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
355 AM CST THU FEB 26 2015

...BITTER COLD THROUGH THE MORNING TODAY...

IAZ004>007-015>017-023>026-033>036-044>047-057-058-261600-
/O.CON.KDMX.WC.Y.0012.150226T1000Z-150226T1600Z/
EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-WORTH-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-
POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-SAC-CALHOUN-WEBSTER-HAMILTON-
CRAWFORD-CARROLL-GREENE-BOONE-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-
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...SAC CITY...LAKE VIEW...ODEBOLT...WALL LAKE...
SCHALLER...EARLY...ROCKWELL CITY...MANSON...LAKE CITY...POMEROY...
FORT DODGE...WEBSTER CITY...DENISON...CARROLL...JEFFERSON...
BOONE...AUDUBON...EXIRA...GUTHRIE CENTER...PANORA...BAYARD...
CASEY
355 AM CST THU FEB 26 2015

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS
MORNING...

* WINDS...NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS AT 10 TO 15 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES/WIND CHILL VALUES...TEMPERATURES BETWEEN ZERO AND 8
  BELOW BY DAYBREAK. WIND CHILLS WILL RANGE FROM 20 TO 30 BELOW
  THROUGH MID MORNING THURSDAY.

* IMPACTS...FROST BITE CAN DEVELOP WITHIN 30 MINUTES IF SKIN IS
  EXPOSED AND HYPOTHERMIA MAY OCCUR IF 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.

&&

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