Winter Storm Warning Late Monday Evening and Tuesday

January 23, 2017 – 11:32am MT

.WINTER STORM TO IMPACT THE REGION LATE TONIGHT AND TUESDAY... 
 
.A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL BRING ACCUMULATING SNOW TO THE REGION 
LATE TONIGHT AND ESPECIALLY TUESDAY. MOST AREAS WILL RECEIVE 2 TO 
5 INCHES OF SNOW WITH THIS STORM...BUT SOME AREAS COULD RECEIVE IN 
EXCESS OF 6 INCHES...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE NORTHERN BLACK HILLS 
AND SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA. IN ADDITION...GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS 
ARE EXPECTED ON TUESDAY... WHICH WILL LEAD TO BLOWING AND DRIFTING 
SNOW IN OPEN AREAS. LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR YOUR LOCAL 
MEDIA FOR THE LATEST UPDATES ON THIS STORM SYSTEM. 
 
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH 
LATE TUESDAY NIGHT... 
 
* SNOW IS EXPECTED FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT. 
 
* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS IN EXCESS OF 6 INCHES ARE 
POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY OVER SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA. 
 
* GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS ARE LIKELY... SUPPORTING BLOWING AND 
DRIFTING SNOW AND LEADING TO DIFFICULT TRAVEL.
A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT SNOW…SLEET OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.
Areas Affected:

Bennett; Custer Co Plains; Fall River; Haakon; Hermosa Foot Hills; Jackson; Mellette; Oglala Lakota; Pennington Co Plains; Rapid City; Southern Black Hills; Southern Foot Hills; Southern Meade Co Plains; Sturgis, Piedmont Foot Hills; Todd; Tripp

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