URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
146 AM CST Sat Feb 24 2018
 
...Heavy Snow and Ice Likely Today into Tonight...
 
.A winter storm system will impact Iowa today into tonight. Snow
will spread across much of northwest into north central Iowa
during the morning hours today and continue through this evening.
Light freezing rain is forecast over central and south central
Iowa this morning before changing over to light rain. Patchy
blowing snow is expected across the north and west tonight.
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Emmet-Kossuth-Winnebago-Worth-Palo Alto-Hancock-Cerro Gordo-
Pocahontas-Humboldt-Wright-Franklin-Webster-Hamilton-Hardin-
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,
Fort Dodge, Webster City, Iowa Falls, Eldora, and Ackley
146 AM CST Sat Feb 24 2018
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 3 AM CST SUNDAY...
* WHAT...Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations
of 2 to 6 inches, with the higher amounts over the northwest
and ice accumulations of up to one tenth of an inch are
expected.
 
* WHERE...Northwest and North Central Iowa.
 
* WHEN...From noon today to 3 AM CST Sunday morning.
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The ice will result in difficult travel
conditions. Be prepared for reduced visibilities at times.
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
 
A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or
freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery 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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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
113 AM CST Sat Feb 24 2018
 
...Dense Fog to Continue Early this Morning...
 
.Dense fog will persist across much of north central Iowa
overnight. Visibilities will gradually increase Saturday morning.
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Emmet-Kossuth-Winnebago-Worth-Palo Alto-Hancock-Cerro Gordo-
Pocahontas-Humboldt-Wright-Sac-Calhoun-Webster-
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, Sac City,
Lake View, Odebolt, Wall Lake, Schaller, Early, Rockwell City,
Manson, Lake City, Pomeroy, and Fort Dodge
113 AM CST Sat Feb 24 2018
...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST EARLY THIS MORNING...
* VISIBILITY...Less than one quarter mile.
 
* IMPACTS...Limited visibilities and possible slick roads will
make travel difficult. Fog moisture deposits may freeze on
surfaces creating slick spots on roads, bridges and sidewalks.
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
 
A Dense Fog Advisory means visibilities will frequently be
reduced to less than one quarter mile. If driving, slow down, use
your headlights, and leave plenty of distance ahead of you.
 
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