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Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 3:57 PM CST on January 31, 2015

Expires 10:00 PM EST on February 01, 2015


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from 7 PM this evening
to 9 PM CST Sunday...

* short term trends... rain continues to change to snow west of
Interstate 35 late this afternoon. The transition will continue
to occur to the southeast through 9 PM CST. Between 1 and 2
inches of snow may accumulate west of Highway 169 through mid evening
with 4 t0 nearly 7 inches of accumulation across the region
overnight. Snow will continue to fall through the day Sunday
with increasing winds and blowing snow.

* Storm total snow... regionwide accumulations of 8 to 10 inches
are likely with locally higher amounts just east of i35 near and
south of US 30 to near Highway 34.

* Winds/visibility... turning to northeast 10 to 20 mph by early
Sunday morning... then becoming north 15 to 25 mph and gusty by
Sunday afternoon.

* Impacts... roads will become snow covered and hazardous through
the evening hours as rain changes over to snow. Later tonight
and Sunday... heavy snow fall and blowing snow will reduce
visibility and make it difficult to clear the roads... especially
in open and rural areas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of
snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in
an emergency. If you must travel... keep an extra flashlight...
food... and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

Any reports of snow accumulations are much appreciated and can be
relayed directly to the National Weather Service using twitter
handle NWS Des Moines... hashtag nwsdmx or Post to the NWS Des
Moines facebook Page.





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