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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
301 PM CST SUN JAN 22 2017

...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY...

.A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL PRODUCE A BAND OF MODERATE TO
HEAVY SNOW BY TUESDAY AFTERNOON INTO TUESDAY NIGHT ACROSS
NORTHERN IOWA. STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS ARE FORECAST TO DEVELOP
OVERNIGHT TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING WITH ADDITIONAL
LIGHT SNOW ANTICIPATED TO FALL. HAZARDOUS TRAVEL IS EXPECTED DUE
TO SIGNIFICANT VISIBILITY RESTRICTIONS FROM BLOWING AND DRIFTING
SNOW.

IAZ004>007-015>017-023>028-033>038-230515-
/O.NEW.KDMX.WS.A.0002.170124T1800Z-170125T2100Z/
EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-WORTH-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-
POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER-SAC-CALHOUN-
WEBSTER-HAMILTON-HARDIN-GRUNDY-
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, ROCKWELL CITY, MANSON, LAKE CITY, POMEROY,
FORT DODGE, WEBSTER CITY, IOWA FALLS, ELDORA, ACKLEY,
GRUNDY CENTER, REINBECK, CONRAD, DIKE, AND WELLSBURG
301 PM CST SUN JAN 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WATCH, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* TIMING TRENDS...SNOW WILL DEVELOP TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE
THROUGHOUT MUCH OF TUESDAY EVENING.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 7 INCHES WITH LOCALLY
  HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...BLUSTERY NORTHWEST WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WILL
  DEVELOP LATE TUESDAY NIGHT AND PERSIST THROUGH THE DAY
  WEDNESDAY. SUBSTANTIAL VISIBILITY RESTRICTIONS DUE TO BLOWING AND
  DRIFTING SNOW ARE HIGHLY LIKELY.

* IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED AND SLICK ROADS COMBINED WITH THE
  VISIBILITY RESTRICTIONS WILL LEAD TO HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW, SLEET, OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

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PODRAZIK



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