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
1111 AM CST FRI DEC 9 2016

...LONG DURATION WEEKEND SNOW...

.A LONG DURATION LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOWFALL EVENT IS ANTICIPATED
THIS WEEKEND. SNOW IS FORECAST TO DEVELOP OVER NORTHWEST IOWA BY
THE MIDDLE TO LATE MORNING SATURDAY AND THEN SPREAD EAST-SOUTHEAST
OVER THE REMAINDER OF CENTRAL TO NORTHERN IOWA IN THE AFTERNOON
HOURS SATURDAY. THE LOCATION OF EXPECTED HIGHEST SNOWFALL TOTALS
WILL BE NORTH OF HIGHWAY 30 TO THE MINNESOTA BORDER. THE TIME
FRAME OF GREATEST SNOWFALL ACCUMULATION IS LIKELY SATURDAY
AFTERNOON INTO THE EVENING. LIGHTER SNOW AS FAR SOUTH AS
INTERSTATE 80 IS EXPECTED SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. SNOW
BEGINS TO TAPER OFF BY SUNDAY AFTERNOON ACROSS THE ENTIRE AREA.

IAZ004-005-015-023-024-033>035-045-046-100115-
/O.NEW.KDMX.WW.Y.0013.161210T1500Z-161211T2100Z/
EMMET-KOSSUTH-PALO ALTO-POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-SAC-CALHOUN-WEBSTER-
CARROLL-GREENE-
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, FORT DODGE, CARROLL,
AND JEFFERSON
1111 AM CST FRI DEC 9 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM SATURDAY TO 3 PM
CST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM SATURDAY
TO 3 PM CST SUNDAY.

* TIMING...MIDDLE TO LATE MORNING SATURDAY TO EARLY AFTERNOON
  SUNDAY.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES WITH THE HIGHER
  TOTALS NORTH OF HIGHWAY 20 TO MINNESOTA BORDER.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...SOUTHEAST WINDS OF 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  25 MPH ARE FORECAST SATURDAY AFTERNOON INTO THE EVENING.
  VISIBILITY RESTRICTIONS OF ONE TO TWO MILES ARE LIKELY WITH LESS
  THAN A MILE AT TIMES POSSIBLE. WINDS DIMINISH BY SUNDAY MORNING
  AND LESSEN THE POTENTIAL FOR VISIBILITY RESTRICTIONS.

* IMPACTS...THE PRIMARY IMPACTS WILL BE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS DUE TO REDUCED VISIBILITY AND SNOW COVERED 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>039-047>050-059>062-100115-
/O.NEW.KDMX.WW.Y.0013.161210T2000Z-161212T0000Z/
WINNEBAGO-WORTH-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER-
HAMILTON-HARDIN-GRUNDY-BLACK HAWK-BOONE-STORY-MARSHALL-TAMA-
DALLAS-POLK-JASPER-POWESHIEK-
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, BOONE,
AMES, MARSHALLTOWN, TAMA, TOLEDO, TRAER, DYSART, GLADBROOK,
PERRY, WAUKEE, ADEL, DES MOINES, NEWTON, AND GRINNELL
1111 AM CST FRI DEC 9 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM SATURDAY TO 6 PM
CST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM SATURDAY
TO 6 PM CST SUNDAY.

* TIMING...SATURDAY AFTERNOON TO THE LATE AFTERNOON SUNDAY.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...A WIDESPREAD SWATH OF 3 TO 6
  INCHES IS LIKELY ALONG AND NORTH OF HIGHWAY 30 TO THE MINNESOTA
  BORDER. FROM INTERSTATE 80 TO AROUND HIGHWAY 30 CAN EXPECT 2 TO
  4 INCHES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...SOUTHEAST WINDS OF 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  25 MPH ARE FORECAST SATURDAY AFTERNOON INTO THE EVENING.
  VISIBILITY RESTRICTIONS OF ONE TO TWO MILES ARE LIKELY WITH LESS
  THAN A MILE AT TIMES POSSIBLE. WINDS DIMINISH BY SUNDAY MORNING
  AND LESSEN THE POTENTIAL FOR VISIBILITY RESTRICTIONS.

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

&&

$$

PODRAZIK


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