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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1049 AM CST SUN JAN 15 2017

...WINTER STORM AND ICE TO IMPACT CENTRAL IOWA THOUGH MONDAY...

.A STRONG WINTER STORM REMAINS ON TRACK FOR MUCH OF IOWA FROM
LATER THIS AFTERNOON INTO MONDAY. A WINTRY MIX IS POSSIBLE WHEN
PRECIPITATION BEGINS...BUT WILL TRANSITION TO FREEZING RAIN ACROSS
MUCH OF THE STATE. THE PERIOD OF MOST IMPACTFUL WEATHER IS
EXPECTED TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY WHERE SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF
FREEZING RAIN ARE POSSIBLE RESULTING EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
CONDITIONS.

IAZ070>073-081>084-092>095-160100-
/O.CON.KDMX.IS.W.0001.170115T2100Z-170117T0000Z/
CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-WARREN-ADAMS-UNION-CLARKE-LUCAS-TAYLOR-
RINGGOLD-DECATUR-WAYNE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ATLANTIC, GREENFIELD, STUART, ADAIR,
FONTANELLE, WINTERSET, EARLHAM, INDIANOLA, NORWALK, CARLISLE,
CORNING, CRESTON, OSCEOLA, CHARITON, BEDFORD, LENOX, NEW MARKET,
MOUNT AYR, LAMONI, LEON, CORYDON, SEYMOUR, ALLERTON, AND HUMESTON
1049 AM CST SUN JAN 15 2017

...ICE STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON
TO 6 PM CST MONDAY...

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET HAS ALREADY
  STARTED NEAR THE MISSOURI BORDER...AND THE PRECIPITATION SHOULD
  SWITCH TO ALL FREEZING RAIN BY LATER THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
  MONDAY.

* STORM TOTAL ICE ACCUMULATIONS...ICE ACCUMULATIONS FROM TWO TO
  THREE TENTHS OF AN INCH ARE FORECAST. A FEW LOCATIONS MAY
  EXCEED A THIRD OF AN INCH.

* WINDS...WINDS SHOULD BE FAIRLY LIGHT...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS
  AT 5 TO 10 MPH...HELPING REDUCE TREE AND POWER LINE IMPACTS.

* IMPACTS...EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL DUE TO ICE COVERED AND
  VERY SLICK ROADS. SIDEWALKS AND PARKING LOTS WILL BE SLICK.
  TREE DAMAGE AND POWER OUTAGES ARE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AN ICE STORM WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF ICE ACCUMULATIONS
WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. TRAVEL IS STRONGLY
DISCOURAGED. COMMERCE WILL LIKELY BE SEVERELY IMPACTED. IF YOU
MUST TRAVEL, KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT, FOOD, AND WATER IN YOUR
VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY. ICE ACCUMULATIONS AND WINDS WILL
LIKELY LEAD TO SNAPPED POWER LINES AND FALLING TREE BRANCHES THAT
ADD TO THE DANGER.

&&

$$

IAZ023-033>035-044>048-057>060-160100-
/O.CON.KDMX.IS.W.0001.170116T0300Z-170117T0600Z/
POCAHONTAS-SAC-CALHOUN-WEBSTER-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-GREENE-BOONE-
STORY-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-POLK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF POCAHONTAS, LAURENS, ROLFE, FONDA,
GILMORE CITY, SAC CITY, LAKE VIEW, ODEBOLT, WALL LAKE, SCHALLER,
EARLY, ROCKWELL CITY, MANSON, LAKE CITY, POMEROY, FORT DODGE,
DENISON, CARROLL, JEFFERSON, BOONE, AMES, AUDUBON, EXIRA,
GUTHRIE CENTER, PANORA, BAYARD, CASEY, PERRY, WAUKEE, ADEL,
AND DES MOINES
1049 AM CST SUN JAN 15 2017

...ICE STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO
MIDNIGHT CST MONDAY NIGHT...

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...A WINTRY MIX SHOULD START LATER THIS EVENING
  BEFORE TRANSITIONING TO MAINLY FREEZING RAIN OVERNIGHT INTO
  TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

* STORM TOTAL ICE ACCUMULATIONS...ICE ACCUMULATIONS FROM TWO TO
  THREE TENTHS OF AN INCH ARE FORECAST. A FEW LOCATIONS MAY
  EXCEED A THIRD OF AN INCH.

* WINDS...WINDS SHOULD BE FAIRLY LIGHT...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS
  AT 5 TO 10 MPH...HELPING REDUCE TREE AND POWER LINE IMPACTS.

