Winter Storm Watch for Northern Black Hills, South Dakota

From 8:00 pm MST, Sunday, February 2, 2020 until 12:00 am MST, Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Issued by: Rapid City – SD, US, National Weather Service

*WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY EVENING*

WHAT:  Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 9 inches possible.
WHERE:  In South Dakota, the Northern Black Hills and the Central Black Hills. In Wyoming, the Wyoming Black Hills.
WHEN:  From Sunday evening through Monday evening.
IMPACTS:  Travel could be very difficult.
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.

More Information:  A storm system will move through the northern Rockies into the four corners region from Sunday into Monday. Expect increasing areas of snow Sunday night into Monday. Snow amounts in excess of 6 inches will be possible in portions of northeast Wyoming into the higher Black Hills. At this time, the highest snow totals are expected in southern Campbell County and the northern Black Hills.

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