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Winter Storm Watch issued February 03 at 9:51AM CST until February 05 at 9:00AM CST by NWS
Effective: 9:51 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 3, 2014
Expires: 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014

...WINTER STORM TO BRING MORE SNOW TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY...
.A WINTER STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE OUT OF THE PLAINS TUESDAY
SPREADING SNOW ACROSS NORTHEAST MISSOURI...EASTERN IOWA...AND
NORTHWEST ILLINOIS. THE SNOW WILL CONTINUE TUESDAY NIGHT INTO
WEDNESDAY MORNING BEFORE THE STORM SYSTEM EXITS TO THE EAST. THE
HEAVIEST SNOW AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED OVER NORTHEAST MISSOURI...
SOUTHEAST IOWA...AND WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS. NORTH TO NORTHWEST
WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 15 TO 25 MPH BY WEDNESDAY... CAUSING SOME
BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. ACCUMULATING SNOW AND DRIFTING SNOW
WILL LEAD TO HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS.
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...
* TIMING...MID TO LATE TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH MID MORNING
WEDNESDAY.
* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 7 INCHES.
* WINDS...NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 25
MPH WEDNESDAY.
* VISIBILITIES...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MAY REDUCE VISIBILITIES
TO LESS THAN A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.
* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW AND AREAS OF POOR VISIBILITY WILL
CREATE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS. IN ADDITION... INCREASING
WINDS MAY CAUSE DRIFTING AND BLOWING SNOW TUESDAY NIGHT AND
WEDNESDAY.

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