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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
338 AM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

...Two Rounds of Freezing Rain to Affect Much of Iowa...

.A winter storm will produce two rounds of freezing rain today
through Tuesday. The first round will occur over northwest half
of Iowa mainly through early afternoon. The second round will be
occur from late Monday evening into Tuesday morning. Ice
accumulations will make travel very hazardous at times. Some tree
damage and power outages are possible in areas; especially with
the second round of icing. Anyone with travel plans should closely
monitor forecast updates and road conditions.

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Including the cities of Parkersburg, Clarksville, Shell Rock,
Greene, Aplington, Allison, Dumont, Waverly, Iowa Falls, Eldora,
Ackley, Grundy Center, Reinbeck, Conrad, Dike, Wellsburg,
Waterloo, Cedar Falls, Ames, Marshalltown, Tama, Toledo, Traer,
Dysart, Gladbrook, Perry, Waukee, Adel, Des Moines, Newton,
Grinnell, Greenfield, Stuart, Adair, Fontanelle, Winterset,
Earlham, Indianola, Norwalk, Carlisle, Pella, Knoxville, Corning,
Creston, Osceola, Chariton, Bedford, Lenox, New Market,
Mount Ayr, Lamoni, and Leon
338 AM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO
NOON CST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Freezing rain expected. Total ice accumulations of one
tenth to one quarter of an inch are expected.

* WHERE...Much of central Iowa along and east of a line from
Allison through Ames to Atlantic.

* WHEN...From 9 PM this evening to noon CST Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The ice will result in difficult travel
conditions, including during the morning commute Tuesday. In
addition to the dangerous travel conditions, gusty north winds
may cause ice coated trees and powerlines to break and possibly
fall, leading to the potential for power outages.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of freezing rain
will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads.
Slow down 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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WSWDMX

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
954 PM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

...Two Rounds of Freezing Rain to Affect Much of Iowa...

.A winter storm looks to produce two rounds of freezing rain
Monday through Tuesday. The first round is forecast to develop
over northwest half of Iowa early Monday morning and continue
through much of the day. The second round will be from southwest
to northeast Iowa Monday evening into Tuesday. Ice accumulations
will make travel very hazardous at times. Tree damage and power
outages are possible in some areas; especially with the second
round of icing. Anyone with travel plans should closely monitor
forecast updates and road conditions.


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Polk-Jasper-Poweshiek-Adair-Madison-Warren-Marion-Adams-Union-
Clarke-Lucas-Taylor-Ringgold-Decatur-
Including the cities of Parkersburg, Clarksville, Shell Rock,
Greene, Aplington, Allison, Dumont, Waverly, Iowa Falls, Eldora,
Ackley, Grundy Center, Reinbeck, Conrad, Dike, Wellsburg,
Waterloo, Cedar Falls, Ames, Marshalltown, Tama, Toledo, Traer,
Dysart, Gladbrook, Perry, Waukee, Adel, Des Moines, Newton,
Grinnell, Greenfield, Stuart, Adair, Fontanelle, Winterset,
Earlham, Indianola, Norwalk, Carlisle, Pella, Knoxville, Corning,
Creston, Osceola, Chariton, Bedford, Lenox, New Market,
Mount Ayr, Lamoni, and Leon
954 PM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

* WHAT...Significant icing possible, with accumulations of one
tenth to near one quarter of an inch.

* WHERE...The most likely area to see the heaviest ice
accumulations will be in a swath from south central up into
northeast Iowa.

* WHEN...Monday evening through Tuesday morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Power outages and tree damage are
possible due to the ice. Travel could be dangerous and nearly
impossible, especially on untreated roads and including during
the morning commute on Tuesday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant
snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue
to monitor the latest forecasts.

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