weather.gov     
National Weather Service

Watches, Warnings & Advisories
NWS Homepage

Winter Storm Warning


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
905 AM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

...Snow and Freezing Drizzle Continues Today...

.Areas of snow with varied intensities continues across much of
Iowa this morning and will taper off from south to north through
the day. Some freezing drizzle is mixing with the snow at times.
Most additional snow accumulations will occur along and north of
Highway 30 through the morning hours and along and north of
Highway 20 this afternoon.

IAZ044>049-201800-
/O.CON.KDMX.WS.W.0008.000000T0000Z-190220T1800Z/
Crawford-Carroll-Greene-Boone-Story-Marshall-
Including the cities of Denison, Carroll, Jefferson, Boone, Ames,
and Marshalltown
905 AM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

* WHAT...Snow and some blowing snow. Additional snow accumulations
  around an inch, possibly up to 2 inches.

* WHERE...West central and central Iowa.

* WHEN...Until noon CST today.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery and snow covered road
  conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you
must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your
vehicle in case of an emergency.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
905 AM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

...Snow and Freezing Drizzle Continues Today...

.Areas of snow with varied intensities continues across much of
Iowa this morning and will taper off from south to north through
the day. Some freezing drizzle is mixing with the snow at times.
Most additional snow accumulations will occur along and north of
Highway 30 through the morning hours and along and north of
Highway 20 this afternoon.

IAZ033>036-202100-
/O.CON.KDMX.WS.W.0008.000000T0000Z-190220T2100Z/
Sac-Calhoun-Webster-Hamilton-
Including the cities of Sac City, Lake View, Odebolt, Wall Lake,
Schaller, Early, Rockwell City, Manson, Lake City, Pomeroy,
Fort Dodge, and Webster City
905 AM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Snow and some blowing snow. Additional snow accumulations
  of 1 to 2 inches.

* WHERE...Portions of northern Iowa.

* WHEN...Until 3 PM CST this afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery and snow covered road
  conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you
must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your
vehicle in case of an emergency.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$

For more information from the National Weather Service visit
https://www.weather.gov/desmoines

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
905 AM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

...Snow and Freezing Drizzle Continues Today...

.Areas of snow with varied intensities continues across much of
Iowa this morning and will taper off from south to north through
the day. Some freezing drizzle is mixing with the snow at times.
Most additional snow accumulations will occur along and north of
Highway 30 through the morning hours and along and north of
Highway 20 this afternoon.

IAZ004>007-015>017-023>028-037>039-050-202315-
/O.CON.KDMX.WS.W.0008.000000T0000Z-190221T0000Z/
Emmet-Kossuth-Winnebago-Worth-Palo Alto-Hancock-Cerro Gordo-
Pocahontas-Humboldt-Wright-Franklin-Butler-Bremer-Hardin-Grundy-
Black Hawk-Tama-
Including the cities of Estherville, Algona, Forest City,
Lake Mills, Northwood, Manly, Emmetsburg, Garner, Britt, Kanawha,
Mason City, Clear Lake, Pocahontas, Laurens, Rolfe, Fonda,
Gilmore City, Humboldt, Eagle Grove, Clarion, Belmond, Hampton,
Parkersburg, Clarksville, Shell Rock, Greene, Aplington, Allison,
Dumont, Waverly, Iowa Falls, Eldora, Ackley, Grundy Center,
Reinbeck, Conrad, Dike, Wellsburg, Waterloo, Cedar Falls, Tama,
Toledo, Traer, Dysart, and Gladbrook
905 AM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

* WHAT...Snow and some blowing snow. Additional snow accumulations
  of 1 to 3 inches.

* WHERE...Northern Iowa.

* WHEN...Until 6 PM CST this evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The
  hazardous conditions could impact the evening commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you
must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your
vehicle in case of an emergency.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Omaha/Valley NE
853 AM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

IAZ043-055-056-NEZ012-015-018-034-201800-
/O.CON.KOAX.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-190220T1800Z/
Monona-Harrison-Shelby-Cedar-Thurston-Wayne-Burt-
Including the cities of Onawa, Mapleton, Missouri Valley,
Woodbine, Logan, Dunlap, Harlan, Hartington, Laurel, Randolph,
Coleridge, Pender, Macy, Walthill, Winnebago, Wayne, Tekamah,
Oakland, Lyons, and Decatur
853 AM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

* WHAT...Snow. Additional snow accumulations of a trace to 1 inch.

