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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
409 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

IAZ040>042-051>054-063>068-076>078-087>089-098-099-ILZ001-002-007-
009-015>018-024>026-034-035-MOZ009-010-081015-
BUCHANAN-DELAWARE-DUBUQUE-BENTON-LINN-JONES-JACKSON-IOWA-JOHNSON-
CEDAR-CLINTON-MUSCATINE-SCOTT-KEOKUK-WASHINGTON-LOUISA-JEFFERSON-
HENRY IA-DES MOINES-VAN BUREN-LEE-JO DAVIESS-STEPHENSON-CARROLL-
WHITESIDE-ROCK ISLAND-HENRY IL-BUREAU-PUTNAM-MERCER-HENDERSON-
WARREN-HANCOCK-MCDONOUGH-SCOTLAND-CLARK-
409 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL
ILLINOIS...NORTHWEST ILLINOIS...WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...EAST
CENTRAL IOWA...NORTHEAST IOWA...SOUTHEAST IOWA AND NORTHEAST
MISSOURI.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A CLIPPER SYSTEM WILL BRING SNOW SHOWERS TO MUCH OF THE AREA
TONIGHT. A NORTHWEST WIND WILL INCREASE AFTER MIDNIGHT...ESPECIALLY
WEST OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER...WHERE GUSTS AROUND 35 MPH WILL BE
COMMON.

BLOWING AND SHALLOW DRIFTING SNOW ARE EXPECTED WITH THE SNOW
SHOWERS IN EASTERN IOWA. THIS WILL CAUSE PERIODS OF LOW VISIBILITY
AND SLICK ROAD CONDITIONS LATE TONIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

SNOW SHOWERS AND STRONG WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH WILL CONTINUE
MONDAY. THE MONDAY MORNING COMMUTE WILL LIKELY BE IMPACTED...
ALTERNATING BETWEEN PERIODS OF NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER...QUICKLY
CHANGING TO SNOW SHOWERS...BLOWING SNOW AND REDUCED
VISIBILITIES...AND SHALLOW DRIFTING ACROSS ROADS.

SNOW SHOWERS WILL DIMINISH IN COVERAGE DURING THE AFTERNOON...BUT
CONDITIONS WILL STILL BE POOR WHEN SNOW IS OCCURRING. TOTAL
SNOWFALL AMOUNTS FROM A DUSTING TO AROUND AN INCH ARE FORECAST...
WITH LOCALIZED HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

WIND CHILL VALUES AROUND 20 BELOW ZERO ARE POSSIBLE LATE TUESDAY
NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING ALONG THE HIGHWAY 20 CORRIDOR.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED...BUT REPORTS OF SNOWFALL
AND BLOWING SNOW ARE APPRECIATED.

$$

RP KINNEY/UTTECH





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