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Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
421 AM CST MON JAN 16 2017

...WINTER STORM AND ICE WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT CENTRAL IOWA
TODAY...

.A STRONG WINTER STORM WILL CONTINUE TO BRING PERIODS OF FREEZING
INTO IOWA TODAY. SLIGHTLY WARMER TEMPERATURES WILL REACH INTO
SOUTHERN IOWA BY LATE MORNING AND INTO THE AFTERNOON ENDING THE
ICING THREAT THERE AND PUSHING THE MAIN FREEZING RAIN THREAT
NORTH OF INTERSTATE 80. EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS CAN
BE EXPECTED.

IAZ024>028-039-161830-
/O.UPG.KDMX.WW.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-170117T0600Z/
/O.EXA.KDMX.IS.W.0001.000000T0000Z-170117T0600Z/
HUMBOLDT-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER-BLACK HAWK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF HUMBOLDT, EAGLE GROVE, CLARION, BELMOND,
HAMPTON, PARKERSBURG, CLARKSVILLE, SHELL ROCK, GREENE, APLINGTON,
ALLISON, DUMONT, WAVERLY, WATERLOO, AND CEDAR FALLS
421 AM CST MON JAN 16 2017

...ICE STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED AN ICE
STORM WARNING, WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT. THE
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...FREEZING RAIN WILL CONTINUE THROUGH 6 AM
  THEN WILL DIMINISH SOME THROUGH MID MORNING BEFORE ANOTHER ROUND
  OF MODERATE FREEZING RAIN ARRIVES.

* STORM TOTAL ICE ACCUMULATIONS...THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR ICE
  ACCUMULATIONS FROM TWO TO THREE TENTHS OF AN INCH WITH LOCALIZED
  AREAS FOUR TENTHS OF AN INCH. A LIGHT SNOW/SLEET MIX IS ALSO
  POSSIBLE WITH ANY ACCUMULATIONS AN INCH OR LESS.

* WINDS...EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS AT 5 TO 10 MPH.

* IMPACTS...EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL DUE TO ICE COVERED AND VERY
  SLICK ROADS. SIDEWALKS AND PARKING LOTS WILL BE SLICK. TREE
  DAMAGE AND POWER OUTAGES ARE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AN ICE STORM WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF ICE ACCUMULATIONS
WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. TRAVEL IS STRONGLY
DISCOURAGED. COMMERCE WILL LIKELY BE SEVERELY IMPACTED. IF YOU
MUST TRAVEL, KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT, FOOD, AND WATER IN YOUR
VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY. ICE ACCUMULATIONS AND WINDS WILL
LIKELY LEAD TO SNAPPED POWER LINES AND FALLING TREE BRANCHES THAT
ADD TO THE DANGER.

&&

$$

IAZ023-033>038-044>050-057>060-161830-
/O.CON.KDMX.IS.W.0001.000000T0000Z-170117T0600Z/
POCAHONTAS-SAC-CALHOUN-WEBSTER-HAMILTON-HARDIN-GRUNDY-CRAWFORD-
CARROLL-GREENE-BOONE-STORY-MARSHALL-TAMA-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-
POLK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF POCAHONTAS, LAURENS, ROLFE, FONDA,
GILMORE CITY, SAC CITY, LAKE VIEW, ODEBOLT, WALL LAKE, SCHALLER,
EARLY, ROCKWELL CITY, MANSON, LAKE CITY, POMEROY, FORT DODGE,
WEBSTER CITY, IOWA FALLS, ELDORA, ACKLEY, GRUNDY CENTER,
REINBECK, CONRAD, DIKE, WELLSBURG, DENISON, CARROLL, JEFFERSON,
BOONE, AMES, MARSHALLTOWN, TAMA, TOLEDO, TRAER, DYSART,
GLADBROOK, AUDUBON, EXIRA, GUTHRIE CENTER, PANORA, BAYARD, CASEY,
PERRY, WAUKEE, ADEL, AND DES MOINES
421 AM CST MON JAN 16 2017

...ICE STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST
TONIGHT...

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...FREEZING RAIN WILL DIMINISH FOR A PERIOD
  THIS MORNING THOUGH INTERMITTENT POCKETS OF FREEZING RAIN AND
  FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL CONTINUE. ANOTHER ROUND OF MODERATE
  FREEZING RAIN ARRIVES AFTER 7 AM.

* STORM TOTAL ICE ACCUMULATIONS...ICE ACCUMULATIONS FROM TWO TO
  FOUR TENTHS OF AN INCH ARE EXPECTED.

* WINDS...EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS AT 5 TO 10 MPH.

