Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
348 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

...DENSE FOG TO CONTINUE THROUGH MID-MORNING...

.WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG WITH VISIBILITY FROM ONE QUARTER OF A MILE
TO NEAR ZERO AT TIMES HAS BEEN REPORTED ACROSS CENTRAL IOWA. THIS
DENSE FOG IS EXPECTED TO PERSIST INTO THE MID-MORNING
HOURS...GRADUALLY LIFTING FROM SOUTHWEST TO NORTHEAST.

IAZ007-017-026>028-038-039-050-062-211800-
/O.EXT.KDMX.FG.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-170121T1800Z/
WORTH-CERRO GORDO-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER-GRUNDY-BLACK HAWK-TAMA-
POWESHIEK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF NORTHWOOD, MANLY, MASON CITY, CLEAR LAKE,
HAMPTON, PARKERSBURG, CLARKSVILLE, SHELL ROCK, GREENE, APLINGTON,
ALLISON, DUMONT, WAVERLY, GRUNDY CENTER, REINBECK, CONRAD, DIKE,
WELLSBURG, WATERLOO, CEDAR FALLS, TAMA, TOLEDO, TRAER, DYSART,
GLADBROOK, AND GRINNELL
348 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

* VISIBILITY...VISIBILITY WILL REMAIN BELOW A QUARTER MILE WITH
VISIBILITY NEAR ZERO AT TIMES. BRIEF IMPROVEMENT MAY OCCUR IN
SHOWERS.

* IMPACTS...DRIVING WILL BE HAZARDOUS DUE TO LOW AND CHANGING
  VISIBILITIES. ALLOW EXTRA TRAVEL TIME AND PLEASE TAKE
  APPROPRIATE PRECAUTIONS WHILE DRIVING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE. BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS
NEAR INTERSECTIONS AND RAILROAD CROSSINGS AS VEHICLES AND TRAINS
MAY BE HIDDEN FROM VIEW BY THE DENSE FOG. SLOW DOWN, USE YOUR LOW
BEAM AND FOG HEADLIGHTS, AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE AHEAD OF
YOU.

&&

$$

IAZ004>006-015-016-023>025-033>037-044>049-057>061-070>075-
081>086-092>097-211600-
/O.CON.KDMX.FG.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-170121T1600Z/
EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-
WRIGHT-SAC-CALHOUN-WEBSTER-HAMILTON-HARDIN-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-
GREENE-BOONE-STORY-MARSHALL-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-POLK-JASPER-
CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-WARREN-MARION-MAHASKA-ADAMS-UNION-CLARKE-LUCAS-
MONROE-WAPELLO-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-DECATUR-WAYNE-APPANOOSE-DAVIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ESTHERVILLE, ALGONA, FOREST CITY,
LAKE MILLS, EMMETSBURG, GARNER, BRITT, KANAWHA, POCAHONTAS,
LAURENS, ROLFE, FONDA, GILMORE CITY, HUMBOLDT, EAGLE GROVE,
CLARION, BELMOND, SAC CITY, LAKE VIEW, ODEBOLT, WALL LAKE,
SCHALLER, EARLY, ROCKWELL CITY, MANSON, LAKE CITY, POMEROY,
FORT DODGE, WEBSTER CITY, IOWA FALLS, ELDORA, ACKLEY, DENISON,
CARROLL, JEFFERSON, BOONE, AMES, MARSHALLTOWN, AUDUBON, EXIRA,
GUTHRIE CENTER, PANORA, BAYARD, CASEY, PERRY, WAUKEE, ADEL,
DES MOINES, NEWTON, ATLANTIC, GREENFIELD, STUART, ADAIR,
FONTANELLE, WINTERSET, EARLHAM, INDIANOLA, NORWALK, CARLISLE,
PELLA, KNOXVILLE, OSKALOOSA, CORNING, CRESTON, OSCEOLA, CHARITON,
ALBIA, OTTUMWA, BEDFORD, LENOX, NEW MARKET, MOUNT AYR, LAMONI,
LEON, CORYDON, SEYMOUR, ALLERTON, HUMESTON, CENTERVILLE,
AND BLOOMFIELD
348 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS
MORNING...

* VISIBILITY...VISIBILITY WILL REMAIN BELOW A QUARTER MILE WITH
VISIBILITY NEAR ZERO AT TIMES. BRIEF IMPROVEMENT MAY OCCUR IN
SHOWERS.

* IMPACTS...DRIVING WILL BE HAZARDOUS DUE TO LOW AND CHANGING
  VISIBILITIES. ALLOW EXTRA TRAVEL TIME AND PLEASE TAKE
  APPROPRIATE PRECAUTIONS WHILE DRIVING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE. BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS
NEAR INTERSECTIONS AND RAILROAD CROSSINGS AS VEHICLES AND TRAINS
MAY BE HIDDEN FROM VIEW BY THE DENSE FOG. SLOW DOWN, USE YOUR LOW
BEAM AND FOG HEADLIGHTS, AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE AHEAD OF
YOU.

$$

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