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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
421 AM CST MON FEB 1 2016

...BLIZZARD CONDITIONS AND HEAVY SNOW TO IMPACT IOWA LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.SNOW IS FORECAST TO DEVELOP AND SPREAD INTO SOUTHWEST IOWA LATE
TONIGHT AND CONTINUE TO SPREAD NORTHWARD PAST MIDNIGHT. THE
HEAVIEST SNOW IS LIKELY TO FALL DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS INTO
THE MID MORNING HOURS TUESDAY FROM SOUTHWEST IOWA TO CENTRAL AND
NORTHERN IOWA. THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP AROUND
SUNRISE TUESDAY MORNING AND INCREASE THROUGHOUT THE DAY OUT OF THE
NORTHEAST...THEN SHIFT NORTH BY TUESDAY EVENING. THE HEAVY SNOW
IS ANTICIPATED TO BECOME LIGHT TO LOCALLY MODERATE BY TUESDAY
EVENING. HOWEVER...WITH THE NORTH WINDS OF 25 TO 30 MPH AND GUSTS
TO OVER 40 MPH EXPECTED WITH THE FALLING SNOW...WHITE OUT
CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR THROUGH MUCH OF THE DAY TUESDAY INTO TUESDAY
NIGHT IN THE BLIZZARD WARNING. THERE WILL BE A SHARP CUTOFF FROM
THE RAIN/SNOW LINE IN SOUTH-CENTRAL TO SOUTHEAST IOWA...WHERE
NORTHWEST SECTIONS OF COUNTIES MAY EXCEED SEVERAL INCHES OF SNOW
AND THE SOUTHEAST SECTIONS RECEIVING VERY LITTLE.

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/O.CAN.KDMX.WS.A.0001.160202T0600Z-160203T1200Z/
WARREN-MARION-UNION-CLARKE-TAYLOR-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...INDIANOLA...NORWALK...CARLISLE...
PELLA...KNOXVILLE...CRESTON...OSCEOLA...BEDFORD...LENOX...
NEW MARKET
421 AM CST MON FEB 1 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS CANCELLED THE
WINTER STORM WATCH.

SNOW AND VERY STRONG WINDS ARE STILL FORECAST...BUT ARE NOT
EXPECTED TO EXCEED WINTER STORM CRITERIA AT THIS TIME.

$$

IAZ033>035-044>046-011830-
/O.UPG.KDMX.BZ.A.0001.160202T0600Z-160203T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KDMX.BZ.W.0001.160202T0600Z-160203T1200Z/
SAC-CALHOUN-WEBSTER-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-GREENE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SAC CITY...LAKE VIEW...ODEBOLT...
WALL LAKE...SCHALLER...EARLY...ROCKWELL CITY...MANSON...
LAKE CITY...POMEROY...FORT DODGE...DENISON...CARROLL...JEFFERSON
421 AM CST MON FEB 1 2016

...BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 AM CST
WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A BLIZZARD
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 AM CST
WEDNESDAY. THE BLIZZARD WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL SPREAD ACROSS SOUTHWEST IOWA LATE TONIGHT AND
  BLOSSOM OVER THE AREA DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS THROUGH THE
  LATE MORNING TUESDAY. A PERIOD OF VERY HEAVY SNOW IS EXPECTED TO
  OCCUR DURING THE TUESDAY MORNING COMMUTE WITH SNOWFALL RATES OF
  1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR. THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE THEN TO DEVELOP
  LATE TUESDAY MORNING INTO THE EVENING.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW...ACCUMULATIONS OF 8 TO 12 INCHES WITH ISOLATED
  HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS BECOMING NORTH 25 TO 35 MPH
  WITH GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH. VISIBILITIES BELOW ONE QUARTER
  MILE WITH WHITEOUT CONDITIONS LIKELY TO OCCUR.

* IMPACTS...EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP.
  TRAVEL MAY BECOME NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE AT TIMES. PLEASE
  RECONSIDER ANY TRAVEL PLANS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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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/O.NEW.KDMX.BZ.W.0001.160202T0600Z-160203T1200Z/
POCAHONTAS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...POCAHONTAS...LAURENS...ROLFE...FONDA...
GILMORE CITY
421 AM CST MON FEB 1 2016

...BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 AM CST
WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A BLIZZARD
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 AM CST
WEDNESDAY. THE BLIZZARD WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE AREA DURING THE OVERNIGHT
  HOURS TONIGHT INTO EARLY TUESDAY MORNING. A PERIOD OF VERY HEAVY
  SNOW IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR DURING THE TUESDAY MORNING COMMUTE
  WITH SNOWFALL RATES OF 1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR. THE STRONGEST
  WINDS ARE THEN TO DEVELOP EARLY TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE
  INTO THE EVENING.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW...ACCUMULATIONS OF 8 TO 12 INCHES ARE EXPECTED
  WITH ISOLATED HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS BECOMING NORTH 25 TO 35 MPH
  WITH GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH. VISIBILITIES BELOW ONE QUARTER
  MILE WITH WHITEOUT CONDITIONS LIKELY TO OCCUR.

