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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
1207 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS AND BLIZZARD CONDITIONS DEVELOPING IN
WEST CENTRAL TO SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA THIS AFTERNOON...

.AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH THE REGION THIS AFTERNOON
WITH STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS OF 20 TO 35 MPH...WITH GUSTS AS HIGH
AS 45 MPH...ARE LIKELY...PARTICULARLY ACROSS WEST CENTRAL THROUGH
SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA. THE STRONG WINDS WILL PRODUCE
CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW AND BLIZZARD CONDITIONS.
VISIBILITIES WILL BE FREQUENTLY REDUCED TO LESS THAN A QUARTER
MILE IN OPEN AREAS OF WEST CENTRAL THROUGH SOUTH CENTRAL
MINNESOTA.

A BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY EVENING FOR
AREAS ALONG AND WEST OF A LINE FROM GLENWOOD TO HUTCHINSON...
OWATONNA AND ALBERT LEA. EASTERN AND SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF THE
WARNING MAY BE CANCELLED EARLY DEPENDING ON VISIBILITY
RESTRICTIONS. A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT ACROSS
THE REST OF CENTRAL AND EASTERN MINNESOTA AND WESTERN WISCONSIN
THROUGH EARLY EVENING.

MNZ047-048-054>058-064>067-073>076-082>085-091>093-040215-
/O.CON.KMPX.BZ.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150304T0300Z/
STEVENS-POPE-LAC QUI PARLE-SWIFT-CHIPPEWA-KANDIYOHI-MEEKER-
YELLOW MEDICINE-RENVILLE-MCLEOD-SIBLEY-REDWOOD-BROWN-NICOLLET-
LE SUEUR-WATONWAN-BLUE EARTH-WASECA-STEELE-MARTIN-FARIBAULT-
FREEBORN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MORRIS...GLENWOOD...MADISON...BENSON...
MONTEVIDEO...WILLMAR...LITCHFIELD...GRANITE FALLS...OLIVIA...
HUTCHINSON...GAYLORD...REDWOOD FALLS...NEW ULM...ST. PETER...
LE SUEUR...ST. JAMES...MANKATO...WASECA...OWATONNA...FAIRMONT...
BLUE EARTH...ALBERT LEA
1207 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...STRONG WINDS WILL PRODUCE CONSIDERABLE BLOWING SNOW AND
  BLIZZARD CONDITIONS THROUGH EARLY EVENING. WIND GUSTS AROUND 45
  MPH WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE IN
  OPEN AREAS. VISIBILITIES WILL BE A BIT BETTER WITHIN CITY
  LIMITS.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL LIKELY BECOME DANGEROUS WITH BLIZZARD
  CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS
AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT
CONDITIONS...MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF
YOU MUST TRAVEL...HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET
STRANDED...STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE.

&&

$$


Winter Weather Advisory


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1112 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...TRAVEL WILL REMAIN HAZARDOUS OVER NORTHERN IOWA TODAY...

.LOW PRESSURE WILL EXIT NORTHEAST IOWA TODAY WITH SNOW SHOWERS AND
BLOWING SNOW DEVELOPING IN GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS IN ITS AFTERMATH.
TRAVEL WILL LIKELY REMAIN HAZARDOUS OVER NORTHERN IOWA THROUGHOUT
THE DAY WITH SNOW SHOWERS AND VISIBILITY RESTRICTIONS IN
ADDITIONAL TO SLICK ROADS FROM PREVIOUS LIGHT ICING.

