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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
921 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 late tonight and into  
Friday morning. There will be a sharp edge to the cutoff of
heavier snow on the south side of the heavy snow band. 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.

IAZ062-091130-
/O.CAN.KDMX.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-180209T1500Z/
/O.EXA.KDMX.WW.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-180209T1500Z/
Poweshiek-
Including the city of Grinnell
921 PM CST Thu Feb 8 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST FRIDAY...
...WINTER STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...

* WHAT...Snow is expected overnight. Total snow accumulations of 1
  to 5 inches are expected. Heavier accumulations across the
  northern portions of the county, and lighter amounts south.

* WHERE...Poweshiek County.

* 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 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.

&&

$$

IAZ023>028-033>039-045>050-091130-
/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-
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, and Gladbrook
921 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.
  Heaviest amounts expected along the Highway 20 corridor with
  lighter amounts south. 

* 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.

&&

$$

IAZ044-057>061-073>075-091130-
/O.CON.KDMX.WW.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-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
921 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 1 to 5 inches are expected. Heavier
  accumulations across the the far norther portion of the counties
  and lighter amounts south. 

* 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 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.

&&

$$

IAZ004>007-015>017-091130-
/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
921 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.

&&

$$

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