weather.gov     
National Weather Service

Watches, Warnings & Advisories
NWS Homepage

Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
449 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

IAZ004>007-015>017-023>028-033>039-044>050-057>062-070>075-
081>086-092>097-211200-
EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-WORTH-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-
POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER-SAC-CALHOUN-
WEBSTER-HAMILTON-HARDIN-GRUNDY-BLACK HAWK-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-GREENE-
BOONE-STORY-MARSHALL-TAMA-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-POLK-JASPER-
POWESHIEK-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-WARREN-MARION-MAHASKA-ADAMS-UNION-
CLARKE-LUCAS-MONROE-WAPELLO-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-DECATUR-WAYNE-
APPANOOSE-DAVIS-
449 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL IOWA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE IS POSSIBLE THIS MORNING...MAINLY EAST OF
INTERSTATE 35. VERY LITTLE ICE ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED...BUT
UNTREATED SURFACES MAY BE SLICK.

FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL BE POSSIBLE AGAIN OVERNIGHT
TONIGHT...GENERALLY NORTH OF INTERSTATE 80 AND EAST OF INTERSTATE
35. VERY LIGHT ICE ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE...CREATING SLICK
ROADWAYS AND WALKWAYS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL BE POSSIBLE EARLY SUNDAY MORNING...GENERALLY
NORTH OF INTERSTATE 80 AND EAST OF INTERSTATE 35. VERY LIGHT ICE
ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE...CREATING TO SLICK ROADWAYS AND
WALKWAYS.

PRECIPITATION CHANCES WILL RETURN LATE IN THE WEEKEND. THE
PRECIPITATION WILL TO CHANGE FROM RAIN TO SNOW FROM NORTHWEST TO
SOUTHEAST MONDAY NIGHT. AT THIS TIME SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE
EXPECTED TO BE LIGHT.

VERY STRONG AND GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP BY WEDNESDAY
MORNING. STRONG WINDS MAY COMBINE WITH LIGHT FALLING SNOW TO
REDUCE VISIBILITIES OVER NORTHERN IOWA WEDNESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

AWB

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
446 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

IAZ043-055-056-069-079-080-090-091-NEZ011-012-015>018-030>034-
042>045-050>053-065>068-078-088>093-210100-
MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT-
PAGE-KNOX-CEDAR-THURSTON-ANTELOPE-PIERCE-WAYNE-BOONE-MADISON-
STANTON-CUMING-BURT-PLATTE-COLFAX-DODGE-WASHINGTON-BUTLER-
SAUNDERS-DOUGLAS-SARPY-SEWARD-LANCASTER-CASS-OTOE-SALINE-
JEFFERSON-GAGE-JOHNSON-NEMAHA-PAWNEE-RICHARDSON-
446 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST
IOWA...WEST CENTRAL IOWA...EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA...NORTHEAST
NEBRASKA AND SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

EARLY THIS MORNING AND AGAIN TONIGHT...THERE WILL BE AREAS FOG
AND DRIZZLE OR FREEZING DRIZZLE. DRIVERS SHOULD USE CAUTION...AS
SHELTERED AREAS AND UNTREATED SURFACES...ESPECIALLY BRIDGES AND
OVERPASSES MAY BECOME SLICK WITH TEMPERATURES HOVERING NEAR
FREEZING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

LIGHT ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY
AND AGAIN THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY FOR PARTS OF THE OUTLOOK
AREA.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

ZAPOTOCNY

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
445 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

IAZ001>003-012>014-020>022-031-032-MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097-
098-NEZ013-014-SDZ038>040-050-052>071-211045-
LYON IA-OSCEOLA-DICKINSON-SIOUX-O`BRIEN-CLAY IA-PLYMOUTH-CHEROKEE-
BUENA VISTA-WOODBURY-IDA-LINCOLN MN-LYON MN-MURRAY-COTTONWOOD-
NOBLES-JACKSON-PIPESTONE-ROCK-DIXON-DAKOTA-BEADLE-KINGSBURY-
BROOKINGS-GREGORY-JERAULD-SANBORN-MINER-LAKE-MOODY-BRULE-AURORA-
DAVISON-HANSON-MCCOOK-MINNEHAHA-CHARLES MIX-DOUGLAS-HUTCHINSON-
TURNER-LINCOLN SD-BON HOMME-YANKTON-CLAY SD-UNION-
445 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST
IOWA...SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA...NORTHEAST NEBRASKA...EAST CENTRAL
SOUTH DAKOTA...SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA AND SOUTHEAST SOUTH
DAKOTA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

PATCHY FOG WILL DROP VISIBILITY TO LESS THAN 2 MILES AT TIMES
THROUGH MID MORNING. WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG IS NOT EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

A WINTER STORM IS EXPECTED TO AFFECT THE AREA ON SUNDAY NIGHT
THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT. LIGHT MIXED PRECIPITATION MAY DEVELOP
ACROSS THE AREA ON SUNDAY NIGHT...THEN SLOWLY TRANSITION TO ALL
SNOW BY MONDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT INTO
TUESDAY. THERE IS STILL SOME UNCERTAINTY ON PRECIPITATION TYPE
EARLY IN THE EVENT...AND ALSO UNCERTAINTY ON THE EXACT TRACK OF
THE STORM WHICH WILL INFLUENCE PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS ACROSS THE
AREA. STAY TUNED FOR THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS ON THIS SYSTEM AS IT
COULD IMPACT HOLIDAY TRAVEL.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
443 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

