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Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
401 PM CST SUN JAN 15 2017

...WINTER STORM AND ICE TO IMPACT CENTRAL IOWA THOUGH MONDAY...

.A STRONG WINTER STORM REMAINS ON TRACK FOR MUCH OF IOWA TONIGHT INTO
MONDAY. A WINTRY MIX IS POSSIBLE WHEN PRECIPITATION BEGINS...BUT
WILL TRANSITION TO FREEZING RAIN ACROSS MUCH OF THE STATE. THE
PERIOD OF MOST IMPACTFUL WEATHER IS EXPECTED LATER TONIGHT
THROUGH MONDAY WHERE SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF FREEZING RAIN ARE
POSSIBLE RESULTING EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

IAZ061-062-160615-
/O.UPG.KDMX.WW.Y.0002.170116T0300Z-170117T0600Z/
/O.EXB.KDMX.IS.W.0001.170116T0300Z-170117T0000Z/
JASPER-POWESHIEK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF NEWTON AND GRINNELL
401 PM CST SUN JAN 15 2017

...ICE STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM CST
MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED AN ICE
STORM WARNING, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM
CST MONDAY. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...A WINTRY MIX SHOULD BEGIN DURING THE LATE
  EVENING HOURS BEFORE TRANSITIONING TO MAINLY FREEZING RAIN
  INTO MONDAY MORNING.

* STORM TOTAL ICE ACCUMULATIONS...THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR ICE
  ACCUMULATIONS FROM TWO TO THREE TENTHS OF AN INCH BY MONDAY.

* WINDS...WINDS SHOULD BE RELATIVELY LIGHT...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS
  AT 5 TO 10 MPH...HELPING REDUCE TREE AND POWER LINE IMPACTS.

* IMPACTS...VERY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL DUE TO ICE COVERED AND VERY
  SLICK ROADS. SIDEWALKS AND PARKING LOTS WILL BE SLICK. TREE
  DAMAGE AND POWER OUTAGES ARE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AN ICE STORM WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF ICE ACCUMULATIONS
WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. TRAVEL IS STRONGLY
DISCOURAGED. COMMERCE WILL LIKELY BE SEVERELY IMPACTED. IF YOU
MUST TRAVEL, KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT, FOOD, AND WATER IN YOUR
VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY. ICE ACCUMULATIONS AND WINDS WILL
LIKELY LEAD TO SNAPPED POWER LINES AND FALLING TREE BRANCHES THAT
ADD TO THE DANGER.

&&

$$

IAZ036>038-049-050-160615-
/O.UPG.KDMX.WW.Y.0002.170116T0300Z-170117T0600Z/
/O.EXA.KDMX.IS.W.0001.170116T0300Z-170117T0600Z/
HAMILTON-HARDIN-GRUNDY-MARSHALL-TAMA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF WEBSTER CITY, IOWA FALLS, ELDORA, ACKLEY,
GRUNDY CENTER, REINBECK, CONRAD, DIKE, WELLSBURG, MARSHALLTOWN,
TAMA, TOLEDO, TRAER, DYSART, AND GLADBROOK
401 PM CST SUN JAN 15 2017

...ICE STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO MIDNIGHT
CST MONDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED AN ICE
STORM WARNING, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO
MIDNIGHT CST MONDAY NIGHT. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...A WINTRY MIX SHOULD BEGIN DURING THE LATE
  EVENING HOURS BEFORE TRANSITIONING TO MAINLY FREEZING RAIN
  INTO MONDAY MORNING.

* STORM TOTAL ICE ACCUMULATIONS...THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR ICE
  ACCUMULATIONS FROM TWO TO FOUR TENTHS OF AN INCH BY MONDAY. A
  LIGHT SNOW/SLEET MIX IS ALSO POSSIBLE WITH ANY ACCUMULATIONS
  LESS THAN A HALF INCH.

* WINDS...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS AT 5 TO 10 MPH.

* IMPACTS...VERY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL DUE TO ICE COVERED AND VERY
  SLICK ROADS. SIDEWALKS AND PARKING LOTS WILL BE SLICK. TREE
  DAMAGE AND POWER OUTAGES ARE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AN ICE STORM WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF ICE ACCUMULATIONS
WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. TRAVEL IS STRONGLY
DISCOURAGED. COMMERCE WILL LIKELY BE SEVERELY IMPACTED. IF YOU
MUST TRAVEL, KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT, FOOD, AND WATER IN YOUR
VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY. ICE ACCUMULATIONS AND WINDS WILL
LIKELY LEAD TO SNAPPED POWER LINES AND FALLING TREE BRANCHES THAT
ADD TO THE DANGER.

