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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
929 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

...LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOWFALL EXPECTED TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY...

IAZ004>007-015>017-023>028-033>039-046>050-059>062-073>075-085-
086-096-097-141130-
/O.CON.KDMX.WW.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-160215T0000Z/
EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-WORTH-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-
POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER-SAC-CALHOUN-
WEBSTER-HAMILTON-HARDIN-GRUNDY-BLACK HAWK-GREENE-BOONE-STORY-
MARSHALL-TAMA-DALLAS-POLK-JASPER-POWESHIEK-WARREN-MARION-MAHASKA-
MONROE-WAPELLO-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...
JEFFERSON...BOONE...AMES...MARSHALLTOWN...TAMA...TOLEDO...TRAER...
DYSART...GLADBROOK...PERRY...WAUKEE...ADEL...DES MOINES...
NEWTON...GRINNELL...INDIANOLA...NORWALK...CARLISLE...PELLA...
KNOXVILLE...OSKALOOSA...ALBIA...OTTUMWA...CENTERVILLE...
BLOOMFIELD
929 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST
SUNDAY...

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...A BAND OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO INTENSIFY
  AND EXPAND NORTHWARD THROUGH LATE EVENING INTO THE EARLY MORNING
  HOURS. THE SNOW WILL GENERALLY BE NORTH OF A SAC CITY TO DES
  MOINES TO OTTUMWA. VISIBILITIES IN THE MOST INTENSE SNOW WILL BE
  ONE QUARTER OF A MILE

* STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW AMOUNTS ARE FORECAST TO
  RANGE FROM 2 TO 5 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS. HIGHEST
  AMOUNTS WILL BE IN THE NORTHEAST NEAR MASON CITY AND WATERLOO.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...SOUTHEAST AT 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30
  MPH. VISIBILITIES AS LOW AS ONE QUARTER MILE AT TIMES IS
  EXPECTED DUE TO BLOWING SNOW AND FALLING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE TO THE
  COMBINATION OF SNOW AND WIND WHICH WILL PRODUCE SLICK...SNOW
  COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES.

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.

ANY REPORTS OF SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE MUCH APPRECIATED AND CAN BE
RELAYED DIRECTLY TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE USING TWITTER
HANDLE NWS DES MOINES...HASHTAG NWSDMX OR POST TO THE NWS DES
MOINES FACEBOOK PAGE.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
926 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

IAZ001>003-012>014-021-022-MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097-098-
SDZ040-055-056-061-062-066-067-141130-
/O.CON.KFSD.WW.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-160214T1800Z/
LYON IA-OSCEOLA-DICKINSON-SIOUX-O`BRIEN-CLAY IA-CHEROKEE-
BUENA VISTA-LINCOLN MN-LYON MN-MURRAY-COTTONWOOD-NOBLES-JACKSON-
PIPESTONE-ROCK-BROOKINGS-LAKE-MOODY-MCCOOK-MINNEHAHA-TURNER-
LINCOLN SD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCK RAPIDS...GEORGE...INWOOD...
LARCHWOOD...SIBLEY...SPIRIT LAKE...MILFORD...ARNOLDS PARK...
ORANGE CITY...SIOUX CENTER...SHELDON...HARTLEY...SANBORN...
SPENCER...CHEROKEE...STORM LAKE...TYLER...HENDRICKS...
LAKE BENTON...IVANHOE...MARSHALL...SLAYTON...FULDA...WINDOM...
MOUNTAIN LAKE...WORTHINGTON...JACKSON...LAKEFIELD...PIPESTONE...
LUVERNE...BROOKINGS...MADISON...FLANDREAU...SALEM...CANISTOTA...
BRIDGEWATER...MONTROSE...SIOUX FALLS...PARKER...CENTERVILLE...
MARION...VIBORG...HURLEY...CHANCELLOR...CANTON...LENNOX...TEA...
HARRISBURG
926 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

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

* TIMING...INTERMITTENT SNOWFALL WILL OCCUR THROUGH THE NIGHT. THE
  SNOWFALL WILL THEN BE ENDING SUNDAY MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...GENERALLY ONE AND A HALF TO 3 INCHES. HOWEVER
  THERE COULD BE SOME LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS OF 4 TO 5 INCHES OF
  SNOW FROM BROOKINGS SOUTH DAKOTA TO MARSHALL MINNESOTA ALONG
  THE HIGHWAY 14 CORRIDOR.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH COULD CAUSE
  VISIBILITIES TO LOWER TO LESS THAN A HALF MILE IN SNOW AND
  BLOWING SNOW IN OPEN AREAS. BRIEF WHITEOUT CONDITIONS COULD BE
  POSSIBLE AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT PRIMARILY IN SOUTHWEST
  MINNESOTA.

