Weather Alert

Winter weather could make travel difficult on Friday and Saturday

From the National Weather Service:

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WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS
MORNING.
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM FRIDAY TO MIDNIGHT
CST FRIDAY NIGHT...
WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* WHAT...For the Wind Chill Advisory, very cold wind chills. Wind
  chills as low as 30 below zero. For the Winter Weather Advisory,
  mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 6
  inches and ice accumulations of up to one tenth of an inch.
  Winds gusting as high as 40 mph. For the Winter Storm Watch,
  blizzard conditions possible. Total additional snow
  accumulations of up to one inch and ice accumulations of a light
  glaze possible. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph.

* WHERE...Portions of east central South Dakota, northwest Iowa
  and southwest Minnesota.

* WHEN...For the Wind Chill Advisory, until 9 AM CST this morning. For
  the Winter Weather Advisory, from 6 AM Friday to midnight CST
  Friday night. For the Winter Storm Watch, from late Friday night
  through Saturday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...The dangerously cold wind chills could cause frostbite
  on exposed skin in as little as 10 minutes. Areas of blowing
  snow could significantly reduce visibility. Plan on slippery
  road conditions with the morning and evening commutes of Friday
  impacted.

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