Winter Weather Advisory

Published 02/08 2016 11:59PM

Updated 02/09 2016 02:54AM

Issued at: 02/08/2016 11:55:00 PM CST
Expires on: 02/09/2016 3:00:00 AM CST
Counties affected: Buena Vista IAZ002-003-013-014-021-022-032-MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097- 090900- /O.EXT.KFSD.WW.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-160209T0900Z/ OSCEOLA-DICKINSON-O'BRIEN-CLAY IA-CHEROKEE-BUENA VISTA-IDA- LINCOLN MN-LYON MN-MURRAY-COTTONWOOD-NOBLES-JACKSON-PIPESTONE- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SIBLEY...SPIRIT LAKE...MILFORD... ARNOLDS PARK...SHELDON...HARTLEY...SANBORN...SPENCER...CHEROKEE... STORM LAKE...IDA GROVE...HOLSTEIN...BATTLE CREEK...TYLER... HENDRICKS...LAKE BENTON...IVANHOE...MARSHALL...SLAYTON...FULDA... WINDOM...MOUNTAIN LAKE...WORTHINGTON...JACKSON...LAKEFIELD... PIPESTONE 1155 PM CST MON FEB 8 2016 ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM CST TUESDAY... * TIMING...SCATTERED FLURRIES AND OCCASIONAL WIND GUSTS OF 35 TO 40 MPH WILL LINGER INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS...PRODUCING AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW. BOTH THE WINDS AND FLURRIES ARE EXPECTED TO EASE BY 3 AM. * ACCUMULATIONS...NO ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED. * WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHWEST WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH AT TIMES. BRIEF PERIODS OF REDUCED VISIBILITY AND SLICK DRIVING CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE. * IMPACTS...TRAVEL MAY BE DIFFICULT. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO STRONG WINDS BLOWING SNOW AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS. && $$