Winter Weather Advisory

Published 02/08 2016 02:58PM

Updated 02/08 2016 02:58PM

Issued at: 02/08/2016 6:00:00 PM CST
Expires on: 02/09/2016 12:00:00 AM CST
Counties affected: Buena Vista IAZ002-003-013-014-021-022-032-MNZ081-089-090-090600- /O.EXB.KFSD.WW.Y.0005.160209T0000Z-160209T0600Z/ /O.CON.KFSD.BZ.W.0002.000000T0000Z-160209T0000Z/ OSCEOLA-DICKINSON-O'BRIEN-CLAY IA-CHEROKEE-BUENA VISTA-IDA- COTTONWOOD-NOBLES-JACKSON- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SIBLEY...SPIRIT LAKE...MILFORD... ARNOLDS PARK...SHELDON...HARTLEY...SANBORN...SPENCER...CHEROKEE... STORM LAKE...IDA GROVE...HOLSTEIN...BATTLE CREEK...WINDOM... MOUNTAIN LAKE...WORTHINGTON...JACKSON...LAKEFIELD 252 PM CST MON FEB 8 2016 ...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING... ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SIOUX FALLS HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT. * TIMING...LIGHT SNOW WILL GRADUALLY TAPER OFF THIS AFTERNOON...BUT AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE EVENING HOURS. * ACCUMULATIONS...LITTLE ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED INTO TONIGHT. * WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHWEST WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH WILL PERSIST INTO THE EVENING. WHILE WINDS WILL DECREASE THIS EVENING...PERIODS OF REDUCED VISIBILITY AND SLICK DRIVING CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE. * IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE VERY DIFFICULT...TRAVEL MAY ONLY BEGIN TO IMPROVE AFTER SUNSET. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO STRONG WINDS BLOWING SNOW AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS. && $$