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WWUS43 KFSD 210941  
WSWFSD  
 
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
341 AM CST SUN JAN 21 2018  
 
IAZ020-NEZ013-SDZ067-069>071-211945-  
/O.UPG.KFSD.WS.W.0001.180122T0000Z-180123T0000Z/  
/O.NEW.KFSD.BZ.W.0001.180122T0300Z-180123T0600Z/  
PLYMOUTH-DIXON-LINCOLN SD-YANKTON-CLAY SD-UNION-  
341 AM CST SUN JAN 21 2018  
 
...BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO MIDNIGHT  
CST MONDAY NIGHT...  
 
* WHAT...BLIZZARD CONDITIONS EXPECTED. TRAVEL WILL BE VERY  
DANGEROUS TO IMPOSSIBLE, INCLUDING DURING THE MORNING COMMUTE ON  
MONDAY. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 10 TO 15 INCHES ARE  
EXPECTED. ISOLATED AMOUNTS TO 18 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE.  
 
* WHERE...PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA, NORTHEAST NEBRASKA  
AND NORTHWEST IOWA.  
 
* WHEN...FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO MIDNIGHT CST MONDAY NIGHT.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 40 MPH WILL  
CAUSE WHITEOUT CONDITIONS IN BLOWING SNOW. SIGNIFICANT  
DRIFTING OF THE SNOW IS LIKELY.  
 
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. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR  
THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.  
 

 
 
IAZ001>003-012>014-MNZ081-089-090-211945-  
/O.UPG.KFSD.WS.W.0001.180122T0000Z-180123T0600Z/  
/O.NEW.KFSD.BZ.W.0001.180122T0300Z-180123T0600Z/  
LYON IA-OSCEOLA-DICKINSON-SIOUX-O'BRIEN-CLAY IA-COTTONWOOD-NOBLES-  
JACKSON-  
341 AM CST SUN JAN 21 2018  
 
...BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO MIDNIGHT  
CST MONDAY NIGHT...  
 
* WHAT...BLIZZARD CONDITIONS EXPECTED. TRAVEL WILL BE VERY  
DANGEROUS TO IMPOSSIBLE, INCLUDING DURING THE MORNING COMMUTE  
ON MONDAY. TREE BRANCHES COULD FALL AS WELL. TOTAL SNOW  
ACCUMULATIONS OF 10 TO 14 INCHES ARE EXPECTED.  
 
* WHERE...PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST IOWA AND SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA.  
 
* WHEN...FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO MIDNIGHT CST MONDAY NIGHT.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 45 MPH WILL  
CAUSE WHITEOUT CONDITIONS IN BLOWING SNOW. SIGNIFICANT  
DRIFTING OF THE SNOW IS LIKELY.  
 
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. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR  
THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.  
 

 
 
IAZ021-022-032-211945-  
/O.UPG.KFSD.WS.A.0002.180122T0000Z-180123T0600Z/  
/O.NEW.KFSD.BZ.W.0001.180122T0300Z-180123T0600Z/  
CHEROKEE-BUENA VISTA-IDA-  
341 AM CST SUN JAN 21 2018  
 
...BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO MIDNIGHT  
CST MONDAY NIGHT...  
 
* WHAT...BLIZZARD CONDITIONS EXPECTED. TRAVEL WILL BE VERY  
DANGEROUS TO IMPOSSIBLE, INCLUDING DURING THE MORNING COMMUTE  
ON MONDAY. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 5 TO 8 INCHES, WITH  
LOCALIZED AMOUNTS UP TO 14 INCHES, ARE EXPECTED.  
 
* WHERE...CHEROKEE, BUENA VISTA AND IDA COUNTIES.  
 
* WHEN...FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO MIDNIGHT CST MONDAY NIGHT.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 40 MPH WILL  
CAUSE WHITEOUT CONDITIONS IN BLOWING SNOW. SIGNIFICANT  
DRIFTING OF THE SNOW IS LIKELY.  
 
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. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR  
THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.  
 

 
 
IAZ031-NEZ014-211945-  
/O.UPG.KFSD.WS.A.0002.180122T0000Z-180123T0000Z/  
/O.NEW.KFSD.BZ.W.0001.180122T0300Z-180123T0600Z/  
WOODBURY-DAKOTA-  
341 AM CST SUN JAN 21 2018  
 
...BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO MIDNIGHT  
CST MONDAY NIGHT...  
 
