Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1140 PM CST FRI DEC 26 2014

...MODERATE SNOW ACROSS NORTH AND NORTHWEST IOWA TONIGHT...

.MODERATE SNOW WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE AREA TONIGHT AND PERSIST
INTO THE MORNING. THERE MAY BE A BRIEF PERIOD OF FREEZING DRIZZLE
AROUND MIDNIGHT.

IAZ004>007-015>017-023-033-044-271345-
/O.CON.KDMX.WW.Y.0023.000000T0000Z-141227T1500Z/
EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-WORTH-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-
POCAHONTAS-SAC-CRAWFORD-
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...SAC CITY...LAKE VIEW...ODEBOLT...
WALL LAKE...SCHALLER...EARLY...DENISON
1140 PM CST FRI DEC 26 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST
SATURDAY...

* TIMING...MODERATE SNOW WILL FALL IN PERIODS OVERNIGHT AND INTO
  SATURDAY MORNING. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL RATES ARE EXPECTED
  DURING THE EARLY MORNING HOURS.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW...ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES WITH THE
  HIGHEST AMOUNTS TOWARD THE NORTH.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS AT 10 TO 20 MPH
  WITH SOME HIGHER GUSTS.

* IMPACTS...WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE IN
  ADDITION TO THE SNOW...ICY CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED ON AREA
  ROADS LEADING TO HAZARDOUS TRAVEL. DRIVE SAFELY AND EXPECT
  LONGER TRAVEL TIMES.

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.

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