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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1229 AM CST SUN DEC 4 2016

...SNOW CONTINUES OVER NORTHEAST IOWA EARLY THIS MORNING...

.SNOW WILL PERSIST OVER NORTHEAST IOWA THROUGH THE EARLY MORNING
HOURS WITH TRAVEL CONDITIONS DETERIORATING AS ROADS BECOME SNOW
AND SLUSH COVERED PRODUCING THE FIRST WINTER WEATHER TRAVEL
CONDITIONS OF THE SEASON.

IAZ017-026>028-037>039-050-041000-
/O.CON.KDMX.WW.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-161204T1700Z/
CERRO GORDO-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER-HARDIN-GRUNDY-BLACK HAWK-TAMA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MASON CITY, CLEAR LAKE, HAMPTON,
PARKERSBURG, CLARKSVILLE, SHELL ROCK, GREENE, APLINGTON, ALLISON,
DUMONT, WAVERLY, IOWA FALLS, ELDORA, ACKLEY, GRUNDY CENTER,
REINBECK, CONRAD, DIKE, WELLSBURG, WATERLOO, CEDAR FALLS, TAMA,
TOLEDO, TRAER, DYSART, AND GLADBROOK
1229 AM CST SUN DEC 4 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM CST THIS
MORNING...

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...LITTLE CHANGE IS EXPECTED THROUGH THE EARLY
  MORNING HOURS WITH STEADY LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL GENERALLY BE IN THE 2
  TO 3 INCH RANGE BEFORE ENDING SUNDAY MORNING...AND MAINLY ON
  VEGETATION WITH LESSER AMOUNTS ON ROADS DUE TO MELTING.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...SOUTHEAST WINDS MAY EXCEED 10 MPH AT TIMES BUT
  WILL HAVE LITTLE IMPACT. VISIBILITIES WILL BE STEADY AROUND ONE
  OR TWO MILES.

* IMPACTS...PRIMARY IMPACTS WILL BE TRAVEL CONDITIONS. THE
  CONSISTENCY OF THE SNOW WILL MAKE IT SLUSHY AND SLIPPERY ON
  ROADWAYS...ESPECIALLY BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES.

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.

&&

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