Hancock County, Iowa
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Winter Weather Advisory
IAZ004>006-015-016-023>025-035-036-047-261345-
/O.CON.KDMX.WW.Y.0022.141126T0600Z-141126T1800Z/
EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-
WRIGHT-WEBSTER-HAMILTON-BOONE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ESTHERVILLE...ALGONA...FOREST CITY...
LAKE MILLS...EMMETSBURG...GARNER...BRITT...KANAWHA...POCAHONTAS...
LAURENS...ROLFE...FONDA...GILMORE CITY...HUMBOLDT...EAGLE GROVE...
CLARION...BELMOND...FORT DODGE...WEBSTER CITY...BOONE
1138 PM CST TUE NOV 25 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST
WEDNESDAY...

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...LIGHT SNOW WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE AREA WITH
MODERATE SNOW BETWEEN 3 AM AND MID MORNING WEDNESDAY. THE SNOW
WILL DIMINISH BY LATE MORNING WEST OF INTERSTATE 35 AND EARLY
AFTERNOON WEDNESDAY EAST OF INTERSTATE 35.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...SNOWFALL TOTALS OF 2 TO
NEARLY 4 INCHES ARE EXPECTED WITH THE HEAVIER TOTALS NORTH OF
HIGHWAY 20.

* WINDS AND VISIBILITY...SOUTHEAST WINDS OF 10 TO 15 MPH WILL
SWITCH TO THE NORTH FOLLOWING THE STORM AND INCREASE TO 15 TO
25 MPH OVER WESTERN IOWA BY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. VISIBILITY
MAY BE REDUCED TO ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES DURING THE HEAVIEST
SNOWFALL.

* IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED ROADS ARE EXPECTED WITH SLIPPERY TRAVEL
CONDITIONS. SOME MINOR BLOWING SNOW MAY OCCUR WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON FOLLOWING THE STORM. ADJUST YOUR SPEED FOR SLOWER
TRAVEL AND EXPECT LONGER TRAVEL TIMES THROUGHOUT THE EARLY
MORNING AND AFTERNOON.

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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