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Blizzard Watch

Statement as of 3:50 PM CST on February 05, 2016

Expires 10:00 AM EST on February 08, 2016


... Blizzard watch in effect from Sunday afternoon through Monday
morning...

The National Weather Service in Des Moines has issued a blizzard
watch... which is in effect from Sunday afternoon through Monday
morning.

* Timing... late Sunday afternoon through Monday morning.

* Storm total snow accumulations... up to 2 inches.

* Winds/visibility... northwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts in
excess of 45 mph. Visibilities may drop below one quarter mile
for an extended period with near whiteout conditions possible at
times.

* Impacts... considerable blowing and drifting snow may create
treacherous travel conditions and may make travel nearly
impossible in some areas.

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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Alabama - Flood Warning , Freeze Warning
Alaska - Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
California - High Surf Advisory , Wind Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Delaware - Public Information Statement
Florida - Flood Warning , Beach Hazard Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement , Freeze Warning , Record Report
Georgia - Flood Warning , Freeze Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Hawaii - Special Statement
Idaho - Winter Weather Advisory , Air Quality Alert
Illinois - Flood Warning
Indiana - Flood Warning
Iowa - Blizzard Watch
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Maine - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Maryland - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Massachusetts - Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Michigan - Flood Advisory
Minnesota - Blizzard Watch , Winter Storm Watch
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Missouri - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Montana - High Wind Warning , High Wind Watch , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory
Nevada - Record Report
New Hampshire - Public Information Statement
New Jersey - Record Report , Public Information Statement
New York - Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Watch , High Wind Watch , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
North Dakota - High Wind Watch , High Wind Warning , Blizzard Watch
Oregon - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning
Pennsylvania - Public Information Statement
Puerto Rico - Coastal Hazard Statement
Rhode Island - Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
South Carolina - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
South Dakota - High Wind Watch , High Wind Warning , Blizzard Watch
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch
Utah - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Vermont - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Virgin Islands - Coastal Hazard Statement
Virginia - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Washington - Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
West Virginia - Record Report
Wyoming - High Wind Warning , High Wind Watch

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