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Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Watch
Issued: 11:07 PM CST Feb. 21, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Saturday afternoon
through Sunday afternoon...

* what... blizzard conditions possible. Total snow accumulations of
4 to 6 inches, locally higher amounts possible in a narrow band
of snow that is expected to develop. Ice accumulations of around
one tenth of an inch possible. Winds could gust as high as 50
mph.

* Where... west central into north central Iowa.

* When... from Saturday afternoon through Sunday afternoon.

* Additional details... travel could be very difficult. Areas of
blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. Gusty
winds could bring down tree branches.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Watch for blizzard conditions means there is a
potential for falling and/or blowing snow with strong winds and
extremely poor visibilities. This can lead to whiteout conditions
and make travel very dangerous.



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