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South Dakota, Douglas

Blizzard Watch

Statement as of 8:57 PM CST on February 22, 2017

Expires 7:00 PM EST on February 24, 2017


... Blizzard watch remains in effect from Thursday afternoon
through Friday afternoon...

* 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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Alaska - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Blizzard Warning , Wind Chill Advisory
Arizona - Public Information Statement
Arkansas - Dense Fog Advisory
California - Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , High Surf Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Hydrologic Statement , Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Winter Weather Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch
Connecticut - Dense Fog Advisory
Florida - Flood Warning , High Surf Advisory
Idaho - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Iowa - Flood Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Blizzard Watch
Kansas - Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch
Kentucky - Special Statement
Louisiana - Dense Fog Advisory
Maryland - Dense Fog Advisory
Massachusetts - Dense Fog Advisory
Michigan - Special Statement
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Blizzard Watch
Mississippi - Dense Fog Advisory
Montana - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Nebraska - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Blizzard Watch , Winter Weather Advisory
Nevada - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
New Mexico - High Wind Watch , High Wind Warning , Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning
New York - Dense Fog Advisory
North Carolina - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning
Oklahoma - High Wind Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch
Oregon - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Watch , Special Statement
Rhode Island - Dense Fog Advisory
South Dakota - Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Blizzard Watch , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning
Tennessee - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , High Wind Watch , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Watch
Utah - Winter Weather Advisory
Virginia - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Washington - Special Statement
West Virginia - Dense Fog Advisory
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Special Statement , Hydrologic Statement, Special Statement
Wyoming - Areal Flood Warning , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Blizzard Warning , Special Statement

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