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Winter Weather Advisory

Areas Affected: Aurora; Beadle; Brule; Charles Mix; Davison; Douglas; Gregory; Hanson; Jerauld; Kingsbury; Miner; Sanborn

NWS Sioux Falls (Southeastern SD, Southwestern MN, and Northwestern IA)

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THURSDAY TO 7 AM CDT FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Rain transitioning to freezing rain transitioning to snow. Total snow accumulations of up to one inch and ice accumulations of up to one tenth of an inch.

* WHERE...Portions of central, east central, south central and southeast South Dakota.

* WHEN...From 6 AM Thursday to 7 AM CDT Friday.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.

Slow down and use caution while traveling. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.


Winter Storm Warning

Areas Affected: Big Stone; Traverse

NWS Aberdeen (Northern and Northeastern South Dakota)

...Winter Storm Bearing Down on Region... .A mixed bag of precipitation will affect the region tonight through Friday morning. ...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM THURSDAY TO 7 AM CDT FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches and ice accumulations of two tenths to three tenths of an inch. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph.

* WHERE...Portions of northeast South Dakota and west central Minnesota.

* WHEN...From 4 AM Thursday to 7 AM CDT Friday.

* IMPACTS...Power outages and tree damage are likely due to the ice. Travel could be nearly impossible. Patchy blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. In Minnesota, the latest road conditions can be obtained at 511mn.org, or by calling 5 1 1. In South Dakota, the latest road conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.


Winter Weather Advisory

Areas Affected: Blaine; Boyd; Brown; Garfield; Holt; Keya Paha; Loup; Rock; Wheeler

NWS NorthPlatte (Central Nebraska - North Platte)

...WINTRY CONDITIONS LIKELY ACROSS THE NORTHEASTERN NEBRASKA PANHANDLE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT... ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THURSDAY TO 7 AM CDT FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of up to two inches and ice accumulations of around one tenth of an inch.

* WHERE...Portions of north central Nebraska.

* WHEN...From 6 AM Thursday to 7 AM CDT Friday.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.

Slow down and use caution while traveling. Call Nebraska 511 for the latest road information.


Winter Weather Advisory

Areas Affected: Bon Homme; Brookings; Clay; Hutchinson; Lake; Lincoln; McCook; Minnehaha; Moody; Turner; Yankton

NWS Sioux Falls (Southeastern SD, Southwestern MN, and Northwestern IA)

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THURSDAY TO 10 AM CDT FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Rain transitioning to freezing rain Thursday night. Freezing rain is expected to transition to snow early Friday morning. Total snow accumulations of up to one inch and ice accumulations of up to one tenth of an inch.

* WHERE...Portions of east central and southeast South Dakota, northwest Iowa and southwest Minnesota.

* WHEN...From 7 PM Thursday to 10 AM CDT Friday.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute.

Slow down and use caution while traveling. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.


Winter Storm Warning

Areas Affected: Brown; Spink

NWS Aberdeen (Northern and Northeastern South Dakota)

...Winter Storm Bearing Down on Region... .A mixed bag of precipitation will affect the region tonight through Friday morning. ...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM THURSDAY TO 7 AM CDT FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches and ice accumulations of one tenth to one quarter of an inch.

* WHERE...Brown and Spink Counties.

* WHEN...From 4 AM Thursday to 7 AM CDT Friday.

* IMPACTS...Power outages and tree damage are likely due to the ice. Travel could be nearly impossible. Patchy blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.


Winter Weather Advisory

Areas Affected: Buffalo; Edmunds; Faulk; Hand; Hughes; Hyde; Jones; Lyman; McPherson; Potter; Sully

NWS Aberdeen (Northern and Northeastern South Dakota)

...Winter Storm Bearing Down on Region... .A mixed bag of precipitation will affect the region tonight through Friday morning. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 AM CDT FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches and ice accumulations of one tenth to two tenths of an inch. Winds gusting as high as 30 mph.

* WHERE...Portions of central and north central South Dakota.

* WHEN...From 11 PM this evening to 1 AM CDT Friday.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Patchy blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.

Slow down and use caution while traveling. The latest road conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.


Winter Storm Warning

Areas Affected: Campbell; Corson; Dewey; Stanley; Walworth

NWS Aberdeen (Northern and Northeastern South Dakota)

...Winter Storm Bearing Down on Region... .A mixed bag of precipitation will affect the region tonight through Friday morning. ...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM CDT /10 PM MDT/ THIS EVENING TO 1 AM CDT /MIDNIGHT MDT/ FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches and ice accumulations up to one tenth of an inch. Winds gusting as high as 40 mph.

* WHERE...Corson, Campbell, Walworth, Dewey and Stanley Counties.

* WHEN...From 11 PM CDT /10 PM MDT/ this evening to 1 AM CDT /midnight MDT/ Friday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult. Patchy blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.


