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
330 AM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

...ARCTIC AIR TO SETTLE ACROSS IOWA TONIGHT...

IAZ004>007-015>017-023>028-034>039-046>050-121800-
/O.NEW.KDMX.WC.Y.0006.160213T0000Z-160213T1400Z/
EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-WORTH-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-
POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER-CALHOUN-WEBSTER-
HAMILTON-HARDIN-GRUNDY-BLACK HAWK-GREENE-BOONE-STORY-MARSHALL-
TAMA-
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...ROCKWELL CITY...
MANSON...LAKE CITY...POMEROY...FORT DODGE...WEBSTER CITY...
IOWA FALLS...ELDORA...ACKLEY...GRUNDY CENTER...REINBECK...
CONRAD...DIKE...WELLSBURG...WATERLOO...CEDAR FALLS...JEFFERSON...
BOONE...AMES...MARSHALLTOWN...TAMA...TOLEDO...TRAER...DYSART...
GLADBROOK
330 AM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 8 AM
CST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A WIND
CHILL ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
8 AM CST SATURDAY.

* TIMING...THIS EVENING INTO SATURDAY MORNING

* WINDS...NORTHWESTERLY AT 5 TO 15 MPH

* TEMPERATURES/WIND CHILL VALUES...WIND CHILL VALUES WILL DROP
  INTO THE 20 BELOW TO 30 BELOW RANGE...DUE TO THE WINDS COMBINED
  WITH TEMPERATURES IN THE SINGLE DIGITS AND TEENS BELOW ZERO.

* IMPACTS...THOSE WITH INTERESTS OUTDOORS SHOULD DRESS WARMLY AND
  COVER EXPOSED SKIN...AS FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA ARE POSSIBLE
  IF THE PROPER PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

MJB



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