* WHERE...Portions of east central and northeast Nebraska and
  southwest and west central Iowa.

* WHEN...Until noon CST Wednesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult due to snow
  covered roads.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you
must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your
vehicle in case of an emergency.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$

Albright

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
331 AM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

IAZ001-012-013-020>022-031-032-NEZ013-014-SDZ062-066-067-070-071-
201745-
/O.CON.KFSD.WS.W.0002.000000T0000Z-190220T1800Z/
Lyon IA-Sioux-O`Brien-Plymouth-Cherokee-Buena Vista-Woodbury-Ida-
Dixon-Dakota-Minnehaha-Turner-Lincoln SD-Clay SD-Union-
331 AM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow. Additional snow accumulations of 2 to 4
  inches.

* WHERE...Portions of southeast South Dakota, northeast Nebraska
  and northwest and west central Iowa.

* WHEN...Until noon CST today. Heaviest snowfall rates are
  expected prior to 6 AM.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The
  hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you
must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your
vehicle in case of an emergency.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
331 AM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

IAZ002-003-014-MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097-098-SDZ040-055-056-
201745-
/O.CON.KFSD.WS.W.0002.000000T0000Z-190220T2100Z/
Osceola-Dickinson-Clay IA-Lincoln MN-Lyon MN-Murray-Cottonwood-
Nobles-Jackson-Pipestone-Rock-Brookings-Lake-Moody-
331 AM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Heavy snow. Additional snow accumulations of 3 to 6
  inches.

* WHERE...Portions of east central South Dakota, northwest Iowa
  and southwest Minnesota.

* WHEN...Until 3 PM CST this afternoon. Heaviest snowfall rates
  are expected prior to 9 AM.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The
  hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you
must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your
vehicle in case of an emergency.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$


Winter Weather Advisory


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
905 AM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

...Snow and Freezing Drizzle Continues Today...

.Areas of snow with varied intensities continues across much of
Iowa this morning and will taper off from south to north through
the day. Some freezing drizzle is mixing with the snow at times.
Most additional snow accumulations will occur along and north of
Highway 30 through the morning hours and along and north of
Highway 20 this afternoon.

IAZ081>086-092>097-201800-
/O.EXP.KDMX.WW.Y.0019.000000T0000Z-190220T1500Z/
/O.NEW.KDMX.WW.Y.0020.190220T1505Z-190220T1800Z/
Adams-Union-Clarke-Lucas-Monroe-Wapello-Taylor-Ringgold-Decatur-
Wayne-Appanoose-Davis-
Including the cities of Corning, Creston, Osceola, Chariton,
Albia, Ottumwa, Bedford, Lenox, New Market, Mount Ayr, Lamoni,
Leon, Corydon, Seymour, Allerton, Humeston, Centerville,
and Bloomfield
905 AM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED...

* WHAT...Mixed winter precipitation. Little additional snow
  accumulation. Ice accumulation of a light glaze.

* WHERE...Southern Iowa.

* WHEN...Until noon CST today.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or
freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Expect slippery
roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
905 AM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

...Snow and Freezing Drizzle Continues Today...

.Areas of snow with varied intensities continues across much of
Iowa this morning and will taper off from south to north through
the day. Some freezing drizzle is mixing with the snow at times.
Most additional snow accumulations will occur along and north of
Highway 30 through the morning hours and along and north of
Highway 20 this afternoon.

