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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
724 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM TO CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.PERIODS OF MODERATE SNOW WILL PERSIST THROUGH THIS MORNING AND
COULD BE BRIEFLY HEAVY AT TIMES. SO FAR THE SNOW HAS BEEN VERY
WET BUT WILL TRANSITION TO A MORE POWDERY SNOW THROUGH THE
MORNING. THE SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON AND INTO
THIS EVENING BUT THE INTENSITY WILL DECREASE. STRONG NORTHEAST
WINDS WILL DEVELOP LATE THIS MORNING AND EARLY THIS AFTERNOON...
CAUSING CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING.

IAZ040>042-051>054-063>068-076>078-087-088-098-ILZ001-002-007-009-
015>018-024-MOZ009-012130-
/O.CON.KDVN.WS.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150202T0300Z/
BUCHANAN-DELAWARE-DUBUQUE-BENTON-LINN-JONES-JACKSON-IOWA-JOHNSON-
CEDAR-CLINTON-MUSCATINE-SCOTT-KEOKUK-WASHINGTON-LOUISA-JEFFERSON-
HENRY IA-VAN BUREN-JO DAVIESS-STEPHENSON-CARROLL-WHITESIDE-
ROCK ISLAND-HENRY IL-BUREAU-PUTNAM-MERCER-SCOTLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...INDEPENDENCE...MANCHESTER...DUBUQUE...
VINTON...CEDAR RAPIDS...ANAMOSA...MAQUOKETA...MARENGO...
IOWA CITY...TIPTON...CLINTON...MUSCATINE...BETTENDORF...
DAVENPORT...SIGOURNEY...WASHINGTON...WAPELLO...FAIRFIELD...
MOUNT PLEASANT...KEOSAUQUA....GALENA...FREEPORT...MOUNT CARROLL...
STERLING...ROCK FALLS...MOLINE...ROCK ISLAND...KEWANEE...
PRINCETON...HENNEPIN...ALEDO...MEMPHIS
724 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...STORM TOTALS OF 8 TO 15 INCHES. THE HIGHEST
  AMOUNTS BETWEEN 12 TO 15 INCHES ARE LIKELY TO BE ALONG THE
  HIGHWAY 30 AND INTERSTATE 80 CORRIDORS. THE LOWEST TOTALS WILL
  BE IN SOUTHERN IOWA AND NORTHEAST MISSOURI.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH...GUSTS BETWEEN 30-40 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...BELOW 1/2 MILE AT TIMES WITH BRIEF WHITEOUT
  CONDITIONS POSSIBLE IN RURAL AREAS.

* IMPACTS...THE WET SNOW HAS RESULTED IN VERY SLIPPERY ROADS.
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON...
  CREATING DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO REDUCED
  VISIBILITIES... ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS. ROAD CREWS MAY HAVE
  DIFFICULTY CLEARING THE WET SNOW THIS MORNING AND THEN KEEPING
  UP WITH THE DRIFTING SNOW THROUGH THE EVENING. THE COMBINATION
  OF THE WEIGHT OF THE SNOW ON ELEVATED SURFACES AND STRONG
  WINDS COULD RESULT IN LOCALIZED POWER OUTAGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR ARE OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF
SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN
AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

IAZ089-099-ILZ025-026-034-035-MOZ010-012130-
/O.CON.KDVN.WS.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150202T0300Z/
DES MOINES-LEE-HENDERSON-WARREN-HANCOCK-MCDONOUGH-CLARK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BURLINGTON...FORT MADISON...OQUAWKA...
MONMOUTH...CARTHAGE...MACOMB...KAHOKA
724 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...STORM TOTALS OF 6 TO 9 INCHES. HIGHEST
  AMOUNTS NEAR THE HIGHWAY 34 CORRIDOR.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH...GUSTS BETWEEN 30-35 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...BELOW 1/2 MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...THE WET SNOW HAS RESULTED IN VERY SLIPPERY ROADS.
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON...
  CREATING DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO REDUCED
  VISIBILITIES... ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS. ROAD CREWS MAY HAVE
  DIFFICULTY CLEARING THE WET SNOW THIS MORNING AND THEN KEEPING
  UP WITH THE DRIFTING SNOW THROUGH THE EVENING. THE COMBINATION
  OF THE WEIGHT OF THE SNOW ON ELEVATED SURFACES AND STRONG
  WINDS COULD RESULT IN LOCALIZED POWER OUTAGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR ARE OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF
SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN
AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$






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