Hancock County, Iowa
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Blizzard Warning
IAZ006-007-016-017-025>028-035>039-046>049-057>059-080115-
/O.CON.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
1108 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO
6 PM CST MONDAY...

* TIMING...THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON. THE SEVEREST
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO 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 OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
NEAR 50 MPH AT TIMES. VISIBILITIES LOOK TO DROP BELOW ONE
QUARTER MILE FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD WITH NEAR WHITEOUT
CONDITIONS AT TIMES...PARTICULARLY DURING FALLING SNOW SHOWERS.
IN ADDITION TO THE FALLING SNOW...THE DEEP SNOW PACK IN PLACE
POTENTIALLY COULD BREAK LOOSE AND AID IN THE BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW AND RESTRICTIVE
VISIBILITY WILL CAUSE DANGEROUS TRAVEL AND EVEN IMPOSSIBLE IN
SOME AREAS...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN OR UNPROTECTED 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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