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
841 PM CST SUN NOV 16 2014

...STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW TO IMPACT THE AREA LATE TONIGHT
AND MONDAY...

.A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL BRING STRONG AND GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS
TO THE AREA LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON. THE COMBINATION
OF STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CAUSE SNOW COVERED ROADS AND
REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

IAZ004>007-015>017-023>026-171045-
/O.CON.KDMX.WW.Y.0021.141117T0900Z-141118T0000Z/
EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-WORTH-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-
POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-
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
841 PM CST SUN NOV 16 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 6 PM
CST MONDAY...

* TIMING...WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE NORTHEAST AND INCREASE THROUGH
  THE OVERNIGHT. WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO INCREASE THROUGH THE EARLY
  MORNING WITH THE STRONGEST WINDS AND MOST HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS
  BEGINNING NEAR SUNRISE MONDAY MORNING.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHWEST WINDS OF 20 TO 25 MPH WILL DEVELOP
  OVERNIGHT. WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 25 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS NEAR
  40 MPH ON MONDAY. VISIBILITIES MAY DROP TO UNDER ONE HALF A MILE
  AT TIMES DUE TO BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...BLOWING SNOW WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES AND ROADWAYS
  WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED...RESULTING IN HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS. WIND CHILLS BELOW ZERO ARE ALSO FORECAST MONDAY
  MORNING.

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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