* IMPACTS...EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP.
  TRAVEL MAY BECOME NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE AT TIMES. PLEASE
  RECONSIDER ANY TRAVEL PLANS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

IAZ004>007-015>017-024>026-011830-
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/O.NEW.KDMX.BZ.W.0001.160202T0900Z-160203T1200Z/
EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-WORTH-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-
HUMBOLDT-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-
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
421 AM CST MON FEB 1 2016

...BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TUESDAY TO 6 AM CST
WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A BLIZZARD
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TUESDAY TO 6 AM CST
WEDNESDAY. THE BLIZZARD WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE AREA DURING THE OVERNIGHT
  HOURS TONIGHT INTO EARLY TUESDAY MORNING. A PERIOD OF VERY HEAVY
  SNOW IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR DURING THE TUESDAY MORNING COMMUTE
  WITH SNOWFALL RATES OF 1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR. THE STRONGEST
  WINDS ARE THEN TO DEVELOP EARLY TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE
  INTO THE EVENING.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW...ACCUMULATIONS OF 8 TO 12 INCHES ARE
  EXPECTED.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS BECOMING NORTH 25 TO 35 MPH
  WITH GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH. VISIBILITIES BELOW ONE QUARTER
  MILE WITH WHITEOUT CONDITIONS LIKELY TO OCCUR.

* IMPACTS...EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP.
  TRAVEL MAY BECOME NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE AT TIMES. PLEASE
  RECONSIDER ANY TRAVEL PLANS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

IAZ036-011830-
/O.UPG.KDMX.BZ.A.0001.160202T0600Z-160203T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KDMX.BZ.W.0001.160202T0900Z-160203T1200Z/
HAMILTON-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...WEBSTER CITY
421 AM CST MON FEB 1 2016

...BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TUESDAY TO 6 AM CST
WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A BLIZZARD
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TUESDAY TO 6 AM CST
WEDNESDAY. THE BLIZZARD WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE AREA DURING THE OVERNIGHT
  HOURS TONIGHT INTO EARLY TUESDAY MORNING. A PERIOD OF VERY HEAVY
  SNOW IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR DURING THE TUESDAY MORNING COMMUTE
  WITH SNOWFALL RATES OF 1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR. THE STRONGEST
  WINDS ARE THEN TO DEVELOP EARLY TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE
  INTO THE EVENING.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW...ACCUMULATIONS OF 8 TO 12 INCHES ARE
  FORECAST.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST 25 TO 35
  MPH WITH GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH. VISIBILITIES BELOW ONE
  QUARTER MILE WITH WHITEOUT CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP.
  TRAVEL MAY BECOME NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE AT TIMES. PLEASE
  RECONSIDER ANY TRAVEL PLANS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

IAZ047-057>059-070-071-081-011830-
/O.UPG.KDMX.BZ.A.0001.160202T0600Z-160203T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KDMX.WS.W.0001.160202T0600Z-160203T1200Z/
BOONE-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-CASS-ADAIR-ADAMS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOONE...AUDUBON...EXIRA...
GUTHRIE CENTER...PANORA...BAYARD...CASEY...PERRY...WAUKEE...
ADEL...ATLANTIC...GREENFIELD...STUART...ADAIR...FONTANELLE...
CORNING
421 AM CST MON FEB 1 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 AM
CST WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 AM CST WEDNESDAY. THIS REPLACES
THE BLIZZARD WATCH.

* TIMING...SNOW IS FORECAST TO DEVELOP OVER SOUTHERN IOWA LATE
  TONIGHT AND SPREAD NORTHWARD PAST MIDNIGHT INTO THE EARLY
  MORNING HOURS TUESDAY. MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW IS EXPECTED TO
  CONTINUE THROUGH MUCH OF THE MORNING AND INTO THE AFTERNOON
  HOURS TUESDAY BEFORE DECREASING IN INTENSITY TUESDAY EVENING. A
  PERIOD OF HEAVY SNOW MAY OCCUR DURING THE TUESDAY MORNING
  COMMUTE WITH SNOWFALL RATES OF 1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR POSSIBLE.
  THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE ANTICIPATED TO DEVELOP TUESDAY
  AFTERNOON INTO TUESDAY NIGHT.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW...ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 10 INCHES ARE EXPECTED
  WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS NEAR 12 INCHES POSSIBLE FURTHER NORTH.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS BECOMING NORTH 25 TO 35 MPH
  WITH GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH. VISIBILITIES BELOW A HALF MILE
  TO EVEN NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL TO NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE AT
  TIMES. PLEASE RECONSIDER ANY TRAVEL PLANS.