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.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
523 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

IAZ043-055-056-069-079-080-090-091-NEZ011-012-015>018-030>034-
042>045-050>053-067-141330-
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-CASS-
523 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT AND SUNDAY
LIGHT SNOW WILL SPREAD ACROSS PARTS OF NORTHEAST NEBRASKA INTO
WESTERN IOWA. AN INCH OR SO OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE FOR FAR NORTHEAST
NEBRASKA AND PARTS OF WEST CENTRAL IOWA...LESSER AMOUNTS...A TRACE
OR A DUSTING IS POSSIBLE FARTHER SOUTH FOR THE REST OF NORTHEAST
NEBRASKA INTO PARTS OF EAST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST IOWA.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY

SOME LIGHT SNOW MAY LINGER SUNDAY MORNING.  OUR NEXT CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION WILL BE MONDAY NIGHT... WHEN A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW
WILL BE POSSIBLE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOWFALL AMOUNTS TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
417 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

IAZ001>003-012>014-021-022-MNZ089-090-098-SDZ057>062-066-067-
142230-
LYON IA-OSCEOLA-DICKINSON-SIOUX-O`BRIEN-CLAY IA-CHEROKEE-
BUENA VISTA-NOBLES-JACKSON-ROCK-BRULE-AURORA-DAVISON-HANSON-
MCCOOK-MINNEHAHA-TURNER-LINCOLN SD-
417 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR TONIGHT AND SUNDAY
MORNING. ABOUT ONE AND A HALF TO 3 INCHES OF SNOWFALL WILL OCCUR.
COUPLED WITH SOUTHERLY WINDS OF 20 TO 35 MPH...THIS WILL CREATE
BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW...GREATLY REDUCING VISIBILITIES AT
TIMES TO A HALF MILE OR LESS. THEREFORE IF TRAVELING TONIGHT...USE
A LOT OF CAUTION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

A WINTRY MIX OF WEATHER MONDAY EVENING WILL LIKELY CHANGE TO ALL
SNOW LATER MONDAY NIGHT. SNOW AMOUNTS SHOULD BE GENERALLY LESS
THEN TWO INCHES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TONIGHT BUT SNOW REPORTS
ARE WELCOME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
417 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

IAZ020-031-032-NEZ013-014-SDZ050-063>065-068>071-142230-
PLYMOUTH-WOODBURY-IDA-DIXON-DAKOTA-GREGORY-CHARLES MIX-DOUGLAS-
HUTCHINSON-BON HOMME-YANKTON-CLAY SD-UNION-
417 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

LIGHT SNOWFALL WILL OCCUR TONIGHT WITH AMOUNTS LESS THEN TWO
INCHES. SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL BE QUITE BRISK AT 20 TO 35 MPH
HOWEVER. THEREFORE OCCASIONAL BLOWING SNOW WILL OCCUR REDUCING
VISIBILITIES FOR TRAVELERS TONIGHT. AT TIMES VISIBILITIES WILL BE
LESS THAN THREE QUARTERS OF A MILE...THEREFORE USE CAUTION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

LIGHT RAIN WILL CHANGEOVER TO A WINTRY MIX AND SNOW MONDAY NIGHT.
SNOW AMOUNTS SHOULD BE GENERALLY LESS THAN 2 INCHES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TONIGHT BUT SNOW REPORTS
ARE WELCOME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
408 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

KSZ008>012-020>024-026-034>040-054>056-058-059-142215-
REPUBLIC-WASHINGTON-MARSHALL-NEMAHA-BROWN-CLOUD-CLAY-RILEY-
POTTAWATOMIE-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-OTTAWA-DICKINSON-GEARY-MORRIS-
WABAUNSEE-SHAWNEE-DOUGLAS-LYON-OSAGE-FRANKLIN-COFFEY-ANDERSON-
408 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL...NORTH
CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR FREEZING DRIZZLE SUNDAY MORNING WITH
THE POTENTIAL FOR A LIGHT GLAZE ALONG AND EAST OF A LINE FROM
EMPORIA TO HIAWATHA. TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO WARM ABOVE
FREEZING BY LATE SUNDAY MORNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

MORE DETAILED INFORMATION CAN BE ACCESSED AT...
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TOP/SITREP

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
357 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

