Marion County, IA
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Winter Weather Advisory
IAZ059>062-073>075-085-086-097-131800-
/O.NEW.KDMX.WW.Y.0008.160214T0300Z-160215T0000Z/
DALLAS-POLK-JASPER-POWESHIEK-WARREN-MARION-MAHASKA-MONROE-WAPELLO-
DAVIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PERRY...WAUKEE...ADEL...DES MOINES...
NEWTON...GRINNELL...INDIANOLA...NORWALK...CARLISLE...PELLA...
KNOXVILLE...OSKALOOSA...ALBIA...OTTUMWA...BLOOMFIELD
358 AM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO
6 PM CST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS
EVENING TO 6 PM CST SUNDAY.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN TO IMPACT THE AREA LATE THIS AFTERNOON
AND EARLY EVENING. WIDESPREAD SNOWFALL WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE
REGION THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS...PERSISTING INTO SUNDAY.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW TOTALS WILL RANGE FROM 3
TO 5 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY IN
THE NORTHEAST.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...WINDS WILL BE FROM THE SOUTHEAST AT 15 TO 20
MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH. VISIBILITIES TONIGHT WILL BE REDUCED
DUE TO BLOWING SNOW TO LESS THAN ONE MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF SNOW AND WIND WILL LEAD TO
HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ACROSS THE AREA.

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...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN 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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