Winter Storm Watch:
Issued at: 3:13 am MST on December 21, 2014, expires at: 12:00 PM MST on December 23, 2014
- ...Winter Storm Watch in effect from this evening through Tuesday morning... The National Weather Service in Rapid City has issued a Winter Storm Watch...which is in effect from this evening through Tuesday morning.
- Timing...rain will change to snow late this afternoon or this evening and continue through Monday into Tuesday morning.
- Main hazard...6 to 12 inches of snow possible with locally higher amounts.
- Impacts...with the potential for heavy snow...travel may be hindered. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Storm Watch means heavy snow...strong winds...freezing precipitation...and cold temperatures are possible. Monitor NOAA Weather Radio...local radio or television...or the internet for updates on this potentially dangerous storm. Take time to prepare for severe winter conditions before the storm develops.