Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1006 AM CST MON JAN 16 2017

...WINTER STORM AND ICE WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT CENTRAL IOWA
TODAY...

.A STRONG WINTER STORM WILL CONTINUE TO BRING PERIODS OF FREEZING
INTO IOWA TODAY. SLIGHTLY WARMER TEMPERATURES WILL REACH
SOUTHERN IOWA BY LATE MORNING AND INTO THE AFTERNOON REDUCING
THE ICING THREAT THERE AND PUSHING THE MAIN FREEZING RAIN THREAT
NORTH OF INTERSTATE 80. EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS CAN
BE EXPECTED.

IAZ023>028-033>039-044>050-057>060-170015-
/O.CON.KDMX.IS.W.0001.000000T0000Z-170117T0600Z/
POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER-SAC-CALHOUN-
WEBSTER-HAMILTON-HARDIN-GRUNDY-BLACK HAWK-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-GREENE-
BOONE-STORY-MARSHALL-TAMA-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-POLK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF 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, DENISON, CARROLL, JEFFERSON, BOONE, AMES,
MARSHALLTOWN, TAMA, TOLEDO, TRAER, DYSART, GLADBROOK, AUDUBON,
EXIRA, GUTHRIE CENTER, PANORA, BAYARD, CASEY, PERRY, WAUKEE,
ADEL, AND DES MOINES
1006 AM CST MON JAN 16 2017

...ICE STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST
TONIGHT...

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...ICE ACCUMULATIONS WILL INCREASE INTO THE
  NOON HOUR AS ANOTHER ROUND OF LIGHT TO MODERATE FREEZING RAIN
  MOVES SOUTH TO NORTH ACROSS IOWA. THE FREEZING RAIN WILL PERSIST
  INTO THE AFTERNOON BEFORE DIMINISHING TO FREEZING DRIZZLE BY
  LATER THIS AFTERNOON.

* STORM TOTAL ICE ACCUMULATIONS...ICE ACCUMULATIONS FROM TWO TO
  FOUR TENTHS OF AN INCH ARE EXPECTED.

* WINDS...EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS AT 5 TO 10 MPH.

* IMPACTS...EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL DUE TO ICE COVERED AND
  VERY SLICK ROADS. SIDEWALKS AND PARKING LOTS WILL BE SLICK.
  TREE DAMAGE AND POWER OUTAGES ARE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AN ICE STORM WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF ICE ACCUMULATIONS
WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. TRAVEL IS STRONGLY
DISCOURAGED. COMMERCE WILL LIKELY BE SEVERELY IMPACTED. IF YOU
MUST TRAVEL, KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT, FOOD, AND WATER IN YOUR
VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY. ICE ACCUMULATIONS AND WINDS WILL
LIKELY LEAD TO SNAPPED POWER LINES AND FALLING TREE BRANCHES THAT
ADD TO THE DANGER.

&&

$$

IAZ061-062-070>074-081>084-092>095-170000-
/O.CON.KDMX.IS.W.0001.000000T0000Z-170117T0000Z/
JASPER-POWESHIEK-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-WARREN-MARION-ADAMS-UNION-
CLARKE-LUCAS-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-DECATUR-WAYNE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF NEWTON, GRINNELL, ATLANTIC, GREENFIELD,
STUART, ADAIR, FONTANELLE, WINTERSET, EARLHAM, INDIANOLA,
NORWALK, CARLISLE, PELLA, KNOXVILLE, CORNING, CRESTON, OSCEOLA,
CHARITON, BEDFORD, LENOX, NEW MARKET, MOUNT AYR, LAMONI, LEON,
CORYDON, SEYMOUR, ALLERTON, AND HUMESTON
1006 AM CST MON JAN 16 2017

...ICE STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...LIGHT TO MODERATE RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN
  WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE SOUTH TO NORTH THROUGH IOWA INTO MIDDAY.
  THIS WILL RESULT IN ADDITIONAL LIGHT ICE ACCUMULATIONS...BUT
  WITH TEMPERATURES JUST ABOVE FREEZING SOME MELTING MAY OCCUR AS
  WELL KEEPING ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS FROM BEING TOO EXTREME.
  THE PRECIPITATION COVERAGE SHOULD DIMINISH BY THIS AFTERNOON.

