...BLIZZARD TO MOVE THROUGH PORTIONS OF THE NORTHERN PLAINS CHRISTMAS DAY... .A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL CROSS THE ROCKIES SATURDAY NIGHT AND RAPIDLY DEVELOP OVER THE NORTHERN PLAINS ON SUNDAY. THIS SYSTEM WILL BRING A WIDE VARIETY OF WEATHER TO THE AREA... ALONG WITH STRONG NORTHWESTERLY WINDS. SNOW WILL DEVELOP ACROSS NORTHEAST WYOMING AND MUCH OF WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA EARLY SUNDAY... BECOMING MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES IN MANY AREAS BY LATE MORNING. A MIX OF FREEZING RAIN...SLEET...AND SNOW OVER SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA EARLY SUNDAY WILL BECOME ALL RAIN BY LATE MORNING. STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL THEN DEVELOP DURING THE MIDDAY AND AFTERNOON HOURS FROM WEST TO EAST AS THE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVES QUICKLY NORTH AND EAST OF THE AREA. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE ACROSS THE WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS...WITH GUSTS TO OVER 60 MPH PRODUCING BLIZZARD CONDITIONS IN MOST AREAS. WINDS WILL GRADUALLY TAPER OFF LATE SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING. TRAVEL WILL BE DIFFICULT TO IMPOSSIBLE IN MANY AREAS. THE STRONG WINDS COULD ALSO LEAD TO POWER OUTAGES AND TREE DAMAGE. LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...YOUR LOCAL MEDIA...OR CHECK THE WEB FOR THE LATEST UPDATES ON THIS DANGEROUS STORM. ...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SUNDAY TO NOON MST MONDAY... * SNOW WILL DEVELOP SUNDAY MORNING...BECOMING MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES DURING THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON HOURS. SNOW WILL TAPER OFF SUNDAY NIGHT. * GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY MONDAY WILL PRODUCE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. * TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 4 TO 8 INCHES ARE EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. * LOOK FOR SIGNIFICANT REDUCTIONS IN VISIBILITY AT TIMES. DAMAGE TO TREES AND POWER LINES IS POSSIBLE. * PLAN ON DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS.
|Instructions: 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.|
|Target Area: Central Black Hills, Northern Black Hills|
Seven day detailed Forecast, Custer, SD. December 24, 2016
A 20 percent chance of snow after 11pm. Cloudy, with a low around 20. East wind 6 to 8 mph becoming west after midnight.
Snow. Areas of blowing snow after 11am. Temperature rising to near 28 by 11am, then falling to around 11 during the remainder of the day. Wind chill values between -7 and 3. Northeast wind 7 to 12 mph becoming northwest 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
Snow likely, mainly before 11pm. Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. Wind chill values between -10 and -18. Blustery, with a northwest wind 20 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Mostly sunny, with a high near 24. Wind chill values between -5 and 5. West wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Mostly clear, with a low around 11. West wind 7 to 9 mph.
Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. West wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.
Mostly clear, with a low around 15.
Sunny, with a high near 29.
Mostly clear, with a low around 13.
Mostly sunny, with a high near 35.
A slight chance of snow showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Mostly sunny, with a high near 30.