Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
336 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...BLIZZARD CONDITIONS TO CONTINUE TODAY...

.STRONG GUSTY WINDS WITH PERIODS OF SNOW SHOWERS AND BLOWING
SNOW...WILL CAUSE A SIGNIFICANT REDUCTION IN VISIBILITY. DRIFTING
SNOW WILL CONTINUE AS WELL...WITH ALL OF THESE CONDITIONS MAKING
TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS.

IAZ028-039-048-049-081745-
/O.CAN.KDMX.BZ.W.0002.000000T0000Z-160209T0000Z/
/O.EXA.KDMX.WW.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-160209T0000Z/
BREMER-BLACK HAWK-STORY-MARSHALL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WAVERLY...WATERLOO...CEDAR FALLS...
AMES...MARSHALLTOWN
336 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...
...BLIZZARD WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING. THE BLIZZARD WARNING HAS BEEN
CANCELLED.

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE AREA
  WITH STRONG GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS. THE COMBINATION OF STRONG
  WIND AND FALLING SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE BLOWING AND
  DRIFTING SNOW REDUCING VISIBILITIES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45
  MPH. VISIBILITY WILL BE REDUCED TO AROUND ONE HALF MILE AT
  TIMES...ESPECIALLY IN RURAL OPEN AREAS.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL MAY BE DIFFICULT TODAY DUE TO ICY SNOW-COVERED
  ROADS AND LOWERED VISIBILITIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING 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 ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.


&&

$$

IAZ057>059-081745-
/O.CAN.KDMX.BZ.W.0002.000000T0000Z-160209T0000Z/
/O.EXB.KDMX.WW.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-160208T2100Z/
AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUDUBON...EXIRA...GUTHRIE CENTER...
PANORA...BAYARD...CASEY...PERRY...WAUKEE...ADEL
336 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS
AFTERNOON...
...BLIZZARD WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON. THE BLIZZARD WARNING HAS BEEN
CANCELLED.

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE AREA
  WITH STRONG GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS. THE COMBINATION OF STRONG
  WIND AND FALLING SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE BLOWING AND
  DRIFTING SNOW REDUCING VISIBILITIES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45
  MPH. VISIBILITY WILL BE REDUCED TO AROUND ONE HALF MILE AT
  TIMES...ESPECIALLY IN RURAL OPEN AREAS.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL MAY BE DIFFICULT TODAY DUE TO ICY SNOW-COVERED
  ROADS AND LOWERED VISIBILITIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING 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 ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

&&

$$

IAZ033-044-045-081745-
/O.EXT.KDMX.BZ.W.0002.000000T0000Z-160208T2100Z/
SAC-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SAC CITY...LAKE VIEW...ODEBOLT...
WALL LAKE...SCHALLER...EARLY...DENISON...CARROLL
336 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...BLIZZARD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...WHITEOUT CONDITIONS CONTINUE TO REPORTED IN
  AREAS OF NORTHERN IOWA...DUE TO THE COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS
  AND FALLING SNOW IN INTERMITTENT SNOW SHOWERS.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...AROUND AN INCH WITH NARROW
  BANDS OF LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHWEST WIND 25 TO 35 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL
  GUSTS TO 50 MPH. VISIBILITIES MAY DROP TO ONE QUARTER MILE OR
  LESS AT TIMES...PARTICULARLY IN OPEN AREAS AND DURING HEAVIER
  SNOW SHOWERS.

* IMPACTS...CONSIDERABLE BLOWING SNOW AND RESTRICTED
  VISIBILITIES ALONG WITH DRIFTING SNOW WILL CAUSE DANGEROUS
  TRAVEL IN SOME AREAS...ESPECIALLY IN AREAS THAT ARE OPEN OR
  UNPROTECTED. CONDITIONS MAY CHANGE RAPIDLY...EVEN ACROSS
  INDIVIDUAL COUNTIES. WINDS OF THIS MAGNITUDE MAY ALSO AFFECT
  DRIVING OF LOW PROFILE VEHICLES AND LOOSE LIGHT WEIGHT
  OBJECTS.

