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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
230 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW TODAY...

.LOW PRESSURE OVER KANSAS WILL REACH THE ST LOUIS AREA BY MIDDAY
WITH WIDESPREAD SNOW CONTINUING NORTH OF ITS TRACK. INCREASING
WINDS ON SUNDAY WILL CAUSE BLOWING SNOW AND SIGNIFICANT TRAVEL
IMPACTS LATE TONIGHT AND SUNDAY.

IAZ004>007-015>017-023>028-033>039-044>050-057>062-070>075-
081>086-092>097-011230-
/O.CON.KDMX.WS.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150202T0300Z/
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-
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...
DENISON...CARROLL...JEFFERSON...BOONE...AMES...MARSHALLTOWN...
TAMA...TOLEDO...TRAER...DYSART...GLADBROOK...AUDUBON...EXIRA...
GUTHRIE CENTER...PANORA...BAYARD...CASEY...PERRY...WAUKEE...
ADEL...DES MOINES...NEWTON...GRINNELL...ATLANTIC...GREENFIELD...
STUART...ADAIR...FONTANELLE...WINTERSET...EARLHAM...INDIANOLA...
NORWALK...CARLISLE...PELLA...KNOXVILLE...OSKALOOSA...CORNING...
CRESTON...OSCEOLA...CHARITON...ALBIA...OTTUMWA...BEDFORD...
LENOX...NEW MARKET...MOUNT AYR...LAMONI...LEON...CORYDON...
SEYMOUR...ALLERTON...HUMESTON...CENTERVILLE...BLOOMFIELD
230 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...LITTLE CHANGE IS ANTICIPATED THROUGH THE
  MORNING WITH CONTINUED SNOW PRODUCING WIDESPREAD VISIBILITIES
  OF A MILE OR SO.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW...WIDESPREAD ACCUMULATIONS OF 8 TO 12 INCHES
  ARE EXPECTED. LOCALIZED LOCATIONS ALONG THE INTERSTATE 80 AND
  HIGHWAY 30 CORRIDORS FROM DES MOINES EASTWARD MAY RECEIVE OVER A
  FOOT OF SNOW.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS WILL GRADUALLY INCREASE AND
  BECOME NORTHERLY DURING THE AFTERNOON WITH GUSTS INCREASING TO
  30 TO 35 MPH OVER WESTERN AND NORTHERN IOWA BY MIDDAY.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL REMAIN SNOW COVERED AND SLICK WITH
  HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS. BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW IS ALSO
  EXPECTED TO BECOME MORE PROBLEMATIC AND SIGNIFICANT THROUGH THE
  DAY. VISIBILITIES WILL OFTEN BE BELOW A MILE WITH NEAR WHITEOUT
  CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AND RURAL AREAS.

  THE HEAVY WET NATURE OF THE SNOW HAS ALSO COATED TREES OVER
  CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN IOWA. TREE DAMAGE AND LOCALIZED POWER
  OUTAGES MAY OCCUR LATER TODAY AS THE WINDS INCREASE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR 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.

ALTHOUGH THE HEAVY WET CONSISTENCY OF THE SNOW SHOULD DIMINISH
LATER THIS MORNING...UP TO SIX INCHES OF WET SNOW WILL HAVE
COMPACTED AND SETTLED. THIS WILL MAKE REMOVAL AND SHOVELING
DIFFICULT. THE ELDERLY OR THOSE WITH HEART CONCERNS SHOULD TAKE
FREQUENT BREAKS...REMOVE THE SNOW IN SMALL AMOUNTS OR SEEK
ASSISTANCE.

&&

$$

SMALL

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
350 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

IAZ002-003-012>014-020>022-031-032-NEZ013-014-SDZ071-011800-
/O.CON.KFSD.WS.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150202T0000Z/
OSCEOLA-DICKINSON-SIOUX-O`BRIEN-CLAY IA-PLYMOUTH-CHEROKEE-
BUENA VISTA-WOODBURY-IDA-DIXON-DAKOTA-UNION-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SIBLEY...SPIRIT LAKE...MILFORD...
ARNOLDS PARK...ORANGE CITY...SIOUX CENTER...SHELDON...HARTLEY...
SANBORN...SPENCER...LE MARS...CHEROKEE...STORM LAKE...
SIOUX CITY...IDA GROVE...HOLSTEIN...BATTLE CREEK...WAKEFIELD...
PONCA...ALLEN...SOUTH SIOUX CITY...NORTH SIOUX CITY...BERESFORD...
ELK POINT...ALCESTER...JEFFERSON
350 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS MORNING...THEN DECREASE
  SLOWLY THIS AFTERNOON.

