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

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
972
WWUS43 KDVN 120912
WSWDVN

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
312 AM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

...VERY COLD ARCTIC AIR TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING...

.A VERY COLD ARCTIC AIRMASS WILL PUSH SOUTHWARD INTO PORTIONS OF
EASTERN IOWA AND NORTHWEST ILLINOIS...TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING.
LOCATIONS ALONG AND NORTH OF HIGHWAY 30 WILL EXPERIENCE THE COLDEST
TEMPERATURES. THE COMBINATION OF THE COLD AIR AND NORTHWEST WINDS
OF 10 TO 15 MPH WILL CREATE WIND CHILLS OF 20 TO 25 BELOW ZERO.

IAZ040>042-051>054-066-ILZ001-002-007-009-121715-
/O.NEW.KDVN.WC.Y.0005.160213T0300Z-160213T1500Z/
BUCHANAN-DELAWARE-DUBUQUE-BENTON-LINN-JONES-JACKSON-CLINTON-
JO DAVIESS-STEPHENSON-CARROLL-WHITESIDE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...INDEPENDENCE...MANCHESTER...DUBUQUE...
VINTON...CEDAR RAPIDS...ANAMOSA...MAQUOKETA...CLINTON...GALENA...
FREEPORT...MOUNT CARROLL...STERLING...ROCK FALLS
312 AM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 AM
CST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN QUAD CITIES HAS ISSUED A WIND
CHILL ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO
9 AM CST SATURDAY.

* TIMING...LATER THIS EVENING THROUGH MID MORNING ON SATURDAY.

* WIND CHILL...20 TO 25 BELOW ZERO.

* WIND...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...5 TO 10 BELOW ZERO.

* IMPACTS...FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA ARE POSSIBLE IF PRECAUTIONS
  ARE NOT TAKEN. THE COLD WIND CHILLS WILL CAUSE FROSTBITE IN AS
  LITTLE AS 30 MINUTES TO EXPOSED SKIN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS...RESULTING IN FROSTBITE
AND HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN. IF YOU MUST VENTURE
OUTDOORS...DRESS IN LAYERS COVERING EXPOSED SKIN. FROSTBITE WILL
OCCUR IN AS FEW AS 30 MINUTES IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

HAASE



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.