Grundy Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Storm Warning
Statement as of 4:08 AM CST on February 01, 2015

...Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until midnight CST tonight...

* timing...snow...heavy at times...will continue until early evening. Near blizzard conditions will develop this afternoon and continue into this evening.

* Snow accumulations...10 to 14 inches...with isolated higher amounts possible.

* Winds/visibility...northeast winds will increase to 20 to 30 mph with occasional gusts to 35 mph this afternoon. The combination of falling and blowing snow will occasionally reduce visibilities to near zero late this afternoon and evening in near white out conditions.

* Main impact...snow covered roads will make travel difficult. The developing near blizzard conditions this afternoon will make travel extremely dangerous from mid afternoon into this evening. If it appears conditions will be any worse than an upgrade to a Blizzard Warning could occur today.

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.

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