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Iowa, Winnebago

Blizzard Watch

Statement as of 3:42 PM CST on February 22, 2017

Expires 1:00 AM EST on February 25, 2017


... Blizzard watch in effect from Thursday evening through Friday
evening...
... Winter Storm Watch is cancelled...

The National Weather Service in Des Moines has issued a blizzard
watch, which is in effect from Thursday evening through Friday
evening. The Winter Storm Watch has been cancelled.

* Timing... rain will transition to snow Thursday night into Friday
morning with winds increasing through the day on Friday. The
precipitation and wind are expected to persist into Saturday
morning.


* Storm total snow accumulations... 6 to 12 inches across northern
to northwestern Iowa, with the highest amounts northwest.

* Winds/visibility... winds becoming north to northwesterly at 20
to 30 mph with gusts over 40 mph. Visibility will be reduced to
one half mile or less during periods of heavier snow and wind.

* Impacts... travel may become very dangerous as blowing and
drifting snow reduce visibility Friday into Saturday morning.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A blizzard watch means there is a potential for falling and/or
blowing snow with strong winds and extremely poor visibilities.
This can lead to whiteout conditions and make travel very
dangerous.






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American Samoa - Flash Flood Watch
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Colorado - Winter Weather Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Public Information Statement
Florida - Flood Warning , High Surf Advisory
Idaho - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Iowa - Flood Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Blizzard Watch
Kansas - Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch
Kentucky - Special Statement
Louisiana - Dense Fog Advisory
Maine - Special Statement
Michigan - Special Statement
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Blizzard Watch
Mississippi - Dense Fog Advisory
Montana - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Nebraska - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Blizzard Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
Nevada - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
New Hampshire - Special Statement
New Mexico - High Wind Watch , High Wind Warning , Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning
New York - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
North Carolina - Special Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning
Oklahoma - High Wind Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch
Oregon - Flood Warning , Winter Storm Watch, Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
South Dakota - Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Blizzard Watch , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning
Tennessee - Special Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , High Wind Watch , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Watch
Utah - Winter Weather Advisory
Virginia - Special Statement
Washington - Special Statement
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Special Statement
Wyoming - Areal Flood Warning , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Blizzard Warning , Special Statement

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