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

...Period of Moderate to Heavy Snow Tonight Tapers to Lighter
Snow Through Much of 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 to near 2 inches per hour are possible as the
snowfall begins this 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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Audubon-Guthrie-Dallas-Cass-Adair-Madison-Clarke-
Including the cities of Audubon, Exira, Guthrie Center, Panora,
Bayard, Casey, Perry, Waukee, Adel, Atlantic, Greenfield, Stuart,
Adair, Fontanelle, Winterset, Earlham, and Osceola
947 PM CST Sat Feb 16 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow. Additional snow accumulations of 3 to 5
inches with storm total accumulations of 6 to 8 inches.

* WHERE...Parts of Southwest and South Central Iowa.

* WHEN...Until 6 PM CST Sunday. Most snow accumulations tonight.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult with slick
and snow covered roads. Visibility will also be reduced under a
mile at times.

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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