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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
901 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

...WINTER STORM TO BRING HEAVY SNOWFALL THIS WEEKEND...

.A DEVELOPING WINTER STORM SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO SPREAD SNOW
ACROSS THE AREA LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON...WHICH WILL CONTINUE TO
FALL THROUGH SUNDAY. HEAVY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE
OVER MUCH OF EASTERN IOWA...NORTHWEST ILLINOIS AND FAR NORTHEAST
MISSOURI. DEVELOPING STRONG NORTHEAST WINDS ON SUNDAY MAY RESULT
IN CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. SOME UNCERTAINTY IN
THE TRACK OF THIS STORM REMAINS...WHICH WILL AFFECT WHERE THE HEAVIEST
SNOW IS EXPECTED. STAY INFORMED WITH THE LATEST FORECAST UPDATES
THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

IAZ042-051>054-ILZ001-002-311115-
/O.EXA.KDVN.WS.A.0002.150201T0000Z-150202T0000Z/
DUBUQUE-BENTON-LINN-JONES-JACKSON-JO DAVIESS-STEPHENSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DUBUQUE...VINTON...CEDAR RAPIDS...
ANAMOSA...MAQUOKETA...GALENA...FREEPORT
901 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN QUAD CITIES HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN TO ACCUMULATE LATE IN THE AFTERNOON
  OR EVENING SATURDAY...AND CONTINUE THROUGH MUCH OF THE DAY
  SUNDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...TOTALS OF 6 TO 9 INCHES LIKELY. HEAVIER
  AMOUNTS WILL BE POSSIBLE EAST OF A LINE FROM FREEPORT TO
  MACOMB ILLINOIS.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH
  SUNDAY... RESULTING IN BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SLICK AND HAZARDOUS. ON
  SUNDAY...BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL CREATE AREAS OF LOW
  VISIBILITY AND MAY MAKE IT DIFFICULT FOR ROAD CREWS TO KEEP
  ROADS CLEAR...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...AND/OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT WOULD SERIOUSLY
IMPACT TRAVEL. MONITOR LATER FORECASTS FOR UPDATES.

&&

$$

IAZ063>068-076>078-087>089-098-099-ILZ007-009-015>018-024>026-034-
035-MOZ009-010-311115-
/O.CON.KDVN.WS.A.0002.150201T0000Z-150202T0000Z/
IOWA-JOHNSON-CEDAR-CLINTON-MUSCATINE-SCOTT-KEOKUK-WASHINGTON-
LOUISA-JEFFERSON-HENRY IA-DES MOINES-VAN BUREN-LEE-CARROLL-
WHITESIDE-ROCK ISLAND-HENRY IL-BUREAU-PUTNAM-MERCER-HENDERSON-
WARREN-HANCOCK-MCDONOUGH-SCOTLAND-CLARK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARENGO...IOWA CITY...TIPTON...
CLINTON...MUSCATINE...BETTENDORF...DAVENPORT...SIGOURNEY...
WASHINGTON...WAPELLO...FAIRFIELD...MOUNT PLEASANT...BURLINGTON...
KEOSAUQUA....FORT MADISON...MOUNT CARROLL...STERLING...
ROCK FALLS...MOLINE...ROCK ISLAND...KEWANEE...PRINCETON...
HENNEPIN...ALEDO...OQUAWKA...MONMOUTH...CARTHAGE...MACOMB...
MEMPHIS...KAHOKA
901 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING
THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN TO ACCUMULATE LATE IN THE AFTERNOON
  OR EVENING SATURDAY...AND CONTINUE THROUGH MUCH OF THE DAY
  SUNDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...TOTALS OF 6 TO 9 INCHES LIKELY. HEAVIER
  AMOUNTS WILL BE POSSIBLE EAST OF A LINE FROM FREEPORT TO
  MACOMB ILLINOIS.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH
  SUNDAY... RESULTING IN BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SLICK AND HAZARDOUS. ON
  SUNDAY...BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL CREATE AREAS OF LOW
  VISIBILITY AND MAY MAKE IT DIFFICULT FOR ROAD CREWS TO KEEP
  ROADS CLEAR...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...AND/OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT WOULD SERIOUSLY
IMPACT TRAVEL. MONITOR LATER FORECASTS FOR UPDATES.

&&

$$

RP KINNEY/SHEETS





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