IAZ004>007-015>017-024>028-038-039-032115-
/O.CON.KDMX.WW.Y.0010.000000T0000Z-150304T0300Z/
EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-WORTH-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-
HUMBOLDT-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER-GRUNDY-BLACK HAWK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ESTHERVILLE...ALGONA...FOREST CITY...
LAKE MILLS...NORTHWOOD...MANLY...EMMETSBURG...GARNER...BRITT...
KANAWHA...MASON CITY...CLEAR LAKE...HUMBOLDT...EAGLE GROVE...
CLARION...BELMOND...HAMPTON...PARKERSBURG...CLARKSVILLE...
SHELL ROCK...GREENE...APLINGTON...ALLISON...DUMONT...WAVERLY...
GRUNDY CENTER...REINBECK...CONRAD...DIKE...WELLSBURG...WATERLOO...
CEDAR FALLS
1112 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...FREEZING DRIZZLE HAS ENDED OVER NORTH
  CENTRAL IOWA...AND WILL BY AROUND NOONTIME FARTHER SOUTH AND
  EAST TOWARD WATERLOO. HOWEVER SNOW SHOWERS AND GUSTY NORTHWEST
  WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP LATER THIS AFTERNOON PRODUCING
  SIGNIFICANT VISIBILITY RESTRICTIONS...ESPECIALLY IN RURAL OPEN
  AREAS.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...LESS THAN ONE INCH.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHWEST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS
  OVER 40 MPH WILL LIKELY CAUSE PERIODS OF VISIBILITY
  RESTRICTIONS OF LESS THAN ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES DURING THE
  AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF SLICK ROADS FROM PREVIOUS ICING AND
  VISIBILITY RESTRICTIONS IN SNOW SHOWERS AND GUSTY NORTHWEST
  WINDS WILL MAKE FOR HAZARDOUS TRAVEL INTO THE AFTERNOON AND
  EARLY EVENING HOURS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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.

$$

SMALL

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1106 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

MNZ080-081-089-090-097-098-040000-
/O.CON.KFSD.WW.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-150304T0000Z/
MURRAY-COTTONWOOD-NOBLES-JACKSON-PIPESTONE-ROCK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SLAYTON...FULDA...WINDOM...
MOUNTAIN LAKE...WORTHINGTON...JACKSON...LAKEFIELD...PIPESTONE...
LUVERNE
1106 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...GRADUALLY IMPROVING CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH
  THROUGH MID AFTERNOON.

* ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS ARE NOT EXPECTED.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH
  WILL BE COMMON...WITH SOME GUSTS AROUND 45 MPH POSSIBLE. THE
  COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND FALLING SNOW WILL OCCASIONALLY
  REDUCE VISIBILITY TO A MILE OR LESS...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN
  AREAS. DRIFTING SNOW WILL ALSO IMPACT TRAVEL THROUGH THE
  AFTERNOON.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...WIND CHILL VALUES WILL FALL TO 5 BELOW TO
  10 BELOW ZERO BY LATE AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING AND
BLOWING SNOW. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN
AREAS.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1106 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

SDZ054>056-059>062-032300-
/O.CON.KFSD.WW.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-150303T2300Z/
MINER-LAKE-MOODY-DAVISON-HANSON-MCCOOK-MINNEHAHA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HOWARD...MADISON...FLANDREAU...
MITCHELL...ALEXANDRIA...EMERY...SALEM...CANISTOTA...BRIDGEWATER...
MONTROSE...SIOUX FALLS
1106 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM CST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...GRADUALLY IMPROVING CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE
  AFTERNOON.

* ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OF A TENTH OF AN INCH
  OR LESS ARE EXPECTED.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH
  WILL BE COMMON...WITH SOME GUSTS AROUND 45 MPH POSSIBLE IN THE
  LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. THE COMBINATION OF STRONG
  WINDS AND FALLING SNOW WILL OCCASIONALLY REDUCE VISIBILITY TO
  A MILE OR LESS...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS. DRIFTING SNOW WILL
  ALSO IMPACT TRAVEL THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...WIND CHILL VALUES WILL FALL TO ZERO TO 10
  BELOW ZERO BY LATE AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING AND
BLOWING SNOW. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN
AREAS.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
1040 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...FREEZING DRIZZLE AND LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO EARLY
AFTERNOON...

