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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
316 AM CST SUN DEC 4 2016

...SNOW CONTINUES OVER NORTHEAST IOWA THIS MORNING...

.SNOW WILL PERSIST OVER NORTHEAST IOWA THIS MORNING WITH SOME
HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS AS ROADS MAY BE SNOW AND SLUSH
COVERED PRODUCING THE FIRST WINTER WEATHER TRAVEL CONDITIONS OF
THE SEASON.

IAZ017-026>028-037>039-050-041300-
/O.CON.KDMX.WW.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-161204T1700Z/
CERRO GORDO-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER-HARDIN-GRUNDY-BLACK HAWK-TAMA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MASON CITY, CLEAR LAKE, HAMPTON,
PARKERSBURG, CLARKSVILLE, SHELL ROCK, GREENE, APLINGTON, ALLISON,
DUMONT, WAVERLY, IOWA FALLS, ELDORA, ACKLEY, GRUNDY CENTER,
REINBECK, CONRAD, DIKE, WELLSBURG, WATERLOO, CEDAR FALLS, TAMA,
TOLEDO, TRAER, DYSART, AND GLADBROOK
316 AM CST SUN DEC 4 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM CST THIS
MORNING...

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...LITTLE CHANGE IS EXPECTED THROUGH AT LEAST
  SUNRISE WITH STEADY LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL GENERALLY BE IN THE 2
  TO 3 INCH RANGE...LOCALLY TO 4 IN SPOTS...BEFORE ENDING SUNDAY
  MORNING. MOST OF THOSE HIGHER ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE ON
  VEGETATION WITH LESSER AMOUNTS ON ROADS DUE TO MELTING AND
  TREATMENT.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...SOUTHEAST WINDS MAY EXCEED 10 MPH AT TIMES
  BUT WILL HAVE LITTLE IMPACT. VISIBILITIES WILL BE STEADY FROM
  JUST UNDER A MILE TO AROUND TWO MILES.

* IMPACTS...PRIMARY IMPACTS WILL BE TRAVEL CONDITIONS. THE
  CONSISTENCY OF THE SNOW WILL MAKE IT SLUSHY AND SLIPPERY ON
  ROADWAYS...ESPECIALLY BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. MOTORISTS ARE URGED TO
SLOW DOWN...DRIVE DEFENSIVELY AND EXERCISE CAUTION ON SNOW COVERED
ROADS THIS MORNING AS MANY WILL BE UNACCUSTOMED TO WINTER DRIVING
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

SMALL

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
419 AM CST SUN DEC 4 2016

...FIRST ACCUMULATING SNOW OF THE SEASON ON ITS WAY...

.SNOW WILL SPREAD ACROSS EASTERN IOWA LATE TONIGHT AND WILL BEGIN
FALLING IN NORTHWEST ILLINOIS TOWARD MORNING. OVERNIGHT
ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES CAN BE EXPECTED OVER EASTERN
IOWA...RESULTING IN SLICK TRAVEL CONDITIONS ON UNTREATED ROADS.
SNOW IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY AFTERNOON WITH
TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ACROSS EAST CENTRAL IOWA
INTO NORTHWEST ILLINOIS. MOST ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE RESTRICTED TO
UNPAVED AREAS AND ELEVATED SURFACES. WARMING TEMPERATURES WILL
LIKELY RESULT IN LITTLE ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION DURING THE
AFTERNOON HOURS.

IAZ040>042-051>054-063>068-ILZ015-041830-
/O.CON.KDVN.WW.Y.0011.000000T0000Z-161204T2100Z/
BUCHANAN-DELAWARE-DUBUQUE-BENTON-LINN-JONES-JACKSON-IOWA-JOHNSON-
CEDAR-CLINTON-MUSCATINE-SCOTT-ROCK ISLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...INDEPENDENCE...MANCHESTER...DUBUQUE...
VINTON...CEDAR RAPIDS...ANAMOSA...MAQUOKETA...MARENGO...
IOWA CITY...TIPTON...CLINTON...MUSCATINE...DAVENPORT...
BETTENDORF...MOLINE...ROCK ISLAND
419 AM CST SUN DEC 4 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN BETWEEN MIDNIGHT AND 3 AM AND END
  EARLY SUNDAY AFTERNOON. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED
  BETWEEN 7 AM AND NOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING WET SNOW MAY LEAD TO HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS. ROADWAYS MAY BE SLICK AT TIMES DUE TO SLUSHY SNOW
  AND VISIBILITIES WILL BE LESS THAN ONE MILE AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
315 AM CST SUN DEC 4 2016

...SNOW CONTINUES TODAY...HEAVIEST THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS...

