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
342 PM CST MON NOV 17 2014

...SNOW SHOWERS AND BLOWING SNOW TO IMPACT NORTHERN IOWA THIS
AFTERNOON THEN VERY COLD WIND CHILLS OVERNIGHT...

.STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. VISIBILITY RESTRICTIONS AND
DETERIORATING ROADS CONDITIONS ARE LIKELY DUE TO THE COMBINATION
OF SNOW SHOWERS AND BLOWING SNOW. THE COMBINATION OF WIND AND COLD
TONIGHT WILL CREATE VERY COLD WIND CHILLS.

IAZ004>007-015>017-023-024-180545-
/O.NEW.KDMX.WC.Y.0021.141118T0900Z-141118T1500Z/
/O.CON.KDMX.WW.Y.0021.000000T0000Z-141118T0000Z/
EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-WORTH-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-
POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-
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
342 PM CST MON NOV 17 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 9 AM CST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A WIND
CHILL ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 9 AM CST
TUESDAY.

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS NEAR
  40 MPH WILL CONTINUE THROUGH 5 PM. IN ADDITION...SNOW SHOWERS
  ARE MOVING THROUGH THE AREA. THE COMBINATION OF BLOWING SNOW AND
  SNOW SHOWERS WILL GREATLY DIMINISH VISIBILITIES AT TIMES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHWEST WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  NEAR 40 MPH. WINDS WILL DIMINISH TO 10 TO 15 MPH OVERNIGHT.
  VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED ONE HALF A MILE OR LESS AT TIMES
  THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE AFTERNOON.

* TEMPERATURES/WIND CHILL VALUES...TEMPERATURES WILL DROP TO NEAR
  ZERO OVERNIGHT WITH WIND CHILL VALUES AROUND 20 BELOW ZERO.

* IMPACTS...REDUCED VISIBILITIES IN ADDITION TO ROADWAYS BECOMING
  SNOW COVERED WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT THE
VISIBILITY WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO STRONG WINDS BLOWING SNOW
AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN
FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.
IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS...MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND
GLOVES.

&&

$$

IAZ025-026-180000-
/O.CON.KDMX.WW.Y.0021.000000T0000Z-141118T0000Z/
WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EAGLE GROVE...CLARION...BELMOND...
HAMPTON
342 PM CST MON NOV 17 2014

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

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS
  NEAR 40 MPH WILL CONTINUE THROUGH 5 PM. IN ADDITION...SNOW
  SHOWERS ARE MOVING THROUGH THE AREA. THE COMBINATION OF
  BLOWING SNOW AND SNOW SHOWERS WILL GREATLY DIMINISH
  VISIBILITIES AT TIMES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHWEST WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS
  TO NEAR 40 MPH. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED ONE HALF A MILE
  OR LESS AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...REDUCED VISIBILITIES IN ADDITION TO ROADWAYS
  BECOMING SNOW COVERED WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS. IN ADDITION...WIND CHILLS WILL REMAIN BELOW ZERO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT THE
VISIBILITY WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO STRONG WINDS BLOWING SNOW
AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

&&

$$


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