.SLIPPERY ROADWAYS HAVE BEEN REPORTED ACROSS NORTHEAST IOWA...
SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA AND SOUTHWEST INTO CENTRAL WISCONSIN DUE TO
FREEZING DRIZZLE AND LIGHT SNOW. MOSTLY LIGHT SNOW HAS BEEN
OCCURRING AND WILL CONTINUE TO OCCUR INTO THIS AFTERNOON NORTH OF
A ROCHESTER MINNESOTA TO MEDFORD WISCONSIN LINE WHERE 1 TO 2
INCHES...LOCALLY UP TO 3 INCHES IS EXPECTED. ALONG AND SOUTH OF
INTERSTATE 94...FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL BE THE RULE. A FEW SLIDE
OFFS HAVE BEEN REPORTED THIS MORNING DUE TO THE GLAZING. LOOK FOR
SOME SNOW TO MIX IN WITH THE FREEZING DRIZZLE THROUGH NOON...BUT
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS LOOK LIGHT WITH LESS THAN 1/2 INCH EXPECTED.
GLAZING WILL BE LESS THAN 1/10 INCH.

AS THE SNOW COMES TO AN END THIS AFTERNOON...NORTHWEST WINDS WILL
INCREASE WITH GUSTS FROM 30 TO 40 MPH. THIS IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE
SOME PATCHY BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WHERE HIGHER AMOUNTS OF FRESH
SNOW HAS FALLEN.

IAZ008>011-018-019-029-030-MNZ079-086>088-094>096-WIZ017-029-
032>034-041>044-053>055-061-040045-
/O.CON.KARX.WW.Y.0010.000000T0000Z-150304T0300Z/
MITCHELL-HOWARD-WINNESHIEK-ALLAMAKEE-FLOYD-CHICKASAW-FAYETTE-
CLAYTON-WABASHA-DODGE-OLMSTED-WINONA-MOWER-FILLMORE-HOUSTON-
TAYLOR-CLARK-BUFFALO-TREMPEALEAU-JACKSON-LA CROSSE-MONROE-JUNEAU-
ADAMS-VERNON-CRAWFORD-RICHLAND-GRANT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DECORAH...WAUKON...CHARLES CITY...
OELWEIN...ROCHESTER...WINONA...AUSTIN...MEDFORD...NEILLSVILLE...
BLACK RIVER FALLS...LA CROSSE...SPARTA/TOMAH...MAUSTON...
VIROQUA...PRAIRIE DU CHIEN...RICHLAND CENTER...PLATTEVILLE
1040 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

* ALONG AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 94...FREEZING DRIZZLE WAS CAUSING
  SOME ICY AND SLIPPERY CONDITIONS. LOOK FOR THIS FREEZING DRIZZLE
  TO MIX WITH OR CHANGE TO LIGHT SNOW BEFORE COMING TO AN END THIS
  AFTERNOON. GLAZING OF LESS THAN 1/10 OF AN INCH IS EXPECTED WITH
  SNOWFALL LESS THAN 1/2 INCH.

* LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO EARLY AFTERNOON MAINLY NORTH OF A
  ROCHESTER MINNESOTA TO MEDFORD WISCONSIN LINE. 1 TO 2 INCHES OF
  ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED WITH LOCALLY UP TO 3 INCHES NORTH OF
  HIGHWAY 29.

* LOOK FOR WINDS TO INCREASE THIS AFTERNOON...GUSTING INTO THE 30
  TO 40 MPH RANGE. PATCHY BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF ANY FRESHLY
  FALLEN SNOW IS POSSIBLE.

* EXPECT SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS INTO THIS AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS A WINTRY MIX WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY
TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW AND ICE COVERED ROADS
AND SOME LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING..

$$

DAS


Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
1021 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...

.GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE AREA INTO EARLY
AFTERNOON WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 MPH AT TIMES. THE WINDS ARE
ASSOCIATED WITH A STRONG COLD FRONT MOVING ACROSS EASTERN NEBRASKA
AND SOUTHWEST IOWA LATE THIS MORNING.

