WY WFO RAPID CITY Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

WFO RAPID CITY Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Monday, February 19, 2018

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WINTER STORM WARNING

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Rapid City SD

328 AM MST Mon Feb 19 2018

…POTENT WINTER STORM CONTINUES THROUGH TONIGHT…

.A strong winter storm will continue to affect the area today and

into tonight. Light to moderate snow will persist across much of

the area today, with the heavier snowfall generally to the south

and east of the Black Hills. South central South Dakota will see

the bulk of its snowfall late today and tonight. Snow will taper

off from west to east tonight, ending across south central South

Dakota by early Tuesday. Northerly winds of 10 to 20 mph will

produce some drifting of snow and patchy blowing snow.

Snowfall amounts so far across northeast Wyoming, the Black Hills

area, and much of southwest South Dakota have generally been in

the 4 to 8 inch range, with locally higher amounts likely.

Snowfall amounts taper off to the north across northwest South

Dakota and little or no snow has fallen so far across south

central South Dakota. Additional snowfall today and tonight will

generally be 3 to 6 inches, with some 6 to 9 inch amounts likely

from the Pine Ridge into south central South Dakota.

Arctic air over the area will also produce wind chills

of 10 below to 25 below zero today and tonight.

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST THIS

EVENING…

* WHAT…Heavy snow. Additional snow accumulations of 3 to 6

inches are expected through this evening.

* WHERE…Northern Campbell County, Southern Campbell County,

Western Crook County and the Weston County Plains.

* WHEN…Until 11 PM MST this evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on difficult travel conditions,

including during the morning commute. Be prepared for

significant reductions in visibility at times. The cold wind

chills as low as 30 below zero could cause frostbite on

exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather

conditions are expected. This will create dangerous conditions.

The latest road conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST THIS

EVENING…

* WHAT…Heavy snow. Additional snow accumulations of 3 to 6

inches are expected through this evening.

* WHERE…Northern Campbell County, Southern Campbell County,

Western Crook County and the Weston County Plains.

* WHEN…Until 11 PM MST this evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on difficult travel conditions,

including during the morning commute. Be prepared for

significant reductions in visibility at times. The cold wind

chills as low as 30 below zero could cause frostbite on

exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather

conditions are expected. This will create dangerous conditions.

The latest road conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST THIS

EVENING…

* WHAT…Heavy snow. Additional snow accumulations of 3 to 6

inches are expected through this evening.

* WHERE…Northern Campbell County, Southern Campbell County,

Western Crook County and the Weston County Plains.

* WHEN…Until 11 PM MST this evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on difficult travel conditions,

including during the morning commute. Be prepared for

significant reductions in visibility at times. The cold wind

chills as low as 30 below zero could cause frostbite on

exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather

conditions are expected. This will create dangerous conditions.

The latest road conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST THIS

EVENING…

* WHAT…Heavy snow. Additional snow accumulations of 3 to 6

inches are expected through this evening.

* WHERE…Northern Campbell County, Southern Campbell County,

Western Crook County and the Weston County Plains.

* WHEN…Until 11 PM MST this evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on difficult travel conditions,

including during the morning commute. Be prepared for

significant reductions in visibility at times. The cold wind

chills as low as 30 below zero could cause frostbite on

exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather

conditions are expected. This will create dangerous conditions.

The latest road conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST THIS

EVENING…

* WHAT…Heavy snow. Additional snow accumulations of 3 to 7

inches are expected.

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

the Northern Black Hills, the Central Black Hills and the

Southern Black Hills.

* WHEN…Until 11 PM MST this evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on difficult travel conditions. Be

prepared for significant reductions in visibility at times.

The cold wind chills as low as 25 below zero could cause

frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather

conditions are expected. This will create dangerous conditions.

The latest road conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST THIS

EVENING…

* WHAT…Heavy snow and patchy blowing snow. Additional snow

accumulations of 3 to 6 inches are expected.

* WHERE…Portions of northeast Wyoming and northwestern and

southwestern South Dakota.

* WHEN…Until 11 PM MST this evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on difficult travel conditions. Be

prepared for significant reductions in visibility at times.

The cold wind chills as low as 20 below zero could cause

frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather

conditions are expected. This will create dangerous conditions.

The latest road conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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