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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
709 PM CST Thu Feb 8 2018

...Moderate to Heavy Snow into Tonight...

.Snow will persist across northern Iowa this evening and then 
settle slowly southward into central Iowa tonight and early Friday
morning. Snowfall rates will be moderate to heavy at times. In 
addition, northerly winds will increase late tonight into early 
Friday morning with areas blowing and drifting snow expected, 
especially in rural, open areas.

IAZ023>028-033>039-045>050-062-090915-
/O.CON.KDMX.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-180209T1500Z/
Pocahontas-Humboldt-Wright-Franklin-Butler-Bremer-Sac-Calhoun-
Webster-Hamilton-Hardin-Grundy-Black Hawk-Carroll-Greene-Boone-
Story-Marshall-Tama-Poweshiek-
Including the cities of 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, Carroll, Jefferson, Boone, Ames, Marshalltown, Tama,
Toledo, Traer, Dysart, Gladbrook, and Grinnell
709 PM CST Thu Feb 8 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches

* WHERE...Portions of Central Iowa mainly along the Highway 30 
  and Highway 20 corridors.

* WHEN...Until 9 AM CST Friday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions. Be 
  prepared for significant reductions in visibility at times. 
  Areas of blowing snow are expected later tonight as north 
  winds increase.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you
must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your
vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for
the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

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IAZ004>007-015>017-090915-
/O.CON.KDMX.WW.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-180209T1500Z/
Emmet-Kossuth-Winnebago-Worth-Palo Alto-Hancock-Cerro Gordo-
Including the cities of Estherville, Algona, Forest City, 
Lake Mills, Northwood, Manly, Emmetsburg, Garner, Britt, Kanawha,
Mason City, and Clear Lake
709 PM CST Thu Feb 8 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST
FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Snow. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 5 inches are
  expected. Lighter accumulations toward the MN border, with
  heavier accumulations across the southern portion of the
  advisory area. 

* WHERE...Northern Central Iowa.

* WHEN...Until 9 AM CST Friday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Be 
  prepared for reduced visibilities at times and areas of 
  blowing snow as winds increase later tonight.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.
The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$

IAZ044-057>061-073>075-090915-
/O.CON.KDMX.WW.Y.0006.180209T0300Z-180209T1500Z/
Crawford-Audubon-Guthrie-Dallas-Polk-Jasper-Warren-Marion-Mahaska-
Including the cities of Denison, Audubon, Exira, Guthrie Center, 
Panora, Bayard, Casey, Perry, Waukee, Adel, Des Moines, Newton, 
Indianola, Norwalk, Carlisle, Pella, Knoxville, and Oskaloosa
709 PM CST Thu Feb 8 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST
FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Snow is expected with a brief period of sleet overnight.
  Total snow accumulations of 2 to 5 inches are expected. Heavier
  accumulations across the northern portions of the advisory area,
  with lighter accumulations across the southern portion.

* WHERE...Portions of Central Iowa mainly along the Interstate 
  80 and Highway 92 corridors.

* WHEN...From 9 PM this evening to 9 AM CST Friday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions, 
  including during the morning commute on Friday. Be prepared 
  for reduced visibilities at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or
freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while
driving. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling
from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$

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