WY WFO RAPID CITY Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

WFO RAPID CITY Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Monday, March 5, 2018

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WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Rapid City SD

1104 AM MST Sun Mar 4 2018

.A strong area of low pressure will move across the Rockies today

and track into eastern South Dakota tonight and Monday. The

heaviest snow will fall across central South Dakota. Upslope

enhanced snow is expected over the northern Black Hills.

Very strong winds will occur on the plains of western South

Dakota Sunday night and Monday, with gusts of 55 to 65 mph

likely. The combination of snow and strong winds would produce

blizzard conditions.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS

EVENING TO 5 PM MST MONDAY…

* WHAT…Snow and blowing snow expected. Total snow

accumulations of up to 2 inches, with localized amounts up to

5 inches, are expected.

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

the Northern Black Hills.

* WHEN…From 11 PM this evening to 5 PM MST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road conditions. In

addition, areas of poor visibility are likely. Tree branches

could fall. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph will cause areas

of blowing and drifting snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Weather Advisory means snow, freezing precipitation,

winds, and cold temperatures will create hazardous conditions.

Use caution when outdoors or traveling. The latest road

conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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