Winter Storm Warning

02/12/2019 3:56 AM through 02/12/2019 12:00 PM

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Winter Storm Warning issued February 12 at 3:56AM CST expiring February 12 at 9:00PM CST by NWS Des Moines IA

Alert

Snow will be lifting out of the state this morning but will
linger into the afternoon over the far northeast. Morning travel
may be impacted by road crews clearing last night's snow but
little additional accumulation is expected. Strong winds will
develop over the state beginning in the mid to late morning and
persist into the mid evening hours. The strong wind will produce
blowing and drifting snow and reduce visibility. this will mainly
impact the evening commute.
* WHAT...Light snow ending this morning with less than an inch
additional snow. Strong wind developing late morning through mid
evening producing blowing and drifting snow and reduced
visibility. The blowing snow will impact the evening commute.
Winds will increase to between 20 to 25 mph with gusts near 40
mph producing low visibilities. Areas most impacted will be
where moderate to heavy snow fell last night and open areas.

* WHERE...Central Iowa.

* WHEN...Until 9 PM CST this evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will be very difficult. Patchy
blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The
hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening
commute.

Instructions

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet
and ice will make travel very hazardous.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

Target Area

Franklin; Grundy; Butler; Tama; Mahaska; Wapello; Hardin; Monroe; Warren; Polk; Black Hawk; Story; Jasper; Marion; Lucas; Marshall; Poweshiek; Bremer; Cerro Gordo

Sender: NWS Des Moines IA
Sent: 3:56 AM on 02-12-2019

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