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
344 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

...More Freezing Rain to Affect Much of Iowa Tonight...

.A second round of more significant freezing rain will occur
across the area into Tuesday morning. Ice accumulations will make
travel very hazardous into the morning commute Tuesday. Tree
damage and power outages are possible as winds increase across
the area Tuesday afternoon and evening. Persons with travel plans
should closely monitor later forecast updates and road
conditions.

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Emmet-Kossuth-Winnebago-Worth-Palo Alto-Hancock-Cerro Gordo-
Pocahontas-Humboldt-Wright-Franklin-Sac-Calhoun-Webster-Hamilton-
Crawford-Carroll-Greene-Boone-Audubon-Guthrie-
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,
Sac City, Lake View, Odebolt, Wall Lake, Schaller, Early,
Rockwell City, Manson, Lake City, Pomeroy, Fort Dodge,
Webster City, Denison, Carroll, Jefferson, Boone, Audubon, Exira,
Guthrie Center, Panora, Bayard, and Casey
344 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST
TUESDAY...

* WHAT...A second round of freezing rain is expected late tonight
  into Tuesday morning. The lull between the two events with very
  light freezing drizzle will continue this evening. Another tenth
  to two tenths of freezing rain will be possible overnight with
  the heavier totals along the southern edge of the advisory.
  Freezing rain may be mixed with light snow and sleet far
  northwest. Total ice accumulations with the two rounds of
  freezing rain will generally up to two tenths with locally
  higher amounts are possible.

* WHERE...Portions of northern and western Iowa, mainly along
  and west of a line from Hampton through Boone to Audubon.

* WHEN...Until noon CST Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The ice will result in difficult to
  dangerous travel conditions, including the morning commute
  Tuesday. In addition, gusty north winds developing Tuesday
  afternoon may cause ice coated trees and powerlines to break
  and possibly fall, leading to the potential for power outages.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or
freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while
driving. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling
from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$

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Butler-Bremer-Hardin-Grundy-Black Hawk-Story-Marshall-Tama-Dallas-
Polk-Jasper-Poweshiek-Adair-Madison-Warren-Marion-Adams-Union-
Clarke-Lucas-Taylor-Ringgold-Decatur-
Including the cities of Parkersburg, Clarksville, Shell Rock,
Greene, Aplington, Allison, Dumont, Waverly, Iowa Falls, Eldora,
Ackley, Grundy Center, Reinbeck, Conrad, Dike, Wellsburg,
Waterloo, Cedar Falls, Ames, Marshalltown, Tama, Toledo, Traer,
Dysart, Gladbrook, Perry, Waukee, Adel, Des Moines, Newton,
Grinnell, Greenfield, Stuart, Adair, Fontanelle, Winterset,
Earlham, Indianola, Norwalk, Carlisle, Pella, Knoxville, Corning,
Creston, Osceola, Chariton, Bedford, Lenox, New Market,
Mount Ayr, Lamoni, and Leon
344 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS
EVENING TO NOON CST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Freezing rain expected. Total ice accumulations between
  two tenths to a quarter of an inch are expected through Tuesday
  morning. There is still some uncertainty regarding the track of
  the storm tonight and final ice amounts may be slightly higher
  or lower across the area. Be prepared for significant impacts to
  travel across the region Tuesday.

* WHERE...Much of central Iowa along and east of a line from
  Allison through Ames to Atlantic.

* WHEN...From 9 PM this evening to noon CST Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The ice will result in difficult to
  dangerous travel conditions, including the morning commute
  Tuesday. In addition, gusty north winds developing Tuesday
  afternoon may cause ice coated trees and powerlines to break
  and possibly fall, leading to the potential for power outages.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of freezing rain
will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads.
Slow down and use caution while driving. The latest road
conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by
calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$

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Cass-
Including the city of Atlantic
344 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS
EVENING TO NOON CST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Freezing rain expected. Total ice accumulations of
  around one tenth of an inch are expected mainly late tonight
  into Tuesday.

* WHERE...Portions of southwest Iowa.

* WHEN...From 9 PM this evening to noon CST Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The ice will result in difficult to
  dangerous travel conditions, including the morning commute
  Tuesday. In addition, gusty north winds developing Tuesday
  afternoon may cause ice coated trees and powerlines to break
  and possibly fall, leading to the potential for power outages.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of freezing rain
will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads.
Slow down and use caution while driving. The latest road
conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by
calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$

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http://weather.gov/desmoines



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