Emmet County, Iowa
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Blizzard Watch
IAZ004>006-015-023-231145-
/O.CON.KDMX.BZ.A.0001.170224T0000Z-170225T0600Z/
Emmet-Kossuth-Winnebago-Palo Alto-Pocahontas-
Including the cities of Estherville, Algona, Forest City,
Lake Mills, Emmetsburg, Pocahontas, Laurens, Rolfe, Fonda,
and Gilmore City
939 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

...BLIZZARD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

* 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 Saturday morning.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 to 12 inches across
northern to northwestern Iowa, with the highest amounts
northwest.

* 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
wind.

* IMPACTS...Travel may become very dangerous to near impossible as
blowing and drifting snow reduce visibility Friday into Saturday
morning.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Blizzard Watch means there is a potential for falling and/or
blowing snow with strong winds and extremely poor visibilities.
This can lead to whiteout conditions and make travel very
dangerous.

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