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Winter Storm Warning issued January 31 at 11:25AM CST until February 01 at 9:00PM CST by NWS
Effective: 11:25 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015
Expires: 9 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015

...WINTER STORM TO BRING HEAVY SNOWFALL TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...
.A DEVELOPING WINTER STORM SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO SPREAD SNOW
ACROSS THE AREA LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND THIS EVENING...CONTINUING
THROUGH SUNDAY. HEAVY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER
EASTERN IOWA...NORTHWEST ILLINOIS AND FAR NORTHEAST MISSOURI. STRONG
NORTHEAST WINDS WILL DEVELOP SUNDAY...WHICH MAY RESULT IN CONSIDERABLE
DRIFTING OF THE FRESH SNOWFALL...AS WELL AS SOME BLOWING SNOW AND
REDUCED VISIBILITIES. SOME UNCERTAINTY ON THE EXACT TRACK OF THIS
STORM REMAINS...WHICH WILL AFFECT WHERE THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED.
STAY INFORMED WITH THE LATEST FORECAST UPDATES.
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING
TO 9 PM CST SUNDAY...
* TIMING...9 PM THIS EVENING UNTIL 9 PM SUNDAY EVENING.
* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...7 TO 10 INCHES.
* WINDS...LIGHT SOUTH WINDS TONIGHT. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH
WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH SUNDAY...RESULTING IN CONSIDERABLE
DRIFTING OF SNOW AND SOME BLOWING SNOW BY AFTERNOON.
* VISIBILITIES...BELOW 1/2 MILE AT TIMES.
* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SLICK AND HAZARDOUS. ON SUNDAY...
BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL CREATE AREAS OF LOW VISIBILITY
AND MAY MAKE IT DIFFICULT FOR ROAD CREWS TO KEEP ROADS CLEAR...
ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

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