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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1157 AM CST WED NOV 26 2014

...SNOW TO CONTINUE THIS AFTERNOON...

.SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO THE AFTERNOON HOURS...WITH THE LIGHT SNOW
TAPERING OFF FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST THROUGH THE MID/LATE
AFTERNOON HOURS. SOME MINOR BLOWING SNOW CAN BE EXPECTED BY LATE
AFTERNOON INTO THE EVENING AS WELL...WHICH COULD IMPACT TRAVEL.

IAZ004>006-015-016-023>025-035-036-047-270000-
/O.EXT.KDMX.WW.Y.0022.000000T0000Z-141127T0000Z/
EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-
WRIGHT-WEBSTER-HAMILTON-BOONE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ESTHERVILLE...ALGONA...FOREST CITY...
LAKE MILLS...EMMETSBURG...GARNER...BRITT...KANAWHA...POCAHONTAS...
LAURENS...ROLFE...FONDA...GILMORE CITY...HUMBOLDT...EAGLE GROVE...
CLARION...BELMOND...FORT DODGE...WEBSTER CITY...BOONE
1157 AM CST WED NOV 26 2014

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

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE AS A BAND OF SNOW
  PUSHES SOUTHEASTWARD THROUGH THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON. THE SNOW
  IS EXPECTED TO GRADUALLY TAPER OFF FROM NORTHWEST THROUGHOUT THE
  AFTERNOON.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 5 INCHES

* WINDS AND VISIBILITY...NORTH TO NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH AND
  GUSTY. VISIBILITIES MAY BE REDUCED TO AROUND ONE HALF MILE TO
  ONE MILE AT TIMES WITH THE SNOW.

* IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED SLIPPERY ROADS ARE EXPECTED WITH ICY
  TRAVEL CONDITIONS. SOME MINOR BLOWING SNOW MAY OCCUR IN THE
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING. DRIVE SAFELY AND EXPECT LONGER TRAVEL
  TIMES.

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.

&&

$$

IAZ007-017-026>028-037>039-048>050-061-062-270000-
/O.CON.KDMX.WW.Y.0022.000000T0000Z-141127T0000Z/
WORTH-CERRO GORDO-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER-HARDIN-GRUNDY-BLACK HAWK-
STORY-MARSHALL-TAMA-JASPER-POWESHIEK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NORTHWOOD...MANLY...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...AMES...MARSHALLTOWN...TAMA...
TOLEDO...TRAER...DYSART...GLADBROOK...NEWTON...GRINNELL
1157 AM CST WED NOV 26 2014

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

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE THIS
  AFTERNOON...WITH SOME DRY AIR WORKING ITS WAY IN THERE WILL BE
  INTERMITTENT PERIODS WITHOUT SNOW. AREAS TO THE EAST WILL BE
  IMPACTED MOST BY THE DRY AIR...LIMITING THE SNOWFALL SOME.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 5 INCHES WITH SOME
  AREAS...WITH THE LIGHTER AMOUNTS TOWARD THE EASTERNMOST PORTION
  OF THE ADVISORY AREA.

* WINDS AND VISIBILITY...NORTHEASTERLY AT 10 TO 15 MPH...TURNING
  TO NORTH AT 15 TO 25 MPH AND GUSTY LATE THIS AFTERNOON.
  VISIBILITY MAY BE REDUCED TO ONE HALF MILE TO ONE MILE AT TIMES
  WITH THE SNOW.

* IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED SLIPPERY ROADS ARE EXPECTED WITH ICY
  TRAVEL CONDITIONS. SOME MINOR BLOWING SNOW MAY OCCUR LATE THIS
  AFTERNOON INTO THE EVENING. DRIVE SAFELY AND EXPECT LONGER
  TRAVEL TIMES.

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.

&&

$$

MJB



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