Winter Weather Advisory and Winter Storm Warning Issued for Listening Area

Weather

March 10th, 2013 by Chris Parks

AUDUBON-CASS-ADAIR-ADAMS-TAYLOR-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 AM CDT MONDAY...
SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT-PAGE-
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT MONDAY...
-GREENE-BOONE-GUTHRIE-
...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 AM CDT MONDAY...
MADISON-UNION-CLARKE-RINGGOLD
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 AM CDT MONDAY...

 

...WINTER STORM TO AFFECT MUCH OF IOWA TODAY AND TONIGHT...
A STORM SYSTEM APPROACHING FROM THE SOUTHWEST WILL BRING MODERATE
TO LOCALLY HEAVY SNOWFALL TO PARTS OF CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST IOWA
BY MONDAY MORNING. NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL ALSO INCREASE BY
THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL PERIOD...THIS AFTERNOON INTO EARLY
TONIGHT...CAUSING HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO LOW
VISIBILITY AND SNOW COVERED ROADS.

AUDUBON-CASS-ADAIR-ADAMS-TAYLOR-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUDUBON...ATLANTIC...GREENFIELD...
CORNING...BEDFORD
421 AM CDT SUN MAR 10 2013

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
7 AM CDT MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR MODERATE SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM
THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 AM CDT MONDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH LIGHT
  FREEZING RAIN AT TIMES...WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE AREA THIS
  MORNING BEFORE SWITCHING OVER TO ALL SNOW BY THE AFTERNOON.
  MODERATE SNOWFALL IS POSSIBLE FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
  TONIGHT. THE SNOW WILL TAPER OFF BY MONDAY MORNING.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW/ICE ACCUMULATIONS...TOTAL SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OF 3
  TO 5 INCHES CAN BE EXPECTED BY MONDAY MORNING. A LIGHT GLAZING
  IS ALSO POSSIBLE THIS MORNING.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH
  HIGHER GUSTS ARE EXPECTED FROM THIS AFTERNOON INTO
  TONIGHT...RESULTING IN BLOWING SNOW AND REDUCED VISIBILITY OF
  LESS THAN A HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE LIKELY TO RAPIDLY DETERIORATE
  THIS AFTERNOON AND BECOME VERY HAZARDOUS BY TONIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT-PAGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HARLAN...COUNCIL BLUFFS...GLENWOOD...
RED OAK...SIDNEY...HAMBURG...TABOR...FARRAGUT...CLARINDA...
SHENANDOAH
735 AM CDT SUN MAR 10 2013

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT
MONDAY...

-GREENE-BOONE-GUTHRIE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NORTHWOOD...GARNER...MASON CITY...
CLARION...FORT DODGE...WEBSTER CITY...JEFFERSON...BOONE...
GUTHRIE CENTER
421 AM CDT SUN MAR 10 2013

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
7 AM CDT MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 AM CDT MONDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS
NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH LIGHT
  FREEZING RAIN AT TIMES...WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE AREA THIS
  MORNING BEFORE SWITCHING OVER TO ALL SNOW BY THE AFTERNOON.
  MODERATE TO LOCALLY HEAVY SNOW IS POSSIBLE FROM THIS AFTERNOON
  THROUGH TONIGHT. THE SNOW WILL TAPER OFF BY MONDAY MORNING.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW/ICE ACCUMULATIONS...TOTAL SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OF 5
  TO 8 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS CAN BE EXPECTED BY
  MONDAY MORNING. A LIGHT GLAZING IS ALSO POSSIBLE THIS MORNING.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH
  HIGHER GUSTS ARE EXPECTED FROM THIS AFTERNOON INTO
  TONIGHT...RESULTING IN BLOWING SNOW AND REDUCED VISIBILITY OF
  LESS THAN A HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE LIKELY TO RAPIDLY DETERIORATE
  THIS AFTERNOON AND BECOME VERY HAZARDOUS BY TONIGHT.