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Winter Weather Advisory for KWBG Listeners

Posted on 23 January 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The National Weather Service has adjusted expectations for our next winter storm event and Boone County is now included in a Winter Weather Advisory.

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TUESDAY TO
6 PM CST WEDNESDAY...

* TIMING...PRECIPITATION MAINLY IN THE FORM OF SNOW WILL SPREAD
  WEST TO EAST ACROSS NORTHERN IOWA TUESDAY. IT MAY MIX WITH SOME
  RAIN TOWARD HIGHWAYS 20 AND 30 INITIALLY INTO TUESDAY NIGHT...
  BUT ALL SNOW IS ANTICIPATED WEDNESDAY UNTIL DIMINISHING LATER
  IN THE DAY. BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW IS ALSO ANTICIPATED
  WEDNESDAY AS THE WIND INCREASES.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW ARE
  POSSIBLE. THE SNOW MAY BE WET AND HEAVY INITIALLY TUESDAY AND
  TUESDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHWEST WINDS MAY GUST TO 30 TO 35 MPH
  DURING THE DAY WEDNESDAY. SUBSTANTIAL VISIBILITY RESTRICTIONS
  DUE TO BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW ARE LIKELY...ESPECIALLY
  WEDNESDAY AFTER MOST OF THE SNOW ACCUMULATIONS.

* IMPACTS...SNOW WILL BECOME SLICK AND SNOW COVERED. THE SNOW
  AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CREATE VISIBILITY RESTRICTIONS AND THE
  COMBINATION OF THESE ELEMENTS WILL LEAD TO HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS. THIS SYSTEM WILL LIKELY IMPACT BOTH THE TUESDAY
  EVENING AND WEDNESDAY MORNING COMMUTES WITH GREATER EFFECTS
  WEDNESDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW AND BLOWING
SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY
ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

2 Comments For This Post

  1. Wanda Barr on Facebook Says:

    Trista Renee Love

  2. Trista Renee Love on Facebook Says:

    Well …..i work a double that day

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