Shelby County, Iowa
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Winter Storm Warning
IAZ043-055-056-069-311915-
/O.NEW.KOAX.WS.W.0001.150201T0000Z-150202T0300Z/
MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ONAWA...MAPLETON...MISSOURI VALLEY...
WOODBINE...LOGAN...DUNLAP...HARLAN...COUNCIL BLUFFS
511 AM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 PM
CST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA/VALLEY HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
6 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 PM CST SUNDAY.

* TIMING...A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW WILL CHANGE TO ALL SNOW THIS
EVENING...WITH HEAVY SNOW POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT. SOME ADDITIONAL
LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE SUNDAY. INITIALLY
TEMPERATURES WILL BE NEAR OR ABOVE FREEZING WITH FALLING
TEMPERATURES TONIGHT AND SUNDAY.

* UNCERTAINTY...PRECIPITATION IS LIKELY...HOWEVER MELTING DURING
THE DAY AND HOW QUICKLY THE PRECIPITATION CHANGES OVER TO ALL
SNOW WILL AFFECT EVENTUAL TOTAL SNOW AMOUNTS.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW...ACCUMULATIONS OF 5 TO 9 INCHES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS TONIGHT AND EARLY SUNDAY WILL
BECOME NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH AND GUSTY SUNDAY.

* MAIN IMPACT...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND HAZARDOUS.
BLOWING SNOW ON SUNDAY WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY AND MAKE IT
DIFFICULT TO CLEAR THE ROADS...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AND RURAL
AREAS.

* OTHER IMPACTS...THE COLD COMBINED WITH THE WIND SUNDAY WILL
LOWER WIND CHILLS TO A RANGE OF 5 TO 15 BELOW ZERO SUNDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND MEANS SEVERE WINTER
WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS
OF SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL
IN AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

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