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.

&&

$$

IAZ037>039-048-011830-
/O.UPG.KDMX.BZ.A.0001.160202T0600Z-160203T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KDMX.WS.W.0001.160202T0900Z-160203T1200Z/
HARDIN-GRUNDY-BLACK HAWK-STORY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...IOWA FALLS...ELDORA...ACKLEY...
GRUNDY CENTER...REINBECK...CONRAD...DIKE...WELLSBURG...WATERLOO...
CEDAR FALLS...AMES
421 AM CST MON FEB 1 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TUESDAY TO 6 AM CST
WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 3 AM TUESDAY TO 6 AM CST WEDNESDAY. THIS REPLACES THE
BLIZZARD WATCH WHICH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...SNOW IS FORECAST TO DEVELOP OVER SOUTHERN IOWA LATE
  TONIGHT AND SPREAD NORTHWARD PAST MIDNIGHT INTO THE EARLY
  MORNING HOURS TUESDAY. MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW IS EXPECTED TO
  CONTINUE THROUGH MUCH OF THE MORNING AND INTO THE AFTERNOON
  HOURS TUESDAY BEFORE DECREASING IN INTENSITY TUESDAY EVENING. A
  PERIOD OF HEAVY SNOW MAY OCCUR DURING THE TUESDAY MORNING
  COMMUTE WITH SNOWFALL RATES OF 1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR POSSIBLE.
  THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE ANTICIPATED TO DEVELOP TUESDAY
  AFTERNOON INTO TUESDAY NIGHT.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW...ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 10 INCHES ARE EXPECTED
  WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS NEAR 12 INCHES POSSIBLE FURTHER NORTH.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS BECOMING NORTH 25 TO 35 MPH
  WITH GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH. VISIBILITIES BELOW A HALF MILE
  TO EVEN NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL TO NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE AT
  TIMES. PLEASE RECONSIDER ANY TRAVEL PLANS.


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.


&&

$$

IAZ027-028-011830-
/O.UPG.KDMX.BZ.A.0001.160202T1200Z-160203T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KDMX.WS.W.0001.160202T0900Z-160203T1200Z/
BUTLER-BREMER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PARKERSBURG...CLARKSVILLE...
SHELL ROCK...GREENE...APLINGTON...ALLISON...DUMONT...WAVERLY
421 AM CST MON FEB 1 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TUESDAY TO 6 AM CST
WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 3 AM TUESDAY TO 6 AM CST WEDNESDAY. THIS REPLACES THE
BLIZZARD WATCH WHICH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...SNOW IS FORECAST TO DEVELOP OVER SOUTHERN IOWA LATE
  TONIGHT AND SPREAD NORTHWARD PAST MIDNIGHT INTO THE EARLY
  MORNING HOURS TUESDAY. MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW IS EXPECTED TO
  CONTINUE THROUGH MUCH OF THE MORNING AND INTO THE AFTERNOON
  HOURS TUESDAY BEFORE DECREASING IN INTENSITY TUESDAY EVENING. A
  PERIOD OF HEAVY SNOW MAY OCCUR DURING THE TUESDAY MORNING
  COMMUTE WITH SNOWFALL RATES OF 1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR POSSIBLE.
  THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE ANTICIPATED TO DEVELOP TUESDAY
  AFTERNOON INTO TUESDAY NIGHT.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW...ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 10 INCHES ARE EXPECTED
  WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS NEAR 12 INCHES POSSIBLE FURTHER NORTH.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS BECOMING NORTH 25 TO 35 MPH
  WITH GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH. VISIBILITIES BELOW A HALF MILE
  TO EVEN NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL TO NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE AT
  TIMES. PLEASE RECONSIDER ANY TRAVEL PLANS.

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.

