Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
411 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

...VARIED TYPES OF WINTER WEATHER TO AFFECT IOWA TUESDAY...

.LOW PRESSURE IS EXPECTED TO MOVE OUT OF THE ROCKIES TONIGHT AND
REACH IOWA TUESDAY MORNING SPREADING A WINTRY MIX OF PRECIPITATION
INTO THE STATE AHEAD OF ITS PATH. ALTHOUGH AMOUNTS WILL BE ON THE
LIGHT SIDE...LIGHT FREEZING RAIN...SLEET...AND SNOW MAY DISRUPT
EARLY MORNING TRAVEL OVER SOUTHERN IOWA...WITH SNOW AND EVENTUALLY
BLOWING SNOW NORTH.

IAZ044>050-057>062-072>075-083>086-095>097-030400-
/O.NEW.KDMX.WW.Y.0009.150303T0600Z-150303T1400Z/
CRAWFORD-CARROLL-GREENE-BOONE-STORY-MARSHALL-TAMA-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-
DALLAS-POLK-JASPER-POWESHIEK-MADISON-WARREN-MARION-MAHASKA-CLARKE-
LUCAS-MONROE-WAPELLO-WAYNE-APPANOOSE-DAVIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...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...
WINTERSET...EARLHAM...INDIANOLA...NORWALK...CARLISLE...PELLA...
KNOXVILLE...OSKALOOSA...OSCEOLA...CHARITON...ALBIA...OTTUMWA...
CORYDON...SEYMOUR...ALLERTON...HUMESTON...CENTERVILLE...
BLOOMFIELD
411 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
8 AM CST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR LIGHT FREEZING RAIN...SLEET OR SNOW...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 8 AM CST TUESDAY.

* TIMING...INTERMITTENT LIGHT FREEZING RAIN...SLEET AND SNOW ARE
  ANTICIPATED EARLY TUESDAY MORNING BEFORE TRANSITIONING TO MAINLY
  LIGHT RAIN OR DRIZZLE SHORTLY AFTER DAYBREAK. THE PRECIPITATION
  TYPE MAY BE QUITE VARIABLE FROM TIME TO TIME.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW/ICE ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL
  VARY FROM LITTLE TO NONE TOWARD THE MISSOURI BORDER...TO LESS
  THAN AN INCH FARTHER NORTH TOWARD HIGHWAY 30. ANY ICE
  ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE MINOR...ONLY A FEW HUNDRETHS OF AN INCH AT
  WORST.

* IMPACTS...ALTHOUGH ONLY MINOR ICE AND SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE
  ANTICIPATED...THE WINTRY MIX MAY PRODUCE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL EARLY
  TUESDAY...INCLUDING THE MORNING COMMUTE.

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.

ANY REPORTS OF SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN 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.

&&

$$

IAZ004>007-015>017-024>028-038-039-030400-
/O.NEW.KDMX.WW.Y.0010.150303T1500Z-150304T0300Z/
EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-WORTH-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-
HUMBOLDT-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER-GRUNDY-BLACK HAWK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ESTHERVILLE...ALGONA...FOREST CITY...
LAKE MILLS...NORTHWOOD...MANLY...EMMETSBURG...GARNER...BRITT...
KANAWHA...MASON CITY...CLEAR LAKE...HUMBOLDT...EAGLE GROVE...
CLARION...BELMOND...HAMPTON...PARKERSBURG...CLARKSVILLE...
SHELL ROCK...GREENE...APLINGTON...ALLISON...DUMONT...WAVERLY...
GRUNDY CENTER...REINBECK...CONRAD...DIKE...WELLSBURG...WATERLOO...
CEDAR FALLS
411 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 9 PM CST
TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 9 AM TO 9 PM CST TUESDAY.

* TIMING...SNOW LOOKS TO DEVELOP EARLY TUESDAY MORNING AND
  CONTINUES THROUGH MIDDAY TUESDAY. ADDITIONAL LIGHT SNOW IS
  ANTICIPATED DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS TUESDAY.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW/ICE ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 2 INCHES

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHWEST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS
  OVER 40 MPH ARE LIKELY TO CAUSE PERIODS OF VISIBILITY
  RESTRICTIONS OF LESS THAN ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES DURING THE
  AFTERNOON HOURS TUESDAY.

* IMPACTS...BRIEF PERIODS OF SNOW SQUALLS ARE EXPECTED TUESDAY
  AFTERNOON AND WILL CAUSE SIGNIFICANT VISIBILITY RESTRICTIONS AND
  DRIFTING OF SNOW ON ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING 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.

&&

$$

SMALL/PODRAZIK


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