Winter Storm Watch

Areas Affected: Chippewa; Douglas; Lac Qui Parle; Pope; Stevens; Swift; Yellow Medicine

NWS Minneapolis (Southern Minnesota)

...FREEZING RAIN...SLEET...AND SNOW ARE LIKELY ACROSS WESTERN MINNESOTA LATE THURSDAY INTO EARLY FRIDAY... .Ice accumulations are possible late Thursday afternoon through early Friday. Rain will develop late tonight and continue through most of Thursday before a cold front pushes through and temperatures drop below freezing. This will turn the rain to freezing rain and sleet and eventually snow. There is still low confidence in specific amounts, but if the cold front pushes through earlier on Thursday, then heavier ice accumulation can be expected. ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

* WHAT...Rain changing to freezing late Thursday afternoon, then changing to snow. Total snow accumulations of up to one inch and ice accumulations of one quarter of an inch possible.

* WHERE...Portions of west central Minnesota.

* WHEN...Late Thursday afternoon through Friday morning.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. If enough ice accumulations occur, some tree and power line damage will be possible as well.

Monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation.


Winter Storm Warning

Areas Affected: Clark; Codington; Day; Deuel; Grant; Hamlin; Marshall; Roberts

NWS Aberdeen (Northern and Northeastern South Dakota)

...Winter Storm Bearing Down on Region... .A mixed bag of precipitation will affect the region tonight through Friday morning. ...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM THURSDAY TO 7 AM CDT FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches and ice accumulations of two tenths to three tenths of an inch. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph.

* WHERE...Portions of northeast South Dakota and west central Minnesota.

* WHEN...From 4 AM Thursday to 7 AM CDT Friday.

* IMPACTS...Power outages and tree damage are likely due to the ice. Travel could be nearly impossible. Patchy blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. In Minnesota, the latest road conditions can be obtained at 511mn.org, or by calling 5 1 1. In South Dakota, the latest road conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.


Winter Weather Advisory

Areas Affected: Cottonwood; Jackson; Lincoln; Lyon; Murray; Nobles; Pipestone; Rock

NWS Sioux Falls (Southeastern SD, Southwestern MN, and Northwestern IA)

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THURSDAY TO 10 AM CDT FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Rain transitioning to freezing rain Thursday night. Freezing rain is expected to transition to snow early Friday morning. Total snow accumulations of up to one inch and ice accumulations of up to one tenth of an inch.

* WHERE...Portions of east central and southeast South Dakota, northwest Iowa and southwest Minnesota.

* WHEN...From 7 PM Thursday to 10 AM CDT Friday.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute.

Slow down and use caution while traveling. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.


Winter Weather Advisory

Areas Affected: Eastern Cherry; Grant; Hooker; Thomas; Western Cherry

NWS NorthPlatte (Central Nebraska - North Platte)

...WINTRY CONDITIONS LIKELY ACROSS THE NORTHEASTERN NEBRASKA PANHANDLE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT... ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM CDT /9 PM MDT/ THIS EVENING TO 7 AM CDT /6 AM MDT/ FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches and ice accumulations of up to one tenth of an inch.

* WHERE...Eastern Cherry, Grant, Hooker, Thomas and Western Cherry Counties.

* WHEN...From 10 PM CDT /9 PM MDT/ this evening to 7 AM CDT /6 AM MDT/ Friday.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.

Slow down and use caution while traveling. Call Nebraska 511 for the latest road information.


Winter Weather Advisory

Areas Affected: Lyon

NWS Sioux Falls (Southeastern SD, Southwestern MN, and Northwestern IA)

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THURSDAY TO 10 AM CDT FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Rain transitioning to freezing rain Thursday night. Freezing rain is expected to transition to snow early Friday morning. Total snow accumulations of up to one inch and ice accumulations of up to one tenth of an inch.

* WHERE...Portions of east central and southeast South Dakota, northwest Iowa and southwest Minnesota.

* WHEN...From 7 PM Thursday to 10 AM CDT Friday.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute.

Slow down and use caution while traveling. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.


Winter Weather Advisory

Areas Affected: Mellette; Todd; Tripp

NWS RapidCity (Western South Dakota and Northeastern Wyoming)

.A strong winter storm will begin moving into the region this evening. Rain will change to snow tonight as colder air moves into the area. Areas of heavy snow are expected in a west to east band extending from northeastern Wyoming, across the Black Hills and onto the western South Dakota plains. A wintry mix of precipitation is expected over south central South Dakota. Snow will end from west to east Thursday afternoon into Friday morning. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM THURSDAY TO 7 AM CDT FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of up to two inches and ice accumulations of a light glaze. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph.

* WHERE...Todd County, Mellette County and Tripp County.

* WHEN...From 1 AM Thursday to 7 AM CDT Friday.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Patchy blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility.

Slow down and use caution while traveling. Road conditions are available on your smartphone from the 5 1 1 app for your state.


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