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Sioux County Sheriff's Office
Monday December 31st, 2018 :: 05:10 p.m. CST

Advisory

Winter Weather Advisory until 09:00PM

* WHAT...Snow and blowing snow. Very cold wind chills expected. Additional snow accumulations less than an inch. Winds gusting as high as 40 mph. Visibility of a half mile or less at times. Wind chills as low as 35 below zero expected.

* WHERE...Portions of east central and southeast South Dakota and southwest Minnesota.

* WHEN...For the Winter Weather Advisory, until 9 PM CST this evening. For the Wind Chill Advisory, until noon CST Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Widespread blowing snow will significantly reduce visibility. The dangerously cold wind chills could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 10 minutes.

* AFFECTED AREAS: JACKSON ... BON HOMME ... LINCOLN ... DIXON ... MOODY ... HANSON ... UNION ... CLAY ... YANKTON ... MINER ... TURNER ... PIPESTONE ... MINNEHAHA ... COTTONWOOD ... ROCK ... NOBLES ... HUTCHINSON ... MURRAY ... LYON ... MCCOOK ... LAKE ... SIOUX

Instructions:

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Expect slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will combine to create low wind chills. Frostbite and hypothermia can occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and gloves. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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Address/Location
Sioux County Sheriff's Office
4363 Ironwood Ave., Ste 1
Orange City, IA 51250

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 712-737-3307

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Alert Details

Severity:
Moderate - Possible threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Winter Weather Advisory

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