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WWUS43 KDMX 201505  
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA  
905 AM CST WED FEB 20 2019  
   
..SNOW AND FREEZING DRIZZLE CONTINUES TODAY
 
 
.AREAS OF SNOW WITH VARIED INTENSITIES CONTINUES ACROSS MUCH OF  
IOWA THIS MORNING AND WILL TAPER OFF FROM SOUTH TO NORTH THROUGH  
THE DAY. SOME FREEZING DRIZZLE IS MIXING WITH THE SNOW AT TIMES.  
MOST ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL OCCUR ALONG AND NORTH OF  
HIGHWAY 30 THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS AND ALONG AND NORTH OF  
HIGHWAY 20 THIS AFTERNOON.  
 
IAZ057>062-070>075-201800-  
/O.EXP.KDMX.WS.W.0008.000000T0000Z-190220T1500Z/  
/O.NEW.KDMX.WW.Y.0020.190220T1505Z-190220T1800Z/  
AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-POLK-JASPER-POWESHIEK-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-  
WARREN-MARION-MAHASKA-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF AUDUBON, EXIRA, GUTHRIE CENTER, PANORA,  
BAYARD, CASEY, PERRY, WAUKEE, ADEL, DES MOINES, NEWTON, GRINNELL,  
ATLANTIC, GREENFIELD, STUART, ADAIR, FONTANELLE, WINTERSET,  
EARLHAM, INDIANOLA, NORWALK, CARLISLE, PELLA, KNOXVILLE,  
AND OSKALOOSA  
905 AM CST WED FEB 20 2019  
   
..WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY
 
   
..WINTER STORM WARNING HAS EXPIRED
 
 
* WHAT...MIXED WINTER PRECIPITATION. ADDITIONAL SNOW LESS THAN ONE  
INCH AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS OF A LIGHT GLAZE.  
 
* WHERE...CENTRAL IOWA.  
 
* WHEN...UNTIL NOON CST TODAY.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...PLAN ON SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW, SLEET OR  
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. EXPECT SLIPPERY  
ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES, AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.  
 
THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING FROM CAN  
BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.  
 

 
 

 
 
IAZ081>086-092>097-201800-  
/O.EXP.KDMX.WW.Y.0019.000000T0000Z-190220T1500Z/  
/O.NEW.KDMX.WW.Y.0020.190220T1505Z-190220T1800Z/  
ADAMS-UNION-CLARKE-LUCAS-MONROE-WAPELLO-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-DECATUR-  
WAYNE-APPANOOSE-DAVIS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CORNING, CRESTON, OSCEOLA, CHARITON,  
ALBIA, OTTUMWA, BEDFORD, LENOX, NEW MARKET, MOUNT AYR, LAMONI,  
LEON, CORYDON, SEYMOUR, ALLERTON, HUMESTON, CENTERVILLE,  
AND BLOOMFIELD  
905 AM CST WED FEB 20 2019  
   
..WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY
 
   
..WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED
 
 
* WHAT...MIXED WINTER PRECIPITATION. LITTLE ADDITIONAL SNOW  
ACCUMULATION. ICE ACCUMULATION OF A LIGHT GLAZE.  
 
* WHERE...SOUTHERN IOWA.  
 
* WHEN...UNTIL NOON CST TODAY.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...PLAN ON SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW, SLEET OR  
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. EXPECT SLIPPERY  
ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES, AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.  
 
THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING FROM CAN  
BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.  
 

 
 

 
 
IAZ044>049-201800-  
/O.CON.KDMX.WS.W.0008.000000T0000Z-190220T1800Z/  
CRAWFORD-CARROLL-GREENE-BOONE-STORY-MARSHALL-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF DENISON, CARROLL, JEFFERSON, BOONE, AMES,  
AND MARSHALLTOWN  
905 AM CST WED FEB 20 2019  
   
..WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY
 
 
* WHAT...SNOW AND SOME BLOWING SNOW. ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS  
AROUND AN INCH, POSSIBLY UP TO 2 INCHES.  
 
* WHERE...WEST CENTRAL AND CENTRAL IOWA.  
 
* WHEN...UNTIL NOON CST TODAY.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...PLAN ON SLIPPERY AND SNOW COVERED ROAD  
CONDITIONS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER  
CONDITIONS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. IF YOU  
MUST TRAVEL, KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT, FOOD AND WATER IN YOUR  
VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.  
 
THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING FROM CAN  
BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.  
 

 
 

 
 
IAZ004>007-015>017-023>028-037>039-050-202315-  
/O.CON.KDMX.WS.W.0008.000000T0000Z-190221T0000Z/  
EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-WORTH-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-  
POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER-HARDIN-GRUNDY-  
BLACK HAWK-TAMA-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ESTHERVILLE, ALGONA, FOREST CITY,  
LAKE MILLS, NORTHWOOD, MANLY, EMMETSBURG, GARNER, BRITT, KANAWHA,  
MASON CITY, CLEAR LAKE, POCAHONTAS, LAURENS, ROLFE, FONDA,  
GILMORE CITY, HUMBOLDT, EAGLE GROVE, CLARION, BELMOND, HAMPTON,  
PARKERSBURG, CLARKSVILLE, SHELL ROCK, GREENE, APLINGTON, ALLISON,  
DUMONT, WAVERLY, IOWA FALLS, ELDORA, ACKLEY, GRUNDY CENTER,  
REINBECK, CONRAD, DIKE, WELLSBURG, WATERLOO, CEDAR FALLS, TAMA,  
TOLEDO, TRAER, DYSART, AND GLADBROOK  
905 AM CST WED FEB 20 2019  
 
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS  
EVENING...  
 
* WHAT...SNOW AND SOME BLOWING SNOW. ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS  
OF 1 TO 3 INCHES.  
 
* WHERE...NORTHERN IOWA.  
 
* WHEN...UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...PLAN ON SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS. THE  
HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS COULD IMPACT THE EVENING COMMUTE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER  
CONDITIONS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. IF YOU  
MUST TRAVEL, KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT, FOOD AND WATER IN YOUR  
VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.  
 
THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING FROM CAN  
BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.  
 

 
 

 
 
IAZ033>036-202100-  
/O.CON.KDMX.WS.W.0008.000000T0000Z-190220T2100Z/  
SAC-CALHOUN-WEBSTER-HAMILTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SAC CITY, LAKE VIEW, ODEBOLT, WALL LAKE,  
SCHALLER, EARLY, ROCKWELL CITY, MANSON, LAKE CITY, POMEROY,  
FORT DODGE, AND WEBSTER CITY  
905 AM CST WED FEB 20 2019  
 
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS  
AFTERNOON...  
 
* WHAT...SNOW AND SOME BLOWING SNOW. ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS  
OF 1 TO 2 INCHES.  
 
* WHERE...PORTIONS OF NORTHERN IOWA.  
 
* WHEN...UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...PLAN ON SLIPPERY AND SNOW COVERED ROAD  
CONDITIONS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER  
CONDITIONS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. IF YOU  
MUST TRAVEL, KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT, FOOD AND WATER IN YOUR  
VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.  
 
THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING FROM CAN  
BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.  
 

 
 

 
 
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HTTPS://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/DESMOINES  
 
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