Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
816 PM CST THU JAN 19 2017

...DENSE FOG EXPECTED THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.A SATURATED AIRMASS WITH LIGHT WINDS WILL RESULT IN DENSE FOG
AGAIN OVERNIGHT FOR MUCH OF THE AREA. TRAVEL WILL BE DIFFICULT
LATE TONIGHT AND FRIDAY MORNING DUE TO FOGGY CONDITIONS.
TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN ABOVE FREEZING BUT WITH VISIBILITY NEAR
ZERO AT TIMES...SLOW DOWN...USE CAUTION AND ALLOW ENOUGH EXTRA
TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION.

IAZ004>007-015>017-023>028-033>039-044>050-057>062-070>075-
081>086-092>097-201030-
/O.CON.KDMX.FG.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-170120T1600Z/
EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-WORTH-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-
POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER-SAC-CALHOUN-
WEBSTER-HAMILTON-HARDIN-GRUNDY-BLACK HAWK-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-GREENE-
BOONE-STORY-MARSHALL-TAMA-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-POLK-JASPER-
POWESHIEK-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-WARREN-MARION-MAHASKA-ADAMS-UNION-
CLARKE-LUCAS-MONROE-WAPELLO-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-DECATUR-WAYNE-
APPANOOSE-DAVIS-
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, DENISON, CARROLL, JEFFERSON, BOONE, AMES,
MARSHALLTOWN, TAMA, TOLEDO, TRAER, DYSART, GLADBROOK, AUDUBON,
EXIRA, GUTHRIE CENTER, PANORA, BAYARD, CASEY, PERRY, WAUKEE,
ADEL, DES MOINES, NEWTON, GRINNELL, ATLANTIC, GREENFIELD, STUART,
ADAIR, FONTANELLE, WINTERSET, EARLHAM, INDIANOLA, NORWALK,
CARLISLE, PELLA, KNOXVILLE, OSKALOOSA, CORNING, CRESTON, OSCEOLA,
CHARITON, ALBIA, OTTUMWA, BEDFORD, LENOX, NEW MARKET, MOUNT AYR,
LAMONI, LEON, CORYDON, SEYMOUR, ALLERTON, HUMESTON, CENTERVILLE,
AND BLOOMFIELD
816 PM CST THU JAN 19 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST FRIDAY...

* VISIBILITY...VISIBILITY NORTH OF HIGHWAY 30 WILL GRADUALLY DROP
  TO A QUARTER MILE BY MIDNIGHT WITH LOW LYING AREAS DROPPING
  SOONER. ELSEWHERE...WIDESPREAD QUARTER MILE WITH VISIBILITY NEAR ZERO
  AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...DRIVING WILL BE HAZARDOUS DUE TO LOW AND CHANGING
  VISIBILITIES. ALLOW EXTRA TRAVEL TIME AND PLEASE TAKE
  APPROPRIATE PRECAUTIONS WHILE DRIVING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE. BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS
NEAR INTERSECTIONS AND RAILROAD CROSSINGS AS VEHICLES AND TRAINS
MAY BE HIDDEN FROM VIEW BY THE DENSE FOG. ALSO BE ESPECIALLY
CAREFUL IF TRAVELING ALONG KNOWN SCHOOL BUS ROUTES FRIDAY MORNING
AS BUSSES MAKE FREQUENT STOPS. IF DRIVING, SLOW DOWN, USE YOUR
LOW BEAM AND FOG HEADLIGHTS, AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE AHEAD
OF YOU.

&&

$$

FAB



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