Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Quad Cities, IA IL

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
1038 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

...WINTER STORM TO BRING WIDESPREAD SNOW 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 AND DEVELOPING
STRONG NORTHEAST WINDS ON SUNDAY MAY RESULT IN CONSIDERABLE
BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. THERE REMAINS SOME UNCERTAINTY IN THE
TRACK OF THIS STORM...WHICH WILL AFFECT WHERE THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS
EXPECTED.

IAZ063>068-076>078-087>089-098-099-ILZ007-009-015>018-024>026-034-
035-MOZ009-010-310045-
/O.NEW.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
1038 AM 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 DEVELOP OVER THE AREA SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND
  CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...WIDESPREAD ACCUMULATIONS OF 4 TO 6 INCHES
  ARE EXPECTED. LOCALLY HEAVIER AMOUNTS OF 8 INCHES OR MORE WILL
  BE POSSIBLE.

* WINDS...BECOMING NORTHEAST DURING THE DAY SUNDAY FROM 20 TO 30
  MPH...RESULTING IN BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SLICK AND HAZARDOUS. DRIFTING SNOW
  WILL CREATE LOW VISIBILITIES SUNDAY 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.

&&

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