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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
313 PM CST Sat Feb 16 2019

...Widespread snowfall tonight through Sunday...

.A slow moving winter storm system will bring accumulating
snowfall to all of Iowa over the next 24 to 36 hours. Heavy
snowfall rates of 1 inch per hour are possible as the snowfall
begins by mid to late evening, with the heavy snow potential
continuing into the early overnight hours. The event with then
transition to a long duration light to moderate snowfall through
Sunday. A large swath of 5 to 7 inches of snow is forecast, with
locally higher amounts possible in central Iowa. Winds will be
relatively light and primary impacts will be snow covered and
slick roads.


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Emmet-Kossuth-Winnebago-Worth-Palo Alto-Hancock-Cerro Gordo-
Pocahontas-Humboldt-Wright-Franklin-Butler-Bremer-Sac-Calhoun-
Webster-Hamilton-Hardin-Grundy-Black Hawk-Crawford-Carroll-Greene-
Boone-Story-Marshall-Tama-Audubon-Guthrie-Dallas-Polk-Jasper-
Poweshiek-Cass-Adair-Madison-Warren-Marion-Mahaska-Clarke-Lucas-
Monroe-Wapello-Appanoose-Davis-
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, Wellsburg, Waterloo,
Cedar Falls, Denison, Carroll, Jefferson, Boone, Ames,
Marshalltown, Tama, Toledo, Traer, Dysart, Gladbrook, Audubon,
Exira, Guthrie Center, Panora, Bayard, Casey, Perry, Waukee,
Adel, Des Moines, Newton, Grinnell, Atlantic, Greenfield, Stuart,
Adair, Fontanelle, Winterset, Earlham, Indianola, Norwalk,
Carlisle, Pella, Knoxville, Oskaloosa, Osceola, Chariton, Albia,
Ottumwa, Centerville, and Bloomfield
313 PM CST Sat Feb 16 2019

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST
SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snowfall rates possible from mid to late evening
into the early overnight hours, followed by a prolonged light
to moderate snow through Sunday. Total snow accumulations of 5
to 7 inches with locally higher amounts possible in central
Iowa. Very light icing possible in far southern Iowa.

* WHERE...Much of Iowa.

* WHEN...From 6 PM this evening to 6 PM CST Sunday. Most snow
accumulations tonight.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult with slick
and snow covered roads.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or
freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Expect 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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