* ACCUMULATIONS...TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 5 TO 8 INCHES.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...VISIBILITY WILL DROP TO A HALF MILE OR
  LESS IN FALLING SNOW. NORTHERLY WINDS AVERAGING 20 TO 30 MPH
  WILL GUSTS TO 35 MPH AT TIMES...CAUSING DRIFTING SNOW. WINDS
  WILL BEGIN TO DECREASE SLOWLY BY LATE THIS AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
350 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...NEAR-BLIZZARD CONDITIONS EXPECTED TODAY...

.SNOW WILL CONTINUE THIS MORNING BEFORE TAPERING OFF BY LATE
AFTERNOON. ANOTHER ONE TO THREE INCHES OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE. IN
ADDITION...WINDS WILL BECOME NORTH AND INCREASE TO 25 TO 35 MPH
WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH POSSIBLE ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE AREA.
THESE STRONG WINDS COUPLED WITH SNOW ON THE GROUND AND THE SNOW
THAT CONTINUES TO FALL WILL CREATED NEAR-BLIZZARD CONDITIONS.

IAZ079-090-NEZ065>068-078-088-089-012000-
/O.CON.KOAX.WS.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150202T0000Z/
MILLS-FREMONT-SEWARD-LANCASTER-CASS-OTOE-SALINE-JEFFERSON-GAGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GLENWOOD...SIDNEY...HAMBURG...TABOR...
FARRAGUT...SEWARD...MILFORD...LINCOLN...PLATTSMOUTH...
NEBRASKA CITY...CRETE...WILBER...FAIRBURY...BEATRICE
350 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL TAPER OFF BY LATE THIS AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 2 INCHES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS WILL BECOME NORTH OR
  NORTHWEST AND INCREASE TO 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.

* MAIN IMPACT...ROADS ARE SNOW COVERED...ICY AND HAZARDOUS. THE
  BLOWING SNOW TODAY WILL CREATE NEAR-BLIZZARD CONDITIONS MAKING
  DRIVING TODAY EVEN MORE HAZARDOUS...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AND RURAL
  AREAS.

* OTHER IMPACTS...THE COLD COMBINED WITH THE WIND WILL DROP WIND
  CHILLS BELOW ZERO TODAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
350 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

IAZ001-MNZ098-SDZ061-062-065>070-011800-
/O.EXT.KFSD.WS.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150201T2100Z/
LYON IA-ROCK-MCCOOK-MINNEHAHA-HUTCHINSON-TURNER-LINCOLN SD-
BON HOMME-YANKTON-CLAY SD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCK RAPIDS...GEORGE...INWOOD...
LARCHWOOD...LUVERNE...SALEM...CANISTOTA...BRIDGEWATER...
MONTROSE...SIOUX FALLS...PARKSTON...FREEMAN...MENNO...TRIPP...
PARKER...CENTERVILLE...MARION...VIBORG...HURLEY...CHANCELLOR...
CANTON...LENNOX...TEA...HARRISBURG...TYNDALL...SCOTLAND...
SPRINGFIELD...AVON...TABOR...YANKTON...VERMILLION
350 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO FALL THIS MORNING. THE SNOW WILL
  BEGIN TO DECREASE LATE THIS MORNING AND END BY EARLY THIS
  AFTERNOON.

* ACCUMULATIONS...TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 5 TO 7 INCHES.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...VISIBILITY WILL DROP TO A HALF MILE AT
  TIMES IN FALLING SNOW. NORTHERLY WINDS AVERAGING 20 TO 30 MPH
  WILL GUSTS TO 35 MPH AT TIMES...CAUSING DRIFTING SNOW. WINDS
  WILL BEGIN TO DECREASE SLOWLY THIS AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
350 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...NEAR-BLIZZARD CONDITIONS EXPECTED TODAY...

.SNOW WILL CONTINUE THIS MORNING BEFORE TAPERING OFF BY LATE
AFTERNOON. ANOTHER ONE TO THREE INCHES OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE. IN
ADDITION...WINDS WILL BECOME NORTH AND INCREASE TO 25 TO 35 MPH
WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH POSSIBLE ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE AREA.
THESE STRONG WINDS COUPLED WITH SNOW ON THE GROUND AND THE SNOW
THAT CONTINUES TO FALL WILL CREATED NEAR-BLIZZARD CONDITIONS.

