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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1007 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...SIGNIFICANT BLOWING SNOW WILL CONTINUE TODAY...

.STRONG GUSTY WINDS WITH PERIODS OF SNOW SHOWERS AND BLOWING
SNOW WILL CAUSE A SIGNIFICANT REDUCTION IN VISIBILITY. DRIFTING
SNOW WILL CONTINUE AS WELL...WITH ALL OF THESE CONDITIONS MAKING
TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS.

IAZ028-039-048>050-060>062-082015-
/O.CON.KDMX.WW.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-160209T0000Z/
BREMER-BLACK HAWK-STORY-MARSHALL-TAMA-POLK-JASPER-POWESHIEK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WAVERLY...WATERLOO...CEDAR FALLS...
AMES...MARSHALLTOWN...TAMA...TOLEDO...TRAER...DYSART...
GLADBROOK...DES MOINES...NEWTON...GRINNELL
1007 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...VISIBILITIES WILL CONTINUE TO DROP DOWN IN
  INTERMITTENT SNOW SHOWERS WITH STRONG GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS
  THIS MORNING. THE COMBINATION OF STRONG WIND AND FALLING SNOW
  WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  45 MPH. VISIBILITY WILL BE REDUCED TO AROUND ONE HALF MILE AT
  TIMES...AND SPOTTY AREAS DOWN TO NEAR ZERO ESPECIALLY IN RURAL
  OPEN AREAS.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL MAY BE DIFFICULT TODAY DUE TO ICY SNOW COVERED
  ROADS...ESPECIALLY IN RURAL AREAS...FROM BLOWING AND DRIFTING
  SNOW AND LOWERED VISIBILITIES. WINDS OF THIS MAGNITUDE MAY ALSO
  AFFECT DRIVING OF LOW PROFILE VEHICLES AND LOOSE LIGHT WEIGHT
  OBJECTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING 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 ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

&&

$$

SMALL

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
958 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...SNOW SHOWERS AND SOME BLOWING SNOW STILL OCCURRING...

.SOME BLOWING SNOW IS STILL OCCURRING ACROSS PORTIONS OF
NORTHEAST IOWA INTO SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA. WINDS GUSTING INTO THE
30 TO 35 MPH RANGE WAS CAUSING THE BLOWING SNOW AND WHEN COMBINED
WITH THE FALLING SNOW...THE VISIBILITY WAS BEING REDUCED TO
LESS THAN A MILE AT TIMES. WEBCAMS INDICATED NEAR WHITEOUT
CONDITIONS AT TIMES ALONG AND WEST OF HIGHWAY 218 IN MITCHELL AND
FLOYD COUNTIES OF NORTHEAST IOWA WHERE A BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS
IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL 6 PM FOR DODGE
AND MOWER COUNTIES IN SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA. FOR THE REMAINDER OF
SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA AND NORTHEAST IOWA...THE WINTER WEATHER
ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT NOON TODAY.

IAZ010-011-029-030-081800-
/O.EXT.KARX.WW.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-160208T1800Z/
WINNESHIEK-ALLAMAKEE-FAYETTE-CLAYTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DECORAH...WAUKON...OELWEIN
958 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

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

* EXPECT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW THROUGH THIS MORNING...DIMINISHING
  THIS AFTERNOON.

* NEW SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE LESS THAN AN INCH.

* WINDS GUSTING INTO THE 30 TO 35 MPH RANGE WILL CREATE SOME
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS THROUGH THE
  REMAINDER OF THIS MORNING. EXPECT SOME VISIBILITY REDUCTIONS AS
  WELL.

* PLAN ON SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING AND
BLOWING SNOW. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN
AREAS. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING
FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.

&&

$$

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