* WHAT...BLIZZARD CONDITIONS EXPECTED. TRAVEL WILL BE VERY  
DANGEROUS TO IMPOSSIBLE, INCLUDING DURING THE MORNING COMMUTE  
ON MONDAY. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 7 TO 10 INCHES, WITH  
LOCALIZED AMOUNTS UP TO 14 INCHES, ARE EXPECTED.  
 
* WHERE...IN NEBRASKA, DAKOTA COUNTY. IN IOWA, WOODBURY COUNTY.  
 
* WHEN...FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO MIDNIGHT CST MONDAY NIGHT.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 40 MPH WILL  
CAUSE WHITEOUT CONDITIONS IN BLOWING SNOW. SIGNIFICANT  
DRIFTING OF THE SNOW IS LIKELY.  
 
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. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR  
THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.  
 

 
 
SDZ061-211945-  
/O.UPG.KFSD.WS.A.0002.180122T0000Z-180123T0000Z/  
/O.EXA.KFSD.WS.W.0001.180122T0000Z-180123T0000Z/  
MCCOOK-  
341 AM CST SUN JAN 21 2018  
 
...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM  
CST MONDAY...  
 
* WHAT...HEAVY SNOW EXPECTED. PLAN ON DIFFICULT TRAVEL  
CONDITIONS, INCLUDING DURING THE MORNING COMMUTE ON MONDAY.  
TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 4 TO 6 INCHES ARE EXPECTED.  
 
* WHERE...MCCOOK COUNTY.  
 
* WHEN...FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM CST MONDAY.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...BE PREPARED FOR SIGNIFICANT REDUCTIONS IN  
VISIBILITY AT TIMES.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER  
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL, KEEP AN EXTRA  
FLASHLIGHT, FOOD AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN  
EMERGENCY. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE  
CALLING FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.  
 

 
 
MNZ080-097-098-211945-  
/O.CON.KFSD.WS.W.0001.180122T0000Z-180123T0600Z/  
MURRAY-PIPESTONE-ROCK-  
341 AM CST SUN JAN 21 2018  
 
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING  
TO MIDNIGHT CST MONDAY NIGHT...  
 
* WHAT...HEAVY SNOW EXPECTED. PLAN ON DIFFICULT TRAVEL  
CONDITIONS, INCLUDING DURING THE MORNING COMMUTE ON MONDAY.  
TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 9 INCHES, WITH LOCALIZED  
AMOUNTS UP TO 11 INCHES, ARE EXPECTED.  
 
* WHERE...MURRAY, PIPESTONE AND ROCK COUNTIES.  
 
* WHEN...FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO MIDNIGHT CST MONDAY NIGHT.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...BE PREPARED FOR SIGNIFICANT REDUCTIONS IN  
VISIBILITY AT TIMES.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER  
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL, KEEP AN EXTRA  
FLASHLIGHT, FOOD AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN  
EMERGENCY. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE  
CALLING FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.  
 

 
 
SDZ062-065-066-068-211945-  
/O.CON.KFSD.WS.W.0001.180122T0000Z-180123T0000Z/  
MINNEHAHA-HUTCHINSON-TURNER-BON HOMME-  
341 AM CST SUN JAN 21 2018  
 
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING  
TO 6 PM CST MONDAY...  
 
* WHAT...HEAVY SNOW EXPECTED. PLAN ON DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS,  
INCLUDING DURING THE MORNING COMMUTE ON MONDAY. TOTAL SNOW  
ACCUMULATIONS OF 5 TO 9 INCHES, WITH LOCALIZED AMOUNTS UP TO 12  
INCHES, ARE EXPECTED.  
 
* WHERE...MINNEHAHA, HUTCHINSON, TURNER AND BON HOMME COUNTIES.  
 
* WHEN...FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM CST MONDAY.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...BE PREPARED FOR SIGNIFICANT REDUCTIONS IN  
VISIBILITY AT TIMES.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER  
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL, KEEP AN EXTRA  
FLASHLIGHT, FOOD AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN  
EMERGENCY. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE  
CALLING FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.  
 

 
 
SDZ050-063-064-211945-  
/O.CON.KFSD.WS.W.0001.180121T1200Z-180122T1800Z/  
GREGORY-CHARLES MIX-DOUGLAS-  
341 AM CST SUN JAN 21 2018  
   
..WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST MONDAY
 
 
* WHAT...HEAVY SNOW EXPECTED. PLAN ON DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS,  
INCLUDING DURING THE MORNING COMMUTE ON MONDAY. TOTAL SNOW  
ACCUMULATIONS OF 5 TO 9 INCHES.  
 
