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
400 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

...BLIZZARD CONDITIONS EXPECTED SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING...

.BLUSTERY NORTHWEST WINDS OF 30 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH ARE
EXPECTED BY SUNDAY EVENING AND LOOK TO CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY.
IN ADDITION TO POTENT WINDS...LIGHT SNOW IS FORECAST FROM SUNDAY
AFTERNOON INTO MONDAY MORNING WITH NEW SNOW AMOUNTS UP TO 2 INCHES
POSSIBLE. A VERY DEEP SNOW PACK REMAINS IN PLACE OVER NORTHERN
IOWA. HENCE...THE COMBINATION OF BLUSTERY WINDS..FALLING SNOW AND
A DEEP SNOW PACK WILL LEAD TO NEAR WHITE OUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES
SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY.

IAZ028-039-044-048-049-057>059-070600-
/O.EXB.KDMX.BZ.A.0002.160207T2100Z-160209T0000Z/
BREMER-BLACK HAWK-CRAWFORD-STORY-MARSHALL-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WAVERLY...WATERLOO...CEDAR FALLS...
DENISON...AMES...MARSHALLTOWN...AUDUBON...EXIRA...
GUTHRIE CENTER...PANORA...BAYARD...CASEY...PERRY...WAUKEE...ADEL
400 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

...BLIZZARD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A BLIZZARD
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...LATE SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO 2 INCHES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHWEST WINDS 30 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  NEAR 50 MPH. VISIBILITIES MAY DROP BELOW ONE QUARTER MILE FOR
  AN EXTENDED PERIOD WITH NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS POSSIBLE AT
  TIMES.

* IMPACTS...CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW CAN CREATE
  TREACHEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS AND EVEN LEAD TO NEARLY
  IMPOSSIBLE TRAVEL IN SOME AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FALLING AND/OR
BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS AND EXTREMELY POOR VISIBILITIES.
THIS CAN LEAD TO WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AND MAKE TRAVEL VERY
DANGEROUS.

&&

$$

IAZ004>007-015>017-023>027-033>038-045>047-070600-
/O.EXT.KDMX.BZ.A.0002.160207T2100Z-160209T0000Z/
EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-WORTH-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-
POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-SAC-CALHOUN-WEBSTER-
HAMILTON-HARDIN-GRUNDY-CARROLL-GREENE-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...SAC CITY...LAKE VIEW...
ODEBOLT...WALL LAKE...SCHALLER...EARLY...ROCKWELL CITY...MANSON...
LAKE CITY...POMEROY...FORT DODGE...WEBSTER CITY...IOWA FALLS...
ELDORA...ACKLEY...GRUNDY CENTER...REINBECK...CONRAD...DIKE...
WELLSBURG...CARROLL...JEFFERSON...BOONE
400 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

...BLIZZARD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...LATE SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO 2 INCHES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHWEST WINDS 30 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  NEAR 50 MPH. VISIBILITIES MAY DROP BELOW ONE QUARTER MILE FOR
  AN EXTENDED PERIOD WITH NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS POSSIBLE AT
  TIMES.

* IMPACTS...CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW CAN CREATE
  TREACHEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS AND EVEN LEAD TO NEARLY
  IMPOSSIBLE TRAVEL IN SOME AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FALLING AND/OR
BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS AND EXTREMELY POOR VISIBILITIES.
THIS CAN LEAD TO WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AND MAKE TRAVEL VERY
DANGEROUS.

&&

$$

PODRAZIK



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