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Dense Fog Advisory

Statement as of 3:46 AM CDT on October 24, 2014

Expires 11:00 AM EDT on October 24, 2014

... Dense fog advisory remains in effect until 10 am CDT this

* visibility... widespread visibility of one quarter mile or less
continues throughout the area. Visibility near zero is occurring
along portions of Interstate 80 from near Des Moines to Iowa
City and along Highway 30 from near Ames to Cedar Rapids.

* Impacts... travel and the morning commute will be greatly
impacted by the reduced visibility and fog over portions of the
area. Allow extra travel time to reach your destination safely.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A dense fog advisory means visibility will frequently be reduced
to less than one quarter mile. If driving... slow down... use your
headlights... and leave plenty of distance ahead of you. Use
extreme caution when approaching intersections and Railroad
crossings as oncoming vehicles and trains may be hidden by the
dense fog. Be especially careful near school bus stops and
children boarding school busses.


Public Information Statement

Statement as of 1:02 AM CDT on October 24, 2014

... NOAA Weather Radio kjy-63 at Forest City is off the air...

The NOAA Weather Radio transmitter kjy-63 at Forest City Iowa is off
the air due to a communications or hardware failure. Technicians have
been notified but there is no estimated restore time.

The Forest City NOAA Weather Radio broadcasts on channel 5... or a
frequency of 162.500 mhz... and services the following counties in
Iowa... Cerro Gordo... Franklin... Hancock... Kossuth... Winnebago...
Wright... and Worth. Faribault and Freeborn counties in Minnesota are
also served by this transmitter.

Neighboring transmitters that service some of these counties include
wng-688 at Ringsted broadcasting on channel 4 or 162.475 mhz... kxi-
68 at Saint Ansgar broadcasting on channel 3 or 162.450 mhz... wng-
666 at Iowa Falls broadcasting on channel 6 or 162.525 mhz... wxk-
84 at Fort Dodge broadcasting on channel 1 or 162.400 mhz... and wxk-
40 at Mankato Minnesota broadcasting on channel 1 or 162.400 mhz.

We apologize for this interruption and will have service restored as
soon as possible.

Weather Severe Map
Alaska - High Surf Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Arkansas - Flood Warning
California - Wind Advisory, High Wind Warning , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory
Colorado - Public Information Statement
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement
Guam - High Surf Advisory
Hawaii - Record Report
Idaho - Record Report
Illinois - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Indiana - Public Information Statement
Iowa - Dense Fog Advisory , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Dense Fog Advisory , Public Information Statement
Maine - Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report
Minnesota - Dense Fog Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory
Missouri - Dense Fog Advisory
Montana - Lake Wind Advisory
Nevada - Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory
New Mexico - Dense Fog Advisory
North Carolina - Frost Advisory
North Dakota - Record Report
Oklahoma - Special Statement
Oregon - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Wind Advisory, High Wind Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
South Dakota - Special Statement
Texas - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Utah - Special Statement
Washington - Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Wisconsin - Dense Fog Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory
Wyoming - Special Statement

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