Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
331 AM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW FROM TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY...

.HEAVY SNOW WILL FALL TONIGHT AND PERSIST THROUGH SUNDAY.
INCREASING WINDS ON SUNDAY WILL CAUSE BLOWING SNOW AND SIGNIFICANT
TRAVEL IMPACTS.

IAZ047>050-059>062-071>075-081>086-092>097-311745-
/O.UPG.KDMX.WS.A.0002.150201T0000Z-150202T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KDMX.WS.W.0002.150201T0100Z-150202T0300Z/
BOONE-STORY-MARSHALL-TAMA-DALLAS-POLK-JASPER-POWESHIEK-ADAIR-
MADISON-WARREN-MARION-MAHASKA-ADAMS-UNION-CLARKE-LUCAS-MONROE-
WAPELLO-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-DECATUR-WAYNE-APPANOOSE-DAVIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOONE...AMES...MARSHALLTOWN...TAMA...
TOLEDO...TRAER...DYSART...GLADBROOK...PERRY...WAUKEE...ADEL...
DES MOINES...NEWTON...GRINNELL...GREENFIELD...STUART...ADAIR...
FONTANELLE...WINTERSET...EARLHAM...INDIANOLA...NORWALK...
CARLISLE...PELLA...KNOXVILLE...OSKALOOSA...CORNING...CRESTON...
OSCEOLA...CHARITON...ALBIA...OTTUMWA...BEDFORD...LENOX...
NEW MARKET...MOUNT AYR...LAMONI...LEON...CORYDON...SEYMOUR...
ALLERTON...HUMESTON...CENTERVILLE...BLOOMFIELD
331 AM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 PM
CST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
7 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 PM CST SUNDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...RAIN WILL CHANGE TO SNOW BY THIS EVENING AND ACCUMULATE
  HEAVILY OVERNIGHT. SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO FALL THROUGH THE DAY
  SUNDAY WITH INCREASING WINDS.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW...ACCUMULATIONS OF 7 TO 10 INCHES WITH LOCALLY
  HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...TURNING TO NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH BY EARLY
  SUNDAY MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH AND GUSTY BY
  SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND HAZARDOUS. BLOWING
  SNOW ON SUNDAY WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY AND MAKE IT DIFFICULT TO
  CLEAR THE ROADS...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AND RURAL AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

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.

&&

$$

IAZ023>028-033>039-044>046-057-058-070-311745-
/O.NEW.KDMX.WS.W.0002.150201T0100Z-150202T0300Z/
POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER-SAC-CALHOUN-
WEBSTER-HAMILTON-HARDIN-GRUNDY-BLACK HAWK-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-GREENE-
AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-CASS-
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...AUDUBON...EXIRA...GUTHRIE CENTER...PANORA...BAYARD...
CASEY...ATLANTIC
331 AM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 PM
CST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
7 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 PM CST SUNDAY.

* TIMING...RAIN WILL CHANGE TO SNOW BY THIS EVENING AND ACCUMULATE
  HEAVILY OVERNIGHT. SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO FALL THROUGH THE DAY
  SUNDAY WITH INCREASING WINDS.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW...ACCUMULATIONS OF 7 TO 10 INCHES WITH LOCALLY
  HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...TURNING TO NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH BY EARLY
  SUNDAY MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH AND GUSTY BY
  SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND HAZARDOUS. BLOWING
  SNOW ON SUNDAY WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY AND MAKE IT DIFFICULT TO
  CLEAR THE ROADS...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AND RURAL AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.  SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF
SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN
AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

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>017-311745-
/O.NEW.KDMX.WW.Y.0005.150201T0100Z-150202T0300Z/
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...CLEAR LAKE
331 AM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO
9 PM CST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 PM CST SUNDAY.

* TIMING...RAIN WILL CHANGE TO SNOW BY THIS EVENING AND ACCUMULATE
  QUICKLY OVERNIGHT. SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO FALL INTO SUNDAY WITH
  INCREASING WINDS.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW...ACCUMULATIONS OF 5 TO 7 INCHES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...TURNING TO NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH BY EARLY
  SUNDAY MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH AND GUSTY BY
  SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND HAZARDOUS. BLOWING
  SNOW ON SUNDAY WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY AND MAKE IT DIFFICULT TO
  CLEAR THE ROADS...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AND RURAL AREAS.

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...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.

&&

$$

LEE



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