&&

$$

IAZ070>073-081>084-092>095-160615-
/O.CON.KDMX.IS.W.0001.000000T0000Z-170117T0000Z/
CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-WARREN-ADAMS-UNION-CLARKE-LUCAS-TAYLOR-
RINGGOLD-DECATUR-WAYNE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ATLANTIC, GREENFIELD, STUART, ADAIR,
FONTANELLE, WINTERSET, EARLHAM, INDIANOLA, NORWALK, CARLISLE,
CORNING, CRESTON, OSCEOLA, CHARITON, BEDFORD, LENOX, NEW MARKET,
MOUNT AYR, LAMONI, LEON, CORYDON, SEYMOUR, ALLERTON, AND HUMESTON
401 PM CST SUN JAN 15 2017

...ICE STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST MONDAY...

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET HAS ALREADY
  STARTED NEAR THE MISSOURI BORDER...AND THE PRECIPITATION
  SHOULD SWITCH TO ALL FREEZING RAIN BY LATER THIS AFTERNOON
  THROUGH MONDAY.

* STORM TOTAL ICE ACCUMULATIONS...ICE ACCUMULATIONS FROM TWO TO
  FOUR TENTHS OF AN INCH ARE FORECAST.

* WINDS...WINDS SHOULD BE FAIRLY LIGHT...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS
  AT 5 TO 10 MPH...HELPING REDUCE TREE AND POWER LINE IMPACTS.

* IMPACTS...EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL DUE TO ICE COVERED AND
  VERY SLICK ROADS. SIDEWALKS AND PARKING LOTS WILL BE SLICK.
  TREE DAMAGE AND POWER OUTAGES ARE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AN ICE STORM WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF ICE ACCUMULATIONS
WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. TRAVEL IS STRONGLY
DISCOURAGED. COMMERCE WILL LIKELY BE SEVERELY IMPACTED. IF YOU
MUST TRAVEL, KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT, FOOD, AND WATER IN YOUR
VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY. ICE ACCUMULATIONS AND WINDS WILL
LIKELY LEAD TO SNAPPED POWER LINES AND FALLING TREE BRANCHES THAT
ADD TO THE DANGER.

&&

$$

IAZ023-033>035-044>048-057>060-160615-
/O.CON.KDMX.IS.W.0001.170116T0300Z-170117T0600Z/
POCAHONTAS-SAC-CALHOUN-WEBSTER-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-GREENE-BOONE-
STORY-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-POLK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF POCAHONTAS, LAURENS, ROLFE, FONDA,
GILMORE CITY, SAC CITY, LAKE VIEW, ODEBOLT, WALL LAKE, SCHALLER,
EARLY, ROCKWELL CITY, MANSON, LAKE CITY, POMEROY, FORT DODGE,
DENISON, CARROLL, JEFFERSON, BOONE, AMES, AUDUBON, EXIRA,
GUTHRIE CENTER, PANORA, BAYARD, CASEY, PERRY, WAUKEE, ADEL,
AND DES MOINES
401 PM CST SUN JAN 15 2017

...ICE STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO
MIDNIGHT CST MONDAY NIGHT...

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...A WINTRY MIX SHOULD START LATER THIS
  EVENING BEFORE TRANSITIONING TO MAINLY FREEZING RAIN OVERNIGHT
  INTO TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

* STORM TOTAL ICE ACCUMULATIONS...ICE ACCUMULATIONS FROM TWO TO
  FOUR TENTHS OF AN INCH ARE FORECAST.

* WINDS...WINDS SHOULD BE FAIRLY LIGHT...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS
  AT 5 TO 10 MPH...HELPING REDUCE TREE AND POWER LINE IMPACTS.

