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Blizzard Watch

Statement as of 3:02 PM CST on February 06, 2016

Expires 1:00 PM EST on February 08, 2016


... Blizzard watch in effect from Sunday afternoon through Monday
morning...

The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a blizzard
watch... which is in effect from Sunday afternoon through Monday
morning.

* Timing... blizzard conditions are possible from late Sunday
afternoon through Monday morning.

* Winds / visibilities... winds gusting as high as 55 mph could
cause whiteout conditions in falling or blowing snow. With
temperatures rising into the 30s on Saturday... there is
uncertainty as to how much existing snow cover will be blown
around.

* Snow accumulations... total snow accumulations of up to 1
inches are possible.

* Impacts... travel could be very difficult to... including during
the morning commute on Monday.

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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Alabama - Flood Warning
Alaska - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Public Information Statement
Arizona - Lake Wind Advisory
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
California - Wind Advisory, High Wind Watch , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch , Fire Weather Watch , Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Public Information Statement
Florida - Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Beach Hazard Statement
Georgia - Flood Warning
Hawaii - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Record Report
Idaho - Air Quality Alert
Illinois - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Indiana - Flood Warning
Iowa - Wind Advisory , Blizzard Watch
Kentucky - Flood Warning
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Maine - Record Report
Massachusetts - Coastal Flood Watch , Winter Storm Watch
Michigan - Flood Advisory
Minnesota - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Blizzard Watch , Blizzard Warning , Winter Storm Warning
Mississippi - Flood Warning
Missouri - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Montana - High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Nebraska - Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch , High Wind Warning
Nevada - Lake Wind Advisory
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Special Statement
North Dakota - High Wind Warning , Blizzard Warning
South Carolina - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Hydrologic Statement
South Dakota - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Blizzard Warning , Blizzard Watch , Air Quality Alert
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , Fire Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Utah - Public Information Statement
Virginia - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory , Special Statement
Washington - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - High Wind Warning , Public Information Statement

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