Winter Weather Advisory

Published 02/13 2016 04:33PM

Updated 02/13 2016 07:33PM

Issued at: 02/13/2016 9:00:00 PM CST
Expires on: 02/14/2016 6:00:00 PM CST
Counties affected: Wapello IAZ004>007-015>017-023>028-033>039-046>050-059>062-073>075-085- 086-096-097-140630- /O.CON.KDMX.WW.Y.0008.160214T0300Z-160215T0000Z/ EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-WORTH-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO- POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER-SAC-CALHOUN- WEBSTER-HAMILTON-HARDIN-GRUNDY-BLACK HAWK-GREENE-BOONE-STORY- MARSHALL-TAMA-DALLAS-POLK-JASPER-POWESHIEK-WARREN-MARION-MAHASKA- 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... JEFFERSON...BOONE...AMES...MARSHALLTOWN...TAMA...TOLEDO...TRAER... DYSART...GLADBROOK...PERRY...WAUKEE...ADEL...DES MOINES... NEWTON...GRINNELL...INDIANOLA...NORWALK...CARLISLE...PELLA... KNOXVILLE...OSKALOOSA...ALBIA...OTTUMWA...CENTERVILLE... BLOOMFIELD 425 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016 ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM CST SUNDAY... * TIMING...WIDESPREAD SNOW WILL SPREAD ACROSS CENTRAL IOWA LATE TONIGHT INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. SNOW IS EXPECT TO PERSIST INTO EARLY SUNDAY AFTERNOON. * STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW AMOUNTS ARE FORECAST TO RANGE FROM 3 TO 5 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE... ESPECIALLY IN THE NORTHEAST. * WINDS/VISIBILITY...SOUTHEAST AT 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH. VISIBILITIES AS LOW AS ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES DUE TO BLOWING SNOW ARE POSSIBLE. * IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE TO THE COMBINATION OF SNOW AND WIND WHICH WILL PRODUCE SLICK...SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING. ANY REPORTS OF SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE MUCH APPRECIATED AND CAN BE RELAYED DIRECTLY TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE USING TWITTER HANDLE NWS DES MOINES...HASHTAG NWSDMX OR POST TO THE NWS DES MOINES FACEBOOK PAGE. && $$

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