URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

 

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Rapid City SD
148 PM MST Tue Feb 7 2017

...Compact weather system to cross the area tonight...

.A compact weather system will cross northeast Wyoming and mainly
southern portions of South Dakota tonight bringing accumulating
snow. Light snow will increase in intensity across northeast
Wyoming late this afternoon, and spread into southern South Dakota
this evening. Snowfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are expected, with
3 to 6 inches possible across the central and southern Black
Hills. Snow will diminish early Wednesday morning across the Black
Hills area, and by late morning across south central South Dakota.

SDZ024>031-041-042-072-074-WYZ057-081300-
/O.NEW.KUNR.WW.Y.0009.170208T0100Z-170208T1300Z/
Northern Black Hills-Northern Foot Hills-Rapid City-
Southern Foot Hills-Central Black Hills-Southern Black Hills-
Custer Co Plains-Pennington Co Plains-Fall River-Oglala Lakota-
Sturgis/Piedmont Foot Hills-Hermosa Foot Hills-
Wyoming Black Hills-
Including the cities of Lead, Deadwood, Spearfish, Rapid City,
Edgemont, Hot Springs, Hill City, Mt Rushmore, Custer, Folsom,
Wall, Ardmore, Oelrichs, Pine Ridge, Oglala, Kyle, Sturgis,
Hermosa, Four Corners, and Sundance
148 PM MST Tue Feb 7 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
6 AM MST WEDNESDAY...

The National Weather Service in Rapid City has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for Snow, which is in effect from 6 PM this
evening to 6 AM MST Wednesday.

* TIMING...Snow will begin late this afternoon and diminish early
  Wednesday morning.

* MAIN IMPACT...Snowfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are expected,
  with 3 to 6 inches expected across the central and southern
  Black Hills.

* OTHER IMPACTS...Snowfall will be moderate to heavy at times this
  evening, reducing visibilities to less than a mile.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A winter weather advisory for snow means snow accumulation will
create hazardous conditions. Use caution when traveling.

&&

$$


 

Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Rapid City SD
259 PM MST Tue Feb 7 2017

SDZ024>031-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-WYZ057-081400-
Northern Black Hills-Northern Foot Hills-Rapid City-
Southern Foot Hills-Central Black Hills-Southern Black Hills-
Custer Co Plains-Pennington Co Plains-Fall River-Oglala Lakota-
Jackson-Bennett-Mellette-Todd-Tripp-Sturgis/Piedmont Foot Hills-
Southern Meade Co Plains-Hermosa Foot Hills-Wyoming Black Hills-
259 PM MST Tue Feb 7 2017 /359 PM CST Tue Feb 7 2017/

This Hazardous weather outlook is for portions of south central
South Dakota...the Black Hills of South Dakota...western South
Dakota...AND the black hills of Wyoming.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

Light snow will redevelop late this afternoon and persist
overnight. 3 to 6 inches is expected. Slick roads will develop.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Snow will diminish quickly Wednesday morning.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed today.

&&

Stay tuned to NOAA weather radio for further updates...or check
our web site at weather.gov/rapidcity

$$


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