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Winter Weather Advisories for North Iowa Friday (02.18)Evening
The National Weather Services in LaCrosse and Des Moines have issued Winter Weather Advisories in effect until 10 p.m. Friday (02.18)
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service La Crosse WI 216 PM CST Fri Feb 18 2022 IAZ008>010-018-019-029-MNZ086-087-094-095-190400- /O.CON.KARX.WW.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-220219T0400Z/ Mitchell-Howard-Winneshiek-Floyd-Chickasaw-Fayette-Dodge-Olmsted- Mower-Fillmore- Including the cities of Osage, Cresco, Decorah, Charles City, New Hampton, Oelwein, Dodge Center, Rochester, Austin, and Preston 216 PM CST Fri Feb 18 2022 ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CST THIS EVENING... * WHAT...A period of snow showers and blowing snow expected with the potential for brief visibility reductions below a quarter of a mile in any falling snow. Total snow accumulations of less than one inch. Winds gusting as high as 50 mph. * WHERE...Portions of north central and northeast Iowa and southeast Minnesota. * WHEN...Until 10 PM CST this evening. * IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Patchy blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions could impact the evening commute. Gusty winds could bring down tree branches. 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.
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Des Moines IA 235 PM CST Fri Feb 18 2022 ...Windy by Afternoon with Snow Squalls Possible... .A cold front is expected to enter northern Iowa this afternoon and move through the remainder of the state by early this evening. Strong wind gusts and snow showers are expected to accompany its passage. The stronger snow showers may produce squalls with brief but intense snow rates and low visibilities. IAZ004>007-016-017-025>028-037>039-050-190400- /O.CON.KDMX.WW.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-220219T0400Z/ Emmet-Kossuth-Winnebago-Worth-Hancock-Cerro Gordo-Wright-Franklin- Butler-Bremer-Hardin-Grundy-Black Hawk-Tama- Including the cities of Estherville, Algona, Forest City, Lake Mills, Northwood, Manly, Garner, Britt, Kanawha, Mason City, Clear Lake, 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 235 PM CST Fri Feb 18 2022 ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CST THIS EVENING... * WHAT...Strong gusty winds and snow showers. Total snow accumulation less than an inch, but winds gusting from 35 to 50 mph. Brief, but intense snow rates and very low visibilities may accompany any stronger snow showers and squalls. * WHERE...Portions of northern and northeast Iowa. * WHEN...From 2 PM this afternoon to 10 PM CST this evening. Peak winds 4 pm to 8 pm. * IMPACTS...Plan on slick road conditions and low visibilities at times. The hazardous conditions could impact the evening commute. Gusty winds could bring down tree branches. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Slow down and use caution while traveling. For the latest travel conditions, check the Iowa 5 1 1 app or dial 5 1 1.