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
1158 AM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

...BLIZZARD CONDITIONS EXPECTED SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING...

.BLUSTERY NORTHWEST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 ARE
EXPECTED BY SUNDAY EVENING. IN ADDITION TO POTENT WINDS...LIGHT
SNOW IS FORECAST FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON INTO MONDAY MORNING WITH
NEW SNOW AMOUNTS UP TO 2 INCHES POSSIBLE. A VERY DEEP SNOW PACK
REMAINS IN PLACE OVER NORTHERN IOWA. HENCE...THE COMBINATION OF
BLUSTERY WINDS..FALLING SNOW AND A DEEP SNOW PACK WILL LEAD TO
NEAR WHITE OUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY
MORNING.

IAZ004>007-015>017-023>027-033>038-045>047-070200-
/O.CON.KDMX.BZ.A.0002.160207T2100Z-160208T1800Z/
EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-WORTH-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-
POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-SAC-CALHOUN-WEBSTER-
HAMILTON-HARDIN-GRUNDY-CARROLL-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...SAC CITY...LAKE VIEW...
ODEBOLT...WALL LAKE...SCHALLER...EARLY...ROCKWELL CITY...MANSON...
LAKE CITY...POMEROY...FORT DODGE...WEBSTER CITY...IOWA FALLS...
ELDORA...ACKLEY...GRUNDY CENTER...REINBECK...CONRAD...DIKE...
WELLSBURG...CARROLL...JEFFERSON...BOONE
1158 AM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

...BLIZZARD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING...

* TIMING...LATE SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO 2 INCHES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS IN
  EXCESS OF 45 MPH. VISIBILITIES MAY DROP BELOW ONE QUARTER MILE
  FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD WITH NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS POSSIBLE
  AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW CAN CREATE
  TREACHEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS AND EVEN LEAD TO NEARLY
  IMPOSSIBLE TRAVEL IN SOME AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FALLING AND/OR
BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS AND EXTREMELY POOR VISIBILITIES.
THIS CAN LEAD TO WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AND MAKE TRAVEL VERY
DANGEROUS.

&&

$$

PODRAZIK


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