WY WFO RAPID CITY Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

WFO RAPID CITY Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Thursday, March 15, 2018

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WINTER STORM WATCH

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Rapid City SD

229 PM MDT Thu Mar 15 2018

.A strong storm system will produce a wintry mix of rain, sleet,

freezing rain, and snow tonight and Friday.

Precipitation will begin as rain across northeast Wyoming and

southwest South Dakota this evening, transitioning to a mix of

freezing rain and/or snow. Across south central South Dakota, a

longer period of freezing rain is expected into Friday morning

before the precipitation transitions to snow or sleet. Another

period of freezing drizzle is possible Friday afternoon after the

main band of snow shifts east out of the region. Several inches

of snow can be expected across southwest into central South

Dakota, with light icing across much of western and central South

Dakota, heaviest over south central South Dakota. Some

uncertainly still remains with this system and a slight shift in

track would change snow and ice amounts.

…WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 PM

MDT FRIDAY…

* WHAT…Heavy mixed precipitation expected. Total snow

accumulations of 4 to 7 inches, with localized amounts to

around 10 inches, and ice accumulations of a light glaze are

expected.

* WHERE…In Wyoming, the Weston County Plains. In South Dakota,

Jackson and Bennett counties.

* WHEN…From midnight tonight to 6 PM MDT Friday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on difficult travel conditions,

including during the morning commute on Friday. Be prepared

for significant reductions in visibility at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet

and ice will make travel very hazardous or impossible. The latest

road conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO

6 PM MDT FRIDAY…

* WHAT…Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of

3 to 5 inches, with localized amounts up to 6 inches, and ice

accumulations of a light glaze are expected.

* WHERE…Northern Campbell County, Western Crook County and the

Wyoming Black Hills.

* WHEN…From midnight tonight to 6 PM MDT Friday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road conditions,

including during the morning commute on Friday. Be prepared

for reduced visibilities at times.

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.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO

6 PM MDT FRIDAY…

* WHAT…Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of

3 to 5 inches, with localized amounts up to 6 inches, and ice

accumulations of a light glaze are expected.

* WHERE…Northern Campbell County, Western Crook County and the

Wyoming Black Hills.

* WHEN…From midnight tonight to 6 PM MDT Friday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road conditions,

including during the morning commute on Friday. Be prepared

for reduced visibilities at times.

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.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO

6 PM MDT FRIDAY…

* WHAT…Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of

3 to 5 inches, with localized amounts up to 6 inches, and ice

accumulations of a light glaze are expected.

* WHERE…Northern Campbell County, Western Crook County and the

Wyoming Black Hills.

* WHEN…From midnight tonight to 6 PM MDT Friday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road conditions,

including during the morning commute on Friday. Be prepared

for reduced visibilities at times.

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.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 6 PM MDT

FRIDAY…

* WHAT…Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations

of 3 to 5 inches and ice accumulations of a light glaze are

expected.

* WHERE…Portions of northeast Wyoming, northwestern South

Dakota, southwestern South Dakota and the Black Hills.

* WHEN…From 3 AM to 6 PM MDT Friday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road conditions,

including during the morning commute on Friday. Be prepared

for reduced visibilities at times.

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.

…WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 PM

MDT FRIDAY…

* WHAT…Heavy mixed precipitation expected. Total snow

accumulations of 4 to 7 inches, with localized amounts to

around 10 inches, and ice accumulations of a light glaze are

expected.

* WHERE…In Wyoming, the Weston County Plains. In South Dakota,

Jackson and Bennett counties.

* WHEN…From midnight tonight to 6 PM MDT Friday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on difficult travel conditions,

including during the morning commute on Friday. Be prepared

for significant reductions in visibility at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet

and ice will make travel very hazardous or impossible. The latest

road conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO

6 PM MDT FRIDAY…

* WHAT…Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of

3 to 5 inches, with localized amounts up to 6 inches, and ice

accumulations of a light glaze are expected.

* WHERE…Northern Campbell County, Western Crook County and the

Wyoming Black Hills.

* WHEN…From midnight tonight to 6 PM MDT Friday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road conditions,

including during the morning commute on Friday. Be prepared

for reduced visibilities at times.

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.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO

6 PM MDT FRIDAY…

* WHAT…Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of

3 to 5 inches, with localized amounts up to 6 inches, and ice

accumulations of a light glaze are expected.

* WHERE…Northern Campbell County, Western Crook County and the

Wyoming Black Hills.

* WHEN…From midnight tonight to 6 PM MDT Friday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road conditions,

including during the morning commute on Friday. Be prepared

for reduced visibilities at times.

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.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO

6 PM MDT FRIDAY…

* WHAT…Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of

3 to 5 inches, with localized amounts up to 6 inches, and ice

accumulations of a light glaze are expected.

* WHERE…Northern Campbell County, Western Crook County and the

Wyoming Black Hills.

* WHEN…From midnight tonight to 6 PM MDT Friday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road conditions,

including during the morning commute on Friday. Be prepared

for reduced visibilities at times.

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.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO

6 PM MDT FRIDAY…

* WHAT…Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 5

inches are expected.

* WHERE…Southern Campbell County.

* WHEN…From midnight tonight to 6 PM MDT Friday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road conditions,

including during the morning commute on Friday. Be prepared

for reduced visibilities at times.

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.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 6 PM MDT

FRIDAY…

* WHAT…Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations

of 3 to 5 inches and ice accumulations of a light glaze are

expected.

* WHERE…Portions of northeast Wyoming, northwestern South

Dakota, southwestern South Dakota and the Black Hills.

* WHEN…From 3 AM to 6 PM MDT Friday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road conditions,

including during the morning commute on Friday. Be prepared

for reduced visibilities at times.

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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