* STORM TOTAL ICE ACCUMULATIONS...ICE ACCUMULATIONS TWO TO FOUR
  TENTHS OF AN INCH ARE POSSIBLE.

* WINDS...EAST WINDS AT 5 TO 10 MPH.

* IMPACTS...EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL DUE TO ICE COVERED AND
  VERY SLICK ROADS. SIDEWALKS AND PARKING LOTS WILL BE VERY ICY.
  TREE DAMAGE AND POWER OUTAGES MAY OCCUR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AN ICE STORM WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF ICE ACCUMULATIONS
WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. TRAVEL IS STRONGLY
DISCOURAGED. COMMERCE WILL LIKELY BE SEVERELY IMPACTED. IF YOU
MUST TRAVEL, KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT, FOOD, AND WATER IN YOUR
VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY. ICE ACCUMULATIONS AND WINDS WILL
LIKELY LEAD TO SNAPPED POWER LINES AND FALLING TREE BRANCHES THAT
ADD TO THE DANGER.

&&

$$

IAZ075-085-086-096-097-170000-
/O.CON.KDMX.WW.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-170117T0000Z/
MAHASKA-MONROE-WAPELLO-APPANOOSE-DAVIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF OSKALOOSA, ALBIA, OTTUMWA, CENTERVILLE,
AND BLOOMFIELD
1006 AM CST MON JAN 16 2017

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

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...LIGHT TO MODERATE RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN
  WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE SOUTH TO NORTH THROUGH IOWA INTO MIDDAY.
  THIS WILL RESULT IN ADDITIONAL LIGHT ICE ACCUMULATIONS...BUT
  WITH TEMPERATURES JUST ABOVE FREEZING SOME MELTING MAY OCCUR AS
  WELL KEEPING ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS FROM BEING TOO EXTREME.
  THE PRECIPITATION COVERAGE SHOULD DIMINISH BY THIS AFTERNOON.

* STORM TOTAL ICE ACCUMULATIONS...ICE ACCUMULATIONS ONE TO TWO
  TENTHS OF AN INCH ARE POSSIBLE.

* WINDS...EAST WINDS AT 5 TO 10 MPH.

* IMPACTS...VERY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL DUE TO ICE COVERED AND VERY
  SLICK ROADS. SIDEWALKS AND PARKING LOTS WILL BE SLICK. TREE
  DAMAGE AND POWER OUTAGES ARE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW, SLEET, OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES, AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

IAZ004>007-015>017-170015-
/O.CON.KDMX.WW.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-170117T0600Z/
EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-WORTH-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ESTHERVILLE, ALGONA, FOREST CITY,
LAKE MILLS, NORTHWOOD, MANLY, EMMETSBURG, GARNER, BRITT, KANAWHA,
MASON CITY, AND CLEAR LAKE
1006 AM CST MON JAN 16 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST
TONIGHT...

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...ICE ACCUMULATIONS WILL INCREASE INTO EARLY
  THIS AFTERNOON AS ANOTHER ROUND OF LIGHT TO MODERATE FREEZING
  RAIN MOVES SOUTH TO NORTH ACROSS IOWA. THE FREEZING RAIN MAY MIX
  WITH SLEET AT TIMES UNTIL PRECIPITATION RATES DIMINISH BY LATE
  THIS AFTERNOON OR EARLY THIS EVENING.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW/ICE ACCUMULATIONS...ICE ACCUMULATIONS UP TO A
  TENTH OF AN INCH. A LIGHT SNOW/SLEET MIX IS ALSO POSSIBLE WITH
  ACCUMULATIONS OF AROUND AN INCH.

* WINDS...EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS AT 5 TO 10 MPH.

* IMPACTS...VERY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL DUE TO ICE COVERED AND VERY
  SLICK ROADS. SIDEWALKS AND PARKING LOTS WILL BE SLICK. TREE
  DAMAGE AND POWER OUTAGES ARE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW, SLEET, OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES, AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

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