* IMPACTS...EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL DUE TO ICE COVERED AND
  VERY SLICK ROADS. SIDEWALKS AND PARKING LOTS WILL BE SLICK.
  TREE DAMAGE AND POWER OUTAGES ARE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AN ICE STORM WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF ICE ACCUMULATIONS
WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. TRAVEL IS STRONGLY
DISCOURAGED. COMMERCE WILL LIKELY BE SEVERELY IMPACTED. IF YOU
MUST TRAVEL, KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT, FOOD, AND WATER IN YOUR
VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY. ICE ACCUMULATIONS AND WINDS WILL
LIKELY LEAD TO SNAPPED POWER LINES AND FALLING TREE BRANCHES THAT
ADD TO THE DANGER.

&&

$$

IAZ074-075-085-086-096-097-160100-
/O.CON.KDMX.WW.Y.0002.170115T2100Z-170117T0000Z/
MARION-MAHASKA-MONROE-WAPELLO-APPANOOSE-DAVIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF PELLA, KNOXVILLE, OSKALOOSA, ALBIA,
OTTUMWA, CENTERVILLE, AND BLOOMFIELD
1049 AM CST SUN JAN 15 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 6 PM CST MONDAY...

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...A WINTRY MIX HAS ALREADY STARTED NEAR THE
  MISSOURI BORDER AND SHOULD TRANSITION TO ALL FREEZING RAIN FROM
  EARLY THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY.

* STORM TOTAL ICE ACCUMULATIONS...ICE ACCUMULATIONS FROM ONE TO
  TWO TENTHS OF AN INCH ARE POSSIBLE.

* WINDS...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS AT 5 TO 10 MPH.

* IMPACTS...VERY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL DUE TO ICE COVERED AND VERY
  SLICK ROADS. SIDEWALKS AND PARKING LOTS WILL BE SLICK. TREE
  DAMAGE AND POWER OUTAGES ARE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW, SLEET, OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES, AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

IAZ024>028-036>039-049-050-061-062-160100-
/O.CON.KDMX.WW.Y.0002.170116T0300Z-170117T0600Z/
HUMBOLDT-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER-HAMILTON-HARDIN-GRUNDY-
BLACK HAWK-MARSHALL-TAMA-JASPER-POWESHIEK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF HUMBOLDT, 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, MARSHALLTOWN, TAMA, TOLEDO, TRAER, DYSART,
GLADBROOK, NEWTON, AND GRINNELL
1049 AM CST SUN JAN 15 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS
EVENING TO MIDNIGHT CST MONDAY NIGHT...

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...A WINTRY MIX SHOULD BEGIN DURING THE LATE
  EVENING HOURS BEFORE TRANSITIONING TO MAINLY FREEZING RAIN INTO
  MONDAY MORNING.

* STORM TOTAL ICE ACCUMULATIONS...THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR ICE
  ACCUMULATIONS FROM ONE TO TWO TENTHS OF AN INCH BY MONDAY. A
  LIGHT SNOW/SLEET MIX IS ALSO POSSIBLE WITH ANY ACCUMULATIONS
  LESS THAN A HALF INCH.

* WINDS...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS AT 5 TO 10 MPH.

* IMPACTS...VERY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL DUE TO ICE COVERED AND VERY
  SLICK ROADS. SIDEWALKS AND PARKING LOTS WILL BE SLICK. TREE
  DAMAGE AND POWER OUTAGES ARE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW, SLEET, OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES, AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

IAZ004>007-015>017-160100-
/O.CON.KDMX.WW.Y.0002.170116T0600Z-170117T0600Z/
EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-WORTH-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ESTHERVILLE, ALGONA, FOREST CITY,
LAKE MILLS, NORTHWOOD, MANLY, EMMETSBURG, GARNER, BRITT, KANAWHA,
MASON CITY, AND CLEAR LAKE
1049 AM CST SUN JAN 15 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO MIDNIGHT CST MONDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...LATE THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW/ICE ACCUMULATIONS...ICE ACCUMULATIONS FROM
  ONE TO TWO TENTHS OF AN INCH. A LIGHT SNOW/SLEET MIX IS ALSO
  POSSIBLE WITH ACCUMULATIONS OF AROUND AN INCH...POSSIBLY TO
  TWO INCHES IN A FEW SPOTS.

* WINDS...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS AT 5 TO 10 MPH.

* IMPACTS...VERY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL DUE TO ICE COVERED AND VERY
  SLICK ROADS. SIDEWALKS AND PARKING LOTS WILL BE SLICK. TREE
  DAMAGE AND POWER OUTAGES ARE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW, SLEET, OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES, AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

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