Sac County, Iowa
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Blizzard Warning
IAZ033-044-045-081745-
/O.EXT.KDMX.BZ.W.0002.000000T0000Z-160208T2100Z/
SAC-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SAC CITY...LAKE VIEW...ODEBOLT...
WALL LAKE...SCHALLER...EARLY...DENISON...CARROLL
336 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...BLIZZARD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...WHITEOUT CONDITIONS CONTINUE TO REPORTED IN
AREAS OF NORTHERN IOWA...DUE TO THE COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS
AND FALLING SNOW IN INTERMITTENT SNOW SHOWERS.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...AROUND AN INCH WITH NARROW
BANDS OF LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHWEST WIND 25 TO 35 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL
GUSTS TO 50 MPH. VISIBILITIES MAY DROP TO ONE QUARTER MILE OR
LESS AT TIMES...PARTICULARLY IN OPEN AREAS AND DURING HEAVIER
SNOW SHOWERS.

* IMPACTS...CONSIDERABLE BLOWING SNOW AND RESTRICTED
VISIBILITIES ALONG WITH DRIFTING SNOW WILL CAUSE DANGEROUS
TRAVEL IN SOME AREAS...ESPECIALLY IN AREAS THAT ARE OPEN OR
UNPROTECTED. CONDITIONS MAY CHANGE RAPIDLY...EVEN ACROSS
INDIVIDUAL COUNTIES. WINDS OF THIS MAGNITUDE MAY ALSO AFFECT
DRIVING OF LOW PROFILE VEHICLES AND LOOSE LIGHT WEIGHT
OBJECTS.

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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