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Winter Storm Watch

Statement as of 11:28 AM CST on February 22, 2017

Expires 1:00 AM EST on February 25, 2017


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

* timing... rain will transition to snow Thursday night into
Friday morning 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 from the north and northwest
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... travel may be severely impacted as blowing and
drifting snow reduce visibility 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.




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Alaska - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Blizzard Warning, Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory , Special Statement
Arizona - Wind Advisory
American Samoa - Flash Flood Watch
California - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , High Surf Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Hydrologic Statement
Colorado - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch
Florida - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Coastal Hazard Statement , Areal Flood Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement
Hawaii - Special Statement
Idaho - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Iowa - Flood Warning , Winter Storm Watch
Kansas - Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Special Statement
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Winter Storm Watch
Missouri - Special Statement
Montana - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Record Report
Nebraska - Winter Storm Watch
Nevada - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
New Mexico - Wind Advisory, High Wind Watch , Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch , Fire Weather Warning
New York - Dense Fog Advisory , Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Oklahoma - High Wind Watch , Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Warning
Oregon - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory
South Dakota - Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Winter Storm Watch
Texas - Flood Warning , High Wind Watch , Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch
Utah - Winter Weather Advisory
Washington - Dense Fog Advisory
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Winter Storm Watch
Wyoming - Areal Flood Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning

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