Winter Weather Advisories and Wind Chill Watch in Place Today into Tonight

Weather

March 1st, 2014 by Chris Parks

...WIDESPREAD SNOW AND BITTERLY COLD WIND CHILLS THIS WEEKEND...

.ANOTHER ROUND OF SNOW WILL SPREAD ACROSS IOWA IOWA TODAY AS
ARCTIC AIR PUSHES SOUTH ACROSS THE STATE. SNOWFALL THIS WEEKEND
WILL RANGE FROM AROUND TWO INCHES NORTH TO FIVE IN THE SOUTH.
BRISK WINDS...THE FLUFFY NATURE OF THE SNOW WILL ALSO LEAD TO
SOME CONSIDERABLE DRIFTING OF SNOW AND MINOR BLOWING SNOW.
TEMPERATURES WILL FALL WELL BELOW ZERO WILL TONIGHT WITH
DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILLS BY DAYBREAK SUNDAY. ADDITIONAL WIND
CHILL ADVISORIES OR WARNINGS MAY BE REQUIRED SUNDAY AND SUNDAY
NIGHT.

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344 AM CST SAT MAR 1 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 6 AM CST SUNDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN FROM WEST TO EAST AROUND MIDDAY TODAY.
  THE SNOW WILL END LATE TONIGHT. BITTERLY COLD WIND CHILLS AND
  MINOR BLOWING SNOW CAN BE EXPECTED OVERNIGHT.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...THREE TO FIVE INCHES OF SNOW
  ARE EXPECTED BY LATE TONIGHT WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS TOWARD
  THE MISSOURI BORDER.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTH WINDS OF 15 TO 20 MPH WILL LIKELY
  PRODUCE BLOWING SNOW AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES...ESPECIALLY IN
  OPEN AREAS.

* TEMPERATURES/WIND CHILL VALUES...LOWS WILL DIP INTO THE SINGLE
  DIGITS BELOW ZERO TONIGHT WITH WIND CHILLS OFTEN IN THE TEENS
  AND 20S BELOW ZERO.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL MAY BE IMPACT FOR AROUND A 12 HOUR PERIOD
  SATURDAY INTO SATURDAY NIGHT. FROST BITE AND HYPOTHERMIA MAY
  ALSO OCCUR IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

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...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO
NOON CST SUNDAY...

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW WILL OVERSPREAD THE REGION LATE THIS
  AFTERNOON...TAPERING TO FLURRIES BY SUNDAY MORNING.

* SNOW AMOUNTS...SNOWFALL OF 3 TO 6 INCHES IS EXPECTED.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...WIND CHILL VALUES WILL RANGE DROP TO 20 TO
  25 BELOW ZERO LATE TONIGHT AND EARLY SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...NORTHERLY WINDS AT 15 TO 20 MPH WILL HELP CREATE AREAS
  OF REDUCED VISIBILITY ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS. TRAVEL MAY
  EVENTUALLY BECOME DIFFICULT. BITTER COLD TEMPERATURES ARE
  EXPECTED AGAIN SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING.

MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS
MORNING TO 6 AM CST SUNDAY...
...WIND CHILL WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA/VALLEY HAS ISSUED A WIND
CHILL WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW WILL OVERSPREAD THE REGION TODAY AND END
  TONIGHT.

* SNOW AMOUNTS...SNOWFALL OF 3 TO 5 INCHES IS EXPECTED.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...WIND CHILL VALUES WILL RANGE FROM 10 TO 20
  BELOW ZERO TODAY. WIND CHILL VALUES ARE EXPECTED TO DROP TO 30
  TO 35 BELOW ZERO LATE TONIGHT AND EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...NORTHERLY WINDS AT 15 TO 20 MPH WILL HELP CREATE AREAS
  OF REDUCED VISIBILITY ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS. TRAVEL MAY
  EVENTUALLY BECOME DIFFICULT. BITTER COLD TEMPERATURES ARE
  EXPECTED AGAIN SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING.