Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
414 PM CST WED FEB 25 2015

...MODERATE SNOWFALL THROUGH THE EVENING COMMUTE...

.MODERATE SNOWFALL WILL OCCUR ACROSS LOCATIONS SOUTH OF HIGHWAY
30 THROUGH THE EVENING COMMUTE AND INTO EASTERN IOWA THROUGH MID
EVENING.

IAZ028-037-260300-
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BREMER-HARDIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WAVERLY...IOWA FALLS...ELDORA...ACKLEY
414 PM CST WED FEB 25 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS
EVENING...
...WINTER STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW ...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST
THIS EVENING. THE WINTER STORM WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...SNOW WILL CONTINUE DURING THE EVENING
  COMMUTE AND BE MODERATE AT TIMES...ADDING TO EARLIER
  ACCUMULATIONS. THE SNOW WILL TAPER OFF AFTER 6 PM AND END BY 9
  PM.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW...1 TO 2 INCHES OF ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATION THROUGH
  EARLY EVENING THEN TAPERING OFF THROUGH MID EVENING.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST AT 15 MPH BECOMING NORTH AT 15 TO
  20 MPH. VISIBILITIES WILL DROP TO A MILE OR SO DURING PERIODS
  OF HEAVIER SNOW.

* IMPACTS...PREVIOUS SNOW FROM THE AFTERNOON AND THE SNOW EXPECTED
  THROUGH THE EVENING WILL PRODUCE HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW MAY ALSO LEAD TO DIFFICULT DRIVING
  CONDITIONS THIS EVENING EVEN AFTER THE HEAVIEST SNOW HAS ENDED.

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.

&&

$$

IAZ038-039-048-260300-
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/O.EXA.KDMX.WW.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-150226T0300Z/
GRUNDY-BLACK HAWK-STORY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GRUNDY CENTER...REINBECK...CONRAD...
DIKE...WELLSBURG...WATERLOO...CEDAR FALLS...AMES
414 PM CST WED FEB 25 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS
EVENING...
...WINTER STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST
THIS EVENING. THE WINTER STORM WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...SNOW WILL CONTINUE DURING THE EVENING
  COMMUTE AND BE MODERATE AT TIMES...ADDING TO EARLIER
  ACCUMULATIONS. THE SNOW WILL TAPER OFF AFTER 6 PM AND END BY 9
  PM.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW...1 TO 3 INCHES OF ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATION
  THROUGH EARLY EVENING THEN TAPERING OFF THROUGH MID EVENING.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY..NORTHEAST AT 15 MPH BECOMING NORTH AT 15 TO 25
  MPH. VISIBILITIES WILL DROP TO A MILE OR SO DURING PERIODS OF
  HEAVIER SNOW.

* IMPACTS...MODERATE SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE SNOW
  COVERED ROADS AND HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS. BLOWING AND
  DRIFTING SNOW MAY ALSO LEAD TO DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS
  THIS EVENING EVEN AFTER THE HEAVIEST SNOW HAS ENDED.

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...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN ACCUMULATIONS ARE
MUCH APPRECIATED AND CAN BE RELAYED DIRECTLY TO THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE USING TWITTER HANDLE NWS DES MOINES...NWSDMX OR
POST TO THE NWS DES MOINES FACEBOOK PAGE.

&&

$$

IAZ004>007-015>017-023>027-035-036-047-252315-
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EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-WORTH-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-
POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-WEBSTER-HAMILTON-BOONE-
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...FORT DODGE...
WEBSTER CITY...BOONE
414 PM CST WED FEB 25 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS CANCELLED THE
WINTER STORM WARNING.

THE STORM SYSTEM HAS SHIFTED SOUTH AND EAST OUT OF THE AREA. LIGHT
SNOW WITH LITTLE ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATION IS POSSIBLE THROUGH EARLY
EVENING.

$$

IAZ033-034-044>046-252315-
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SAC-CALHOUN-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-GREENE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SAC CITY...LAKE VIEW...ODEBOLT...
WALL LAKE...SCHALLER...EARLY...ROCKWELL CITY...MANSON...
LAKE CITY...POMEROY...DENISON...CARROLL...JEFFERSON
414 PM CST WED FEB 25 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS CANCELLED THE
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY.

THE STORM SYSTEM HAS SHIFTED SOUTH AND EAST OUT OF THE AREA. LIGHT
SNOW WITH LITTLE ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATION IS POSSIBLE THROUGH EARLY
EVENING.
$$

IAZ049-050-061-062-260300-
/O.EXT.KDMX.WS.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150226T0300Z/
MARSHALL-TAMA-JASPER-POWESHIEK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARSHALLTOWN...TAMA...TOLEDO...TRAER...
DYSART...GLADBROOK...NEWTON...GRINNELL
414 PM CST WED FEB 25 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...MODERATE WILL PERSIST OVER THE AREA THROUGH
  6 PM THEN TAPER OFF THROUGH 9 PM.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW...1 TO 3 INCHES OF ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATION.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST AT 15 TO 20 MPH BECOMING NORTH AT
  15 TO 25 MPH. VISIBILITIES MAY BE A MILE OR LESS DURING PERIODS
  OF HEAVIER SNOWFALL.

