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Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 9:19 AM CST Feb. 8, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory now in effect until 6 PM CST this
evening...

* timing... light snow will gradually taper off by early afternoon... but
areas of blowing snow will continue.

* Accumulations... little additional accumulation is expected
today.

* Wind and visibility... northwest winds of 25 to 35 mph with gusts
to 45 mph will persist into the afternoon hours. With a half an
inch of new snow in many locations... this will create periods of
reduced visibility and slick driving conditions.

* Impacts... travel will be very difficult... travel will begin to
improve by 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.





Public Information Statement
Issued: 8:28 AM CST Feb. 8, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Peak wind speeds in the past 24 hours...

Location speed time/date
Huron Regional Airport 60 mph 0635 PM 02/07
Brandon 59 mph 0616 PM 02/07
Jackson Airport 58 mph 0713 am 02/08
1 WSW Orange City 57 mph 0750 PM 02/07
Chamberlain Municipal airpor 55 mph 1115 am 02/07
Mitchell Municipal Airport 55 mph 1043 am 02/07
Windom Muni Airport 55 mph 0414 am 02/08
Sioux Falls Airport 54 mph 0431 PM 02/07
1 ESE Gregory 54 mph 1055 am 02/07
2 ENE Truesdale 52 mph 0541 am 02/08
Storm Lake Airport 52 mph 0115 am 02/08
Sioux Gateway Airport 52 mph 1028 PM 02/07
2 ESE Wessington Springs 51 mph 0655 PM 02/07
Spencer Municipal Airport 51 mph 0634 am 02/08
3 NE Sibley 50 mph 1150 PM 02/07
Worthington Airport 49 mph 0815 am 02/08
Moville 49 mph 0430 am 02/08
Brookings Municipal Airport 48 mph 0814 am 02/08
Baltic 48 mph 0100 am 02/08
Madison Airport 48 mph 0550 am 02/08
Marshall Municipal-Ryan fiel 48 mph 0657 am 02/08
Yankton chan Gurney municipa 48 mph 1235 am 02/08
1 NE Platte 47 mph 1055 am 02/07
1 se Parkston 47 mph 1135 am 02/07
Cherokee Municipal Airport 46 mph 0855 PM 02/07
Flandreau 46 mph 0320 am 02/08
Orange City Airport 46 mph 0755 PM 02/07
Sheldon Airport 46 mph 0655 am 02/08
Tracy Airport 46 mph 0734 am 02/08
White Lake - sdsu 46 mph 0100 am 02/08
6 se Centerville 45 mph 0100 am 02/08
Le Mars Airport 45 mph 0535 PM 02/07
Sioux Falls landfill 45 mph 0100 am 02/08
Slayton Municipal Airport 44 mph 0516 PM 02/07
1 SSW Vermillion 44 mph 0335 PM 02/07
Luverne Airport 44 mph 0216 am 02/08
Pipestone Airport 44 mph 0514 am 02/08
Oak Lake 43 mph 0440 am 02/08
Parkston-sdsu 43 mph 0100 am 02/08
3 W Dickens 43 mph 0431 am 02/08
Volga 43 mph 0600 am 02/08
1 NW Ida Grove 42 mph 0840 PM 02/07
Canton 41 mph 0455 PM 02/07
2 NE Brookings 40 mph 0100 am 02/08
3 NNW De Smet 40 mph 0455 PM 02/07

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposure. Not all data listed are considered official.


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