Winter Storm Watch for Thurs. afternoon thru Friday afternoon



    INCLUDING THE CITIES OF TYLER...HENDRICKS...LAKE BENTON...IVANHOE...
    MARSHALL...SLAYTON...FULDA...WINDOM...MOUNTAIN LAKE...
    WORTHINGTON...JACKSON...LAKEFIELD...PIPESTONE...LUVERNE...
    BROOKINGS...FLANDREAU...SIOUX FALLS...CANTON...LENNOX...TEA...
    HARRISBURG
    354 AM CDT WED APR 2 2014
    
    ...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
    THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...
    
    * TIMING...RAIN...OR A RAIN AND SNOW MIX WILL CHANGE TO ALL SNOW
      THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND INTO EARLY THURSDAY EVENING.
      SNOWFALL WILL THEN LIKELY CONTINUE INTO FRIDAY MORNING. A PERIOD
      OF MODERATE TO POTENTIALLY HEAVY SNOWFALL IS POSSIBLE LATE
      THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. 
    
    * ACCUMULATIONS...SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OF 5 TO 9 INCHES WILL BE
      POSSIBLE. 
    
    * WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL AVERAGE 25
      TO 35 MPH THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY MORNING. WINDS OF THESE
      MAGNITUDES COULD CAUSE BLOWING SNOW PROBLEMS...REDUCING
      VISIBILITIES DOWN TO LESS THAN A HALF MILE. 
    
    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
    
    A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
    SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
    CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.
    
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