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Iowa, Hancock

Blizzard Warning

Statement as of 11:58 PM CST on February 23, 2017

Expires 1:00 AM EST on February 25, 2017


... Blizzard Warning remains in effect until midnight CST Friday
night...

* short term trends... widespread thunderstorms are ongoing and
will persist through 3 am. Northwest portions of the area may
switch to snow at times with this precipitation while rain and
small hail occur over the south. Moderate to occasionally heavy
snow is expected to develop later tonight and persist on Friday.

* Storm total snow accumulations... 4 to 8 inches.

* Winds/visibility... northerly winds at 20 to 30 mph with gusts
near 45 mph. Visibility will be reduced below one half mile for
long periods with occasional white-out conditions, especially
in rural areas.

* Impacts... travel will become very dangerous to near impossible
as blowing and drifting snow reduce visibility early Friday
morning into Friday evening.

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.





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Alabama - Dense Fog Advisory
Alaska - Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Blizzard Warning , Special Statement
California - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , High Surf Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Frost Advisory , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Freeze Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Hydrologic Statement , Special Statement , Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Beach Hazard Statement, Coastal Hazard Statement , Dense Fog Advisory
Idaho - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flood Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Illinois - Special Statement
Iowa - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Blizzard Warning , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement
Maine - Areal Flood Watch
Michigan - Winter Weather Advisory
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Blizzard Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Mississippi - Dense Fog Advisory
Missouri - Special Statement
Montana - Areal Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory
Nebraska - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Blizzard Warning
Nevada - Flood Warning
New Hampshire - Areal Flood Watch
New Mexico - High Wind Warning , Fire Weather Watch
New York - Areal Flood Watch
North Dakota - Flood Warning
Oregon - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning, Freeze Warning , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Frost Advisory, Freeze Warning , Special Statement
Puerto Rico - Coastal Hazard Statement
South Dakota - Flood Warning , Blizzard Warning , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Texas - Flood Warning , High Wind Warning , Fire Weather Watch
Utah - Winter Weather Advisory
Vermont - Areal Flood Watch
Virgin Islands - Coastal Hazard Statement
Washington - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Wyoming - Areal Flood Warning , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement

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