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Winter Storm Watch

Statement as of 8:59 AM CST on November 29, 2015

Expires 7:00 AM EST on December 01, 2015

... Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from late tonight through
late Monday night...

* timing and details... a variety of winter precipitation is
expected to spread into central Iowa Sunday night... lasting
until at least Monday night. Freezing rain is expected to
develop over the watch area later tonight before quickly
changing to all snow Monday morning. This will be the period
of heaviest snow... but additional snowfall and other mixed
wintry precipitation of varied intensities will continue later
in the day before switching predominately to all lighter snow
Monday night or Tuesday.

* Storm total snow/ice accumulations... snow accumulations will
range from 3 to 5 inches on the southeast side of the watch to
around 8 inches in northwest Iowa. Ice accumulations of
several hundredths to a tenth of an inch or so may also
precede the snow in the watch area.

* Winds/visibility... initially east at 5 to 15 mph... becoming
southwest 10 to 20 mph Monday night.

* Impacts... ice and then snow accumulations will lead to
hazardous travel conditions... and may especially impact the
Monday morning commute. The heavy wet snow will also be
difficult to shovel and remove.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

Weather Severe Map
Alaska - Winter Storm Warning , Record Report
Arizona - Freeze Watch
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Hydrologic Statement , Record Report
California - High Surf Advisory , Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Public Information Statement
Delaware - Record Report
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , Beach Hazard Statement
Georgia - Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Hydrologic Statement , Public Information Statement
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory , Wind Advisory
Idaho - Air Stagnation Advisory , Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Iowa - Flood Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Record Report
Kansas - Areal Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Ice Storm Warning , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Record Report
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Hydrologic Statement
Maryland - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Minnesota - Winter Storm Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Record Report
Missouri - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Record Report
Nebraska - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Record Report
New Jersey - Record Report
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Special Statement
Oklahoma - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory
Oregon - Special Statement , Record Report
Pennsylvania - Record Report
Puerto Rico - Coastal Hazard Statement , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement
South Carolina - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
South Dakota - Winter Storm Watch , Record Report
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Hydrologic Statement , Record Report
Texas - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Utah - Public Information Statement
Virgin Islands - Coastal Hazard Statement , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement
Virginia - Public Information Statement
Washington - Dense Fog Advisory, Air Stagnation Advisory , Air Stagnation Advisory , Record Report
West Virginia - Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Record Report
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