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
707 PM CST FRI DEC 26 2014

...MODERATE SNOW TO SPREAD ACROSS NORTHWEST IOWA TONIGHT...

.MODERATE SNOW WILL DEVELOP TONIGHT AND PERSIST INTO THE MORNING.
A BRIEF PERIOD OF FREEZING DRIZZLE IS POSSIBLE EARLY IN THE EVENT
BEFORE A TRANSITION TO ALL SNOW OCCURS.

IAZ004>006-015-023-033-044-270915-
/O.CON.KDMX.WW.Y.0023.000000T0000Z-141227T1500Z/
EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-PALO ALTO-POCAHONTAS-SAC-CRAWFORD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ESTHERVILLE...ALGONA...FOREST CITY...
LAKE MILLS...EMMETSBURG...POCAHONTAS...LAURENS...ROLFE...FONDA...
GILMORE CITY...SAC CITY...LAKE VIEW...ODEBOLT...WALL LAKE...
SCHALLER...EARLY...DENISON
707 PM CST FRI DEC 26 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST
SATURDAY...

* TIMING...PRECIPITATION WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE AREA EARLY
  TONIGHT. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL RATES ARE EXPECTED FROM 10 PM TO
  4 AM BEFORE THE SNOW BEGINS TO DIMINISH ON SATURDAY MORNING.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW...ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES WITH THE
  HIGHEST AMOUNTS NORTHWEST.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS AT 10 TO 20 MPH WITH
  SOME HIGHER GUSTS.

* IMPACTS...WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE IN
  ADDITION TO THE SNOW...ICY CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED ON AREA
  ROADS LEADING TO HAZARDOUS TRAVEL. DRIVE SAFELY AND EXPECT
  LONGER TRAVEL TIMES.

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...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN 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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LEE


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