* WHERE...GREGORY, CHARLES MIX AND DOUGLAS COUNTIES.  
 
* WHEN...UNTIL NOON CST MONDAY.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...BE PREPARED FOR SIGNIFICANT REDUCTIONS IN  
VISIBILITY AT TIMES.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER  
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL, KEEP AN EXTRA  
FLASHLIGHT, FOOD AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN  
EMERGENCY. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE  
CALLING FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.  
 

 
 
SDZ052-053-057-058-211945-  
/O.UPG.KFSD.WS.A.0002.180121T1200Z-180122T1800Z/  
/O.NEW.KFSD.WW.Y.0002.180121T1200Z-180122T1200Z/  
JERAULD-SANBORN-BRULE-AURORA-  
341 AM CST SUN JAN 21 2018  
   
..WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST MONDAY
 
 
* WHAT...SNOW EXPECTED. PLAN ON SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS. TOTAL  
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE EXPECTED.  
 
* WHERE...JERAULD, SANBORN, BRULE AND AURORA COUNTIES.  
 
* WHEN...UNTIL 6 AM CST MONDAY.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...BE PREPARED FOR REDUCED VISIBILITIES AT  
TIMES.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS PERIODS OF SNOW WILL  
CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED  
ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES, AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.  
THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING FROM CAN  
BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.  
 

 
 
SDZ059-211945-  
/O.UPG.KFSD.WS.A.0002.180122T0000Z-180123T0000Z/  
/O.NEW.KFSD.WW.Y.0002.180121T1200Z-180122T1200Z/  
DAVISON-  
341 AM CST SUN JAN 21 2018  
   
..WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST MONDAY
 
 
* WHAT...SNOW EXPECTED. PLAN ON SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS,  
INCLUDING DURING THE MORNING COMMUTE ON MONDAY. TOTAL SNOW  
ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE EXPECTED.  
 
* WHERE...DAVISON COUNTY.  
 
* WHEN...UNTIL 6 AM CST MONDAY.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...BE PREPARED FOR REDUCED VISIBILITIES AT  
TIMES.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS PERIODS OF SNOW WILL  
CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED  
ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES, AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.  
THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING FROM CAN  
BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.  
 

 
 
SDZ040-054>056-060-211945-  
/O.UPG.KFSD.WS.A.0002.180122T0000Z-180123T0000Z/  
/O.NEW.KFSD.WW.Y.0002.180122T0000Z-180123T0000Z/  
BROOKINGS-MINER-LAKE-MOODY-HANSON-  
341 AM CST SUN JAN 21 2018  
 
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO  
6 PM CST MONDAY...  
 
* WHAT...SNOW EXPECTED. PLAN ON SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS,  
INCLUDING DURING THE MORNING COMMUTE ON MONDAY. TOTAL SNOW  
ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 5 INCHES.  
 
* WHERE...BROOKINGS, MINER, LAKE, MOODY AND HANSON COUNTIES.  
 
* WHEN...FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM CST MONDAY.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...BE PREPARED FOR REDUCED VISIBILITIES AT  
TIMES.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS PERIODS OF SNOW WILL  
CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED  
ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES, AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.  
THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING FROM CAN  
BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.  
 

 
 
MNZ071-072-211945-  
/O.UPG.KFSD.WS.A.0002.180122T0000Z-180123T0600Z/  
/O.NEW.KFSD.WW.Y.0002.180122T0000Z-180123T0000Z/  
LINCOLN MN-LYON MN-  
341 AM CST SUN JAN 21 2018  
 
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO  
6 PM CST MONDAY...  
 
* WHAT...SNOW EXPECTED. PLAN ON SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS,  
INCLUDING DURING THE MORNING COMMUTE ON MONDAY. TOTAL SNOW  
ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES.  
 
* WHERE...LINCOLN MN AND LYON MN COUNTIES.  
 
* WHEN...FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM CST MONDAY.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...BE PREPARED FOR REDUCED VISIBILITIES AT  
TIMES.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS PERIODS OF SNOW WILL  
CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED  
ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES, AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.  
THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING FROM CAN  
BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.  
 

 
 
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