* IMPACTS...EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL DUE TO ICE COVERED AND
  VERY SLICK ROADS. SIDEWALKS AND PARKING LOTS WILL BE SLICK.
  TREE DAMAGE AND POWER OUTAGES ARE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AN ICE STORM WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF ICE ACCUMULATIONS
WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. TRAVEL IS STRONGLY
DISCOURAGED. COMMERCE WILL LIKELY BE SEVERELY IMPACTED. IF YOU
MUST TRAVEL, KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT, FOOD, AND WATER IN YOUR
VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY. ICE ACCUMULATIONS AND WINDS WILL
LIKELY LEAD TO SNAPPED POWER LINES AND FALLING TREE BRANCHES THAT
ADD TO THE DANGER.

&&

$$

IAZ074-075-085-086-096-097-160615-
/O.CON.KDMX.WW.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-170117T0000Z/
MARION-MAHASKA-MONROE-WAPELLO-APPANOOSE-DAVIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF PELLA, KNOXVILLE, OSKALOOSA, ALBIA,
OTTUMWA, CENTERVILLE, AND BLOOMFIELD
401 PM CST SUN JAN 15 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST
MONDAY...

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...A WINTRY MIX WILL CONTINUE OVER SOUTHERN
  IOWA AND SHOULD TRANSITION TO ALL FREEZING RAIN FROM EARLY THIS
  EVENING THROUGH AT LEAST MONDAY MORNING.

* STORM TOTAL ICE ACCUMULATIONS...ICE ACCUMULATIONS FROM A TENTH
  TO A QUARTER INCH ARE POSSIBLE.

* WINDS...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS AT 5 TO 10 MPH.

* IMPACTS...VERY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL DUE TO ICE COVERED AND VERY
  SLICK ROADS. SIDEWALKS AND PARKING LOTS WILL BE SLICK. TREE
  DAMAGE AND POWER OUTAGES ARE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW, SLEET, OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES, AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

IAZ024>028-039-160615-
/O.CON.KDMX.WW.Y.0002.170116T0300Z-170117T0600Z/
HUMBOLDT-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER-BLACK HAWK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF HUMBOLDT, EAGLE GROVE, CLARION, BELMOND,
HAMPTON, PARKERSBURG, CLARKSVILLE, SHELL ROCK, GREENE, APLINGTON,
ALLISON, DUMONT, WAVERLY, WATERLOO, AND CEDAR FALLS
401 PM CST SUN JAN 15 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS
EVENING TO MIDNIGHT CST MONDAY NIGHT...

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...A WINTRY MIX SHOULD BEGIN DURING THE LATE
  EVENING HOURS BEFORE TRANSITIONING TO MAINLY FREEZING RAIN
  INTO MONDAY MORNING.

* STORM TOTAL ICE ACCUMULATIONS...THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR ICE
  ACCUMULATIONS FROM ONE TO TWO TENTHS OF AN INCH BY
  MONDAY...ESPECIALLY TOWARD HIGHWAY 3. A LIGHT SNOW/SLEET MIX IS
  ALSO POSSIBLE WITH ANY ACCUMULATIONS AN INCH OR LESS.

* WINDS...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS AT 5 TO 10 MPH.

* IMPACTS...VERY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL DUE TO ICE COVERED AND VERY
  SLICK ROADS. SIDEWALKS AND PARKING LOTS WILL BE SLICK. TREE
  DAMAGE AND POWER OUTAGES ARE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW, SLEET, OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES, AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

IAZ004>007-015>017-160615-
/O.CON.KDMX.WW.Y.0002.170116T0600Z-170117T0600Z/
EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-WORTH-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ESTHERVILLE, ALGONA, FOREST CITY,
LAKE MILLS, NORTHWOOD, MANLY, EMMETSBURG, GARNER, BRITT, KANAWHA,
MASON CITY, AND CLEAR LAKE
401 PM CST SUN JAN 15 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO MIDNIGHT CST MONDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...LATE THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW/ICE ACCUMULATIONS...ICE ACCUMULATIONS UP TO A
  TENTH OF AN INCH. A LIGHT SNOW/SLEET MIX IS ALSO POSSIBLE WITH
  ACCUMULATIONS OF AROUND AN INCH.

* WINDS...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS AT 5 TO 10 MPH.

* IMPACTS...VERY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL DUE TO ICE COVERED AND VERY
  SLICK ROADS. SIDEWALKS AND PARKING LOTS WILL BE SLICK. TREE
  DAMAGE AND POWER OUTAGES ARE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW, SLEET, OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES, AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

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