Dense Fog Advisory

Areas Affected: Appanoose; Boone; Mahaska; Monroe; Story

NWS DesMoines (Central Iowa)

...Areas of Dense Fog This Morning... .Dense fog and freezing fog with slick spots on roadways from frost deposits will continue across the area through mid morning. As winds increase from the south to southwest, the area of dense fog should begin to lift and dissipate. An extension in time may be needed in areas past 9 am and trends will be monitored in the next hour. ...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING... The National Weather Service in Des Moines has issued a Dense Fog Advisory, which is in effect until 9 AM CST this morning.

* VISIBILITY...1/2 mile to 1/4 mile or less.

* IMPACTS...Travel may be difficult at times due to the reduced visibilities and possibility of slick spots on roadways, bridges and sidewalks from freezing moisture deposits from the dense fog.

A Dense Fog Advisory means visibilities will frequently be reduced to less than one quarter mile. If driving, slow down, use your headlights, and leave plenty of distance ahead of you.


Special Weather Statement

Areas Affected: Chickasaw; Floyd; Howard; Mitchell

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)

...Patchy Dense Fog...Icy Spots Possible... Expect patchy dense fog this morning across portions of southeast Minnesota, northeast Iowa and north-central Wisconsin. Visibility may be reduced 1/2 mile or less at times. Where the fog is thick, icy spots could develop on untreated surfaces. If traveling this morning, be prepared for reduced visibilities and the potential for icy spots on some roads.


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