IAZ043-NEZ011-012-015>018-030>034-042>044-050-051-065-066-078-
032100-
/O.NEW.KOAX.WI.Y.0004.150303T1700Z-150303T2100Z/
MONONA-KNOX-CEDAR-THURSTON-ANTELOPE-PIERCE-WAYNE-BOONE-MADISON-
STANTON-CUMING-BURT-PLATTE-COLFAX-DODGE-BUTLER-SAUNDERS-SEWARD-
LANCASTER-SALINE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ONAWA...MAPLETON...CREIGHTON...
BLOOMFIELD...CROFTON...WAUSA...VERDIGRE...NIOBRARA...HARTINGTON...
LAUREL...RANDOLPH...COLERIDGE...PENDER...MACY...WALTHILL...
WINNEBAGO...NELIGH...ELGIN...PIERCE...PLAINVIEW...OSMOND...
WAYNE...ALBION...ST. EDWARD...NORFOLK...STANTON...WEST POINT...
WISNER...TEKAMAH...OAKLAND...LYONS...DECATUR...COLUMBUS...
SCHUYLER...FREMONT...DAVID CITY...WAHOO...ASHLAND...YUTAN...
SEWARD...MILFORD...LINCOLN...CRETE...WILBER
1021 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA/VALLEY HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS MOVING INTO THE AREA LATE THIS
  MORNING THROUGH MID AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...SUSTAINED WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 45 MPH AT
  TIMES.

* IMPACTS...THE STRONG WINDS WILL CREATE DIFFICULT DRIVING
  CONDITIONS AND BLOW AROUND UNSECURED OBJECTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS BETWEEN 30 TO
39 MPH OR GUSTS BETWEEN 45 TO 57 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS
STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE
VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$

FOBERT


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
1203 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

IAZ040>042-051>054-063>068-076>078-ILZ001-002-007-009-015>018-024-
031915-
BUCHANAN-DELAWARE-DUBUQUE-BENTON-LINN-JONES-JACKSON-IOWA-JOHNSON-
CEDAR-CLINTON-MUSCATINE-SCOTT-KEOKUK-WASHINGTON-LOUISA-JO DAVIESS-
STEPHENSON-CARROLL-WHITESIDE-ROCK ISLAND-HENRY IL-BUREAU-PUTNAM-
MERCER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...INDEPENDENCE...MANCHESTER...DUBUQUE...
VINTON...CEDAR RAPIDS...ANAMOSA...MAQUOKETA...MARENGO...
IOWA CITY...TIPTON...CLINTON...MUSCATINE...BETTENDORF...
DAVENPORT...SIGOURNEY...WASHINGTON...WAPELLO...GALENA...
FREEPORT...MOUNT CARROLL...STERLING...ROCK FALLS...MOLINE...
ROCK ISLAND...KEWANEE...PRINCETON...HENNEPIN...ALEDO
1203 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WIDESPREAD MIXED PRECIPITATION HAS ENDED...

THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR THE AREA HAS EXPIRED.

AT 12 PM CST...RADAR AND OBSERVATIONS INDICATED DRIZZLE WITH SOME
PATCHY LIGHT RAIN OCCURRING ACROSS THE AREA. ROAD INFORMATION
INDICATES THAT PAVEMENT TEMPERATURES HAVE RISEN ABOVE FREEZING
ACROSS THE AREA.

MOTORISTS SHOULD CONTINUE TO EXERCISE CAUTION AS SOME SLICK SPOTS
MAY STILL BE POSSIBLE ON LESS TRAVELED ROADS.


$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
1154 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

MNZ065>067-073>076-082>085-091>093-041800-
RENVILLE-MCLEOD-SIBLEY-REDWOOD-BROWN-NICOLLET-LE SUEUR-WATONWAN-
BLUE EARTH-WASECA-STEELE-MARTIN-FARIBAULT-FREEBORN-
1154 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
MINNESOTA...SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA AND SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CAUSE BLIZZARD CONDITIONS INTO THIS
EVENING. CHECK THE LATEST WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE FOR FURTHER
DETAILS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

WIND CHILL VALUES WILL DROP TO 20 BELOW TO 25 BELOW ZERO LATE
TONIGHT AND INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS AND SNOWFALL OBSERVERS ARE URGED TO REPORT SNOWFALL
AMOUNTS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

$$

JLT

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1131 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

