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Blizzard Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
331 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...BLIZZARD CONDITIONS EXPECTED FROM THIS EVENING INTO MONDAY...

.SNOW SHOWERS AND STRONG WINDS WILL SURGE FROM NORTHWEST TO
SOUTHEAST ACROSS IOWA THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. COMBINED WITH
THE DEEP SNOW PACK IN PLACE ACROSS MUCH OF NORTHERN IOWA...THIS
WILL LEAD TO BLIZZARD CONDITIONS AT TIMES ESPECIALLY LATE TONIGHT
INTO MONDAY MORNING. TRAVEL WILL BECOME DANGEROUS DURING THIS
TIME AS SNOW BLOWS ACROSS ROADS AND VISIBILITY DROPS TO NEAR ZERO.

IAZ006-007-016-017-025>028-035>039-046>049-057>059-071745-
/O.UPG.KDMX.BZ.A.0002.160207T2100Z-160209T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KDMX.BZ.W.0002.160208T0100Z-160209T0000Z/
WINNEBAGO-WORTH-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER-
WEBSTER-HAMILTON-HARDIN-GRUNDY-BLACK HAWK-GREENE-BOONE-STORY-
MARSHALL-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-
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...FORT DODGE...WEBSTER CITY...IOWA FALLS...
ELDORA...ACKLEY...GRUNDY CENTER...REINBECK...CONRAD...DIKE...
WELLSBURG...WATERLOO...CEDAR FALLS...JEFFERSON...BOONE...AMES...
MARSHALLTOWN...AUDUBON...EXIRA...GUTHRIE CENTER...PANORA...
BAYARD...CASEY...PERRY...WAUKEE...ADEL
331 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM CST
MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A BLIZZARD
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM CST
MONDAY. THE BLIZZARD WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON. THE WORST
  CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR OVERNIGHT TONIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...GENERALLY LESS THAN 2 INCHES
  BUT WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHWEST WIND 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  NEAR 50 MPH AT TIMES. VISIBILITIES MAY DROP BELOW ONE QUARTER
  MILE FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD WITH NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS
  POSSIBLE ESPECIALLY DURING SNOW SHOWERS.

* IMPACTS...CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW...COMBINED WITH
  VERY LOW VISIBILITY...WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS AND EVEN
  IMPOSSIBLE IN SOME AREAS.

A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS
AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT
CONDITIONS...MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF
YOU MUST TRAVEL...HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET
STRANDED...STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE.

&&

$$

LEE



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
405 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

IAZ004>007-015>017-023>028-033>039-044>049-057>059-081200-
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-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-
405 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL IOWA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A BLIZZARD WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE AREA FROM THIS EVENING
THROUGH TONIGHT. PLEASE REFER TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
WEBSITE AT WEATHER.GOV/DESMOINES FOR FURTHER DETAILS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

A BLIZZARD WARNING IS IN EFFECT DURING THE DAY MONDAY. PLEASE
REFER TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WEBSITE AT
WEATHER.GOV/DESMOINES FOR FURTHER DETAILS.

WIND CHILLS IN THE TEENS BELOW TO POSSIBLY 20 BELOW ZERO ARE
FORECAST ON BOTH TUESDAY AND ESPECIALLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER REPORTS OF SNOW AND VISIBILITIES WOULD BE APPRECIATED FOR
SUNDAY AFTERNOON INTO MONDAY.

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