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
100 PM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...BLIZZARD CONDITIONS POSSIBLE TONIGHT INTO MONDAY...

.SNOW SHOWERS COUPLED WITH VERY STRONG WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO
SURGE INTO NORTHWEST IOWA TONIGHT. SNOW SQUALLS...WHICH ARE BRIEF
BURSTS OF SNOW...ARE LIKELY TO OCCUR AND CAUSE SIGNIFICANT BLOWING
SNOW AND REDUCE VISIBILITY. IN ADDITION TO THE FALLING SNOW...THE
DEEP SNOW PACK IN PLACE ACROSS MUCH OF NORTHERN IOWA WILL AID IN
THE BLIZZARD CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY LATE THIS EVENING THROUGH
OVERNIGHT HOURS TO MONDAY MORNING. TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BECOME
EXTREMELY DANGEROUS DURING THIS TIME AS SNOW BLOWS ACROSS ROADS
AND VISIBILITY DROPS TO NEAR ZERO... PARTICULARLY DURING THE
OVERNIGHT HOURS.

IAZ004-005-015-023-024-033-034-044-045-080300-
/O.EXT.KDMX.BZ.W.0002.160208T0100Z-160209T0000Z/
EMMET-KOSSUTH-PALO ALTO-POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-SAC-CALHOUN-CRAWFORD-
CARROLL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ESTHERVILLE...ALGONA...EMMETSBURG...
POCAHONTAS...LAURENS...ROLFE...FONDA...GILMORE CITY...HUMBOLDT...
SAC CITY...LAKE VIEW...ODEBOLT...WALL LAKE...SCHALLER...EARLY...
ROCKWELL CITY...MANSON...LAKE CITY...POMEROY...DENISON...CARROLL
100 PM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...BLIZZARD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM
CST MONDAY...

* TIMING...CONDITIONS SHOULD GRADUALLY DETERIORATE THIS EVENING
  WITH THE MOST SEVERE CONDITIONS EXPECTED TO OCCUR OVERNIGHT
  TONIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...GENERALLY LESS THAN 2 INCHES
  BUT WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHWEST WIND 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  NEAR 45 MPH AT TIMES. VISIBILITIES MAY DROP TO ONE QUARTER MILE
  OR LESS WITH NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES...PARTICULARLY
  DURING HEAVIER SNOW SHOWERS.

* IMPACTS...CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW AND RESTRICTED
  VISIBILITY WILL CAUSE DANGEROUS TRAVEL IN SOME AREAS...ESPECIALLY
  IN OPEN OR UNPROTECTED AREAS. WINDS OF THIS MAGNITUDE MAY ALSO
  AFFECT DRIVING OF LOW PROFILE VEHICLES AND LOOSE LIGHT WEIGHT
  OBJECTS.

A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS
AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT
CONDITIONS...MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF
YOU MUST TRAVEL...HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET
STRANDED...STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE.

&&

$$

IAZ006-007-016-017-025>028-035>039-046>049-057>059-080300-
/O.CON.KDMX.BZ.W.0002.160208T0100Z-160209T0000Z/
WINNEBAGO-WORTH-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER-
WEBSTER-HAMILTON-HARDIN-GRUNDY-BLACK HAWK-GREENE-BOONE-STORY-
MARSHALL-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-
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...FORT DODGE...WEBSTER CITY...IOWA FALLS...
ELDORA...ACKLEY...GRUNDY CENTER...REINBECK...CONRAD...DIKE...
WELLSBURG...WATERLOO...CEDAR FALLS...JEFFERSON...BOONE...AMES...
MARSHALLTOWN...AUDUBON...EXIRA...GUTHRIE CENTER...PANORA...
BAYARD...CASEY...PERRY...WAUKEE...ADEL
100 PM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO
6 PM CST MONDAY...

* TIMING...CONDITIONS SHOULD GRADUALLY DETERIORATE THIS EVENING
  WITH THE MOST SEVERE CONDITIONS EXPECTED TO OCCUR OVERNIGHT
  TONIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...GENERALLY LESS THAN 2 INCHES
  BUT WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHWEST WIND 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  NEAR 45 MPH AT TIMES. VISIBILITIES MAY DROP TO ONE QUARTER MILE
  OR LESS WITH NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES...PARTICULARLY
  DURING HEAVIER SNOW SHOWERS.

* IMPACTS...CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW AND RESTRICTED
  VISIBILITY WILL CAUSE DANGEROUS TRAVEL IN SOME AREAS...ESPECIALLY
  IN OPEN OR UNPROTECTED AREAS. WINDS OF THIS MAGNITUDE MAY ALSO
  AFFECT DRIVING OF LOW PROFILE VEHICLES AND LOOSE LIGHT WEIGHT
  OBJECTS.


A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS
AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT
CONDITIONS...MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF
YOU MUST TRAVEL...HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET
STRANDED...STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE.

&&

$$

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