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Blizzard Watch
Issued: 3:22 PM CST Feb. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Blizzard watch in effect from Thursday afternoon through
Friday afternoon...
... Winter Storm Watch is cancelled...

The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a blizzard
watch, which is in effect from Thursday afternoon through Friday
afternoon. The Winter Storm Watch has been cancelled.

* Timing... snow will spread into the area by midday Thursday, then continue
heavy at times Thursday night into Friday. Snow should diminish
Friday afternoon.

* Accumulations... storm total snow accumulations of 6 to 12
inches are likely, with amounts in excess of 12 inches
possible.

* Wind and visibility... winds will increase from the north around
25 to 35 mph by Thursday afternoon into Friday. Visibility is
expected to be reduced to less than a quarter of a mile at
times while snow is falling.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A blizzard watch means there is a potential for falling and/or
blowing snow with strong winds and extremely poor visibilities.
This can lead to whiteout conditions and make travel very
dangerous.






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