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
1134 AM CST TUE FEB 24 2015

...SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL EXPECTED WEDNESDAY...

.LOW PRESSURE OVER ALBERTA WILL MOVE SOUTHEAST INTO SOUTH DAKOTA
TONIGHT...AND ACROSS MISSOURI WEDNESDAY NIGHT. A BAND OF SNOW IS
EXPECTED NORTH OF THE LOW PRESSURE TRACK...AFFECTING MUCH OF
CENTRAL IOWA.

IAZ023-033>037-044>050-057>062-071>075-083>086-095>097-250145-
/O.NEW.KDMX.WS.A.0003.150225T1500Z-150226T0300Z/
POCAHONTAS-SAC-CALHOUN-WEBSTER-HAMILTON-HARDIN-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-
GREENE-BOONE-STORY-MARSHALL-TAMA-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-POLK-
JASPER-POWESHIEK-ADAIR-MADISON-WARREN-MARION-MAHASKA-CLARKE-LUCAS-
MONROE-WAPELLO-WAYNE-APPANOOSE-DAVIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...POCAHONTAS...LAURENS...ROLFE...FONDA...
GILMORE CITY...SAC CITY...LAKE VIEW...ODEBOLT...WALL LAKE...
SCHALLER...EARLY...ROCKWELL CITY...MANSON...LAKE CITY...POMEROY...
FORT DODGE...WEBSTER CITY...IOWA FALLS...ELDORA...ACKLEY...
DENISON...CARROLL...JEFFERSON...BOONE...AMES...MARSHALLTOWN...
TAMA...TOLEDO...TRAER...DYSART...GLADBROOK...AUDUBON...EXIRA...
GUTHRIE CENTER...PANORA...BAYARD...CASEY...PERRY...WAUKEE...
ADEL...DES MOINES...NEWTON...GRINNELL...GREENFIELD...STUART...
ADAIR...FONTANELLE...WINTERSET...EARLHAM...INDIANOLA...NORWALK...
CARLISLE...PELLA...KNOXVILLE...OSKALOOSA...OSCEOLA...CHARITON...
ALBIA...OTTUMWA...CORYDON...SEYMOUR...ALLERTON...HUMESTON...
CENTERVILLE...BLOOMFIELD
1134 AM CST TUE FEB 24 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL MOVE INTO WESTERN IOWA WEST OF INTERSTATE 35
  BY LATE TONIGHT...AND OVERSPREAD THE REST OF THE STATE WEDNESDAY
  MORNING.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW/ICE ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION IN THE
  WATCH AREA IS EXPECTED TO BE IN THE 4 TO 7 INCHES...WITH
  ISOLATED HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BE EASTERLY AT 10 TO 20
  MPH. VISIBILITY MAY BE REDUCED TO UNDER ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...WINDS WILL CAUSE SOME DRIFTING SNOW...BUT WIDESPREAD
  BLOWING SNOW IS NOT LIKELY. ROADS WILL BECOME SLICK BY MID TO
  LATE MORNING WEDNESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

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