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

229 AM MST Mon Mar 5 2018

.A strong area of low pressure will track into eastern South

Dakota today. Snowfall will increase in coverage and intensity

across portions of northwest and central Dakota today and continue

into tonight. The heaviest snow will fall across central South

Dakota. A short period of upslope enhanced snow is expected over

the northern Black Hills today.

Very strong winds will occur on the plains of western South

Dakota today, with gusts of 55 to 65 mph likely. The combination

of snow and strong winds will produce blizzard conditions in some

areas.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS

AFTERNOON…

* WHAT…Snow and blowing snow. Additional snow accumulations of

up to 2 inches, with localized amounts up to 4 inches, are

expected.

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

the Northern Black Hills.

* WHEN…Until 5 PM MST this afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road conditions,

including during the morning commute. 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 for snow means snow accumulations will

create hazardous conditions. Use caution when traveling. The

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

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