IAZ001>003-012>014-020>022-031-032-NEZ013-014-SDZ065>071-041745-
LYON IA-OSCEOLA-DICKINSON-SIOUX-O`BRIEN-CLAY IA-PLYMOUTH-CHEROKEE-
BUENA VISTA-WOODBURY-IDA-DIXON-DAKOTA-HUTCHINSON-TURNER-
LINCOLN SD-BON HOMME-YANKTON-CLAY SD-UNION-
1131 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST
IOWA...NORTHEAST NEBRASKA AND SOUTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

NORTHWEST WINDS OF 25 TO 40 MPH WILL CREATE PATCHY BLOWING SNOW
THROUGH THE AFTERNOON...BUT CONDITIONS WILL GRADUALLY IMPROVE
TOWARDS SUNSET. AFTER THE BLOWING SNOW ABATES...WIND CHILL VALUES
WILL LIKELY DROP TO 10 TO 20 BELOW ZERO TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY
MORNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1131 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097-098-SDZ038>040-050-052>064-041745-
LINCOLN MN-LYON MN-MURRAY-COTTONWOOD-NOBLES-JACKSON-PIPESTONE-
ROCK-BEADLE-KINGSBURY-BROOKINGS-GREGORY-JERAULD-SANBORN-MINER-
LAKE-MOODY-BRULE-AURORA-DAVISON-HANSON-MCCOOK-MINNEHAHA-
CHARLES MIX-DOUGLAS-
1131 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST
MINNESOTA...EAST CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA...SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH
DAKOTA AND SOUTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

NORTHWEST WINDS OF 25 TO 40 MPH WILL CREATE AREAS OF BLOWING
SNOW THROUGH THE AFTERNOON...BUT CONDITIONS WILL GRADUALLY
IMPROVE TOWARDS SUNSET. AFTER THE BLOWING SNOW ABATES...WIND
CHILL VALUES WILL LIKELY DROP TO 15 TO 25 BELOW ZERO TONIGHT INTO
WEDNESDAY MORNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
1058 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

IAZ008>011-018-019-029-030-MNZ088-094>096-WIZ034-041>044-053>055-
061-041200-
MITCHELL-HOWARD-WINNESHIEK-ALLAMAKEE-FLOYD-CHICKASAW-FAYETTE-
CLAYTON-WINONA-MOWER-FILLMORE-HOUSTON-JACKSON-LA CROSSE-MONROE-
JUNEAU-ADAMS-VERNON-CRAWFORD-RICHLAND-GRANT-
1058 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
IOWA...SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA...AND SOUTHWEST INTO CENTRAL
WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING.

LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO EARLY THIS AFTERNOON WITH 1 TO 3
INCHES OF ACCUMULATION POSSIBLE. THE HIGHEST TOTALS WILL LIKELY
FALL NORTH OF HIGHWAY 29 IN WISCONSIN. NORTHWEST WINDS OF 20 TO
30 MPH...GUSTING TO 40 MPH AT TIMES THIS AFTERNOON WILL CREATE
PATCHY BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW ACROSS THE OPEN AREAS OF
SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA INTO EARLY THIS EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

WIND CHILL VALUES OF -15 TO -25 ARE EXPECTED EARLY WEDNESDAY
MORNING.

BITTERLY COLD WIND CHILLS OF -20 TO -30 ARE EXPECTED LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY MORNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SNOW ACCUMULATION REPORTS ARE APPRECIATED.

.EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATION...

NO WEBINAR IS SCHEDULED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
706 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

IAZ004>007-015>017-024>028-038-039-041315-
EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-WORTH-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-
HUMBOLDT-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER-GRUNDY-BLACK HAWK-
706 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL IOWA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THE AREA. PLEASE REFER
TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WEBSITE AT WEATHER.GOV/DESMOINES
FOR FURTHER DETAILS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

BITTERLY COLD TEMPERATURES AND WIND CHILLS ARE EXPECTED BY TUESDAY
NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
706 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

