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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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CENTRAL FOOT HILLS County, South Dakota Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Advisory

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Hourly Observations For CENTRAL FOOT HILLS County
100 PM CST SAT FEB 23 2019

RAPID CTY ARPT PTSUNNY   32  12  43 N14       29.87F WCI  22          
PIERRE         MOSUNNY   17  12  80 W12       29.91F WCI   4          
CUSTER         PTSUNNY   29   1  30 W12G18    29.79F WCI  19          
ELLSWORTH AFB  PTSUNNY   32   7  35 N10       29.87F WCI  24          
PHILIP         CLOUDY    22  14  71 W10       29.92F WCI  11          
PINE RIDGE     CLOUDY    25  14  63 W9        29.90F WCI  15          
SPEARFISH      FAIR      30  10  43 NW15G25   29.88S WCI  19          
WINNER         FAIR      21  15  78 NW20      29.88F WCI   6          

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For CENTRAL FOOT HILLS County,SD

432 AM MST Sat Feb 23 2019 /532 AM CST Sat Feb 23 2019/

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

An arctic front will bring patchy blowing snow tonight as well as
wind chills from 10 below to 25 below zero.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Friday

Patchy blowing snow is expected Sunday. A couple inches of light 
snow is expected Sunday night. Bitterly cold wind chills are 
expected at night Sunday through Wednesday morning with readings 
as low as 30 below zero.


Spotter activation will not be needed today.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For CENTRAL FOOT HILLS County, SD
1140 AM MST Sat Feb 23 2019

Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 30s. North winds 10 to 15 mph.

Breezy. Partly cloudy. Patchy blowing and drifting snow after midnight. Lows zero to 5 above. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 25 mph after midnight. Lowest wind chills 5 below to 15 below zero after midnight.

Partly cloudy in the morning, then mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow in the afternoon. Highs 10 to 15. North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Lowest wind chills 5 below to 15 below zero in the morning.

Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow. Lows around 5 below. East winds 5 to 10 mph.

Cloudy. A 20 percent chance of snow in the morning. Highs 5 to 10 above. East winds 5 to 10 mph.

Cloudy. Lows near zero.

Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 20s.

Mostly cloudy. Lows zero to 5 above.

Mostly cloudy. Highs around 20.

Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of snow. Lows 5 to 10 above.

Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 30s.

Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of snow. Lows 10 to 15.

Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of snow. Highs in the mid 20s.

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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
5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
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