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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
1125 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 AND THIS EVENING...CONTINUING
THROUGH SUNDAY. HEAVY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER
EASTERN IOWA...NORTHWEST ILLINOIS AND FAR NORTHEAST MISSOURI. STRONG
NORTHEAST WINDS WILL DEVELOP SUNDAY...WHICH MAY RESULT IN CONSIDERABLE
DRIFTING OF THE FRESH SNOWFALL...AS WELL AS SOME BLOWING SNOW AND
REDUCED VISIBILITIES. 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.

IAZ089-099-ILZ025-026-034-035-MOZ010-010130-
/O.CON.KDVN.WS.W.0002.150201T0300Z-150202T0300Z/
DES MOINES-LEE-HENDERSON-WARREN-HANCOCK-MCDONOUGH-CLARK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BURLINGTON...FORT MADISON...OQUAWKA...
MONMOUTH...CARTHAGE...MACOMB...KAHOKA
1125 AM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

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

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

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...7 TO 10 INCHES.

* WINDS...LIGHT SOUTH WINDS TONIGHT. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH
  WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH SUNDAY...RESULTING IN CONSIDERABLE
  DRIFTING OF SNOW AND SOME BLOWING SNOW BY AFTERNOON.

* 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.

&&

$$






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




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