Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
929 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

...LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOWFALL EXPECTED TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY...

IAZ004>007-015>017-023>028-033>039-046>050-059>062-073>075-085-
086-096-097-141130-
/O.CON.KDMX.WW.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-160215T0000Z/
EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-WORTH-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-
POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER-SAC-CALHOUN-
WEBSTER-HAMILTON-HARDIN-GRUNDY-BLACK HAWK-GREENE-BOONE-STORY-
MARSHALL-TAMA-DALLAS-POLK-JASPER-POWESHIEK-WARREN-MARION-MAHASKA-
MONROE-WAPELLO-APPANOOSE-DAVIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ESTHERVILLE...ALGONA...FOREST CITY...
LAKE MILLS...NORTHWOOD...MANLY...EMMETSBURG...GARNER...BRITT...
KANAWHA...MASON CITY...CLEAR LAKE...POCAHONTAS...LAURENS...
ROLFE...FONDA...GILMORE CITY...HUMBOLDT...EAGLE GROVE...CLARION...
BELMOND...HAMPTON...PARKERSBURG...CLARKSVILLE...SHELL ROCK...
GREENE...APLINGTON...ALLISON...DUMONT...WAVERLY...SAC CITY...
LAKE VIEW...ODEBOLT...WALL LAKE...SCHALLER...EARLY...
ROCKWELL CITY...MANSON...LAKE CITY...POMEROY...FORT DODGE...
WEBSTER CITY...IOWA FALLS...ELDORA...ACKLEY...GRUNDY CENTER...
REINBECK...CONRAD...DIKE...WELLSBURG...WATERLOO...CEDAR FALLS...
JEFFERSON...BOONE...AMES...MARSHALLTOWN...TAMA...TOLEDO...TRAER...
DYSART...GLADBROOK...PERRY...WAUKEE...ADEL...DES MOINES...
NEWTON...GRINNELL...INDIANOLA...NORWALK...CARLISLE...PELLA...
KNOXVILLE...OSKALOOSA...ALBIA...OTTUMWA...CENTERVILLE...
BLOOMFIELD
929 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST
SUNDAY...

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...A BAND OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO INTENSIFY
  AND EXPAND NORTHWARD THROUGH LATE EVENING INTO THE EARLY MORNING
  HOURS. THE SNOW WILL GENERALLY BE NORTH OF A SAC CITY TO DES
  MOINES TO OTTUMWA. VISIBILITIES IN THE MOST INTENSE SNOW WILL BE
  ONE QUARTER OF A MILE

* STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW AMOUNTS ARE FORECAST TO
  RANGE FROM 2 TO 5 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS. HIGHEST
  AMOUNTS WILL BE IN THE NORTHEAST NEAR MASON CITY AND WATERLOO.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...SOUTHEAST AT 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30
  MPH. VISIBILITIES AS LOW AS ONE QUARTER MILE AT TIMES IS
  EXPECTED DUE TO BLOWING SNOW AND FALLING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE TO THE
  COMBINATION OF SNOW AND WIND WHICH WILL PRODUCE SLICK...SNOW
  COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

ANY REPORTS OF SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE MUCH APPRECIATED AND CAN BE
RELAYED DIRECTLY TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE USING TWITTER
HANDLE NWS DES MOINES...HASHTAG NWSDMX OR POST TO THE NWS DES
MOINES FACEBOOK PAGE.

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