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Winter Storm Watch

Statement as of 9:12 PM CST on February 21, 2017

Expires 7:00 PM EST on February 24, 2017


... Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Thursday evening
through Friday afternoon...

* timing... rain will transition to snow Thursday night... with
winds increasing through the day on Friday. The precipitation
and wind are expected to persist into Friday night.

* Storm total snow/ice accumulations... 3 to 7 inches across
northern Iowa, with locally higher amounts possible.

* Winds/visibility... winds becoming NW at 20 to 30 mph, with gusts
over 40 mph. Visibility will be reduced to one half mile or
less during periods of heavier snow and wind.

* Impacts... reduced visibility along with blowing and drifting
snow may severely impact travel Friday into Saturday morning.

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 - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Blizzard Warning
Arkansas - Dense Fog Advisory
American Samoa - Flash Flood Watch
California - Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , High Surf Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Hydrologic Statement , Hydrologic Statement, Avalanche Warning
Colorado - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Fire Weather Warning
Florida - Flood Warning
Idaho - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory
Illinois - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Hydrologic Statement
Indiana - Dense Fog Advisory
Iowa - Flood Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Kentucky - Public Information Statement
Michigan - Dense Fog Advisory
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Dense Fog Advisory
Missouri - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Montana - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Nebraska - Winter Storm Watch
Nevada - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Avalanche Warning
New Hampshire - Special Statement
New Mexico - High Wind Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch
North Dakota - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Oklahoma - Fire Weather Watch
Oregon - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory
Puerto Rico - Coastal Hazard Statement
South Dakota - Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Public Information Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , High Wind Watch , Fire Weather Watch , Public Information Statement
Utah - Winter Weather Advisory
Washington - Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Dense Fog Advisory , Hydrologic Statement , Flood Warning, Hydrologic Statement
Wyoming - Areal Flood Warning , High Wind Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement

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