MNZ041>045-047>070-073>078-082>085-091>093-WIZ014>016-023>028-
211045-
DOUGLAS-TODD-MORRISON-MILLE LACS-KANABEC-STEVENS-POPE-STEARNS-
BENTON-SHERBURNE-ISANTI-CHISAGO-LAC QUI PARLE-SWIFT-CHIPPEWA-
KANDIYOHI-MEEKER-WRIGHT-HENNEPIN-ANOKA-RAMSEY-WASHINGTON-
YELLOW MEDICINE-RENVILLE-MCLEOD-SIBLEY-CARVER-SCOTT-DAKOTA-
REDWOOD-BROWN-NICOLLET-LE SUEUR-RICE-GOODHUE-WATONWAN-BLUE EARTH-
WASECA-STEELE-MARTIN-FARIBAULT-FREEBORN-POLK-BARRON-RUSK-
ST. CROIX-PIERCE-DUNN-PEPIN-EAU CLAIRE-
443 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND
SOUTHERN MINNESOTA... AND WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AREAS OF FREEZING DRIZZLE ARE POSSIBLE THIS MORNING ACROSS CENTRAL
MINNESOTA...WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF FREEZING DRIZZLE AGAIN TONIGHT
ACROSS EASTERN MINNESOTA AND WESTERN WISCONSIN.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

FREEZING DRIZZLE IS POSSIBLE SUNDAY MORNING ACROSS EAST CENTRAL
MINNESOTA AND WESTERN WISCONSIN.

A LARGE STORM SYSTEM WILL IMPACT MUCH OF THE UPPER MIDWEST TUESDAY
NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT. ALTHOUGH THERE ARE STILL MANY
UNCERTAINTIES WITH HOW THIS SYSTEM WILL EVOLVE...THE POTENTIAL FOR
ACCUMULATING SNOW EXISTS FOR MUCH OF THE AREA DURING THAT TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

BORGHOFF

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
432 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

IAZ040>042-051>054-063>068-076>078-087>089-098-099-ILZ001-002-007-
009-015>018-024>026-034-035-MOZ009-010-211100-
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-
432 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

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

PATCHY LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE...OR A MIXTURE OF VERY LIGHT SNOW AND
FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA THIS MORNING. ALTHOUGH
VERY LITTLE ICE ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED...A FEW SLICK SPOTS WILL BE
POSSIBLE THROUGH MID MORNING.

TONIGHT...ANOTHER ROUND OF LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL BE POSSIBLE...
MAINLY NORTH OF INTERSTATE 80 FROM LATE EVENING INTO EARLY SUNDAY
MORNING. DEPENDING ON SURFACE TEMPERATURES AND EXTENT OF THE
DRIZZLE...THERE WILL BE THE CHANCE FOR MORE SLICK SPOTS DEVELOPING
LATE TONIGHT IN THESE AREAS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

A STORM SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE MIDWEST EARLY NEXT WEEK. IMPACTS
ON THE LOCAL AREA REMAIN UNCERTAIN AT THIS TIME. THOSE PLANNING
TRAVEL DURING THE HOLIDAY WEEK SHOULD STAY UP TO DATE WITH THE
LATEST FORECAST.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

12/ERVIN

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
427 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

IAZ008>011-018-019-029-030-MNZ079-086>088-094>096-WIZ017-029-
032>034-041>044-053>055-061-211100-
MITCHELL-HOWARD-WINNESHIEK-ALLAMAKEE-FLOYD-CHICKASAW-FAYETTE-
CLAYTON-WABASHA-DODGE-OLMSTED-WINONA-MOWER-FILLMORE-HOUSTON-
TAYLOR-CLARK-BUFFALO-TREMPEALEAU-JACKSON-LA CROSSE-MONROE-JUNEAU-
ADAMS-VERNON-CRAWFORD-RICHLAND-GRANT-
427 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
IOWA...SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA...AND SOUTHWEST INTO CENTRAL
WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL BE SEEN THIS MORNING...PRODUCING SOME
SLICK SPOTS ON AREA ROADWAYS AND SIDEWALKS.

PLAN ON AREAS OF FREEZING DRIZZLE AGAIN TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY
MORNING WITH A FEW SLIPPERY SPOTS AGAIN POSSIBLE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

A WINTRY MIX IS EXPECTED FROM SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY. THIS
WINTRY MIX IS THEN EXPECTED TO TRANSITION TO ALL SNOW TUESDAY
NIGHT INTO CHRISTMAS EVE. LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS OF AN INCH OR TWO
COULD RESULT IN SOME IMPACT ON HOLIDAY TRAVEL.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

ANY REPORTS OF ICING WOULD BE APPRECIATED.

.EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATION...

NO WEBINAR IS SCHEDULED.

$$

DAS

U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
1325 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
E-mail: w-nws.webmaster@noaa.gov
Page last modified: June 2, 2009
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: for Safety, for Work, for Fun - FOR LIFE