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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1123 AM CDT TUE MAR 24 2015

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

.RAIN WILL OVERSPREAD THE AREA AND TRANSITION TO SNOW LATE THIS
AFTERNOON INTO THIS EVENING. THUNDERSNOW MAY OCCUR WITH THE SNOW
BECOMING MODERATE TO HEAVY FOR A SHORT PERIOD LEADING TO QUICK
ACCUMULATIONS.

IAZ004>007-015>017-023>028-033-250000-
/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
1123 AM CDT TUE MAR 24 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 1 AM CDT WEDNESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW BEGINNING BY MID AFTERNOON OVER THE WEST AND BY
  LATE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING EAST.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES GENERALLY ALONG
  AND NORTH OF HIGHWAY 3.

* 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 AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING COMMUTE.

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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MJB


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