* IMPACTS...PREVIOUS SNOWFALL AND THE CONTINUATION OF SNOW WILL
  PRODUCE SNOW COVERED ROADS AND HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.
  MINOR BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW MAY ALSO LEAD TO DIFFICULT
  DRIVING CONDITIONS THIS EVENING EVEN AFTER THE HEAVIEST SNOW HAS
  ENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

IAZ075-086-097-260300-
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MAHASKA-WAPELLO-DAVIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...OSKALOOSA...OTTUMWA...BLOOMFIELD
414 PM CST WED FEB 25 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...THERE WILL BE PERIODS OF MODERATE SNOW
  THROUGH 7 PM THEN TAPER OFF THROUGH 9 PM.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW...2 TO 5 INCHES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST AT 15 MPH BECOMING NORTH AT 15 TO
  25 MPH. VISIBILITIES WILL OFTEN BE A MILE OR LESS DURING
  PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW.

* IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED ROADS DURING THE EVENING COMMUTE WILL
  MAKE FOR HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS. MINOR BLOWING AND
  DRIFTING SNOW MAY ALSO LEAD TO DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS THIS
  EVENING EVEN AFTER THE HEAVIEST SNOW HAS ENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

IAZ082-260000-
/O.EXB.KDMX.WW.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-150226T0000Z/
UNION-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...CRESTON
414 PM CST WED FEB 25 2015

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND SLEET...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6
PM CST THIS EVENING.

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...A WINTERY MIX OF RAIN...SLEET AND SNOW WILL
  SWITCH OVER TO SNOW DURING THE EVENING COMMUTE.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW...1 TO 3 INCHES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTH AT 15 TO 30 MPH DECREASING SOME AFTER
  7 PM. VISIBILITIES WILL DROP TO A MILE OR SO DURING TIMES OF
  HEAVIER SNOW.

* IMPACTS...SNOW AND SLEET DURING THE EVENING COMMUTE WITH CREATE HAZARDOUS
  DRIVING CONDITIONS. BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW MAY ALSO LEAD TO
  DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS THIS EVENING EVEN AFTER THE
  HEAVIEST SNOW HAS ENDED.

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.

&&

$$

IAZ060-073-074-084-085-095-096-260300-
/O.EXT.KDMX.WW.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-150226T0300Z/
POLK-WARREN-MARION-LUCAS-MONROE-WAYNE-APPANOOSE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DES MOINES...INDIANOLA...NORWALK...
CARLISLE...PELLA...KNOXVILLE...CHARITON...ALBIA...CORYDON...
SEYMOUR...ALLERTON...HUMESTON...CENTERVILLE
414 PM CST WED FEB 25 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...A QUICK SHOT OF SNOW DURING THE EVENING
  COMMUTE WILL DIMINISH BY 7 PM AND END BY 9 PM.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW...2 TO 4 INCHES WITH HEAVIEST AMOUNTS NEAR THE
  MISSOURI BORDER.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST AT 15 TO 30 MPH BECOMING NORTH
  AFTER 6 PM. VISIBILITIES WILL DROP TO A MILE OR LESS DURING
  TIMES OF HEAVIER SNOW.

* IMPACTS...PERIODS OF MODERATE SNOWFALL DURING THE EVENING
  COMMUTE WILL PRODUCE HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS. BLOWING AND
  DRIFTING SNOW MAY ALSO LEAD TO DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS THIS
  EVENING EVEN AFTER THE HEAVIEST SNOW HAS ENDED.

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.

&&

$$

IAZ057>059-070>072-083-094-260000-
/O.EXT.KDMX.WW.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-150226T0000Z/
AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-CLARKE-DECATUR-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUDUBON...EXIRA...GUTHRIE CENTER...
PANORA...BAYARD...CASEY...PERRY...WAUKEE...ADEL...ATLANTIC...
GREENFIELD...STUART...ADAIR...FONTANELLE...WINTERSET...EARLHAM...
OSCEOLA...LAMONI...LEON
414 PM CST WED FEB 25 2015

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

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...A QUICK SHOT OF SNOW DURING THE EVENING
  COMMUTE WILL DIMINISH BY 7 PM AND END BY 9 PM. THERE MAY BE A
  BRIEF PERIOD OF A WINTERY MIX WEST OF INTERSTATE 35 THROUGH 5
  PM.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW...1 TO 2 INCHES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTH AT15 TO 30 MPH. VISIBILITIES WILL DROP
  TO A MILE OR LESS DURING PERIODS OF HEAVIER SNOW.

* IMPACTS...SNOWFALL AND POTENTIALLY SOME SLEET DURING THE EVENING
  COMMUTE WILL PRODUCE HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS. BLOWING AND
  DRIFTING SNOW MAY ALSO LEAD TO DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS THIS
  EVENING EVEN AFTER THE HEAVIEST SNOW HAS ENDED.

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.

&&

$$

FAB



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