Palo Alto County, Iowa
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Blizzard Watch
IAZ004>006-015-023-231400-
/O.CAN.KDMX.WS.A.0003.170224T0000Z-170225T0600Z/
/O.NEW.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
342 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

...BLIZZARD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING...
...WINTER STORM WATCH IS CANCELLED...

The National Weather Service in Des Moines has issued a Blizzard
Watch, which is in effect from Thursday evening through Friday
evening. The Winter Storm Watch has been cancelled.

* 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 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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