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
425 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

...LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOWFALL EXPECTED TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY...

IAZ004>007-015>017-023>028-033>039-046>050-059>062-073>075-085-
086-096-097-140630-
/O.CON.KDMX.WW.Y.0008.160214T0300Z-160215T0000Z/
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-DALLAS-POLK-JASPER-POWESHIEK-WARREN-MARION-MAHASKA-
MONROE-WAPELLO-APPANOOSE-DAVIS-
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...PERRY...WAUKEE...ADEL...DES MOINES...
NEWTON...GRINNELL...INDIANOLA...NORWALK...CARLISLE...PELLA...
KNOXVILLE...OSKALOOSA...ALBIA...OTTUMWA...CENTERVILLE...
BLOOMFIELD
425 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS
EVENING TO 6 PM CST SUNDAY...

* TIMING...WIDESPREAD SNOW WILL SPREAD ACROSS CENTRAL IOWA LATE
  TONIGHT INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. SNOW IS EXPECT TO PERSIST INTO
  EARLY SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW AMOUNTS ARE FORECAST TO
  RANGE FROM 3 TO 5 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE... ESPECIALLY IN THE NORTHEAST.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...SOUTHEAST AT 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30
  MPH. VISIBILITIES AS LOW AS ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES DUE TO
  BLOWING SNOW ARE POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE TO THE
  COMBINATION OF SNOW AND WIND WHICH WILL PRODUCE SLICK...SNOW
  COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES.

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.

ANY REPORTS OF SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE MUCH APPRECIATED AND CAN BE
RELAYED DIRECTLY TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE USING TWITTER
HANDLE NWS DES MOINES...HASHTAG NWSDMX OR POST TO THE NWS DES
MOINES FACEBOOK PAGE.

&&

$$

KS


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