NEZ012-015-018-034-012000-
/O.CON.KOAX.WS.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150202T0000Z/
CEDAR-THURSTON-WAYNE-BURT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HARTINGTON...LAUREL...RANDOLPH...
COLERIDGE...PENDER...MACY...WALTHILL...WINNEBAGO...WAYNE...
TEKAMAH...OAKLAND...LYONS...DECATUR
350 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL TAPER OFF BY LATE THIS AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...AN ADDITIONAL INCH OR TWO OF SNOW TODAY.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS WILL BECOME NORTH OR
  NORTHWEST AND INCREASE TO 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.

* MAIN IMPACT...ROADS ARE SNOW COVERED...ICY AND HAZARDOUS. THE
  BLOWING SNOW TODAY WILL CREATE NEAR-BLIZZARD CONDITIONS MAKING
  DRIVING TODAY EVEN MORE HAZARDOUS...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AND
  RURAL AREAS.

* OTHER IMPACTS...THE COLD COMBINED WITH THE WIND WILL DROP WIND
  CHILLS BELOW ZERO TODAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW AND
BLOWING SNOW ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL
VERY HAZARDOUS.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
350 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...NEAR-BLIZZARD CONDITIONS EXPECTED TODAY...

.SNOW WILL CONTINUE THIS MORNING BEFORE TAPERING OFF BY LATE
AFTERNOON. ANOTHER ONE TO THREE INCHES OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE. IN
ADDITION...WINDS WILL BECOME NORTH AND INCREASE TO 25 TO 35 MPH
WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH POSSIBLE ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE AREA.
THESE STRONG WINDS COUPLED WITH SNOW ON THE GROUND AND THE SNOW
THAT CONTINUES TO FALL WILL CREATED NEAR-BLIZZARD CONDITIONS.

NEZ032-033-042>045-050>053-012000-
/O.CON.KOAX.WS.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150202T0000Z/
STANTON-CUMING-PLATTE-COLFAX-DODGE-WASHINGTON-BUTLER-SAUNDERS-
DOUGLAS-SARPY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...STANTON...WEST POINT...WISNER...
COLUMBUS...SCHUYLER...FREMONT...BLAIR...DAVID CITY...WAHOO...
ASHLAND...YUTAN...OMAHA...BELLEVUE...PAPILLION...LA VISTA
350 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL TAPER OFF BY LATE THIS AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 2 INCHES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS WILL BECOME NORTH OR
  NORTHWEST AND INCREASE TO 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.

* MAIN IMPACT...ROADS ARE SNOW COVERED...ICY AND HAZARDOUS. THE
  BLOWING SNOW TODAY WILL CREATE NEAR-BLIZZARD CONDITIONS MAKING
  DRIVING TODAY EVEN MORE HAZARDOUS...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AND
  RURAL AREAS.

* OTHER IMPACTS...THE COLD COMBINED WITH THE WIND WILL DROP WIND
  CHILLS BELOW ZERO TODAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
350 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...NEAR-BLIZZARD CONDITIONS EXPECTED TODAY...

.SNOW WILL CONTINUE THIS MORNING BEFORE TAPERING OFF BY LATE
AFTERNOON. ANOTHER ONE TO THREE INCHES OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE. IN
ADDITION...WINDS WILL BECOME NORTH AND INCREASE TO 25 TO 35 MPH
WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH POSSIBLE ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE AREA.
THESE STRONG WINDS COUPLED WITH SNOW ON THE GROUND AND THE SNOW
THAT CONTINUES TO FALL WILL CREATED NEAR-BLIZZARD CONDITIONS.

IAZ043-055-056-069-080-091-012000-
/O.CON.KOAX.WS.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150202T0300Z/
MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MONTGOMERY-PAGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ONAWA...MAPLETON...MISSOURI VALLEY...
WOODBINE...LOGAN...DUNLAP...HARLAN...COUNCIL BLUFFS...RED OAK...
CLARINDA...SHENANDOAH
350 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL TAPER OFF BY LATE THIS AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 2 INCHES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS WILL BECOME NORTH OR
  NORTHWEST AND INCREASE TO 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.

* MAIN IMPACT...ROADS ARE SNOW COVERED...ICY AND HAZARDOUS. THE
  BLOWING SNOW TODAY WILL CREATE NEAR-BLIZZARD CONDITIONS MAKING
  DRIVING TODAY EVEN MORE HAZARDOUS...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AND
  RURAL AREAS.

