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
1145 PM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

...BITTER COLD WIND CHILLS NORTHERN IOWA OVERNIGHT...

IAZ004>007-015>017-023>028-033>039-046>050-131345-
/O.CON.KDMX.WC.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-160213T1400Z/
EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-WORTH-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-
POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER-SAC-CALHOUN-
WEBSTER-HAMILTON-HARDIN-GRUNDY-BLACK HAWK-GREENE-BOONE-STORY-
MARSHALL-TAMA-
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...WAVERLY...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...WATERLOO...CEDAR FALLS...
JEFFERSON...BOONE...AMES...MARSHALLTOWN...TAMA...TOLEDO...TRAER...
DYSART...GLADBROOK
1145 PM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM CST
SATURDAY...

* TIMING...THROUGH MID MORNING SATURDAY.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST AT 5 TO 15 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES/WIND CHILL VALUES...TEMPERATURES WILL FALL WELL
  BELOW ZERO AND WIND CHILL VALUES WILL DROP INTO THE 20 BELOW
  TO 30 BELOW RANGE.

* IMPACTS...THOSE WITH INTERESTS OUTDOORS SHOULD DRESS WARMLY
  AND COVER EXPOSED SKIN...AS FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA ARE
  POSSIBLE IF THE PROPER 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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