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Winter Storm Warning issued for Tama County, Central, Eastern Iowa

February 11, 2019
Toledo Chronicle, Tama News-Herald

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Des Moines IA

354 AM CST Mon Feb 11 2019

...Moderate to Heavy Snowfall Possible This Afternoon into

Tuesday...

.The next storm system to impact Iowa will spread a wintry mix

across southern Iowa later this morning. Later this afternoon the

wintry mix is expected to change over to snow and expand across

the state. Snowfall will become moderate to heavy tonight before

ending Tuesday. Strong wind on the backside of this storm system will

likely produce blowing and drifting snow Tuesday.

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Including the cities of Boone, Ames, Marshalltown, Tama, Toledo,

Traer, Dysart, Gladbrook, Newton, Grinnell, and Oskaloosa

354 AM CST Mon Feb 11 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO

6 PM CST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...A period of mixed precipitation by mid afternoon then

moderate to occasionally heavy snowfall will develop over the

area late this afternoon and especially tonight. Snow

accumulation by Tuesday morning expected to be from 5 to 7

inches. Winds gusting to 40 mph Tuesday producing patchy blowing

snow and reduced visibility.

* WHERE...From the highway 30 corridor to the I-80 corridor and

generally east of I-35.

* WHEN...From 3 PM this afternoon to 6 PM CST Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult. Patchy

blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The

hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening

commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet

and ice will make travel very hazardous or impossible.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can

be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook

National Weather Service Des Moines IA

414 AM CST Mon Feb 11 2019

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414 AM CST Mon Feb 11 2019

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central Iowa.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight

A winter weather advisory is in effect for part of the area

through mid afternoon. A winter storm warning is in effect for

the area from mid afternoon through tonight. Please refer to the

National Weather Service website at weather.gov/desmoines for

further details.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

A winter storm warning is in effect for the area Tuesday. Please

refer to the National Weather Service website at

weather.gov/desmoines for further details.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed but snow reports are always

appreciated.

 
 

 

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