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Watches & Warnings

Blizzard Warning
Issued: 9:24 PM CST Jan. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Blizzard Warning remains in effect until midnight CST
tonight...

* what... blizzard conditions occurring, however visibilities are
gradually improving. Snow is mainly light with additional
accumulations of an inch or less. Travel will continue to be
dangerous but should begin to slowly improve as conditions get
better.

* Where... portions of north central to west central Iowa.

* When... until midnight.

* Additional details... winds gusting as high as 40 mph will cause
whiteout conditions in blowing snow, mainly in rural areas.
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.