Winter Storm Warning

Published 12/10 2016 11:10PM

Updated 12/10 2016 11:10PM

Issued at: 12/10/2016 11:09:00 PM CST
Expires on: 12/11/2016 6:00:00 PM CST
Counties affected: Jo Daviess IAZ040>042-054-ILZ001-002-007-111315- /O.CON.KDVN.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-161212T0000Z/ BUCHANAN-DELAWARE-DUBUQUE-JACKSON-JO DAVIESS-STEPHENSON-CARROLL- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...INDEPENDENCE...MANCHESTER...DUBUQUE... MAQUOKETA...GALENA...FREEPORT...MOUNT CARROLL 1109 PM CST SAT DEC 10 2016 ...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST SUNDAY... * TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW OVERNIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY. * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...STORM TOTALS OF 6 TO 8 INCHES. * WIND...SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH. * VISIBILITIES...OCCASIONALLY BELOW 1/2 MILE IN PERIODS OF HEAVIER SNOW. * TEMPERATURES...19 TO 25 DEGREES OVERNIGHT...WARMING TO AROUND 30 DEGREES DURING THE DAY SUNDAY. * IMPACTS...MODERATE TO BRIEFLY HEAVY SNOWFALL WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS OVER THE AREA...AND WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY TO UNDER 1/2 MILE AT TIMES. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL... KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT... FOOD... AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY. && $$