Ames, IA

8:48 AM CST on February 14, 2016 (GMT -0600)
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Elevation: 1017 ft
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Elev 1017 ft 42.05 °N, 93.63 °W | Updated 14 minutes ago

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16 °F
Feels Like 6 °F
N
7
Wind Variable Wind from ENE
Gusts 0.0 mph

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High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 30.01 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 2900 ft
Overcast 3400 ft
Windchill 6 °F
Dew Point 16 °F
Humidity 100%
Rainfall in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:12 AM 5:45 PM
Waxing Crescent, 42% visible
SPECI KAMW 141401Z AUTO 14014KT 10SM BKN029 OVC034 M09/M11 A3001 RMK AO2 T10891111
Pressure 30.01 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 2900 ft
Overcast 3400 ft
Windchill 6 °F
Dew Point 16 °F
Humidity 100%
Rainfall in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:12 AM 5:45 PM
Waxing Crescent, 42% visible
SPECI KAMW 141401Z AUTO 14014KT 10SM BKN029 OVC034 M09/M11 A3001 RMK AO2 T10891111

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Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 6:11 AM CST Feb. 14, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 6 PM CST this
evening...

* short term trends... light to moderate snow is now moving through
both northwest and central Iowa. Southeast wind gusts to 30 mph
are causing blowing snow across Road surfaces early today.
Snowfall has increased over central and western Iowa. This snow
will progress east through the morning... affecting much of
western and central Iowa. The new area of snow will spread
across much of central Iowa for the rest of this morning.
Snowfall rates of up to one inch per hour will occur with some
of the heavier snow bands.

* Storm total snow accumulations... snow amounts are forecast to
range from 2 to 5 inches with locally higher amounts by late
afternoon.

* Winds/visibility... southeast at 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 30 mph
through noon Sunday. Visibilities as low as one half mile at
times is expected due to blowing snow and falling snow.

* Impacts... hazardous travel conditions are expected due to the
combination of snow and wind which will produce slick... snow
covered roads and limited visibilities.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow
will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow
covered roads and limited visibilities... and use caution while
driving.

Any reports of snow accumulations are much appreciated and can be
relayed directly to the National Weather Service using twitter
handle NWS Des Moines... hashtag nwsdmx or Post to the NWS Des
Moines facebook Page.



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