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
717 PM CST SUN JAN 31 2016

...WINTER STORM TO AFFECT PARTS OF EASTERN IOWA AND NORTHWEST
ILLINOIS LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.A WINTER STORM IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP IN THE PLAINS AND LIFT
NORTHEAST THROUGH THE REGION EARLY THIS WEEK. THERE IS THE
POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY SNOW SPREADING ACROSS CENTRAL IOWA INTO
PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL IOWA...BEGINNING LATE MONDAY NIGHT AND
CONTINUING INTO TUESDAY NIGHT. STRONG WINDS MAY CAUSE BLOWING AND
DRIFTING SNOW AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES TUESDAY. IN ADDITION...A
WINTRY MIX OF SLEET AND SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE AT TIMES.

SOME UNCERTAINTY REMAINS IN THE TRACK AND TIMING OF THIS SYSTEM...
WHICH WILL AFFECT FORECAST SNOWFALL TOTALS AND PLACEMENT. FURTHER
ADJUSTMENTS TO THE FORECAST CAN BE EXPECTED OVER THE NEXT COUPLE
DAYS.

IAZ040>042-051>054-063-ILZ001-010930-
/O.CON.KDVN.WS.A.0001.160202T0600Z-160203T1200Z/
BUCHANAN-DELAWARE-DUBUQUE-BENTON-LINN-JONES-JACKSON-IOWA-
JO DAVIESS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...INDEPENDENCE...MANCHESTER...DUBUQUE...
VINTON...CEDAR RAPIDS...ANAMOSA...MAQUOKETA...MARENGO...GALENA
717 PM CST SUN JAN 31 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT
THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS...TOTALS OF 3 TO 7 INCHES ARE
  POSSIBLE WITH HEAVIEST SNOWFALL RATES LIKELY TUESDAY MORNING.

* WIND...EAST TO NORTHEAST...BECOMING NORTHWEST WITH GUSTS TO 35
  MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...AS LOW AS A QUARTER MILE IN HEAVY SNOW AND
  BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO HEAVY SNOW AND
  PERIODS OF SLEET...AS WELL AS BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

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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