WY WFO RAPID CITY Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

WFO RAPID CITY Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Monday, March 5, 2018

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WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Rapid City SD

744 PM MST Sun Mar 4 2018

.A strong area of low pressure will track into eastern South

Dakota tonight and Monday. The heaviest snow will fall across

central South Dakota. Upslope enhanced snow is expected over the

northern Black Hills.

Very strong winds will occur on the plains of western South

Dakota late tonight and on Monday, with gusts of 55 to 65 mph

likely. The combination of snow and strong winds will produce

blizzard conditions in some areas.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS

EVENING TO 5 PM MST MONDAY…

* WHAT…Snow is expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4

inches, with localized amounts up to 6 inches over the highest

elevations.

* WHERE…In Wyoming, the Wyoming Black Hills. In South Dakota,

the Northern Black Hills.

* WHEN…From 11 PM this evening to 5 PM MST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road conditions,

including during the morning commute on Monday. In addition,

significant reductions in visibility are likely. Tree branches

could fall. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph will cause

widespread blowing and drifting snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means snow accumulations will

create hazardous conditions. Use caution when traveling. The

latest road conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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