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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
318 AM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

...LONG DURATION WEEKEND SNOWFALL...

.SNOW WILL FALL NEARLY CONTINUOUSLY ACROSS PARTS OF NORTHERN IOWA
FOR AROUND 24 HOURS THIS WEEKEND...BUT THE INTENSITY AND RATE OF
ACCUMULATION WILL VARY DURING THAT TIME. THE HIGHEST TOTAL
SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE NORTH OF HIGHWAY 20 UP TOWARD THE
MINNESOTA BORDER.

IAZ045-046-101030-
/O.CAN.KDMX.WW.Y.0013.161210T1500Z-161211T2100Z/
CARROLL-GREENE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CARROLL AND JEFFERSON
318 AM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS CANCELLED THE
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY.

LIGHT SNOW IS EXPECTED AT TIMES TODAY AND TONIGHT...BUT TOTAL
ACCUMULATIONS SHOULD ONLY BE AN INCH OR TWO WITH MINIMAL IMPACT.
THEREFORE...THE ADVISORY HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

$$

IAZ047-059>062-101030-
/O.CAN.KDMX.WW.Y.0013.161210T2000Z-161212T0000Z/
BOONE-DALLAS-POLK-JASPER-POWESHIEK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BOONE, PERRY, WAUKEE, ADEL, DES MOINES,
NEWTON, AND GRINNELL
318 AM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS CANCELLED THE
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY.

LIGHT SNOW IS EXPECTED AT TIMES TODAY AND TONIGHT...BUT TOTAL
ACCUMULATIONS SHOULD ONLY BE AN INCH OR TWO WITH MINIMAL IMPACT.
THEREFORE...THE ADVISORY HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

$$

IAZ006-007-016-017-025>028-036>039-048>050-101730-
/O.EXT.KDMX.WW.Y.0013.161210T2000Z-161211T2100Z/
WINNEBAGO-WORTH-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER-
HAMILTON-HARDIN-GRUNDY-BLACK HAWK-STORY-MARSHALL-TAMA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF FOREST CITY, LAKE MILLS, NORTHWOOD,
MANLY, GARNER, BRITT, KANAWHA, MASON CITY, CLEAR LAKE,
EAGLE GROVE, CLARION, BELMOND, HAMPTON, PARKERSBURG, CLARKSVILLE,
SHELL ROCK, GREENE, APLINGTON, ALLISON, DUMONT, WAVERLY,
WEBSTER CITY, IOWA FALLS, ELDORA, ACKLEY, GRUNDY CENTER,
REINBECK, CONRAD, DIKE, WELLSBURG, WATERLOO, CEDAR FALLS, AMES,
MARSHALLTOWN, TAMA, TOLEDO, TRAER, DYSART, AND GLADBROOK
318 AM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON
TO 3 PM CST SUNDAY...

* TIMING...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL REACH INTERSTATE 35 BY AROUND
  MIDDAY TODAY AND THE WATERLOO AREA BY MID-AFTERNOON. SNOW WILL
  THEN END FROM WEST TO EAST ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS FOR THE
  EVENT WILL RANGE FROM 2 TO 4 INCHES DOWN TOWARD HIGHWAY 30...UP
  TO 6 TO 8 INCHES AROUND MASON CITY AND WATERLOO. LOCALLY HIGHER
  AMOUNTS ARE LIKELY.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...SOUTHEAST WINDS OF AROUND 15 MPH WITH HIGHER
  GUSTS ARE FORECAST THIS AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT. VISIBILITY
  RESTRICTIONS SHOULD VARY FROM A FEW MILES DOWN TO LESS THAN A MILE
  DURING PERIODS OF HEAVIER SNOWFALL. WINDS WILL DIMINISH BY
  SUNDAY MORNING AND LESSEN THE POTENTIAL FOR VISIBILITY
  RESTRICTIONS.

* IMPACTS...THE PRIMARY IMPACTS WILL BE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS DUE TO REDUCED VISIBILITY AND SNOW COVERED ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

IAZ004-005-015-023-024-033>035-101730-
/O.CON.KDMX.WW.Y.0013.161210T1500Z-161211T2100Z/
EMMET-KOSSUTH-PALO ALTO-POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-SAC-CALHOUN-WEBSTER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ESTHERVILLE, ALGONA, EMMETSBURG,
POCAHONTAS, LAURENS, ROLFE, FONDA, GILMORE CITY, HUMBOLDT,
SAC CITY, LAKE VIEW, ODEBOLT, WALL LAKE, SCHALLER, EARLY,
ROCKWELL CITY, MANSON, LAKE CITY, POMEROY, AND FORT DODGE
318 AM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS
MORNING TO 3 PM CST SUNDAY...

* TIMING...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL REACH THE AREA LATER THIS
  MORNING AND INTERSTATE 35 BY AROUND MIDDAY. SNOW WILL THEN END
  FROM WEST TO EAST LATE SUNDAY MORNING.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS FOR THE
  EVENT WILL RANGE FROM 2 TO 4 INCHES DOWN TOWARD SAC CITY AND
  ROCKWELL CITY...UP TO 6 TO 8 INCHES AROUND ESTHERVILLE AND
  ALGONA. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...SOUTHEAST WINDS OF AROUND 15 MPH WITH HIGHER
  GUSTS ARE FORECAST THIS AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT. VISIBILITY
  RESTRICTIONS SHOULD VARY FROM A FEW MILES DOWN TO LESS THAN A MILE
  DURING PERIODS OF HEAVIER SNOWFALL. WINDS WILL DIMINISH BY
  SUNDAY MORNING AND LESSEN THE POTENTIAL FOR VISIBILITY
  RESTRICTIONS.

* IMPACTS...THE PRIMARY IMPACTS WILL BE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS DUE TO REDUCED VISIBILITY AND SNOW COVERED ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

LEE



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