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
356 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

...BITTERLY COLD WIND CHILLS EARLY THIS MORNING...

IAZ006-007-016-017-025>028-036>039-048>050-061-062-281500-
/O.CON.KDMX.WC.Y.0014.000000T0000Z-150228T1500Z/
WINNEBAGO-WORTH-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER-
HAMILTON-HARDIN-GRUNDY-BLACK HAWK-STORY-MARSHALL-TAMA-JASPER-
POWESHIEK-
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...GLADBROOK...NEWTON...GRINNELL
356 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS
MORNING...

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH

* TEMPERATURES/WIND CHILL VALUES...TEMPERATURES 10 TO 20 BELOW...
  WITH WIND CHILLS 20 TO 30 BELOW ZERO.

* IMPACTS...FROST BITE CAN DEVELOP WITHIN 30 MINUTES IF SKIN IS
  EXPOSED AND HYPOTHERMIA MAY OCCUR IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT
  TAKEN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN
FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.
IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS...MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND
GLOVES.

&&

$$



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