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Regional Weather Forecast
National Weather Service Bismarck ND
1103 AM CST Sat Feb 23 2019 /1003 AM MST Sat Feb 23 2019/

A winter storm will impact much of the central plains and upper
midwest. Blizzard conditions may be possible in areas of the 
eastern Dakotas and southern and western Minnesota. Cold Arctic 
air will move into the Northern Plains early Sunday with gusty 
winds creating difficult travel conditions due to blowing and 
drifting snow. Dangerously cold wind chills will develop Sunday 
and Monday.

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BRULE County, South Dakota Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Advisory

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Hourly Observations For BRULE County
100 PM CST SAT FEB 23 2019

BROOKINGS      CLOUDY    26  22  84 N13       29.82F FOG     WCI  15  
CHAMBERLAIN    CLOUDY    20  17  85 NW17      29.88F WCI   6          
HURON          PTSUNNY   19  13  77 NW14      29.89F WCI   6          
MITCHELL       CLOUDY    22  16  78 NW15      29.89F WCI   9          
SIOUX FALLS    CLOUDY    27  22  81 N17       29.81F FOG     WCI  14  
WINNER         FAIR      21  15  78 NW20      29.88F WCI   6          
YANKTON        CLOUDY    26  22  84 NW16      29.85R FOG     WCI  14  

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For BRULE County,SD

431 AM CST Sat Feb 23 2019

 DAY ONE  Today and tonight.

There remains a small chance at patchy freezing drizzle this morning
and a small chance at light snow this afternoon. Northwesterly winds
will become gusty overnight and may lead to blowing snow and reduced

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Friday.

Gusty northerly winds will continue into the afternoon hours before
gradually diminishing by evening. This could produce areas of 
blowing snow and reduced visibility. 

The active pattern continues into early next week with additional
snow chances Monday. 


Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For BRULE County, SD
127 PM CST Sat Feb 23 2019

Mostly cloudy. Highs around 24. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph.

Windy. Partly cloudy. Patchy blowing snow through the night. Lows around 7 above. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph becoming 20 to 30 mph after midnight.

Windy. Partly sunny. Patchy blowing snow through the day. Highs around 12. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph decreasing to 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Gusts around 40 mph decreasing to 35 mph in the afternoon. Lowest wind chill readings 7 below to 17 below zero.

Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of light snow in the evening, then light snow likely after midnight. Light snow accumulations. Lows around 3 below. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Chance of snow 60 percent.

Cloudy. A 50 percent chance of light snow in the morning. Highs around 7 above. East winds 10 to 15 mph.

Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of snow. Lows around 2 below.

Mostly cloudy. Highs around 16.

Mostly cloudy. Lows near zero.

Mostly cloudy. Highs around 14.

Mostly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of snow after midnight. Lows around 3 above.

Mostly cloudy. Highs around 23.

Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of snow. Lows around 9 above.

Mostly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of snow in the morning. Highs around 22.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For South Dakota

                             S DAKOTA                                                                     
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                FEB 28-MAR 4  MAR 2-MAR 8    FEB       FEB-APR                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below      Below      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Above     Normal                      

....  Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
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Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today

A great snowstorm raged along the New England coast producing 48 inches
of snow north of Boston. Three large ships from Salem were wrecked
along Cape Cod. (David Ludlum)
A severe blizzard in the Sierra Nevada Range closed Donner Pass. It
stranded 750 motorists and claimed seven lives. (David Ludlum)
...FEBRUARY 1899...
February.  "The month will go down in Kentucky history as 'the
cold February'.  From the 9th to the 14th was a period of
unprecedented cold; the temperature in many portions of the State
going to 20 to 30 degrees below zero," and to -33 degrees F at
Sandy Hook on 2/11/1899.  In at least one location, "the Kentucky
River, solidly frozen, was possible for team and wagon."
Priddy, UKAWC
The mercury climbed to 79 degrees at the Jackson KY NWS Weather Office. This 
reading represents the warmest February temperature ever recorded at the Jackson 
Weather Office since climate records begin in 1981.
(NWS Jackson, KY)

Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky