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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
435 AM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

IAZ040>042-051>054-063>068-076>078-087>089-098-099-ILZ001-002-007-
009-015>018-024>026-034-035-MOZ009-010-011000-
BENTON IA-BUCHANAN IA-BUREAU IL-CARROLL IL-CEDAR IA-CLARK MO-CLINTON
IA-DELAWARE IA-DES MOINES IA-DUBUQUE IA-HANCOCK IL-HENDERSON IL-HENRY
IA-HENRY IL-IOWA IA-JACKSON IA-JEFFERSON IA-JO DAVIESS IL-JOHNSON IA-
JONES IA-KEOKUK IA-LEE IA-LINN IA-LOUISA IA-MCDONOUGH IL-MERCER IL-
MUSCATINE IA-PUTNAM IL-ROCK ISLAND IL-SCOTLAND MO-SCOTT IA-
STEPHENSON IL-VAN BUREN IA-WARREN IL-WASHINGTON IA-WHITESIDE IL-
435 AM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL
ILLINOIS...NORTHWEST ILLINOIS...WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...EAST
CENTRAL IOWA...NORTHEAST IOWA...SOUTHEAST IOWA AND NORTHEAST
MISSOURI.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A WINTER STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE ENTIRE OUTLOOK AREA
FOR THIS EVENING INTO SUNDAY NIGHT. WIDESPREAD MODERATE TO AT TIMES
HEAVY SNOWFALL IS LIKELY OVER EASTERN IOWA...NORTHWEST/WEST-CENTRAL
ILLINOIS AND FAR NORTHEAST MISSOURI WITH SEVERAL INCHES OF SNOW
ACCUMULATION BY DAYBREAK.

PRECIPITATION THAT DEVELOPS THIS AFTERNOON WILL EITHER BE RAIN OR A
RAIN/SNOW MIX. A TRANSITION TO ALL SNOW IS FORECAST TO OCCUR DURING
THE LATE AFTERNOON OR EARLY EVENING BUT THIS MAY OCCUR SEVERAL HOURS
LATER OVER SOUTHEAST IOWA...WEST-CENTRAL ILLINOIS...AND NORTHEAST
MISSOURI.

PLEASE SEE THE LATEST WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE FOR UPDATES AND MORE
COMPLETE INFORMATION ON THIS IMPENDING WINTER STORM.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

SUNDAY...SNOW WILL CONTINUE WITH SEVERAL MORE INCHES OF ACCUMULATION.
NORTHERLY WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS OVER 30 MPH WILL RESULT
IN CONSIDERABLE DRIFTING OF SNOW AND SOME BLOWING OF SNOW IN OPEN AND
RURAL LOCATIONS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NECESSARY TODAY AND TONIGHT.  ANY
REPORTS OF SNOW AMOUNTS OVER 1 INCH AND POOR ROAD CONDITIONS WOULD
BE APPRECIATED.

$$

UTTECH/NICHOLS





Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
353 AM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WINTER STORM TO BRING HEAVY SNOWFALL TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...

.A DEVELOPING WINTER STORM SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO SPREAD SNOW ACROSS
THE AREA LATE THIS AFTERNOON...WHICH WILL CONTINUE TO FALL THROUGH
SUNDAY. HEAVY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER EASTERN
IOWA...NORTHWEST ILLINOIS AND FAR NORTHEAST MISSOURI. DEVELOPING
STRONG NORTHEAST WINDS SUNDAY MAY RESULT IN CONSIDERABLE DRIFTING
AND SOME BLOWING OF THE SNOW. SOME UNCERTAINTY ON THE EXACT TRACK
OF THIS STORM REMAINS...WHICH WILL AFFECT WHERE THE HEAVIEST SNOW
IS EXPECTED. STAY INFORMED WITH THE LATEST FORECAST UPDATES.

IAZ042-051>054-063>068-076>078-087-088-098-ILZ001-002-007-009-
015>018-024-MOZ009-311800-
/O.UPG.KDVN.WS.A.0002.150201T0000Z-150202T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KDVN.WS.W.0002.150201T0100Z-150202T0300Z/
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...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
353 AM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 PM
CST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN QUAD CITIES HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS
EVENING TO 9 PM CST SUNDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN
EFFECT.

* TIMING...7 PM THIS EVENING UNTIL 9 PM SUNDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...7 TO 11 INCHES. HEAVIEST SNOWS ALONG HIGHWAY
  30 SOUTH TO THE I-80 CORRIDOR TO NEAR HIGHWAY 34 IN IOWA.

* WINDS...LIGHT SOUTH WINDS TONIGHT. NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH
  GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH SUNDAY...RESULTING IN CONSIDERABLE DRIFTING
  OF SNOW AND SOME BLOWING OF THE SNOW BY LATE MORNING.

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

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SLICK AND HAZARDOUS. ON
  SUNDAY...BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL CREATE AREAS OF LOW
  VISIBILITY AND MAY MAKE IT DIFFICULT FOR ROAD CREWS TO KEEP
  ROADS CLEAR...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

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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