* IMPACTS...EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL DUE TO ICE COVERED AND
  VERY SLICK ROADS. SIDEWALKS AND PARKING LOTS WILL BE SLICK.
  TREE DAMAGE AND POWER OUTAGES ARE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AN ICE STORM WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF ICE ACCUMULATIONS
WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. TRAVEL IS STRONGLY
DISCOURAGED. COMMERCE WILL LIKELY BE SEVERELY IMPACTED. IF YOU
MUST TRAVEL, KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT, FOOD, AND WATER IN YOUR
VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY. ICE ACCUMULATIONS AND WINDS WILL
LIKELY LEAD TO SNAPPED POWER LINES AND FALLING TREE BRANCHES THAT
ADD TO THE DANGER.

&&

$$

IAZ061-062-070>073-081>084-092>095-161830-
/O.CON.KDMX.IS.W.0001.000000T0000Z-170117T0000Z/
JASPER-POWESHIEK-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-WARREN-ADAMS-UNION-CLARKE-
LUCAS-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-DECATUR-WAYNE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF NEWTON, GRINNELL, ATLANTIC, GREENFIELD,
STUART, ADAIR, FONTANELLE, WINTERSET, EARLHAM, INDIANOLA,
NORWALK, CARLISLE, CORNING, CRESTON, OSCEOLA, CHARITON, BEDFORD,
LENOX, NEW MARKET, MOUNT AYR, LAMONI, LEON, CORYDON, SEYMOUR,
ALLERTON, AND HUMESTON
421 AM CST MON JAN 16 2017

...ICE STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...INTERMITTENT POCKETS OF FREEZING RAIN AND
  FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL CONTINUE. ANOTHER ROUND OF MODERATE
  FREEZING RAIN ARRIVES AFTER 7 AM.

* STORM TOTAL ICE ACCUMULATIONS...ICE ACCUMULATIONS FROM TWO TO
  FOUR TENTHS OF AN INCH ARE FORECAST.

* WINDS...EAST WINDS AT 5 TO 10 MPH.

* IMPACTS...EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL DUE TO ICE COVERED AND
  VERY SLICK ROADS. SIDEWALKS AND PARKING LOTS WILL BE SLICK.
  TREE DAMAGE AND POWER OUTAGES ARE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AN ICE STORM WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF ICE ACCUMULATIONS
WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. TRAVEL IS STRONGLY
DISCOURAGED. COMMERCE WILL LIKELY BE SEVERELY IMPACTED. IF YOU
MUST TRAVEL, KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT, FOOD, AND WATER IN YOUR
VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY. ICE ACCUMULATIONS AND WINDS WILL
LIKELY LEAD TO SNAPPED POWER LINES AND FALLING TREE BRANCHES THAT
ADD TO THE DANGER.

&&

$$

IAZ074-075-085-086-096-097-161830-
/O.CON.KDMX.WW.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-170117T0000Z/
MARION-MAHASKA-MONROE-WAPELLO-APPANOOSE-DAVIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF PELLA, KNOXVILLE, OSKALOOSA, ALBIA,
OTTUMWA, CENTERVILLE, AND BLOOMFIELD
421 AM CST MON JAN 16 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...PERIODS OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN WILL CONTINUE
  THIS MORNING WITH ROADS ARE ICING UP ALONG WITH SIDEWALKS AND
  PARKING LOTS. TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO RISE ABOVE FREEZING
  LATER THIS MORNING AND INTO THE AFTERNOON AND WILL END THE ICING
  POTENTIAL

* STORM TOTAL ICE ACCUMULATIONS...ICE ACCUMULATIONS ONE TO TWO
  TENTHS OF AN INCH ARE POSSIBLE.

* WINDS...EAST WINDS AT 5 TO 10 MPH.

* IMPACTS...VERY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL DUE TO ICE COVERED AND VERY
  SLICK ROADS. SIDEWALKS AND PARKING LOTS WILL BE SLICK. TREE
  DAMAGE AND POWER OUTAGES ARE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW, SLEET, OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES, AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

IAZ004>007-015>017-161830-
/O.CON.KDMX.WW.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-170117T0600Z/
EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-WORTH-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ESTHERVILLE, ALGONA, FOREST CITY,
LAKE MILLS, NORTHWOOD, MANLY, EMMETSBURG, GARNER, BRITT, KANAWHA,
MASON CITY, AND CLEAR LAKE
421 AM CST MON JAN 16 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST
TONIGHT...

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...PERIODS OF FREEZING RAIN WILL CONTINUE
  THROUGH 7 AM THEN WILL DIMINISH SOME BEFORE ANOTHER ROUND OF
  FREEZING RAIN ARRIVES LATE MORNING AND INTO THE AFTERNOON.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW/ICE ACCUMULATIONS...ICE ACCUMULATIONS UP TO A
  TENTH OF AN INCH. A LIGHT SNOW/SLEET MIX IS ALSO POSSIBLE WITH
  ACCUMULATIONS OF AROUND AN INCH.

* WINDS...EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS AT 5 TO 10 MPH.

* IMPACTS...VERY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL DUE TO ICE COVERED AND VERY
  SLICK ROADS. SIDEWALKS AND PARKING LOTS WILL BE SLICK. TREE
  DAMAGE AND POWER OUTAGES ARE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW, SLEET, OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES, AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$



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