IAZ057>062-070>075-201800-
/O.EXP.KDMX.WS.W.0008.000000T0000Z-190220T1500Z/
/O.NEW.KDMX.WW.Y.0020.190220T1505Z-190220T1800Z/
Audubon-Guthrie-Dallas-Polk-Jasper-Poweshiek-Cass-Adair-Madison-
Warren-Marion-Mahaska-
Including the cities of Audubon, Exira, Guthrie Center, Panora,
Bayard, Casey, Perry, Waukee, Adel, Des Moines, Newton, Grinnell,
Atlantic, Greenfield, Stuart, Adair, Fontanelle, Winterset,
Earlham, Indianola, Norwalk, Carlisle, Pella, Knoxville,
and Oskaloosa
905 AM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...
...WINTER STORM WARNING HAS EXPIRED...

* WHAT...Mixed winter precipitation. Additional snow less than one
  inch and ice accumulations of a light glaze.

* WHERE...Central Iowa.

* WHEN...Until noon CST today.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or
freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Expect slippery
roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
331 AM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

SDZ060-061-065-068-069-201745-
/O.CON.KFSD.WW.Y.0014.000000T0000Z-190220T1800Z/
Hanson-McCook-Hutchinson-Bon Homme-Yankton-
331 AM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST
TODAY...

* WHAT...Snow. Additional snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches.

* WHERE...Yankton, Bon Homme, McCook, Hanson and Hutchinson
  Counties.

* WHEN...Until noon CST today.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The
  hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
918 AM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

IAZ004>007-015>017-023>028-033>039-044>050-211100-
Emmet-Kossuth-Winnebago-Worth-Palo Alto-Hancock-Cerro Gordo-
Pocahontas-Humboldt-Wright-Franklin-Butler-Bremer-Sac-Calhoun-
Webster-Hamilton-Hardin-Grundy-Black Hawk-Crawford-Carroll-Greene-
Boone-Story-Marshall-Tama-
918 AM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central Iowa.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight

A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for the area today. Please
refer to the National Weather Service website at
weather.gov/desmoines for further details.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

A winter storm may impact most to all of Iowa Saturday through
Sunday, bringing a chance for a wintry mix of precipitation,
including accumulating snow. Strong winds are possible behind this
system Saturday night through Sunday.

Another winter storm may impact Iowa Monday into Tuesday, bringing
a chance for a wintry mix of precipitation.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will likely not be needed. Snowfall reports are
appreciated.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
918 AM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

IAZ057>062-070>075-081>086-092>097-211100-
Audubon-Guthrie-Dallas-Polk-Jasper-Poweshiek-Cass-Adair-Madison-
Warren-Marion-Mahaska-Adams-Union-Clarke-Lucas-Monroe-Wapello-
Taylor-Ringgold-Decatur-Wayne-Appanoose-Davis-
918 AM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central Iowa.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for the area this morning.
Please refer to the National Weather Service website at
weather.gov/desmoines for further details.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

A winter storm may impact most to all of Iowa Saturday through
Sunday, bringing a chance for a wintry mix of precipitation,
including accumulating snow. Strong winds are possible behind this
system Saturday night through Sunday.

Another winter storm may impact Iowa Monday into Tuesday, bringing
a chance for a wintry mix of precipitation.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will likely not be needed. Snowfall reports are
appreciated.

$$

MJB

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
553 AM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

IAZ001-012-013-020>022-031-032-NEZ013-014-SDZ038-039-053>055-
059>062-065>071-211200-
Lyon IA-Sioux-O`Brien-Plymouth-Cherokee-Buena Vista-Woodbury-Ida-
Dixon-Dakota-Beadle-Kingsbury-Sanborn-Miner-Lake-Davison-Hanson-
McCook-Minnehaha-Hutchinson-Turner-Lincoln SD-Bon Homme-Yankton-
Clay SD-Union-
553 AM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of northwest Iowa,
west central Iowa, northeast Nebraska, east central South Dakota,
and southeast South Dakota.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Light snow will continue this morning, gradually diminishing from
southwest to northeast through early afternoon. Additional daytime
snow accumulations up to 2 inches are possible.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

An active winter weather pattern will continue into late week
with additional snow chances Thursday night into the weekend.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
553 AM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

SDZ050-052-057-058-063-064-211200-
Gregory-Jerauld-Brule-Aurora-Charles Mix-Douglas-
553 AM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central South
Dakota and south central South Dakota.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Light snow will diminish from southwest to northeast through this
morning. Additional daytime snow accumulations should remain less
than an inch.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