.SNOW HAS OVERSPREAD THE AREA EARLY THIS MORNING...WITH AMOUNTS SO
FAR RANGING FROM JUST A DUSTING NEAR THE I-94 CORRIDOR TO AS MUCH
AS A HALF INCH ACROSS NORTHERN IOWA AND EASTERN MINNESOTA. SNOW IS
EXPECTED TO PICK UP IN INTENSITY THIS MORNING...WITH ADDITIONAL
ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 5 INCHES...HIGHEST ACROSS WESTERN WISCONSIN
INTO NORTHERN AND EASTERN IOWA. SNOW WILL TAPER OFF FROM EAST TO
WEST THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON.

WHERE SNOW HAS OCCURRED OVERNIGHT...ROADS ARE SNOW COVERED AND
SLICK...PARTICULARLY SECONDARY AND NEIGHBORHOOD ROADWAYS. SLICK
TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS TODAY AS
SNOW CONTINUES TO ACCUMULATE. PLEASE SLOW DOWN AND ALLOW EXTRA
TIME TO SAFELY REACH YOUR DESTINATION.

IAZ009-010-018-019-029-MNZ088-095-096-WIZ032-041715-
/O.CON.KARX.WW.Y.0014.000000T0000Z-161204T1800Z/
HOWARD-WINNESHIEK-FLOYD-CHICKASAW-FAYETTE-WINONA-FILLMORE-HOUSTON-
BUFFALO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CRESCO...DECORAH...CHARLES CITY...
NEW HAMPTON...OELWEIN...WINONA...PRESTON...CALEDONIA...ALMA
315 AM CST SUN DEC 4 2016

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

* PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE THIS MORNING...ENDING QUICKLY
  AFTER NOON TODAY.

* THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL RATES WILL OCCUR BETWEEN 6 AM AND NOON.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 4 INCHES IS EXPECTED...WITH
  LOCALIZED AMOUNTS OF 5 INCHES POSSIBLE OVER NORTHEAST IOWA.

* LOOK FOR REDUCED VISIBILITIES AT TIMES.

* PLAN ON SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW 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.

&&

$$

LAWRENCE

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
315 AM CST SUN DEC 4 2016

...SNOW CONTINUES TODAY...HEAVIEST THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS...

.SNOW HAS OVERSPREAD THE AREA EARLY THIS MORNING...WITH AMOUNTS SO
FAR RANGING FROM JUST A DUSTING NEAR THE I-94 CORRIDOR TO AS MUCH
AS A HALF INCH ACROSS NORTHERN IOWA AND EASTERN MINNESOTA. SNOW IS
EXPECTED TO PICK UP IN INTENSITY THIS MORNING...WITH ADDITIONAL
ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 5 INCHES...HIGHEST ACROSS WESTERN WISCONSIN
INTO NORTHERN AND EASTERN IOWA. SNOW WILL TAPER OFF FROM EAST TO
WEST THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON.

WHERE SNOW HAS OCCURRED OVERNIGHT...ROADS ARE SNOW COVERED AND
SLICK...PARTICULARLY SECONDARY AND NEIGHBORHOOD ROADWAYS. SLICK
TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS TODAY AS
SNOW CONTINUES TO ACCUMULATE. PLEASE SLOW DOWN AND ALLOW EXTRA
TIME TO SAFELY REACH YOUR DESTINATION.

IAZ011-030-WIZ017-029-033-034-041>044-053>055-061-041715-
/O.CON.KARX.WW.Y.0014.000000T0000Z-161204T2100Z/
ALLAMAKEE-CLAYTON-TAYLOR-CLARK-TREMPEALEAU-JACKSON-LA CROSSE-
MONROE-JUNEAU-ADAMS-VERNON-CRAWFORD-RICHLAND-GRANT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WAUKON...ELKADER...MEDFORD...
NEILLSVILLE...ARCADIA...WHITEHALL...BLACK RIVER FALLS...
LA CROSSE...SPARTA...TOMAH...MAUSTON...FRIENDSHIP...VIROQUA...
PRAIRIE DU CHIEN...RICHLAND CENTER...PLATTEVILLE
315 AM CST SUN DEC 4 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* PERIODS OF SNOW CONTINUE TODAY...HEAVIEST THIS MORNING INTO
  EARLY AFTERNOON.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 5 INCHES IS EXPECTED.

* LOOK FOR REDUCED VISIBILITIES AT TIMES.

* PLAN ON SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW 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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