Special Weather Statement

Published 02/07 2016 01:48PM

Updated 02/07 2016 09:00PM

Issued at: 02/07/2016 1:43:00 PM CST
Expires on: 02/07/2016 9:00:00 PM CST
Counties affected: Plymouth IAZ001-012-020-031-MNZ098-NEZ013-014-SDZ038-039-050-052>071- 080300- LYON IA-SIOUX-PLYMOUTH-WOODBURY-ROCK-DIXON-DAKOTA-BEADLE- KINGSBURY-GREGORY-JERAULD-SANBORN-MINER-LAKE-MOODY-BRULE-AURORA- DAVISON-HANSON-MCCOOK-MINNEHAHA-CHARLES MIX-DOUGLAS-HUTCHINSON- TURNER-LINCOLN SD-BON HOMME-YANKTON-CLAY SD-UNION- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCK RAPIDS...GEORGE...INWOOD... LARCHWOOD...ORANGE CITY...SIOUX CENTER...LE MARS...SIOUX CITY... LUVERNE...WAKEFIELD...PONCA...ALLEN...SOUTH SIOUX CITY...HURON... DE SMET...ARLINGTON...LAKE PRESTON...GREGORY...BURKE... WESSINGTON SPRINGS...ALPENA...WOONSOCKET...HOWARD...MADISON... FLANDREAU...CHAMBERLAIN...KIMBALL...PLANKINTON...WHITE LAKE... STICKNEY...MITCHELL...ALEXANDRIA...EMERY...SALEM...CANISTOTA... BRIDGEWATER...MONTROSE...SIOUX FALLS...WAGNER...PLATTE... LAKE ANDES...MARTY...ARMOUR...CORSICA...DELMONT...PARKSTON... FREEMAN...MENNO...TRIPP...PARKER...CENTERVILLE...MARION... VIBORG...HURLEY...CHANCELLOR...CANTON...LENNOX...TEA... HARRISBURG...TYNDALL...SCOTLAND...SPRINGFIELD...AVON...TABOR... YANKTON...VERMILLION...NORTH SIOUX CITY...BERESFORD...ELK POINT... ALCESTER...JEFFERSON 143 PM CST SUN FEB 7 2016 ...STRONG WINDS LEADING TO DRIFTING SNOW OVER ROADWAYS... STRONG NORTHWESTERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE MINOR BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW OVER ROAD SURFACES. WHILE VISIBILITY DUE TO BLOWING SNOW HAS NOT BEEN SEVERELY IMPACTED...BRIEF REDUCTIONS UNDER 2 MILES MAY BE POSSIBLE IF SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS PASS THROUGH AN AREA. SLIPPERY SPOTS ARE TO BE EXPECTED IN MANY LOCATIONS...BUT ESPECIALLY IN RURAL AND OPEN AREAS. DRIVERS ARE URGED TO USE EXTRA CAUTION THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS AS WINDS WILL NOT SUBSIDE UNTIL MID-DAY MONDAY. BLOWING SNOW IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE. MOTORISTS ARE URGED TO REDUCE SPEED AND DRIVE TO CONDITIONS. $$