WY WFO RAPID CITY Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

WFO RAPID CITY Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Friday, March 16, 2018

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WINTER STORM WATCH

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Rapid City SD

321 AM MDT Thu Mar 15 2018

.A spring-like storm will produce a wintry mix of rain, sleet,

freezing rain, and snow tonight and Friday.

Rain will begin today, and then change to freezing rain, sleet,

and snow tonight. The best chance of heavy snow will be across

southwestern South Dakota, with substantial freezing rain

possible over south-central South Dakota.

Uncertainty still exists with the track of the storm as well as

the temperature profile, which will have a large effect on the

types and amounts of precipitation. Please continue to stay tuned

for updates as the storm evolves.

…WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH

FRIDAY AFTERNOON…

* WHAT…Heavy mixed precipitation possible. Total snow

accumulations of 3 to 5 inches, with localized amounts up to 8

inches, and ice accumulations of a light glaze are possible.

* WHERE…Portions of northeastern Wyoming, the northwestern Black

Hills, and the northern and eastern Foothills areas.

* WHEN…From late tonight through Friday afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on difficult travel conditions,

including during the morning commute on Friday. Significant

reductions in visibility are possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Storm Watch means heavy snow, strong winds, freezing

precipitation, and cold temperatures are possible. Monitor NOAA

weather radio, local radio or television, or the Internet for

updates on this potentially dangerous storm. Take time to

prepare for severe winter conditions before the storm develops.

…WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH

FRIDAY AFTERNOON…

* WHAT…Heavy mixed precipitation possible. Total snow

accumulations of 3 to 5 inches, with localized amounts up to 8

inches, and ice accumulations of a light glaze are possible.

* WHERE…Portions of northeastern Wyoming, the northwestern Black

Hills, and the northern and eastern Foothills areas.

* WHEN…From late tonight through Friday afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on difficult travel conditions,

including during the morning commute on Friday. Significant

reductions in visibility are possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Storm Watch means heavy snow, strong winds, freezing

precipitation, and cold temperatures are possible. Monitor NOAA

weather radio, local radio or television, or the Internet for

updates on this potentially dangerous storm. Take time to

prepare for severe winter conditions before the storm develops.

…WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH

FRIDAY AFTERNOON…

* WHAT…Heavy mixed precipitation possible. Total snow

accumulations of 3 to 5 inches, with localized amounts up to 8

inches, and ice accumulations of a light glaze are possible.

* WHERE…Portions of northeastern Wyoming, the northwestern Black

Hills, and the northern and eastern Foothills areas.

* WHEN…From late tonight through Friday afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on difficult travel conditions,

including during the morning commute on Friday. Significant

reductions in visibility are possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Storm Watch means heavy snow, strong winds, freezing

precipitation, and cold temperatures are possible. Monitor NOAA

weather radio, local radio or television, or the Internet for

updates on this potentially dangerous storm. Take time to

prepare for severe winter conditions before the storm develops.

…WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH

FRIDAY AFTERNOON…

* WHAT…Heavy mixed precipitation possible. Total snow

accumulations of 3 to 5 inches, with localized amounts up to 8

inches, and ice accumulations of a light glaze are possible.

* WHERE…Portions of northeastern Wyoming, the northwestern Black

Hills, and the northern and eastern Foothills areas.

* WHEN…From late tonight through Friday afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on difficult travel conditions,

including during the morning commute on Friday. Significant

reductions in visibility are possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Storm Watch means heavy snow, strong winds, freezing

precipitation, and cold temperatures are possible. Monitor NOAA

weather radio, local radio or television, or the Internet for

updates on this potentially dangerous storm. Take time to

prepare for severe winter conditions before the storm develops.

…WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY

AFTERNOON…

* WHAT…Heavy mixed precipitation possible. Total snow

accumulations of 3 to 5 inches, with localized amounts up to 7

inches, and ice accumulations of a light glaze are possible.

* WHERE…Northern Campbell County.

* WHEN…From late tonight through Friday afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on difficult travel conditions,

including during the morning commute on Friday. Significant

reductions in visibility are possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Storm Watch means heavy snow, strong winds, freezing

precipitation, and cold temperatures are possible. Monitor NOAA

weather radio, local radio or television, or the Internet for

updates on this potentially dangerous storm. Take time to

prepare for severe winter conditions before the storm develops.

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