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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
528 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

MNZ071-072-SDZ038>040-052-053-057-058-041130-
LINCOLN MN-LYON MN-BEADLE-KINGSBURY-BROOKINGS-JERAULD-SANBORN-
BRULE-AURORA-
528 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

VERY STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP TODAY...GUSTING IN
EXCESS OF 40 MPH AT TIMES. THIS IN COMBINATION WITH ADDITIONAL
SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES THROUGH THE MORNING WILL RESULT
IN OCCASIONAL BLIZZARD CONDITIONS AS THE BLOWING SNOW CREATES
WHITEOUTS. VISIBILITIES MAY BE REDUCED TO LESS THAN A QUARTER MILE
OVER MUCH OF THE AREA FOR A FEW HOURS. AFTER THE SNOW AND BLOWING
SNOW ABATE...WINDS CHILLS WILL LIKELY DROP TO 15 TO 25 BELOW ZERO
TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

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Blizzard Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
407 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

SDZ038-039-052-053-057-058-031815-
/O.CON.KFSD.BZ.W.0003.150303T1300Z-150303T2100Z/
BEADLE-KINGSBURY-JERAULD-SANBORN-BRULE-AURORA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HURON...DE SMET...ARLINGTON...
LAKE PRESTON...WESSINGTON SPRINGS...ALPENA...WOONSOCKET...
CHAMBERLAIN...KIMBALL...PLANKINTON...WHITE LAKE...STICKNEY
407 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING TO
3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...WORST CONDITIONS FROM DAYBREAK TO EARLY AFTERNOON TODAY.

* ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW...WITH HIGHEST AMOUNTS
  NORTH OF HIGHWAY 14.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH
  WILL BE COMMON...WITH SOME GUSTS AROUND 45 MPH IN THE MORNING.
  THE COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND FALLING SNOW WILL REDUCE
  VISIBILITY TO A HALF MILE OR LESS AT TIMES...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN
  AREAS. DRIFTING SNOW WILL ALSO IMPACT TRAVEL THROUGH THE EARLY
  AFTERNOON.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...WIND CHILL VALUES WILL FALL TO ZERO TO 15
  BELOW ZERO BY LATE AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS
AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT
CONDITIONS...MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF
YOU MUST TRAVEL...HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET
STRANDED...STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE.

&&

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