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Blizzard Warning
Issued: 2:35 PM CST Jan. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Blizzard Warning now in effect from 3 am Monday to midnight
CST Monday night...

* what... blizzard conditions expected. Travel will be very
dangerous to impossible, including during the both the morning
and evening commutes on Monday. Tree branches could fall as
well and potentially affecting powerlines. Total snow
accumulations of 6 to 9 inches, with localized amounts up to
around a foot possible.

* Where... portions of north-central to northwestern Iowa.

* When... 3 am Monday to midnight Monday night.

* Additional details... winds gusting as high as 45 mph will
cause whiteout conditions in blowing snow. Significant
drifting of the snow is likely.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions are
expected or occurring. Falling and blowing snow with strong winds
and poor visibilities are likely. This will lead to whiteout
conditions, making travel extremely dangerous. Do not travel. If
you must travel, have a winter survival kit with you. If you get
stranded, stay with your vehicle. The latest Road conditions for
the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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