Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
852 PM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

...Snow and Ice Will Develop Across Iowa Thursday and Thursday
Evening...

.A winter storm will move across the Plains tonight and across
the Upper Midwest beginning early Thursday morning through
Thursday evening. Warmer air will get pulled into this system as
it crosses the area Thursday. The result will be snow that
initially begins across the south and southwest early Thursday
morning. The snow will spread northward and then transition to
freezing rain or freezing drizzle across mainly central and
southern portions of the state.

IAZ044>046-057-058-070>072-081>086-092>097-221100-
/O.CON.KDMX.WW.Y.0011.180222T0900Z-180223T0600Z/
Crawford-Carroll-Greene-Audubon-Guthrie-Cass-Adair-Madison-Adams-
Union-Clarke-Lucas-Monroe-Wapello-Taylor-Ringgold-Decatur-Wayne-
Appanoose-Davis-
Including the cities of Denison, Carroll, Jefferson, Audubon,
Exira, Guthrie Center, Panora, Bayard, Casey, Atlantic,
Greenfield, Stuart, Adair, Fontanelle, Winterset, Earlham,
Corning, Creston, Osceola, Chariton, Albia, Ottumwa, Bedford,
Lenox, New Market, Mount Ayr, Lamoni, Leon, Corydon, Seymour,
Allerton, Humeston, Centerville, and Bloomfield
852 PM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM THURSDAY
TO MIDNIGHT CST THURSDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations
  of up to 2 inches Thursday morning and ice accumulations of up
  to one tenth of an inch by Thursday evening are expected.

* WHERE...Portions of southwest into west central Iowa.

* WHEN...From 3 AM Thursday to midnight CST Thursday night.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The ice will result in difficult travel
  conditions. Be prepared for reduced visibilities at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or
freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while
driving. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling
from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$

IAZ004>007-015>017-023>028-033>039-047>050-059>062-073>075-221100-
/O.CON.KDMX.WW.Y.0011.180222T1500Z-180223T0600Z/
Emmet-Kossuth-Winnebago-Worth-Palo Alto-Hancock-Cerro Gordo-
Pocahontas-Humboldt-Wright-Franklin-Butler-Bremer-Sac-Calhoun-
Webster-Hamilton-Hardin-Grundy-Black Hawk-Boone-Story-Marshall-
Tama-Dallas-Polk-Jasper-Poweshiek-Warren-Marion-Mahaska-
Including the cities of Estherville, Algona, Forest City,
Lake Mills, Northwood, Manly, Emmetsburg, Garner, Britt, Kanawha,
Mason City, Clear Lake, Pocahontas, Laurens, Rolfe, Fonda,
Gilmore City, Humboldt, Eagle Grove, Clarion, Belmond, Hampton,
Parkersburg, Clarksville, Shell Rock, Greene, Aplington, Allison,
Dumont, Waverly, Sac City, Lake View, Odebolt, Wall Lake,
Schaller, Early, Rockwell City, Manson, Lake City, Pomeroy,
Fort Dodge, Webster City, Iowa Falls, Eldora, Ackley,
Grundy Center, Reinbeck, Conrad, Dike, Wellsburg, Waterloo,
Cedar Falls, Boone, Ames, Marshalltown, Tama, Toledo, Traer,
Dysart, Gladbrook, Perry, Waukee, Adel, Des Moines, Newton,
Grinnell, Indianola, Norwalk, Carlisle, Pella, Knoxville,
and Oskaloosa
852 PM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THURSDAY
TO MIDNIGHT CST THURSDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations
  of up to two inches across west central Iowa Thursday morning
  and one to two inches across northern Iowa Thursday evening.
  Ice accumulations between one and two tenths of an inch are
  expected across the south Thursday morning and across central
  into northern Iowa Thursday afternoon into Thursday evening.

* WHERE...Portions of southern, central and northern Iowa.

* WHEN...From 9 AM Thursday to midnight CST Thursday night.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The ice will result in difficult travel
  conditions. Be prepared for reduced visibilities at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or
freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while
driving. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling
from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$

For more information from the National Weather Service visit
http://weather.gov/desmoines


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