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
1053 AM CST SUN NOV 16 2014

...STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW TO AFFECT THE AREA LATE TONIGHT
AND MONDAY...

.A STRONG ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL BRING INCREASING NORTHWEST WINDS
TO THE AREA FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON. A
COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CAUSE SLIPPERY
ROADS AND POOR TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

IAZ004>007-015>017-023>026-170100-
/O.CON.KDMX.WW.Y.0021.141117T0900Z-141118T0000Z/
EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-WORTH-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-
POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-
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
1053 AM CST SUN NOV 16 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 6 PM
CST MONDAY...

* TIMING...STRONG WINDS AND POOR TRAVEL ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP
  AFTER 3 AM WEST OF INTERSTATE 35 AND AFTER 6 AM EAST OF
  INTERSTATE 35.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHWEST WINDS OF 20 TO 25 MPH LATE TONIGHT
  WILL INCREASE TO NEAR 30 MPH WITH GUSTS NEAR 40 MPH DURING THE
  DAY. VISIBILITIES MAY DROP TO UNDER ONE HALF A MILE AT TIMES DUE
  TO BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...REDUCED VISIBILITIES COMBINED WITH ROADWAYS BECOMING
  SNOW COVERED WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS. WIND
  CHILLS BELOW ZERO ARE ALSO FORECAST MONDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT THE
VISIBILITY WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO STRONG WINDS BLOWING SNOW
AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

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