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Blizzard Warning
Issued: 2:58 PM CST Feb. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Blizzard Warning remains in effect from midnight tonight to
6 PM CST Sunday...

* what... blizzard conditions expected. Winds gusting as high as
45 mph Saturday night and Sunday. Additional snow
accumulations of up to 2 inches possible by Saturday evening.

* Where... portions of east central and southeast South Dakota,
northwest Iowa and southwest Minnesota.

* When... from midnight tonight to 6 PM CST Sunday.

* Additional details... areas of blowing snow could significantly
reduce visibility. Gusty winds could bring down tree branches.
The cold wind chills as low as 20 below zero could cause
frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions are
expected or occurring. Falling and blowing snow with strong winds
and poor visibilities are likely. This will lead to whiteout
conditions, making travel extremely dangerous. Do not travel. If
you must travel, have a winter survival kit with you. If you get
stranded, stay with your vehicle.

The latest Road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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