Ida County, Iowa
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Blizzard Warning
IAZ002-003-013-014-021-022-032-MNZ081-089-090-080530-
/O.CON.KFSD.BZ.W.0002.160208T0100Z-160208T1800Z/
OSCEOLA-DICKINSON-O'BRIEN-CLAY IA-CHEROKEE-BUENA VISTA-IDA-
COTTONWOOD-NOBLES-JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SIBLEY...SPIRIT LAKE...MILFORD...
ARNOLDS PARK...SHELDON...HARTLEY...SANBORN...SPENCER...CHEROKEE...
STORM LAKE...IDA GROVE...HOLSTEIN...BATTLE CREEK...WINDOM...
MOUNTAIN LAKE...WORTHINGTON...JACKSON...LAKEFIELD
326 PM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO
NOON CST MONDAY...

* TIMING...BLIZZARD CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED FROM EARLY EVENING
THROUGH MONDAY MORNING. THE WORST CONDITIONS WILL LIKELY OCCUR
FROM LATE THIS EVENING THROUGH THE EARLY MORNING HOURS
MONDAY... WHEN WINDS WILL BE AT THEIR STRONGEST.

* WINDS / VISIBILITIES...WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 50 TO 55 MPH
WILL COMBINE WITH FREQUENT SNOW SHOWERS...TO CAUSE PERIODS OF
WHITEOUT CONDITIONS IN FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF AROUND 1 INCH
ARE POSSIBLE...HOWEVER AMOUNTS COULD VARY GREATLY OVER SMALL
DISTANCES DUE TO THE EXPECTED SHOWERY NATURE OF THE SNOWFALL.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE VERY DIFFICULT TO IMPOSSIBLE...
INCLUDING DURING THE MORNING COMMUTE ON MONDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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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