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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
1115 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM TO CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.PERIODS OF SNOW...MODERATE TO BRIEFLY HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON BEFORE DIMINISHING THIS
EVENING. INCREASING NORTHEAST WINDS WILL PRODUCE CONSIDERABLE
BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW LIKELY HAMPERING SNOW REMOVAL. IN
ADDITION... NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE AT TIMES IN
RURAL OR OPEN AREAS MAKING FOR DANGEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS.
POWER OUTAGES AND TREE DAMAGE MAY BECOME MORE LIKELY THIS
AFTERNOON DUE TO THE INCREASING WINDS AND HEAVY WET NATURE OF
THE SNOW ON THE TREES AND POWER LINES.

IAZ040>042-051>054-063>068-076>078-087-088-098-ILZ001-002-007-009-
015>018-024-MOZ009-020115-
/O.CON.KDVN.WS.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150202T0300Z/
BUCHANAN-DELAWARE-DUBUQUE-BENTON-LINN-JONES-JACKSON-IOWA-JOHNSON-
CEDAR-CLINTON-MUSCATINE-SCOTT-KEOKUK-WASHINGTON-LOUISA-JEFFERSON-
HENRY IA-VAN BUREN-JO DAVIESS-STEPHENSON-CARROLL-WHITESIDE-
ROCK ISLAND-HENRY IL-BUREAU-PUTNAM-MERCER-SCOTLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...INDEPENDENCE...MANCHESTER...DUBUQUE...
VINTON...CEDAR RAPIDS...ANAMOSA...MAQUOKETA...MARENGO...
IOWA CITY...TIPTON...CLINTON...MUSCATINE...BETTENDORF...
DAVENPORT...SIGOURNEY...WASHINGTON...WAPELLO...FAIRFIELD...
MOUNT PLEASANT...KEOSAUQUA....GALENA...FREEPORT...MOUNT CARROLL...
STERLING...ROCK FALLS...MOLINE...ROCK ISLAND...KEWANEE...
PRINCETON...HENNEPIN...ALEDO...MEMPHIS
1115 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...AN ADDITIONAL 2 TO 4 INCHES.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...LESS THAN 1 MILE WITH WHITEOUT CONDITIONS
  POSSIBLE AT TIMES IN RURAL AREAS.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL REMAIN SNOW COVERED AND SLICK WITH
  HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS. BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL
  BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD THIS AFTERNOON CREATING DIFFICULT TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS DUE TO REDUCED VISIBILITIES WITH NEAR WHITEOUT
  CONDITIONS POSSIBLE AT TIMES IN RURAL AREAS. TREE DAMAGE AND
  LOCALIZED POWER OUTAGES IS LIKELY DUE TO THE STRONG WINDS AND
  HEAVY WET NATURE OF THE SNOW ON TREES AND POWER LINES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR ARE 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.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
435 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

IAZ040>042-051>054-063>068-076>078-087>089-098-099-ILZ001-002-007-
009-015>018-024>026-034-035-MOZ009-010-021000-
BENTON IA-BUCHANAN IA-BUREAU IL-CARROLL IL-CEDAR IA-CLARK MO-CLINTON
IA-DELAWARE IA-DES MOINES IA-DUBUQUE IA-HANCOCK IL-HENDERSON IL-HENRY
IA-HENRY IL-IOWA IA-JACKSON IA-JEFFERSON IA-JO DAVIESS IL-JOHNSON IA-
JONES IA-KEOKUK IA-LEE IA-LINN IA-LOUISA IA-MCDONOUGH IL-MERCER IL-
MUSCATINE IA-PUTNAM IL-ROCK ISLAND IL-SCOTLAND MO-SCOTT IA-
STEPHENSON IL-VAN BUREN IA-WARREN IL-WASHINGTON IA-WHITESIDE IL-
435 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015


THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL
ILLINOIS...NORTHWEST ILLINOIS...WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...EAST
CENTRAL IOWA...NORTHEAST IOWA...SOUTHEAST IOWA AND NORTHEAST
MISSOURI.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A WINTER STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE ENTIRE OUTLOOK AREA
THROUGH THIS EVENING.

SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAY INTO EARLY EVENING WITH HEAVY
SNOWFALL RATES POSSIBLE IN THE MORNING. STRONG NORTHEAST TO NORTH
WINDS WILL DEVELOP BY AFTERNOON...CREATING WIDESPREAD BLOWING AND
DRIFTING SNOW INTO THE EVENING. EVENT SNOW TOTALS BY LATE EVENING ARE
EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM 6 TO 13 INCHES...WITH THE LIGHTEST AMOUNTS IN THE
FAR SOUTH.

PLEASE SEE THE LATEST WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE FOR UPDATES AND MORE
COMPLETE INFORMATION ON THIS WINTER STORM.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

THE PROBABILITY OF WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED...REPORTS OF SNOWFALL AMOUNTS
OVER 1 INCH WOULD BE APPRECIATED AND UPDATES ON AREA ROAD CONDITIONS.

$$

UTTECH/NICHOLS





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