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
251 PM CDT TUE MAR 24 2015

...SNOW LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING OVER PORTIONS OF NORTH
CENTRAL IOWA...

.RAIN WILL TRANSITION TO SNOW LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO THIS
EVENING. THE SNOW BECOMING MODERATE IN INTENSITY FOR A SHORT
PERIOD LEADING TO QUICK ACCUMULATIONS DURING THE EVENING COMMUTE.

IAZ004>007-015>017-023>028-033-250400-
/O.CON.KDMX.WW.Y.0011.150324T2000Z-150325T0600Z/
EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-WORTH-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-
POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER-SAC-
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
251 PM CDT TUE MAR 24 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT
WEDNESDAY...

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...LIGHT RAIN IS NOW TRANSITIONING TO LIGHT
  SNOW OVER THE WEST AND WILL CONTINUE TO CHANGE OVER BY EARLY
  EVENING EAST.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 3 INCHES GENERALLY ALONG
  AND NORTH OF HIGHWAY 30.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  25 MPH. VISIBILITIES MAY BE REDUCED TO ONE QUARTER MILE IN
  FALLING SNOW AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL MAY BECOME HAZARDOUS BY THE LATE AFTERNOON AND DURING
  THE EARLY EVENING COMMUTE AS SNOW BEGINS TO ACCUMULATE ON AREA
  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.

ANY REPORTS OF SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE MUCH APPRECIATED AND CAN BE
RELAYED DIRECTLY TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE USING TWITTER
HANDLE NWS DES MOINES...HASHTAG NWSDMX OR POST TO THE NWS DES
MOINES FACEBOOK PAGE.

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