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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




Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
232 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

IAZ040>042-051>054-063>066-076-077-087-ILZ001-081045-
BUCHANAN-DELAWARE-DUBUQUE-BENTON-LINN-JONES-JACKSON-IOWA-JOHNSON-
CEDAR-CLINTON-KEOKUK-WASHINGTON-JEFFERSON-JO DAVIESS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...INDEPENDENCE...MANCHESTER...DUBUQUE...
VINTON...CEDAR RAPIDS...ANAMOSA...MAQUOKETA...MARENGO...
IOWA CITY...TIPTON...CLINTON...SIGOURNEY...WASHINGTON...
FAIRFIELD...GALENA
232 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...PERIODS OF LOW VISIBILITIES POSSIBLE EARLY THIS MORNING FROM
LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW SHOWERS AND GUSTY WINDS...

A BAND OF LIGHT SNOW WITH EMBEDDED MODERATE SNOW SHOWERS WILL
OVERSPREAD PARTS OF EASTERN IOWA AND NORTHWESTERN ILLINOIS OVER
THE NEXT 1 TO 2 HOURS. AS OF 230 AM...THE LEADING EDGE OF THE
BAND OF SNOW WAS CURRENTLY ALONG A LINE FROM NORTHWEST DUBUQUE
COUNTY...TO CEDAR RAPIDS...TO NORTHWEST KEOKUK COUNTY. SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS OVER THE NEXT 2 OR 3 HOURS SHOULD REMAIN AT A HALF
INCH OR LESS FOR MOST AREAS.

STRONG WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL ACCOMPANY THE SNOW...GUSTING
TO 40 MPH. THE HIGHEST WINDS WILL OCCUR WEST OF A MANCHESTER TO
SIGOURNEY LINE.

IF TRAVELING...BE PREPARED FOR RAPID DROPS IN VISIBILITIES TO
LESS THAN A MILE IN THE HEAVIER SNOW SHOWERS. SLIPPERY STRETCHES
ON AREA ROADS MAY ALSO DEVELOP.

$$

UTTECH





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