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County,
Winter Storm Warning issued February 01 at 7:21PM CST until February 01 at 9:00PM CST by NWS
Effective: 7:21 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015
Expires: 9 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015

...WINTER STORM CREATING HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS THIS
EVENING...
.LIGHT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CONTINUE OVER EASTERN
IOWA...NORTHEAST MISSOURI AND NORTHWEST ILLINOIS THIS EVENING AS A
STRONG WINTER STORM SLOWLY EXITS THE REGION. STRONG NORTH WINDS
WILL PRODUCE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW THROUGH THIS EVENING...
WITH NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES IN RURAL OR OPEN AREAS.
DANGEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE...ESPECIALLY ON EAST TO
WEST RURAL ROADS...WHERE SOME ROADS MAY BE NEARLY IMPASSABLE DUE
TO DRIFTING SNOW. LOCALIZED POWER OUTAGES WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH
THIS EVENING AS STRONG WINDS AFFECT SNOW AND ICE COVERED
POWERLINES AND TREE BRANCHES.
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS
EVENING...
* TIMING...UNTIL 9 PM THIS EVENING.
* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...LESS THAN ONE INCH OF ADDITIONAL
ACCUMULATION.
* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH...DIMINISHING
TO 15 TO 20 MPH BY MIDNIGHT.
* VISIBILITIES...LESS THAN A MILE WITH NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS
AT TIMES ESPECIALLY IN RURAL OR OPEN AREAS.
* IMPACTS...TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL REMAIN HAZARDOUS AND
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS DUE TO WHITE OUT CONDITIONS AND
SLICK...SNOW COVERED ROADS. WEST TO EAST ROADS IN RURAL AREAS
MAY BE NEARLY IMPASSABLE AT TIMES THIS EVENING DUE TO HEAVY
DRIFTING. POWER OUTAGES WILL BE POSSIBLE DUE TO STRONG WINDS
ACTING ON SNOW AND ICE COVERED POWERLINES AND TREE BRANCHES
UNTIL WINDS DIMINISH LATER THIS EVENING.

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