McCook Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Storm Warning
Statement as of 3:57 AM CST on November 30, 2015

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until midnight CST
Tuesday night...

* timing... light snow will increase this morning with patchy
freezing drizzle in some areas early this morning. The snow will
be moderate to heavy this afternoon and tonight. The snow will
continue but gradually decrease Tuesday.

* Snow accumulations... snow totals of 6 to 10 inches are expected
with this long duration snowstorm... generally stretched out over
a 24 to 36 hour period. Locally higher amounts are possible...
especially in southwest Minnesota.

* Ice accumulations... very patchy trace ice accumulations from
freezing drizzle are possible early this morning... mainly in
northwest Iowa.

* Wind and visibility... wind speeds will range from 5 to 15 mph
through tonight. Northwest winds will increase to 15 to 25 mph
Tuesday. Falling snow will reduce visibility to less than a
half mile at times.

* Impacts... light freezing drizzle may create patchy slippery
spots prior to snow arriving. Once snow begins to fall... snow
covered roads and low visibilities will create hazardous travel
conditions. The increasing winds will also lead to areas of
drifting snow Tuesday.

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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