NEZ004>010-022>029-035>038-056>059-069>071-094-142200-
SHERIDAN-EASTERN CHERRY-KEYA PAHA-BOYD-BROWN-ROCK-HOLT-GARDEN-
GRANT-HOOKER-THOMAS-BLAINE-LOUP-GARFIELD-WHEELER-ARTHUR-MCPHERSON-
LOGAN-CUSTER-DEUEL-KEITH-PERKINS-LINCOLN-CHASE-HAYES-FRONTIER-
WESTERN CHERRY-
357 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016 /257 PM MST SAT FEB 13 2016/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF WESTERN AND
NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

LIGHT SNOW IS POSSIBLE ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA...WITH
ACCUMULATION UP TO ONE INCH GENERALLY NORTH OF HIGHWAY 20.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

GET YOUR WEATHER...HYDROLOGICAL...AND CLIMATE INFORMATION AT
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/NORTHPLATTE (ALL LOWERCASE)

$$

DS

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
349 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

IAZ044-045-057-058-070>072-081>084-092>095-141200-
CRAWFORD-CARROLL-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-
CLARKE-LUCAS-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-DECATUR-WAYNE-
349 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF WESTERN AND
SOUTHERN IOWA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT. BRISK WINDS MAY
LEAD TO BLOWING SNOW AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES AT TIMES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

ADDITIONAL LIGHT SNOW MAY FALL INTO SUNDAY...AND BRISK WINDS MAY
AGAIN LEAD TO BLOWING SNOW AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES AT TIMES.

SEVERAL INCHES OF ADDITIONAL SNOW MAY FALL FROM NORTHWEST TO
SOUTHEAST IOWA TUESDAY MORNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED BUT SNOWFALL REPORTS ARE
APPRECIATED.

$$

SMALL

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
349 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

IAZ004>007-015>017-023>028-033>039-046>050-059>062-073>075-085-
086-096-097-141200-
EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-WORTH-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-
POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER-SAC-CALHOUN-
WEBSTER-HAMILTON-HARDIN-GRUNDY-BLACK HAWK-GREENE-BOONE-STORY-
MARSHALL-TAMA-DALLAS-POLK-JASPER-POWESHIEK-WARREN-MARION-MAHASKA-
MONROE-WAPELLO-APPANOOSE-DAVIS-
349 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF
CENTRAL...NORTHERN AND EASTERN IOWA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW IS IN EFFECT
FOR THE AREA TONIGHT. PLEASE REFER TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
WEBSITE AT WEATHER.GOV/DESMOINES FOR FURTHER DETAILS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW REMAINS IN
EFFECT FOR THE AREA SUNDAY. PLEASE REFER TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE WEBSITE AT WEATHER.GOV/DESMOINES FOR FURTHER DETAILS.

SEVERAL INCHES OF ADDITIONAL SNOW MAY FALL FROM NORTHWEST TO
SOUTHEAST IOWA TUESDAY MORNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED BUT SNOWFALL REPORTS ARE
APPRECIATED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL MO
459 AM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

KSZ025-057-060-102>105-MOZ001>008-011>017-020>025-028>033-037>040-
043>046-053-054-141100-
ATCHISON KS-MIAMI-LINN KS-DONIPHAN-LEAVENWORTH-WYANDOTTE-JOHNSON KS-
ATCHISON MO-NODAWAY-WORTH-GENTRY-HARRISON-MERCER-PUTNAM-SCHUYLER-
HOLT-ANDREW-DE KALB-DAVIESS-GRUNDY-SULLIVAN-ADAIR-BUCHANAN-CLINTON-
CALDWELL-LIVINGSTON-LINN MO-MACON-PLATTE-CLAY-RAY-CARROLL-CHARITON-
RANDOLPH-JACKSON-LAFAYETTE-SALINE-HOWARD-CASS-JOHNSON MO-PETTIS-
COOPER-BATES-HENRY-
459 AM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHWEST...NORTH CENTRAL AND
WEST CENTRAL MISSOURI...AS WELL AS EXTREME EASTERN KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

 LIGHT SNOW WILL OVERSPREAD THE AREA TONIGHT BEFORE TRANSITIONING TO
 FREEZING DRIZZLE BY SUNDAY MORNING. SNOWFALL AMOUNTS WILL GENERALLY
 REMAIN BELOW ONE INCH, THOUGH AREAS NEAR AND NORTHEAST OF
 KIRKSVILLE MAY SEE BETWEEN ONE TO TWO INCHES.

 MORE DETAILED INFORMATION CAN BE ACCESSED AT...
 HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/EAX/HWO

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

 NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

 MORE DETAILED INFORMATION CAN BE ACCESSED AT...
 HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/EAX/HWO

$$

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