Dense Fog Advisories are in effect for western/SW IA & eastern NE

News, Weather

December 1st, 2012 by Ric Hanson

MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-MONTGOMERY COUNTIES IN IOWA..
913 AM CST SAT DEC 1 2012

…DENSE FOG ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY…

* VISIBILITY…EXPECT VISIBILITIES OF A QUARTER MILE OR LESS
THROUGH NOON.

* IMPACTS…HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED DUE TO
THE SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE. IF DRIVING…SLOW DOWN…
USE YOUR HEADLIGHTS…AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE AHEAD OF YOU.

FREMONT AND PAGE COUNTIES…

…DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS
MORNING…

CRAWFORD-CARROLL-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-CASS-ADAIR-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR-
AND RINGGOLD COUNTIES….

…AREAS OF DENSE FOG WILL PERSIST UNTIL LATE MORNING…

AREAS OF DENSE FOG WILL CONTINUE TO BLANKET PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST
IOWA THROUGH THE LATE MORNING HOURS. GENERALLY AREAS ALONG THE
INTERSTATE 80 CORRIDOR WEST OF STUART…ALONG HIGHWAY 34 WEST OF
CRESTON…AND ALONG HIGHWAY 71 WILL ENCOUNTER AREAS OF DENSE FOG
REDUCING VISIBILITY TO LESS THAN ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES THROUGH
10 AM CST…WITH SLOW IMPROVEMENT THEREAFTER. LOW LYING AREAS AND RIVER
BOTTOMS ARE LIKELY TO EXPERIENCE THE DENSEST FOG. TRAVELERS ARE
ADVISED TO USE LOW BEAM HEADLIGHTS AND SLOW DOWN DURING FOGGY
CONDITIONS.