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
304 PM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SNOW WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE REGION LATER TODAY AND INTO THE
OVERNIGHT...

.EXPECT SNOW TO SPREAD ACROSS THE REGION LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND
OVERNIGHT. WHILE LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS ON GRASSY AREAS ARE POSSIBLE
BY LATE THIS AFTERNOON...LITTLE TO NO IMPACTS ARE ANTICIPATED ON
ROADWAYS UNTIL TONIGHT. THE SNOW WILL INCREASE IN INTENSITY
OVERNIGHT AND WILL ACCUMULATE ON ROADWAYS CAUSING THE FIRST WINTER
WEATHER TRAVEL CONDITIONS OF THIS WINTER SEASON.

IAZ017-026>028-037>039-050-040515-
/O.NEW.KDMX.WW.Y.0012.161204T0200Z-161204T1700Z/
CERRO GORDO-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER-HARDIN-GRUNDY-BLACK HAWK-TAMA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MASON CITY, CLEAR LAKE, HAMPTON,
PARKERSBURG, CLARKSVILLE, SHELL ROCK, GREENE, APLINGTON, ALLISON,
DUMONT, WAVERLY, IOWA FALLS, ELDORA, ACKLEY, GRUNDY CENTER,
REINBECK, CONRAD, DIKE, WELLSBURG, WATERLOO, CEDAR FALLS, TAMA,
TOLEDO, TRAER, DYSART, AND GLADBROOK
304 PM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO
11 AM CST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS
EVENING TO 11 AM CST SUNDAY.

* TIMING...MAINLY TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING

* STORM TOTAL SNOW...SNOW FALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE
  POSSIBLE.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...SOUTHEAST WINDS OF 7 TO 12 MPH ARE EXPECTED
  BUT WILL HAVE LITTLE IMPACT. VISIBILITIES MAY DROP DOWN TO ONE
  QUARTER MILE AT TIMES DUE TO FALLING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...PRIMARY IMPACTS WILL BE TRAVEL CONDITIONS. THE
  CONSISTENCY OF THE SNOW WILL MAKE IT A SLUSHY AND SLIPPERY SNOW
  ON ROADWAYS THAT WILL FURTHER IMPACT TRACTION OVERNIGHT.

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.

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