Winter Weather & Wind Chill Advisories remain in effect

Weather

March 1st, 2014 by Ric Hanson

COUNTIES: CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-
3:36-p.m. CST 3/1/2014
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST
TONIGHT...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON
CST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A WIND
CHILL ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON
CST SUNDAY.

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WILL INCREASE ACROSS
  THE AREA INTO THE EARLY EVENING. SNOWFALL RATES OF UP TO ONE
  HALF INCH PER HOUR WILL BECOME COMMON WITH LOCALIZED HIGHER
  RATES. THE SNOW IS EXPECTED TO TAPER TO FLURRIES BY MIDNIGHT.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...TWO TO FIVE INCHES OF SNOW IS
  EXPECTED BY LATE THIS EVENING.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTH WINDS OF 15 TO 20 MPH WILL PRODUCE
  BLOWING SNOW AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES TO LESS THAN ONE HALF MILE
  AT TIMES...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS. WINDS OVERNIGHT INTO SUNDAY
  MORNING WILL BE 10 TO 15 MPH FROM THE NORTH.

* TEMPERATURES/WIND CHILL VALUES...TEMPERATURES WELL BELOW ZERO
  ARE EXPECTED OVERNIGHT. THE COMBINATION OF THESE COLD
  TEMPERATURES AND WINDS WILL PRODUCE BITTER COLD WIND CHILLS OF
  20 TO 30 BELOW ZERO LATE TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE DIFFICULT DUE TO THE FALLING AND
  BLOWING SNOW. FROST BITE AND HYPOTHERMIA MAY ALSO OCCUR IF
  PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

COUNTIES: ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-
336 PM CST SAT MAR 1 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST
SUNDAY...

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOWFALL WILL EXPAND
  ACROSS SOUTHERN IOWA LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. SNOWFALL
  RATES OF UP TO ONE HALF INCH PER HOUR CAN BE EXPECTED WITH
  LOCALIZED HIGHER RATES.

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

COUNTIES: FREMONT-PAGE
330 PM CST SAT MAR 1 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA/VALLEY HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 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.