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Winter Storm Watch, Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 4:00 PM CST Feb. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until midnight CST
... Winter Storm Watch in effect from Saturday morning through
late Saturday night...

* what... mixed precipitation through late evening. Additional
snow accumulations 1 to 2 inches north, and ice accumulations
less than one tenth of an inch are expected. Heavy snow and
blowing snow possible Saturday and Saturday night, preceded by
light freezing rain. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 7 inches
and ice accumulations of a light glaze are possible. Locally
higher snow amounts possible NW.

* Where... portions of west central and northern Iowa

* when... for the Winter Weather Advisory, until midnight CST
tonight. For the Winter Storm Watch, from Saturday morning
through late Saturday night.

* Additional details... the snow and ice this evening may result
in difficult travel conditions. Be prepared for reduced
visibilities at times. Plan on difficult travel conditions with
reductions in visibility possible. Travel may also be severely
impacted over northwest Iowa Saturday and Saturday night.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or
freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while
driving. The latest Road conditions for the state you are calling
from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant
snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue
to monitor the latest forecasts.

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