Blizzard Warning

Published 02/07 2016 03:32AM

Updated 02/07 2016 04:32AM

Issued at: 02/07/2016 7:00:00 PM CST
Expires on: 02/08/2016 6:00:00 PM CST
Counties affected: Webster IAZ006-007-016-017-025>028-035>039-046>049-057>059-071745- /O.UPG.KDMX.BZ.A.0002.160207T2100Z-160209T0000Z/ /O.NEW.KDMX.BZ.W.0002.160208T0100Z-160209T0000Z/ WINNEBAGO-WORTH-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER- WEBSTER-HAMILTON-HARDIN-GRUNDY-BLACK HAWK-GREENE-BOONE-STORY- MARSHALL-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FOREST CITY...LAKE MILLS...NORTHWOOD... MANLY...GARNER...BRITT...KANAWHA...MASON CITY...CLEAR LAKE... EAGLE GROVE...CLARION...BELMOND...HAMPTON...PARKERSBURG... CLARKSVILLE...SHELL ROCK...GREENE...APLINGTON...ALLISON... DUMONT...WAVERLY...FORT DODGE...WEBSTER CITY...IOWA FALLS... ELDORA...ACKLEY...GRUNDY CENTER...REINBECK...CONRAD...DIKE... WELLSBURG...WATERLOO...CEDAR FALLS...JEFFERSON...BOONE...AMES... MARSHALLTOWN...AUDUBON...EXIRA...GUTHRIE CENTER...PANORA... BAYARD...CASEY...PERRY...WAUKEE...ADEL 331 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016 ...BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM CST MONDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A BLIZZARD WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM CST MONDAY. THE BLIZZARD WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT. * TIMING...THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON. THE WORST CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR OVERNIGHT TONIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING. * STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...GENERALLY LESS THAN 2 INCHES BUT WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. * WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHWEST WIND 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO NEAR 50 MPH AT TIMES. VISIBILITIES MAY DROP BELOW ONE QUARTER MILE FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD WITH NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS POSSIBLE ESPECIALLY DURING SNOW SHOWERS. * IMPACTS...CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW...COMBINED WITH VERY LOW VISIBILITY...WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS AND EVEN IMPOSSIBLE IN SOME AREAS. A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT CONDITIONS...MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET STRANDED...STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE. && $$

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