Wind Chill Advisory, Winter Storm Warning
Statement as of 03:17 PM CST on December 04, 2013
... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until midnight CST
... Wind Chill Advisory in effect from midnight tonight to 6 PM
The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a Wind
Chill Advisory... which is in effect from midnight tonight to 6 PM
* Timing... light snow and flurries will continue to taper off this
afternoon and evening.
* Accumulations... little to no additional accumulations.
* Wind and visibility... northwest winds will average 20 to 30 mph
into this evening... then drop into the 15 to 25 mph range later
tonight into Thursday. This will result in the visibility falling
to around a half mile at times in open areas through this evening.
* Wind chill values... wind chill values will fall to around 20 below
zero by later tonight. Wind chill values Thursday night into Friday
morning will drop into the 20 below to 30 below zero range. Wind
chill values during the daytime hours Thursday and Friday will only
recover into the 10 to 15 below zero range.
A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow
and blowing snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous.
Only travel in an emergency. If you must travel... keep an extra
flashlight... food... and water in your vehicle in case of an
A Wind Chill Advisory is issued when a strong wind will combine
with cold temperatures to create dangerously cold conditions for
exposed skin. The wind will make it feel like it is 20 degrees
below zero or colder for a period of several hours. Those
planning to venture outdoors should dress warmly... making sure
that all exposed skin is covered.
Local Storm Report
12/04/2013 0700 am
7 miles SSW of Chamberlain, Brule County.
Snow m4.3 inch, reported by cocorahs.
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