Weather Alert

UPDATE — Winter Storm Watch for Floyd & Mitchell, rest of area under Winter Weather Advisory

A Winter Storm Watch is in effect for Floyd and Mitchell counties from Friday afternoon through late Friday night, while a Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect for the rest of the listening area. These were the latest statements as of 11:15 AM, for full details head to https://www.weather.gov/desmoines

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service La Crosse WI
1054 AM CST Thu Jan 17 2019

…Snow Will Lead To Difficult Travel Friday into Friday Night…

.Snow will develop on Friday and continue into Friday night across northeast Iowa into southwest Wisconsin. The snow may become heavy at times with significant visibility reductions and rates up to an inch per hour possible. Some drifting is also possible. If planning to travel later on Friday or Friday night, be prepared for snow-covered and slippery roads and difficult travel, including the Friday evening commute, and monitor later forecasts.

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Including the cities of Osage, Cresco, Decorah, Waukon, Charles City, New Hampton, Oelwein, and Elkader
1054 AM CST Thu Jan 17 2019

…WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT…

* WHAT…Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 8 inches possible.

* WHERE…Portions of northeast Iowa.

* WHEN…From Friday afternoon through Friday night.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the evening commute.

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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URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
907 AM CST Thu Jan 17 2019

…Snow and Blowing Snow Friday into Early Saturday Morning…

.A winter storm is set to affect all of Iowa on Friday into Early Saturday morning. Widespread moderate to locally heavy snowfall is expected across all of Iowa. Strong northeast to north winds are also forecast to reduce visibilities and produce blowing snow. Be
prepared for a difficult evening commute on Friday with snow and blowing snow across all of central Iowa.

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Including the cities of Northwood, Manly, Mason City, Clear Lake, Eagle Grove, Clarion, Belmond, Hampton, Parkersburg, Clarksville, Shell Rock, Greene, Aplington, Allison, Dumont, Waverly, Webster City, Iowa Falls, Eldora, Ackley, Grundy Center, Reinbeck, Conrad, Dike, Wellsburg, Waterloo, Cedar Falls, 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, Corning, Creston, Bedford, Lenox, and New Market

907 AM CST Thu Jan 17 2019

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON FRIDAY TO 6 AM CST SATURDAY…

* WHAT…Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches expected with locally higher amounts possible.

* WHERE…Much of central Iowa.

* WHEN…From noon Friday to 6 AM CST Saturday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road conditions. Snow and blowing snow will significantly reduce visibility and create
slick, snow-covered roads. The hazardous conditions will impact the Friday evening commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered 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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Including the cities of Estherville, Algona, Forest City, Lake Mills, Emmetsburg, Garner, Britt, Kanawha, Pocahontas, Laurens, Rolfe, Fonda, Gilmore City, Humboldt, Sac City, Lake View, Odebolt, Wall Lake, Schaller, Early, Rockwell City, Manson, Lake City, Pomeroy, Fort Dodge, Denison, and Carroll

907 AM CST Thu Jan 17 2019

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM FRIDAY TO 3 AM CST SATURDAY…

* WHAT…Snow is expected Friday into Friday night. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches if forecast, with locally higher
amounts possible. Blowing and drifting snow will also be problematic.

* WHERE…Much of North Central Iowa.

* WHEN…From 9 AM Friday to 3 AM CST Saturday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road conditions. Snowfall and patchy blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility
and create slick, snow-covered roads. The hazardous conditions could impact the Friday evening commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered 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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