... Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect from midnight tonight to
6 PM CST Friday...
... Winter Weather Advisory is cancelled...
The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has cancelled the
Winter Weather Advisory.
* Wind and visibility... northwest winds will average 20 to 30 mph...
with gusts to around 35 mph at times overnight. This will create
areas of blowing and drifting snow into Thursday morning...
especially in open areas. However... now that the falling snow has
tapered off... overall visibility has improved to 2 miles or more.
Northwest winds of 15 to 30 mph will continue through much of the
day Thursday... with speeds diminishing to 5 to 15 mph for Thursday
night and Friday.
* Wind chill values... wind chill values will drop into the 15 below
to 20 below zero range later tonight. Wind chill values Thursday
night into Friday morning will drop into the 20 below to 30 below
zero range. Wind chill values during the afternoon hours Thursday
and Friday will only recover into the 10 to 15 below zero range.
A Wind Chill Advisory is issued when a strong wind will combine
with cold temperatures to create dangerously cold conditions for
exposed skin. The wind will make it feel like it is 20 degrees
below zero or colder for a period of several hours. Those
planning to venture outdoors should dress warmly... making sure
that all exposed skin is covered.