Iowa & Minnesota Weather Alerts

Winter Weather Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Worth
  • Cerro Gordo
  • Franklin
  • Wright
  • Hancock
  • Winnebago
  • Kossuth

IAZ004>007-015>017-023>028-033>039-046>050-059>062-073>075-085-
086-096-097-141800-
/O.CON.KDMX.WW.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-160215T0000Z/
EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-WORTH-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-
POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER-SAC-CALHOUN-
WEBSTER-HAMILTON-HARDIN-GRUNDY-BLACK HAWK-GREENE-BOONE-STORY-
MARSHALL-TAMA-DALLAS-POLK-JASPER-POWESHIEK-WARREN-MARION-MAHASKA-
MONROE-WAPELLO-APPANOOSE-DAVIS-
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...SAC CITY...
LAKE VIEW...ODEBOLT...WALL LAKE...SCHALLER...EARLY...
ROCKWELL CITY...MANSON...LAKE CITY...POMEROY...FORT DODGE...
WEBSTER CITY...IOWA FALLS...ELDORA...ACKLEY...GRUNDY CENTER...
REINBECK...CONRAD...DIKE...WELLSBURG...WATERLOO...CEDAR FALLS...
JEFFERSON...BOONE...AMES...MARSHALLTOWN...TAMA...TOLEDO...TRAER...
DYSART...GLADBROOK...PERRY...WAUKEE...ADEL...DES MOINES...
NEWTON...GRINNELL...INDIANOLA...NORWALK...CARLISLE...PELLA...
KNOXVILLE...OSKALOOSA...ALBIA...OTTUMWA...CENTERVILLE...
BLOOMFIELD
356 AM CST SUN FEB 14 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...LIGHT SNOW CONTINUES OVER THE NORTHEAST
EARLY THIS MORNING. SOUTHEAST WINDS ARE CAUSING SOME BLOWING
SNOW ACROSS ROAD SURFACES EARLY TODAY. SNOWFALL IS INCREASING
AGAIN OVER WESTERN IOWA EARLY TODAY. THIS SNOW WILL PROGRESS
EAST THROUGH EARLY MORNING...AFFECTING MUCH OF WESTERN IOWA. THE
NEW AREA OF SNOW WILL SPREAD ACROSS MUCH OF CENTRAL IOWA FOR THE
REST OF THIS MORNING. SNOWFALL RATES OF UP TO ONE INCH PER HOUR
WILL OCCUR WITH SOME OF THE HEAVIER SNOW BANDS.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW AMOUNTS ARE FORECAST TO
RANGE FROM 2 TO 5 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS BY LATE
AFTERNOON.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...SOUTHEAST AT 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25
MPH THROUGH NOON SUNDAY. VISIBILITIES AS LOW AS ONE HALF MILE
AT TIMES IS EXPECTED DUE TO BLOWING SNOW AND FALLING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE TO THE
COMBINATION OF SNOW AND WIND WHICH WILL PRODUCE SLICK...SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

ANY REPORTS OF SNOW 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

The following areas are affected:

  • Steele
  • Freeborn
  • Faribault

MNZ047-054>057-064-065-067-073>076-082>085-091>093-141745-
/O.CON.KMPX.WW.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-160214T1800Z/
STEVENS-LAC QUI PARLE-SWIFT-CHIPPEWA-KANDIYOHI-YELLOW MEDICINE-
RENVILLE-SIBLEY-REDWOOD-BROWN-NICOLLET-LE SUEUR-WATONWAN-
BLUE EARTH-WASECA-STEELE-MARTIN-FARIBAULT-FREEBORN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MORRIS...MADISON...BENSON...
MONTEVIDEO...WILLMAR...GRANITE FALLS...OLIVIA...GAYLORD...
REDWOOD FALLS...NEW ULM...ST. PETER...LE SUEUR...ST. JAMES...
MANKATO...WASECA...OWATONNA...FAIRMONT...BLUE EARTH...ALBERT LEA
336 AM CST SUN FEB 14 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST
TODAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY.

* EXPECT PERIODS OF SNOW TO CONTINUE...DIMINISHING AROUND NOON.

* ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 OR 3 INCHES ARE EXPECTED.

* LOOK FOR REDUCED VISIBILITIES AT TIMES.

* PLAN ON SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS PERIODS OF SNOW WILL
CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED
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.

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Winter Weather Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Olmsted
  • Dodge
  • Fillmore

MNZ086-087-094>096-141800-
/O.CON.KARX.WW.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-160214T1800Z/
DODGE-OLMSTED-MOWER-FILLMORE-HOUSTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCHESTER...AUSTIN
333 AM CST SUN FEB 14 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST
TODAY...

* PERIODS OF SNOW ARE EXPECTED TODAY...WITH A SEVERAL HOUR PERIOD
OF HEAVIER SNOW INTO MID AND LATE MORNING.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 4 INCHES IS EXPECTED...HIGHEST
SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 90.

* SOUTHEAST WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 25 MPH WILL CAUSE PATCHY
BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW...ESPECIALLY ON RIDGE TOPS AND IN OPEN
AREAS.

* PLAN ON SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS PERIODS OF SNOW WILL
CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED
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.

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Winter Weather Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Winneshiek
  • Howard
  • Chickasaw
  • Mitchell
  • Floyd

IAZ008>011-018-019-029-030-WIZ054-061-141800-
/O.CON.KARX.WW.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-160215T0000Z/
MITCHELL-HOWARD-WINNESHIEK-ALLAMAKEE-FLOYD-CHICKASAW-FAYETTE-
CLAYTON-CRAWFORD-GRANT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DECORAH...WAUKON...CHARLES CITY...
OELWEIN...PRAIRIE DU CHIEN...PLATTEVILLE
333 AM CST SUN FEB 14 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

* PERIODS OF SNOW ARE EXPECTED TODAY...WITH A SEVERAL HOUR PERIOD
OF HEAVIER SNOW INTO MID AND LATE MORNING.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION OF OF 2 TO 4 INCHES IS EXPECTED...WITH
LOCALIZED HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* SOUTHEAST WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 25 MPH WILL CAUSE PATCHY
BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW...ESPECIALLY ON RIDGE TOPS AND IN OPEN
AREAS.

* PLAN ON SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS PERIODS OF SNOW WILL
CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED
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.

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