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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1051 AM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

...PERIODS OF SNOW TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.A BAND OF MODERATE SNOWFALL IS CURRENTLY MOVING IN FROM CENTRAL
AND WESTERN IOWA. THIS BAND WILL MOVE THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON WITH
ANOTHER AREA OF SNOW DEVELOPING TONIGHT AND WILL LINGER INTO
SUNDAY MORNING. THE WIND WILL BECOME BREEZY OVERNIGHT AND WILL
CREATE SOME BLOWING SNOW.

IAZ004-005-015-023-024-033>035-110100-
/O.CON.KDMX.WW.Y.0013.000000T0000Z-161211T2100Z/
EMMET-KOSSUTH-PALO ALTO-POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-SAC-CALHOUN-WEBSTER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ESTHERVILLE, ALGONA, EMMETSBURG,
POCAHONTAS, LAURENS, ROLFE, FONDA, GILMORE CITY, HUMBOLDT,
SAC CITY, LAKE VIEW, ODEBOLT, WALL LAKE, SCHALLER, EARLY,
ROCKWELL CITY, MANSON, LAKE CITY, POMEROY, AND FORT DODGE
1051 AM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST
SUNDAY...

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...A BAND OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOWFALL WILL
  MOVE FROM WEST TO EAST ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.
  EXPECT ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES DURING THIS TIME AND FOR
  ROADWAYS TO BECOME QUICKLY SNOW COVERED AND HAZARDOUS.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS FOR THE
  EVENT WILL RANGE FROM 2 TO 4 INCHES SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 20 AND 4 TO
  8 INCHES TO THE NORTH. LOCALLY HIGHER ACCUMULATIONS MAY OCCUR.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL BE AROUND 15 MPH GUSTS
  NEAR 25 MPH OVERNIGHT. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO LESS THAN
  ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...THE PRIMARY IMPACTS WILL BE VERY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS DUE TO REDUCED VISIBILITY AND SNOW COVERED AND ICY
  ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

IAZ006-007-016-017-025>028-036>039-048>050-110100-
/O.CON.KDMX.WW.Y.0013.161210T2000Z-161211T2100Z/
WINNEBAGO-WORTH-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER-
HAMILTON-HARDIN-GRUNDY-BLACK HAWK-STORY-MARSHALL-TAMA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF FOREST CITY, LAKE MILLS, NORTHWOOD,
MANLY, GARNER, BRITT, KANAWHA, MASON CITY, CLEAR LAKE,
EAGLE GROVE, CLARION, BELMOND, HAMPTON, PARKERSBURG, CLARKSVILLE,
SHELL ROCK, GREENE, APLINGTON, ALLISON, DUMONT, WAVERLY,
WEBSTER CITY, IOWA FALLS, ELDORA, ACKLEY, GRUNDY CENTER,
REINBECK, CONRAD, DIKE, WELLSBURG, WATERLOO, CEDAR FALLS, AMES,
MARSHALLTOWN, TAMA, TOLEDO, TRAER, DYSART, AND GLADBROOK
1051 AM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 3 PM CST SUNDAY...

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...A BAND OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOWFALL WILL
  MOVE FROM WEST TO EAST ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.
  EXPECT ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES DURING THIS TIME AND FOR
ROADWAYS TO BECOME QUICKLY SNOW COVERED AND HAZARDOUS.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS FOR THE
  EVENT WILL RANGE FROM 2 TO 4 INCHES SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 20 AND 4 TO
  8 INCHES TO THE NORTH. LOCALLY HIGHER ACCUMULATIONS MAY OCCUR.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL BE AROUND 15 MPH GUSTS
  NEAR 25 MPH OVERNIGHT. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO LESS THAN
  ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...THE PRIMARY IMPACTS WILL BE VERY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS DUE TO REDUCED VISIBILITY AND SNOW COVERED AND ICY
  ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$



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