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Winter Storm Warnings, Weather Advisories In Effect for North Iowa

National Weather Service La Crosse WI
235 PM CST Fri Dec 10 2021

...Deteriorating Conditions This Evening...

.Snow will expand across the entire area through the evening.
Some of this snow will be heavy at times with hourly rates
exceeding an inch an hour possible across portions of southeast
Minnesota into north-central Wisconsin. These rates will cause
roads to quickly become snow covered and slippery. A wintry mix
can be expected for portions of northeast Iowa into southwest
Wisconsin where some minor ice accumulations will be possible.
The winds will increase overnight with gusts up to 35 mph
possible that will create some blowing and drifting snow.

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Winneshiek-Allamakee-Floyd-Chickasaw-Fayette-Clayton-
Including the cities of Decorah, Waukon, Charles City,
New Hampton, Oelwein, and Elkader
235 PM CST Fri Dec 10 2021

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST
SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations
  of 1 to 3 inches and ice accumulations of a light glaze. Winds
  gusting as high as 40 mph.

* WHERE...Portions of north central and northeast Iowa.

* WHEN...Until 6 AM CST Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Areas of blowing
  snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous
  conditions could impact the evening commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Slow down and use caution while traveling.

For the latest road conditions, check 511ia.org in Iowa,
511mn.org in Minnesota, and 511wi.gov in Wisconsin.

National Weather Service Des Moines IA
245 PM CST Fri Dec 10 2021

...Moderate to Heavy Snow and Blowing Snow across Northern Iowa
through Tonight...

.A winter storm will continue to evolve over the area through the
rest of today into tonight, bringing wintry conditions and
hazardous travel. Highest snowfall amounts will be confined to far
northern Iowa where 6 inches or more is possible. Lesser snowfall
amounts are anticipated further south where the onset of snowfall
will not begin until later this evening or tonight. Strong north
winds will also create areas of blowing snow and reduced
visibility. Travel will become hazardous with snow or ice covered
roads, with the worst condition north where the lowest
visibilities and highest snow accumulations are anticipated.

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Humboldt-Wright-Franklin-Butler-Bremer-Sac-Calhoun-Webster-
Hamilton-Hardin-Grundy-Crawford-Carroll-Greene-Boone-Story-
Including the cities of 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, Denison,
Carroll, Jefferson, Boone, and Ames
245 PM CST Fri Dec 10 2021

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST
SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations
  of 1 to 4 inches and ice accumulations of a light glaze. Winds
  gusting as high as 35 mph.

* WHERE...Portions of west central through northeast Iowa.

* WHEN...Through 6 AM CST Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Patchy blowing
  snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous
  conditions could impact this evening`s commute over west
  central Iowa.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Slow down and use caution while traveling.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

National Weather Service La Crosse WI
235 PM CST Fri Dec 10 2021

...Deteriorating Conditions This Evening...

.Snow will expand across the entire area through the evening.
Some of this snow will be heavy at times with hourly rates
exceeding an inch an hour possible across portions of southeast
Minnesota into north-central Wisconsin. These rates will cause
roads to quickly become snow covered and slippery. A wintry mix
can be expected for portions of northeast Iowa into southwest
Wisconsin where some minor ice accumulations will be possible.
The winds will increase overnight with gusts up to 35 mph
possible that will create some blowing and drifting snow.

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/O.CON.KARX.WS.W.0006.211210T2100Z-211211T1200Z/
Mitchell-Howard-Fillmore-Houston-
Including the cities of Osage, Cresco, Preston, and Caledonia
235 PM CST Fri Dec 10 2021

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST
SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 6
  inches. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph.

* WHERE...In Iowa, Mitchell and Howard Counties. In Minnesota,
  Houston and Fillmore Counties.

* WHEN...Until 6 AM CST Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult. Areas of blowing
  snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous
  conditions could impact the evening commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in
your vehicle in case of an emergency.

For the latest road conditions, check 511ia.org in Iowa,
511mn.org in Minnesota, and 511wi.gov in Wisconsin.

National Weather Service Des Moines IA
245 PM CST Fri Dec 10 2021

...Moderate to Heavy Snow and Blowing Snow across Northern Iowa
through Tonight...

.A winter storm will continue to evolve over the area through the
rest of today into tonight, bringing wintry conditions and
hazardous travel. Highest snowfall amounts will be confined to far
northern Iowa where 6 inches or more is possible. Lesser snowfall
amounts are anticipated further south where the onset of snowfall
will not begin until later this evening or tonight. Strong north
winds will also create areas of blowing snow and reduced
visibility. Travel will become hazardous with snow or ice covered
roads, with the worst condition north where the lowest
visibilities and highest snow accumulations are anticipated.

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/O.CON.KDMX.WS.W.0006.000000T0000Z-211211T1200Z/
Emmet-Kossuth-Winnebago-Worth-Palo Alto-Hancock-Cerro Gordo-
Pocahontas-
Including the cities of Estherville, Algona, Forest City,
Lake Mills, Northwood, Manly, Emmetsburg, Garner, Britt, Kanawha,
Mason City, Clear Lake, Pocahontas, Laurens, Rolfe, Fonda,
and Gilmore City
245 PM CST Fri Dec 10 2021

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST
SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow expected. Total snow
  accumulations of 4 to 9 inches. Winds gusting as high as 35
  mph.

* WHERE...Portions of northern Iowa.

* WHEN...Through 6 AM CST Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult with snow covered
  roads. Areas of blowing snow could significantly reduce
  visibility with near blizzard conditions possible tonight. The
  hazardous conditions could impact this eveing`s commute,
  especially for northwest Iowa.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

Mark Pitz

News Director/Weekdays 10am to 2pm on 95.9 KCHA
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