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Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
257 AM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

...Heavy Wind Blown Snow Possible Northwest Saturday...

.A potent winter storm system is expected for Saturday into
Saturday night. The storm system is expected to spread snow across
much of northwest into north central Iowa with a wintry mix
further south into portions of central Iowa. Blowing snow is
expected across the north and west into Saturday night.

IAZ005>007-016-017-024-025-035-231700-
/O.EXP.KDMX.WW.Y.0011.000000T0000Z-180223T0900Z/
/O.CON.KDMX.WS.A.0004.180224T1500Z-180225T1200Z/
Kossuth-Winnebago-Worth-Hancock-Cerro Gordo-Humboldt-Wright-
Webster-
Including the cities of Algona, Forest City, Lake Mills,
Northwood, Manly, Garner, Britt, Kanawha, Mason City, Clear Lake,
Humboldt, Eagle Grove, Clarion, Belmond, and Fort Dodge
257 AM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING
THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 3 AM CST EARLY THIS
MORNING...

* WHAT...Precipitation has ended or will end shortly across
  northern Iowa this morning. Heavy snow and blowing snow
  possible Saturday and Saturday Night, preceded by light freezing
  rain. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 7 inches and ice
  accumulations of a light glaze are possible. Locally higher snow
  amounts possible NW.

* WHERE...Northern Iowa

* WHEN...The Winter Storm Watch is in effect for Saturday morning
  through late Saturday night.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS... Travel may be severely impacted over
  northwest Iowa Saturday and Saturday Night.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant
snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue
to monitor the latest forecasts.

&&

$$

IAZ026>028-036>039-046>049-058>061-071>073-082-083-231000-
/O.EXP.KDMX.WW.Y.0011.000000T0000Z-180223T0900Z/
Franklin-Butler-Bremer-Hamilton-Hardin-Grundy-Black Hawk-Greene-
Boone-Story-Marshall-Guthrie-Dallas-Polk-Jasper-Adair-Madison-
Warren-Union-Clarke-
Including the cities of 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,
Jefferson, Boone, Ames, Marshalltown, Guthrie Center, Panora,
Bayard, Casey, Perry, Waukee, Adel, Des Moines, Newton,
Greenfield, Stuart, Adair, Fontanelle, Winterset, Earlham,
Indianola, Norwalk, Carlisle, Creston, and Osceola
257 AM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 3 AM CST EARLY THIS
MORNING...

Wintry precip has ended across the area, thus the advisory will be
allowed to expire.

$$

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/O.CON.KDMX.WS.A.0004.180224T1500Z-180225T1200Z/
Emmet-Palo Alto-Pocahontas-Sac-Calhoun-Crawford-Carroll-
Including the cities of Estherville, Emmetsburg, Pocahontas,
Laurens, Rolfe, Fonda, Gilmore City, Sac City, Lake View,
Odebolt, Wall Lake, Schaller, Early, Rockwell City, Manson,
Lake City, Pomeroy, Denison, and Carroll
257 AM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING
THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow are possible, preceded by
  light freezing rain. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 7 inches
  and ice accumulations of a light glaze are possible. Locally
  higher snow amounts possible NW.

* WHERE...Portions of west central and northern Iowa

* WHEN...Saturday morning through late Saturday night.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel may be severely impacted over
  northwest Iowa Saturday and Saturday Night.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant
snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue
to monitor the latest forecasts.

&&

$$

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



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