An active winter weather pattern will continue into late week
with additional snow chances Thursday night into the weekend.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
553 AM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

IAZ002-003-014-MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097-098-SDZ040-056-
211200-
Osceola-Dickinson-Clay IA-Lincoln MN-Lyon MN-Murray-Cottonwood-
Nobles-Jackson-Pipestone-Rock-Brookings-Moody-
553 AM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of northwest Iowa,
southwest Minnesota, and east central South Dakota.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Moderate to occasionally heavy snow early this morning will
gradually diminish through the late morning and early afternoon.
Snow will frequently reduce visibility to a mile or less through
midday. Additional daytime snow accumulations from 2 to 4 inches
are possible.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

An active winter weather pattern will continue into late week
with additional snow chances Thursday night into the weekend.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Omaha/Valley NE
420 AM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

IAZ043-055-056-069-079-080-090-091-NEZ011-012-015>018-030>034-
042>045-050>053-065>068-078-088>093-210030-
Monona-Harrison-Shelby-Pottawattamie-Mills-Montgomery-Fremont-
Page-Knox-Cedar-Thurston-Antelope-Pierce-Wayne-Boone-Madison-
Stanton-Cuming-Burt-Platte-Colfax-Dodge-Washington-Butler-
Saunders-Douglas-Sarpy-Seward-Lancaster-Cass-Otoe-Saline-
Jefferson-Gage-Johnson-Nemaha-Pawnee-Richardson-
420 AM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of southwest
Iowa...west central Iowa...east central Nebraska...northeast
Nebraska and southeast Nebraska.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect this morning. Light snow
will continue to fall across the region before tapering off from
southwest to northeast later this morning. Some patchy freezing
drizzle is possible as well this morning which could put a light
glaze on surfaces. Snow will produce hazardous travel conditions.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

A significant winter storm is possible between Friday and Sunday
morning. This system should bring additional snow accumulations,
possibly heavy, and may be accompanied by strong winds, leading
to blowing and drifting snow. There is some potential for blizzard
conditions with this system. At this time, Saturday afternoon
into Saturday night is the period of greatest concern. Anyone with
weekend plans should monitor this system closely.

Additional rounds of snow are possible early next week, as the
active and cold weather pattern lingers.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters activation will not be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Kansas City/Pleasant Hill MO
258 AM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

KSZ025-057-060-102>105-MOZ001>008-011>017-020>025-028>033-037>040-
043>046-053-054-210900-
Atchison KS-Miami-Linn KS-Doniphan-Leavenworth-Wyandotte-Johnson KS-
Atchison MO-Nodaway-Worth-Gentry-Harrison-Mercer-Putnam-Schuyler-
Holt-Andrew-De Kalb-Daviess-Grundy-Sullivan-Adair-Buchanan-Clinton-
Caldwell-Livingston-Linn MO-Macon-Platte-Clay-Ray-Carroll-Chariton-
Randolph-Jackson-Lafayette-Saline-Howard-Cass-Johnson MO-Pettis-
Cooper-Bates-Henry-
258 AM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

This hazardous weather outlook is for northwest...north central and
west central Missouri...as well as extreme eastern Kansas.

.DAY ONE...Tonight

 Light freezing rain and snow will continue across the region this
 morning before ending by early afternoon. Light snow and ice accumulations
 will remain possible with this activity.

 More detailed information can be accessed at...
 https://www.weather.gov/eax/hwo

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

 Isolated to scattered thunderstorms are expected Saturday, mainly
 south of the Route 36 corridor. Rain will change to snow in far
 northeast Kansas and northwest Missouri late Saturday night and
 early Sunday. Accumulations ranging from a trace to 2 inches will be
 possible.

 More detailed information can be accessed at...
 https://www.weather.gov/eax/hwo

$$

U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
1325 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
E-mail: w-nws.webmaster@noaa.gov
Page last modified: June 2, 2009
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: for Safety, for Work, for Fun - FOR LIFE