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

326 PM MST Mon Mar 5 2018

.A strong area of low pressure will spin over northwest Iowa

through tonight. Snowfall will continue to move west southwest

into western South Dakota through tonight. The heaviest snow will

fall across central South Dakota. Upslope enhanced snow over the

northern Black Hills will wane by this evening.

Very strong winds will occur on the plains of western South

Dakota through this evening, with gusts of 55 to 65 mph likely.

The combination of snow and strong winds will produce blizzard

conditions across portions of northwest through central South

Dakota. Elsewhere where light snow falls, some blowing snow will

occur.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS

EVENING…

* WHAT…Snow and blowing snow. Additional snow accumulations of

up to one inch are expected.

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

the Northern Black Hills.

* WHEN…Until 8 PM MST this evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road conditions,

including during the evening commute. In addition, areas of

poor visibility are likely. Tree branches could fall. Winds

gusting as high as 45 mph will cause areas of 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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