&&

$$

IAZ060-072-011830-
/O.UPG.KDMX.WS.A.0001.160202T0600Z-160203T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KDMX.WS.W.0001.160202T0600Z-160203T1200Z/
POLK-MADISON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DES MOINES...WINTERSET...EARLHAM
421 AM CST MON FEB 1 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 AM
CST WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 AM CST WEDNESDAY. THIS REPLACES
THE BLIZZARD WATCH WHICH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...SNOW IS FORECAST TO DEVELOP OVER SOUTHERN IOWA LATE
  TONIGHT AND SPREAD NORTHWARD PAST MIDNIGHT INTO THE EARLY
  MORNING HOURS TUESDAY. MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW IS EXPECTED TO
  CONTINUE THROUGH MUCH OF THE MORNING AND INTO THE AFTERNOON
  HOURS TUESDAY BEFORE DECREASING IN INTENSITY TUESDAY EVENING. A
  PERIOD OF HEAVY SNOW MAY OCCUR DURING THE TUESDAY MORNING
  COMMUTE WITH SNOWFALL RATES OF 1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR POSSIBLE.
  THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE ANTICIPATED TO DEVELOP TUESDAY
  AFTERNOON INTO TUESDAY NIGHT.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW...ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 10 INCHES ARE EXPECTED
  WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS NEAR 12 INCHES POSSIBLE FURTHER NORTH.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS BECOMING NORTH 25 TO 35 MPH
  WITH GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH. VISIBILITIES BELOW A HALF MILE
  TO EVEN NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL TO NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE AT
  TIMES. PLEASE RECONSIDER ANY TRAVEL PLANS.

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.

&&

$$

IAZ049-011830-
/O.UPG.KDMX.WS.A.0001.160202T0600Z-160203T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KDMX.WS.W.0001.160202T0900Z-160203T1200Z/
MARSHALL-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...MARSHALLTOWN
421 AM CST MON FEB 1 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TUESDAY TO 6 AM CST
WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 3 AM TUESDAY TO 6 AM CST WEDNESDAY. THIS REPLACES THE
BLIZZARD WATCH WHICH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...SNOW IS FORECAST TO DEVELOP OVER SOUTHERN IOWA LATE
  TONIGHT AND SPREAD NORTHWARD PAST MIDNIGHT INTO THE EARLY
  MORNING HOURS TUESDAY. MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW IS EXPECTED TO
  CONTINUE THROUGH MUCH OF THE MORNING AND INTO THE AFTERNOON
  HOURS TUESDAY BEFORE DECREASING IN INTENSITY TUESDAY EVENING. A
  PERIOD OF HEAVY SNOW MAY OCCUR DURING THE TUESDAY MORNING
  COMMUTE WITH SNOWFALL RATES OF 1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR POSSIBLE.
  THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE ANTICIPATED TO DEVELOP TUESDAY
  AFTERNOON INTO TUESDAY NIGHT.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW...ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 10 INCHES ARE EXPECTED
  WITH ISOLATED HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS BECOMING NORTH 25 TO 35 MPH
  WITH GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH. VISIBILITIES BELOW A HALF MILE
  TO EVEN NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL TO NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE AT
  TIMES. PLEASE RECONSIDER ANY TRAVEL PLANS.

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.

&&

$$

IAZ050-061-062-011830-
/O.UPG.KDMX.WS.A.0001.160202T0600Z-160203T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KDMX.WW.Y.0005.160202T0900Z-160203T1200Z/
TAMA-JASPER-POWESHIEK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TAMA...TOLEDO...TRAER...DYSART...
GLADBROOK...NEWTON...GRINNELL
421 AM CST MON FEB 1 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TUESDAY TO 6 AM
CST WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR MODERATE SNOW AND STRONG WINDS...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 3 AM TUESDAY TO 6 AM CST WEDNESDAY. THE WINTER STORM
WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...SNOW IS FORECAST TO SPREAD ACROSS THE AREA DURING THE
  OVERNIGHT HOURS TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY MORNING. A PERIOD OF VERY
  HEAVY SNOW MAY OCCUR DURING THE TUESDAY MORNING COMMUTE WITH
  SNOWFALL RATES OF 1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR POSSIBLE. THERE WILL BE
  A SHARP CUTOFF OF HIGHER SNOW AMOUNTS IN THE NORTHWEST PORTIONS
  OF THE ADVISORY...BUT THE FALLING SNOW AND STRONG WINDS MAY LEAD
  TO REDUCED VISIBILITY AND HAZARDOUS TRAVEL.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW...ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES ARE EXPECTED
  WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS FURTHER NORTHWEST.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS BECOMING NORTH 25 TO 30 MPH
  WITH GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH AT TIMES. VISIBILITIES AROUND ONE
  HALF MILE AT TIMES OF HEAVY SNOWFALL OR STRONG WINDS.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP. PLEASE
  RECONSIDER ANY TRAVEL PLANS.

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.

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PODRAZIK



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