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Displaying AFOS PIL: WSWDMX Received: 2018-01-12 09:31 UTC


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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
331 AM CST Fri Jan 12 2018

...Bitter Cold Wind Chills Continue this Morning Over North 
Central Iowa...

.Brisk winds and very cold temperatures will combine to create 
dangerous wind chills this morning over north central Iowa.
Conditions will improve between 10 am and noon today. Another
night of bitter cold will occur tonight over much of the same
region. More information will be available later today regarding 
the counties expected to be affected. 

IAZ004>007-015>017-023>028-033>038-121600-
/O.CON.KDMX.WC.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-180112T1600Z/
Emmet-Kossuth-Winnebago-Worth-Palo Alto-Hancock-Cerro Gordo-
Pocahontas-Humboldt-Wright-Franklin-Butler-Bremer-Sac-Calhoun-
Webster-Hamilton-Hardin-Grundy-
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, and Wellsburg
331 AM CST Fri Jan 12 2018

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS
MORNING...

* WHAT...Very cold wind chills expected. The cold wind chills 
  will cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed 
  skin. Expect wind chills to range from 20 below zero to 30 
  below zero.

* WHERE...Parts of Northwest and North Central Iowa.

* WHEN...Now to 10 AM this morning.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will
combine to create low wind chills. Frost bite and hypothermia can
occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and
gloves.

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