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Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 8:33 PM CST on January 31, 2015

Expires 10:00 PM EST on February 01, 2015


... Winter Storm Warning in effect until 9 PM CST Sunday...

The National Weather Service in Des Moines has issued a Winter
Storm Warning for heavy snow and blowing snow... which is in
effect until 9 PM CST Sunday. The Winter Weather Advisory is no
longer in effect.

* Short term trends... snow will continue through the night and
accumulate quickly into the early morning hours. Snow will
continue to fall into Sunday with increasing winds.

* Storm total snow... accumulations of 7 to 9 inches with local
higher amounts.

* Winds/visibility... turning to northeast 10 to 20 mph by early
Sunday morning... then becoming north 15 to 25 mph and gusty by
Sunday afternoon.

* Impacts... roads will become snow covered and hazardous.
Blowing snow on Sunday will reduce visibility and make it
difficult to clear the roads... especially in open and rural
areas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow
are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in an
emergency. If you must travel... keep an extra flashlight...
food... and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

Any reports of snow accumulations are much appreciated and can be
relayed directly to the National Weather Service using twitter
handle NWS Des Moines... hashtag nwsdmx or Post to the NWS Des
Moines facebook Page.






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