* OTHER IMPACTS...THE COLD COMBINED WITH THE WIND WILL DROP WIND
  CHILLS BELOW ZERO TODAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
330 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...HAZARDOUS TO DIFFICULT TRAVEL TODAY...

.SNOW CONTINUES TO FALL ACROSS NORTHEAST IOWA...SOUTHEAST
MINNESOTA...AND SOUTHWEST WISCONSIN. ACCUMULATIONS SO FAR HAVE
RANGED FROM AROUND 1 TO 2 INCHES IN THE LA CROSSE AREA TO 2.5
INCHES IN RICHLAND CENTER...TO 4.5 INCHES IN CHARLES CITY. ROADS
ARE SNOW COVERED AND SLICK THIS MORNING. ALSO...GUSTY NORTHWEST
WINDS ARE CREATING AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING ALONG RIDGE TOPS
AND IN OPEN AREAS. LOOK FOR THE SNOW TO CONTINUE TODAY WITH STORM
TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 11 INCHES ACROSS NORTHEAST IOWA INTO
FAR SOUTHWEST WISCONSIN. PLAN ON TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 5
INCHES NEAR THE INTERSTATE 90 CORRIDOR.

THE WINTER STORM WARNING HAS BEEN EXPANDED NORTHWARD TO INCLUDE
ALL OF NORTHEAST IOWA AND CRAWFORD COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST WISCONSIN.
ALSO...THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY HAS BEEN EXPANDED NORTHWARD TO
INCLUDE THE INTERSTATE 90 CORRIDOR.

IAZ008>011-WIZ054-011730-
/O.UPG.KARX.WW.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-150202T0300Z/
/O.EXA.KARX.WS.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150202T0300Z/
MITCHELL-HOWARD-WINNESHIEK-ALLAMAKEE-CRAWFORD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DECORAH...WAUKON...PRAIRIE DU CHIEN
330 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LA CROSSE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST
THIS EVENING. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* EXPECT SNOW TO CONTINUE...DIMINISHING AROUND 9 PM.

* THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL RATES WILL OCCUR UNTIL 6 AM THIS
  MORNING.

* WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 35 MPH WILL CAUSE AREAS OF BLOWING
  AND DRIFTING SNOW...ESPECIALLY ON RIDGE TOPS AND IN OPEN
  AREAS.

* ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 4 TO 6 INCHES ARE EXPECTED
  BRINGING STORM TOTALS TO 6 TO 9 INCHES.

* PLAN ON DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE OCCURRING. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA
FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN
EMERGENCY. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE
CALLING FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
330 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...HAZARDOUS TO DIFFICULT TRAVEL TODAY...

.SNOW CONTINUES TO FALL ACROSS NORTHEAST IOWA...SOUTHEAST
MINNESOTA...AND SOUTHWEST WISCONSIN. ACCUMULATIONS SO FAR HAVE
RANGED FROM AROUND 1 TO 2 INCHES IN THE LA CROSSE AREA TO 2.5
INCHES IN RICHLAND CENTER...TO 4.5 INCHES IN CHARLES CITY. ROADS
ARE SNOW COVERED AND SLICK THIS MORNING. ALSO...GUSTY NORTHWEST
WINDS ARE CREATING AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING ALONG RIDGE TOPS
AND IN OPEN AREAS. LOOK FOR THE SNOW TO CONTINUE TODAY WITH STORM
TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 11 INCHES ACROSS NORTHEAST IOWA INTO
FAR SOUTHWEST WISCONSIN. PLAN ON TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 5
INCHES NEAR THE INTERSTATE 90 CORRIDOR.

THE WINTER STORM WARNING HAS BEEN EXPANDED NORTHWARD TO INCLUDE
ALL OF NORTHEAST IOWA AND CRAWFORD COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST WISCONSIN.
ALSO...THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY HAS BEEN EXPANDED NORTHWARD TO
INCLUDE THE INTERSTATE 90 CORRIDOR.

IAZ018-019-029-030-WIZ061-011730-
/O.CON.KARX.WS.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150202T0300Z/
FLOYD-CHICKASAW-FAYETTE-CLAYTON-GRANT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLES CITY...OELWEIN...PLATTEVILLE
330 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS
EVENING.

* EXPECT SNOW TO CONTINUE...DIMINISHING AROUND 9 PM.

* THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL RATES WILL OCCUR UNTIL 6 AM THIS
  MORNING.

* WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 40 MPH WILL CAUSE AREAS OF BLOWING
  AND DRIFTING SNOW...ESPECIALLY ON RIDGE TOPS AND IN OPEN
  AREAS.

* ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 5 TO 7 INCHES ARE EXPECTED
  BRINGING STORM TOTALS TO 7 TO 11 INCHES.

* PLAN ON DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE OCCURRING. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA
FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN
EMERGENCY. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE
CALLING FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL MO
309 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...WINTER STORM IMPACTING NORTHERN MISSOURI...

MOZ002>008-016-017-011715-
/O.CON.KEAX.WS.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150202T0300Z/
NODAWAY-WORTH-GENTRY-HARRISON-MERCER-PUTNAM-SCHUYLER-SULLIVAN-
ADAIR-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARYVILLE...GRANT CITY...ALBANY...
STANBERRY...BETHANY...PRINCETON...UNIONVILLE...LANCASTER...
DOWNING...MILAN...GREEN CITY...KIRKSVILLE
309 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW REMAINS IN
EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS EVENING.

* LOCATION...FAR NORTHERN AND NORTHEAST MISSOURI.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH LATE THIS EVENING.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 8 INCHES OF SNOW.

* BLOWING SNOW...NORTH WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS ARE
  EXPECTED BY LATE MORNING. THIS MAY RESULT IN PERIODS OF BLOWING
  AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...THE EXPECTED SNOW TOTALS AND BLOWING SNOW WILL MAKE
  TRAVEL HAZARDOUS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW...
SLEET...OR ICE ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE.  THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

&&

$$

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

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

.A DEVELOPING WINTER STORM SPREADING SNOW ACROSS THE AREA THIS
EVENING WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT THE REGION WITH HEAVY SNOWFALL
EXPECTED THROUGH SUNDAY. THE SNOW IS EXPECTED TO END SUNDAY
EVENING WITH TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF FROM 6 TO 11 INCHES LIKELY
OVER EASTERN IOWA...NORTHWEST AND WESTERN ILLINOIS AND FAR
NORTHEAST MISSOURI. STRONG NORTHEAST WINDS WILL DEVELOP
SUNDAY...CAUSING CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF THE FRESH
SNOWFALL.

IAZ040>042-051>054-063>068-076>078-087-088-098-ILZ001-002-007-009-
015>018-024-MOZ009-011045-
/O.CON.KDVN.WS.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150202T0300Z/
BUCHANAN-DELAWARE-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...INDEPENDENCE...MANCHESTER...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
835 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST SUNDAY...

* TIMING...THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...7 TO 11 INCHES. THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS ARE
  LIKELY ALONG THE HIGHWAY 30 AND INTERSTATE 80 CORRIDORS.

* WINDS...LIGHT SOUTH WINDS BECOMING EAST OVERNIGHT. NORTHEAST
  WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH SUNDAY...RESULTING IN
  CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* VISIBILITIES...BELOW 1/2 MILE IN HEAVIER SNOWFALL AND BLOWING
  SNOW.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BE 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 RURAL AND 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.

&&

$$

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

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

.A DEVELOPING WINTER STORM SPREADING SNOW ACROSS THE AREA THIS
EVENING WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT THE REGION WITH HEAVY SNOWFALL
EXPECTED THROUGH SUNDAY. THE SNOW IS EXPECTED TO END SUNDAY
EVENING WITH TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF FROM 6 TO 11 INCHES LIKELY
OVER EASTERN IOWA...NORTHWEST AND WESTERN ILLINOIS AND FAR
NORTHEAST MISSOURI. STRONG NORTHEAST WINDS WILL DEVELOP
SUNDAY...CAUSING CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF THE FRESH
SNOWFALL.

IAZ089-099-ILZ025-026-034-035-MOZ010-011045-
/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
835 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST SUNDAY...

* TIMING...LATE THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 9 INCHES. HIGHEST AMOUNTS NEAR THE
  HIGHWAY 34 CORRIDOR. RAIN...OR MIXED RAIN AND SNOW...WILL CHANGE
  OVER TO ALL SNOW BY MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.

* WINDS...LIGHT SOUTHEAST WINDS BECOMING EAST OVERNIGHT. NORTHEAST
  WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH SUNDAY...RESULTING IN
  CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* VISIBILITIES...BELOW 1/2 MILE IN HEAVIER SNOWFALL AND BLOWING
  SNOW.

* 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 RURAL AND 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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