[Update] Winter Storm Monday
The National Weather Service has issued a Blizzard Warning and downgraded the Winter Storm Warning to a Winter Weather Advisory for parts of southeastern South Dakota. This system is expected to bring several inches of snow and strong winds to the area Monday (January 22). Travel will be difficult Monday.
Sioux Falls sits on the boarder of the advisory and the warning. Minnehaha County is in the Winter Weather Advisory until 6:00 PM Monday, and Lincoln County is in the Blizzard Warning until Monday night.
We can expect widespread blizzard conditions.
Lyon MN-Pipestone-Moody-McCook-Minnehaha- 555 AM CST Mon Jan 22 2018 ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING... * WHAT...Snow occurring. Plan on slippery road conditions, including during the morning commute. Additional snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches, with localized amounts up to 5 inches, are expected. * WHERE...In South Dakota, Moody, McCook and Minnehaha Counties. In Minnesota, Lyon MN and Pipestone Counties. * WHEN...Until 6 PM CST this evening. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for reduced visibilities at times. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.
Lyon IA-Osceola-Dickinson-Sioux-O`Brien-Clay IA-Plymouth-Cherokee- Buena Vista-Woodbury-Ida-Cottonwood-Nobles-Jackson-Dixon-Dakota- Lincoln SD-Yankton-Clay SD-Union- 555 AM CST Mon Jan 22 2018 ...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT... * WHAT...Blizzard conditions occurring. Travel will be very dangerous to impossible, including during the morning commute. Tree branches could fall as well. Additional snow accumulations of 9 to 14 inches, with localized amounts up to 18 inches, are expected. * WHERE...Portions of southeast South Dakota, northeast Nebraska, northwest and west central Iowa and southwest Minnesota. * WHEN...Until midnight CST tonight. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 45 mph will cause whiteout conditions in blowing snow. Significant drifting of the snow is likely. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Falling and blowing snow with strong winds and poor visibilities are likely. This will lead to whiteout conditions, making travel extremely dangerous. Do not travel. If you must travel, have a winter survival kit with you. If you get stranded, stay with your vehicle. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.