Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
301 PM CDT Wed Apr 18 2018

...Late Season Winter Storm Gradually Diminishing this Evening...

.A strong late winter storm will impact Iowa this afternoon before
gradually diminishing this evening. Light to moderate snowfall
will continue across central and northern Iowa with visibility
reduced below one half mile at times. Further south...occasional
snow showers will continue through evening. The system will move
east this evening with snow ending by midnight.

Storm total snow amounts will range from 5 to 10 inches along and
north of US Highway 18. Totals will lessen to the south with 2 to
6 inches along US Highway 20...to just a trace amounts south of
Interstate 80.

IAZ059>062-182115-
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Dallas-Polk-Jasper-Poweshiek-
Including the cities of Perry, Waukee, Adel, Des Moines, Newton,
and Grinnell
301 PM CDT Wed Apr 18 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

Occasional snow showers will continue into the early evening
hours. However, any additional snow accumulations should be minor
therefore, the advisory has been cancelled. Some icy patches could
develop this evening as refreezing occurs.

$$

IAZ057-058-182115-
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Audubon-Guthrie-
Including the cities of Audubon, Exira, Guthrie Center, Panora,
Bayard, and Casey
301 PM CDT Wed Apr 18 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

Occasional snow showers will continue into the early evening
hours. However, any additional snow accumulations should be minor
therefore, the advisory has been cancelled. Some icy patches could
develop this evening as refreezing occurs.

$$

IAZ004-005-015-023-024-033>035-190000-
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Emmet-Kossuth-Palo Alto-Pocahontas-Humboldt-Sac-Calhoun-Webster-
Including the cities of Estherville, Algona, Emmetsburg,
Pocahontas, Laurens, Rolfe, Fonda, Gilmore City, Humboldt,
Sac City, Lake View, Odebolt, Wall Lake, Schaller, Early,
Rockwell City, Manson, Lake City, Pomeroy, and Fort Dodge
301 PM CDT Wed Apr 18 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

* WHAT...Periods of light to moderate snow will continue through
  afternoon...diminishing by evening. Additional snow
  accumulations of 1 to 2 inches are expected.

* WHERE...Portions of north central Iowa.

* WHEN...Until 7 PM CDT this evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions,
  including during the evening commute. Expect significant
  reductions in visibility at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. 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.

&&

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IAZ006-007-016-017-025>028-036>039-190415-
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Winnebago-Worth-Hancock-Cerro Gordo-Wright-Franklin-Butler-Bremer-
Hamilton-Hardin-Grundy-Black Hawk-
Including the cities of Forest City, Lake Mills, Northwood,
Manly, Garner, Britt, Kanawha, Mason City, Clear Lake,
Eagle Grove, Clarion, Belmond, Hampton, Parkersburg, Clarksville,
Shell Rock, Greene, Aplington, Allison, Dumont, Waverly,
Webster City, Iowa Falls, Eldora, Ackley, Grundy Center,
Reinbeck, Conrad, Dike, Wellsburg, Waterloo, and Cedar Falls
301 PM CDT Wed Apr 18 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT
THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Periods of light to moderate snow will continue through
  evening...diminishing by midnight. Additional snow accumulations
  of 1 to 2 inches are possible.

* WHERE...Portions of north central and northeast Iowa.

* WHEN...Until 1 AM CDT Thursday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions,
  including during the evening commute. Expect significant
  reductions in visibility at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. 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.

&&

$$

IAZ047>050-190415-
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Boone-Story-Marshall-Tama-
Including the cities of Boone, Ames, Marshalltown, Tama, Toledo,
Traer, Dysart, and Gladbrook
301 PM CDT Wed Apr 18 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT
THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Occasional moderate snow showers. Additional snow
  accumulations up to 1 inch.

* WHERE...Portions of central Iowa along the Highway 30 corridor.

* WHEN...Until 1 AM CDT Thursday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions,
  including during the evening commute. Expect reduced
  visibilities at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or
freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Expect 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.

&&

$$

IAZ044>046-190000-
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Crawford-Carroll-Greene-
Including the cities of Denison, Carroll, and Jefferson
301 PM CDT Wed Apr 18 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

* WHAT...Occasional moderate snow showers. Additional snow
  accumulations of up to one inch are expected.

* WHERE...Portions of west central and central Iowa.

* WHEN...Until 7 PM CDT this evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions,
  including during the evening commute. Expect reduced
  visibilities at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered 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.

&&

$$

For more information from the National Weather Service visit
http://weather.gov/desmoines


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