Winter Weather Message

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…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED…

DRIZZLE IS BEGINNING TO END OVER CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST IOWA…AND
TEMPERATURES ARE AT OR ABOVE THE FREEZING MARK IN MANY
LOCATIONS…SO THE ADVISORY HAS BEEN ALLOWED TO EXPIRE.

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Winter Weather Message

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…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM CST THIS
MORNING…

  • SHORT TERM TRENDS…LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET WILL CONTINUE
    ACROSS CENTRAL IOWA THROUGHOUT MUCH OF THE MORNING.

  • STORM TOTAL SNOW/ICE ACCUMULATIONS…ICE ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE
    MINOR…WITH A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH POSSIBLE.

  • IMPACTS…ALTHOUGH ONLY MINOR ICE ACCUMULATIONS ARE
    ANTICIPATED…THE WINTRY MIX WILL PRODUCE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL THIS
    MORNING…INCLUDING THE MORNING COMMUTE. UNTREATED SURFACES MAY
    BECOME ICY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW…SLEET…OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES…AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

ANY REPORTS OF SNOW…SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN ACCUMULATIONS ARE
MUCH APPRECIATED AND CAN BE RELAYED DIRECTLY TO THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE USING TWITTER HANDLE NWS DES MOINES…HASHTAG
NWSDMX OR POST TO THE NWS DES MOINES FACEBOOK PAGE.

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…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS CANCELLED…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS CANCELLED THE
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY.

PRECIPITATION HAS MOVED OUT OF THE ADVISORY AREA.
HOWEVER…FREEZING RAIN WAS REPORTED ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA WITH
MANY ROADWAYS AND WALKWAYS BECOMING ICE COVERED. CONTINUE TO USE
CAUTION WHILE TRAVELING AS ROADS REMAIN SLICK.

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Winter Weather Message

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…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
8 AM CST TUESDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR LIGHT FREEZING RAIN…SLEET OR SNOW…WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 8 AM CST TUESDAY.

  • TIMING…INTERMITTENT LIGHT FREEZING RAIN…SLEET AND SNOW ARE
    ANTICIPATED EARLY TUESDAY MORNING BEFORE TRANSITIONING TO MAINLY
    LIGHT RAIN OR DRIZZLE SHORTLY AFTER DAYBREAK. THE PRECIPITATION
    TYPE MAY BE QUITE VARIABLE FROM TIME TO TIME.

  • STORM TOTAL SNOW/ICE ACCUMULATIONS…SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL
    VARY FROM LITTLE TO NONE TOWARD THE MISSOURI BORDER…TO LESS
    THAN AN INCH FARTHER NORTH TOWARD HIGHWAY 30. ANY ICE
    ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE MINOR…ONLY A FEW HUNDRETHS OF AN INCH AT
    WORST.

  • IMPACTS…ALTHOUGH ONLY MINOR ICE AND SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE
    ANTICIPATED…THE WINTRY MIX MAY PRODUCE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL EARLY
    TUESDAY…INCLUDING THE MORNING COMMUTE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW…SLEET…OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES…AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

ANY REPORTS OF SNOW…SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN ACCUMULATIONS ARE
MUCH APPRECIATED AND CAN BE RELAYED DIRECTLY TO THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE USING TWITTER HANDLE NWS DES MOINES…HASHTAG
NWSDMX OR POST TO THE NWS DES MOINES FACEBOOK PAGE.

&&

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Winter Weather Message

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…WIND CHILL ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED…

TEMPERATURES HAVE WARMED SOME ALLOWING WIND CHILLS TO WARM ABOVE
ADVISORY CRITERIA…THUS THE WIND CHILL ADVISORY HAS BEEN ALLOWED
TO EXPIRE.

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Winter Weather Message

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…WIND CHILL ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED…

TEMPERATURES HAVE WARMED SOME ALLOWING WIND CHILLS TO WARM ABOVE
ADVISORY CRITERIA…THUS THE WIND CHILL ADVISORY HAS BEEN ALLOWED
TO EXPIRE.

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Winter Weather Message

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…WIND CHILL ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED…

TEMPERATURES HAVE WARMED SOME WITH LIGHTER WINDS…ALLOWING WIND
CHILLS ACROSS THE MAJORITY OF THE AREA TO HAVE WARMED ABOVE
ADVISORY CRITERIA. THEREFORE THE ADVISORY HAS BEEN ALLOWED TO
EXPIRE. A FEW PATCHY AREAS MAY STILL SEE WIND CHILLS AROUND 20
BELOW FOR ANOTHER HOUR OR SO.

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Winter Weather Message

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…WIND CHILL ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED…

TEMPERATURES HAVE WARMED SOME WITH LIGHTER WINDS…ALLOWING WIND
CHILLS ACROSS THE MAJORITY OF THE AREA TO HAVE WARMED ABOVE
ADVISORY CRITERIA. THEREFORE THE ADVISORY HAS BEEN ALLOWED TO
EXPIRE. A FEW PATCHY AREAS MAY STILL SEE WIND CHILLS AROUND 20
BELOW FOR ANOTHER HOUR OR SO.

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Winter Weather Message

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…WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A WIND
CHILL ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING.

  • WINDS…NORTHWEST AT 5 TO 10 MPH.

  • TEMPERATURES/WIND CHILL VALUES…TEMPERATURES 5 TO 15 BELOW ZERO
    WITH WIND CHILL VALUES OF 20 TO 30 BELOW.

  • IMPACTS…FROST BITE CAN DEVELOP WITHIN 30 MINUTES IF SKIN IS
    EXPOSED AND HYPOTHERMIA MAY OCCUR IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT
    TAKEN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN
FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.
IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS…MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND
GLOVES.

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Winter Weather Message

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…WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST FRIDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A WIND
CHILL ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST FRIDAY.

  • WINDS…NORTHWEST AT 5 TO 10 MPH.

  • TEMPERATURES/WIND CHILL VALUES…READINGS WILL BOTTOM OUT FROM
    10 TO 20 BELOW ZERO WITH WIND CHILL VALUES OF 20 TO 30 BELOW
    WITH A FEW LOCATIONS TO 35 BELOW IN FAR NORTHERN IOWA.

  • IMPACTS…FROST BITE CAN DEVELOP WITHIN 30 MINUTES IF SKIN IS
    EXPOSED AND HYPOTHERMIA MAY OCCUR IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT
    TAKEN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN
FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.
IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS…MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND
GLOVES.

&&

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