDS INCREASE THROUGH THE MORNING AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW WILL
  DEVELOP REDUCING VISIBILITIES TO A HALF MILE AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

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