« View county listBlizzard Warning
Including the cities of 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
1154 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017
...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM FRIDAY TO
MIDNIGHT CST FRIDAY NIGHT...
* TIMING...Rain will transition to snow Thursday night into
Friday morning with winds increasing through the day on
Friday. The precipitation and wind are expected to persist
into early Saturday morning.
* STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 to 12 inches.
* WINDS/VISIBILITY...Winds becoming north to northwesterly at 20
to 30 mph with gusts over 40 mph. Visibility will be reduced
to one half mile or less during periods of heavier snow and
* IMPACTS...Travel will become very dangerous to near impossible
as blowing and drifting snow reduce visibility Friday into
early Saturday morning.
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.