A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS
AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT
CONDITIONS...MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF
YOU MUST TRAVEL...HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET
STRANDED...STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE.

&&

$$

IAZ004>007-015>017-023>027-034>038-046-047-081745-
/O.CON.KDMX.BZ.W.0002.000000T0000Z-160209T0000Z/
EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-WORTH-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-
POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-CALHOUN-WEBSTER-
HAMILTON-HARDIN-GRUNDY-GREENE-BOONE-
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...ROCKWELL CITY...MANSON...
LAKE CITY...POMEROY...FORT DODGE...WEBSTER CITY...IOWA FALLS...
ELDORA...ACKLEY...GRUNDY CENTER...REINBECK...CONRAD...DIKE...
WELLSBURG...JEFFERSON...BOONE
336 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...WHITEOUT CONDITIONS CONTINUE TO REPORTED IN
  AREAS OF NORTHERN IOWA...DUE TO THE COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS
  AND FALLING SNOW IN INTERMITTENT SNOW SHOWERS.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...AROUND AN INCH WITH NARROW
  BANDS OF LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHWEST WIND 25 TO 35 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL
  GUSTS TO 50 MPH. VISIBILITIES MAY DROP TO ONE QUARTER MILE OR
  LESS AT TIMES...PARTICULARLY IN OPEN AREAS AND DURING HEAVIER
  SNOW SHOWERS.

* IMPACTS...CONSIDERABLE BLOWING SNOW AND RESTRICTED
  VISIBILITIES ALONG WITH DRIFTING SNOW WILL CAUSE DANGEROUS
  TRAVEL IN SOME AREAS...ESPECIALLY IN AREAS THAT ARE OPEN OR
  UNPROTECTED. CONDITIONS MAY CHANGE RAPIDLY...EVEN ACROSS
  INDIVIDUAL COUNTIES. WINDS OF THIS MAGNITUDE MAY ALSO AFFECT
  DRIVING OF LOW PROFILE VEHICLES AND LOOSE LIGHT WEIGHT
  OBJECTS.

A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS
AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT
CONDITIONS...MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF
YOU MUST TRAVEL...HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET
STRANDED...STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE.

&&

$$

IAZ050-060>062-081745-
/O.EXA.KDMX.WW.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-160209T0000Z/
TAMA-POLK-JASPER-POWESHIEK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TAMA...TOLEDO...TRAER...DYSART...
GLADBROOK...DES MOINES...NEWTON...GRINNELL
336 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING.

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE AREA
  WITH STRONG GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS. THE COMBINATION OF STRONG
  WIND AND FALLING SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE BLOWING AND
  DRIFTING SNOW REDUCING VISIBILITIES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45
  MPH. VISIBILITY WILL BE REDUCED TO AROUND ONE HALF MILE AT
  TIMES...ESPECIALLY IN RURAL OPEN AREAS.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL MAY BE DIFFICULT TODAY DUE TO ICY SNOW-COVERED
  ROADS AND LOWERED VISIBILITIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING 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 ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

&&

$$

IAZ070>072-081>083-092>094-081745-
/O.EXT.KDMX.WW.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-160208T2100Z/
CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-CLARKE-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-DECATUR-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ATLANTIC...GREENFIELD...STUART...
ADAIR...FONTANELLE...WINTERSET...EARLHAM...CORNING...CRESTON...
OSCEOLA...BEDFORD...LENOX...NEW MARKET...MOUNT AYR...LAMONI...
LEON
336 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE AREA
  WITH STRONG GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS. THE COMBINATION OF STRONG
  WIND AND FALLING SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE BLOWING AND
  DRIFTING SNOW REDUCING VISIBILITIES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45
  MPH. VISIBILITY WILL BE REDUCED TO AROUND ONE HALF MILE AT
  TIMES...ESPECIALLY IN RURAL OPEN AREAS.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL MAY BE DIFFICULT TODAY DUE TO ICY SNOW-COVERED
  ROADS AND LOWERED VISIBILITIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING 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 ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

&&

$$

MJB


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