IAZ023-033>037-044>047-057>059-041315-
POCAHONTAS-SAC-CALHOUN-WEBSTER-HAMILTON-HARDIN-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-
GREENE-BOONE-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-
706 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL IOWA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A MIXTURE OF PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED THROUGH MIDDAY ALTHOUGH
AMOUNTS WILL BE LIGHT. MUCH COLDER AIR ARRIVES LATER TODAY INTO
TONIGHT WITH WIND CHILLS DROPPING WELL BELOW ZERO TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

BITTERLY COLD TEMPERATURES AND WIND CHILLS ARE EXPECTED TO
CONTINUE WEDNESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

AWB

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
706 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

IAZ048>050-060>062-073>075-084>086-095>097-041315-
STORY-MARSHALL-TAMA-POLK-JASPER-POWESHIEK-WARREN-MARION-MAHASKA-
LUCAS-MONROE-WAPELLO-WAYNE-APPANOOSE-DAVIS-
706 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL IOWA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THE AREA. PLEASE REFER
TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WEBSITE AT WEATHER.GOV/DESMOINES
FOR FURTHER DETAILS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

BITTERLY COLD TEMPERATURES AND WIND CHILLS ARE EXPECTED BY
WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
706 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

IAZ070>072-081>083-092>094-041315-
CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-CLARKE-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-DECATUR-
706 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL IOWA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

MUCH COLDER AIR WILL ARRIVE LATER TODAY INTO TONIGHT WITH WIND
CHILLS FALLING BELOW ZERO.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

BITTERLY COLD TEMPERATURES AND WIND CHILLS ARE EXPECTED BY
WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
510 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

IAZ040>042-051>054-063>068-076>078-087>089-098-099-ILZ001-002-007-
009-015>018-024>026-034-035-MOZ009-010-041115-
BUCHANAN-DELAWARE-DUBUQUE-BENTON-LINN-JONES-JACKSON-IOWA-JOHNSON-
CEDAR-CLINTON-MUSCATINE-SCOTT-KEOKUK-WASHINGTON-LOUISA-JEFFERSON-
HENRY IA-DES MOINES-VAN BUREN-LEE-JO DAVIESS-STEPHENSON-CARROLL-
WHITESIDE-ROCK ISLAND-HENRY IL-BUREAU-PUTNAM-MERCER-HENDERSON-
WARREN-HANCOCK-MCDONOUGH-SCOTLAND-CLARK-
510 AM CST TUE MAR 3 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

FREEZING RAIN...SLEET AND SNOW WILL CONTINUE THIS MORNING THROUGH
AROUND 9 TO 10 AM...THEN END. THE MAIN AXIS FOR ADDITIONAL
FREEZING RAIN AND SNOW WILL BE ALONG AND NORTH OF INTERSTATE
80...INCLUDING CEDAR RAPIDS...DUBUQUE...IOWA CITY...THE QUAD
CITIES...AND FREEPORT ILLINOIS. SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS OF 1
TO 2 INCHES IS POSSIBLE...ALONG WITH UNDER A QUARTER OF AN INCH OF
ICING. UNTREATED ROADS AND SURFACES WILL BE EXTREMELY SLICK UNTIL
TEMPERATURES RISE ABOVE FREEZING BY MID TO LATE MORNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

WIND CHILLS ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY MORNING WILL ONCE AGAIN
BE 20 TO 30 DEGREES BELOW ZERO...IF THIS FORECAST HOLDS A WIND CHILL
ADVISORY WILL BE NEEDED WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY MORNING.

PAST THURSDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY AND TONIGHT.

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ERVIN/GIBBS

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
405 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

IAZ043-NEZ011-012-015>018-030>034-042-043-040015-
MONONA-KNOX-CEDAR-THURSTON-ANTELOPE-PIERCE-WAYNE-BOONE-MADISON-
STANTON-CUMING-BURT-PLATTE-COLFAX-
405 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF WEST CENTRAL
IOWA...EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA AND NORTHEAST NEBRASKA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A WINTRY MIX CONSISTING OF FREEZING RAIN AND LIGHT SNOW IS
EXPECTED DURING THE MORNING HOURS OVER THE OUTLOOK AREA. A
PRECIPITATION CHANGE OVER TO ALL SNOW SHOULD BE UNDERWAY THEN
AROUND THE MORNING RUSH HOUR AS A COLD FRONT PUSHES THROUGH THE
REGION AND TEMPERATURES DROP TO BELOW FREEZING.

SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF LESS THAN AN INCH ARE EXPECTED TO OCCUR
NORTH OF A LINE FROM PLATTE COUNTY TO MONONA COUNTY IOWA. ANY ICE
ACCUMULATIONS LOOK TO BE RATHER MINIMAL AS WELL.

NEVER THE LESS...CAUTION IS STILL ADVISED AS SOME PATCHY SLICK
SPOTS WILL BE POSSIBLE ON ROADWAY AND SIDEWALKS THIS MORNING. IF
TRAVELING THIS MORNING...PLEASE ALLOW PLENTY OF TIME TO REACH
YOUR DESTINATION.

IMPROVING CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THEN DURING THE AFTERNOON
HOURS...BUT WINDS WILL REMAIN GUSTY OUT OF THE NORTHWEST.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
405 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

IAZ055-056-069-079-080-090-091-NEZ044-045-050>053-065>068-078-
088>093-040015-
HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT-PAGE-DODGE-
WASHINGTON-BUTLER-SAUNDERS-DOUGLAS-SARPY-SEWARD-LANCASTER-CASS-
OTOE-SALINE-JEFFERSON-GAGE-JOHNSON-NEMAHA-PAWNEE-RICHARDSON-
405 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST
IOWA...EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA AND SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A PRECIPITATION MIX CONSISTING OF RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN IS
EXPECTED THROUGH MID MORNING OVER THE OUTLOOK AS LONG AS
TEMPERATURES REMAIN BELOW FREEZING. THE THREAT FOR FREEZING RAIN
WILL COME TO AN END BY LATE MORNING BEFORE QUICKLY ENDING
ALTOGETHER BY EARLY AFTERNOON. ANY ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY
OCCUR WILL BE MINIMAL AT BEST.

NEVER THE LESS...CAUTION IS STILL ADVISED AS SOME PATCHY SLICK
SPOTS WILL BE POSSIBLE ON ROADWAY AND SIDEWALKS THIS MORNING. IF
TRAVELING THIS MORNING...PLEASE ALLOW PLENTY OF TIME TO REACH
YOUR DESTINATION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL MO
437 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

KSZ025-057-060-102>105-MOZ001>008-011>017-020>025-028>033-037>040-
043>046-053-054-032245-
ATCHISON KS-MIAMI-LINN KS-DONIPHAN-LEAVENWORTH-WYANDOTTE-JOHNSON KS-
ATCHISON MO-NODAWAY-WORTH-GENTRY-HARRISON-MERCER-PUTNAM-SCHUYLER-
HOLT-ANDREW-DE KALB-DAVIESS-GRUNDY-SULLIVAN-ADAIR-BUCHANAN-CLINTON-
CALDWELL-LIVINGSTON-LINN MO-MACON-PLATTE-CLAY-RAY-CARROLL-CHARITON-
RANDOLPH-JACKSON-LAFAYETTE-SALINE-HOWARD-CASS-JOHNSON MO-PETTIS-
COOPER-BATES-HENRY-
437 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHWEST...NORTH CENTRAL AND
WEST CENTRAL MISSOURI...AS WELL AS EXTREME EASTERN KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

 FREEZING DRIZZLE OR LIGHT FREEZING RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE TONIGHT
 MAINLY ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL TO NORTHEAST MISSOURI. LIGHT ICE
 ACCUMULATIONS ARE POSSIBLE.

 MORE DETAILED INFORMATION CAN BE ACCESSED AT...
 HTTP://WWW.CRH.NOAA.GOV/IMAGES/FXC/EAX/EM1/EAX-EMBRIEFING1.PDF

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

 THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR LIGHT ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL OVER WEST
 CENTRAL MISSOURI WEDNESDAY MORNING.

 MORE DETAILED INFORMATION CAN BE ACCESSED AT...
 HTTP://WWW.CRH.NOAA.GOV/IMAGES/FXC/EAX/EM1/EAX-EMBRIEFING1.PDF

$$

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