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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
432 AM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

IAZ004>007-015>017-023>028-034>039-046>050-131000-
EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-WORTH-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-
POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER-CALHOUN-WEBSTER-
HAMILTON-HARDIN-GRUNDY-BLACK HAWK-GREENE-BOONE-STORY-MARSHALL-
TAMA-
432 AM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL IOWA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THE AREA. PLEASE REFER TO
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WEBSITE AT WEATHER.GOV/DESMOINES FOR
FURTHER DETAILS.

GUSTY WINDS ARE EXPECTED TODAY BEHIND A COLD FRONT DROPPING
THROUGH THE STATE. THIS MAY PRODUCE SOME BLOWING SNOW AND
VISIBILITY RESTRICTIONS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

MODERATE SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED SATURDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY
SUNDAY EVENING. SOME PATCHY BLOWING SNOW IS ALSO EXPECTED.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

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Wind Chill Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
739 PM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

...BITTER COLD WIND CHILLS NORTHERN IOWA TONIGHT...

IAZ004>007-015>017-023>028-033>039-046>050-130945-
/O.CON.KDMX.WC.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-160213T1400Z/
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-
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
739 PM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM CST
SATURDAY...

* TIMING...TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING

* WINDS...NORTHWEST AT 10 TO 20 MPH DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 MPH BY
  DAYBREAK SATURDAY.

* TEMPERATURES/WIND CHILL VALUES...TEMPERATURES WILL FALL WELL
  BELOW ZERO AND WIND CHILL VALUES WILL DROP INTO THE 20 BELOW TO
  30 BELOW RANGE.

* IMPACTS...THOSE WITH INTERESTS OUTDOORS SHOULD DRESS WARMLY
  AND COVER EXPOSED SKIN...AS FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA ARE
  POSSIBLE IF THE PROPER PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN
FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.
IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS...MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND
GLOVES.

&&

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