Jackson Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Storm Watch
Statement as of 11:23 AM CST on November 29, 2015

... Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from late tonight through
Tuesday afternoon...

* timing... light snow or freezing drizzle may begin as early as
Sunday evening... moderate snow will move northward by daybreak
Monday... with periods of heavy snow occurring Monday and Monday
night. Light snow is expected to linger well into Tuesday.

* Snow accumulations... snow totals of 6 to 10 inches are expected
with this long duration snowstorm... generally stretched out over
a 24 to 36 hour period. Areas east of the James River Valley...
especially across southwest Minnesota and parts of northwest
Iowa... could see locally higher amounts.

* Ice accumulations... a very light glaze of ice is possible
Sunday evening into Monday morning due to freezing drizzle.

* Wind and visibility... wind speeds will range from 5 to 15 mph
while the bulk of the snow is falling Monday and Monday
evening. Northwest winds will increase later Monday night and
Tuesday... when speeds will average 15 to 25 mph. Falling snow
will reduce visibility to less than a mile at times.

* Impacts... light freezing drizzle may create patchy slippery
spots prior to snow arriving. Once snow begins to fall... snow
covered roads are expected with this storm... creating hazardous
travel conditions Monday into Tuesday. The increasing winds may
also lead to areas of drifting snow by Tuesday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow... sleet... or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.


Record Report
Statement as of 06:00 PM MST on November 28, 2015

... Record daily maximum rainfall set at Rapid City Airport SD...

a record rainfall of 0.1 inches was set at Rapid City Airport SD today.
This ties the old record of 0.1 set in 1991.

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