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Tracking more winter weather: Winter Weather Advisory blankets the viewing area

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties.

Posted: Feb 5, 2019 6:53 AM
Updated: Feb 5, 2019 6:18 PM

Winter Weather Advisory
Areas Affected: Allamakee; Chickasaw; Floyd; Howard; Mitchell; Winneshiek

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)
...Snow North Of Interstate 90...Wintry Mix South... .Heavy snow continued to impact parts of north-central Wisconsin early this evening, mostly north of Interstate 94. Visibilities under 1/4 mile with 1 inch per hour snowfall rates were common. South of there, some snow was falling to around Interstate 90, but was quickly moving northeast. However, behind the snow were areas of freezing drizzle, which could last from 1 to 4 hours. So far this evening, locations north of Interstate 90 have received 2 to 4 inches, with an additional 1 to 4 inches possible mostly north of Interstate 90. Travel will be impacted tonight - either from snow covered roads, or from the wintry mix to light icing from freezing drizzle. Take extra care while moving about this evening. Take it slow and expect slippery travel. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...

* WHAT...Mixed precipitation. Total snow accumulations of up to two inches and ice accumulations of a light glaze expected.

* WHERE...Portions of northeast Iowa and southeast Minnesota into southwest and central Wisconsin.

* WHEN...To midnight CST tonight.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the evening commute.

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Expect slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road conditions for Iowa can be found on-line at 511ia.org, in Minnesota at 511mn.org, and in Wisconsin at 511wi.gov or by calling 5 1 1.

Winter Weather Advisory
Areas Affected: Anoka; Carver; Chisago; Dakota; Freeborn; Hennepin; Isanti; Le Sueur; McLeod; Nicollet; Ramsey; Rice; Scott; Sherburne; Sibley; Steele; Waseca; Washington; Wright

NWS Minneapolis (Southern Minnesota)
...ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL THROUGH THIS EVENING... ...ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... ...BLOWING SNOW LIKELY ACROSS WESTERN MINNESOTA THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT... .A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect for a small part of west central Wisconsin as snowfall totals will average between 6 and 8 inches. This warning includes Pepin, Chippewa and Eau Claire counties through midnight. A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect for areas east and south of a line from Redwood Falls, to St. Cloud, and Mora, Minnesota, and south of Taylors Falls to Ladysmith in western Wisconsin. Snowfall totals of 2 to 5 inches are likely in the advisory areas. A Winter Storm Watch is in effect for late Thursday afternoon through Thursday night in West Central Minnesota where 5 to 7 inches of snowfall are likely. Localized heavier amounts may be possible. In addition, strong winds will cause blowing snow on Thursday which would significantly reduce visibilities. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for South Central Minnesota where freezing drizzle may be possible Wednesday afternoon. Snow will be likely Wednesday night through Thursday. Total snowfall accumulations of 3 to 5 inches of snowfall are likely. A Winter Weather Advisory is effect for East Central Minnesota and West Central Wisconsin for Wednesday evening through Thursday night. Total snowfall accumulations of 4 to 7 inches of snowfall are likely. Localized heavier amounts may be possible. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS EVENING... ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM WEDNESDAY TO 6 PM CST THURSDAY...

* WHAT... Additional snowfall accumulations of 1 to 2 inches likely this evening. Another round of snowfall is expected Wednesday evening through Thursday evening with total snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches. Localized heavier amounts possible.

* WHERE...Portions of central, east central and south central Minnesota.

* WHEN...For the Winter Weather Advisory, until 9 PM CST this evening. For the Winter Weather Advisory, from 6 PM Wednesday to 6 PM CST Thursday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning and evening commutes.

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Expect slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road conditions for Minnesota can be found at 511mn.org and for Wisconsin at 511wi.gov, or by calling 5 1 1 in either state.

Winter Weather Advisory
Areas Affected: Anoka; Carver; Chisago; Dakota; Freeborn; Hennepin; Isanti; Le Sueur; McLeod; Nicollet; Ramsey; Rice; Scott; Sherburne; Sibley; Steele; Waseca; Washington; Wright

NWS Minneapolis (Southern Minnesota)
...ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL THROUGH THIS EVENING... ...ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... ...BLOWING SNOW LIKELY ACROSS WESTERN MINNESOTA THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT... .A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect for a small part of west central Wisconsin as snowfall totals will average between 6 and 8 inches. This warning includes Pepin, Chippewa and Eau Claire counties through midnight. A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect for areas east and south of a line from Redwood Falls, to St. Cloud, and Mora, Minnesota, and south of Taylors Falls to Ladysmith in western Wisconsin. Snowfall totals of 2 to 5 inches are likely in the advisory areas. A Winter Storm Watch is in effect for late Thursday afternoon through Thursday night in West Central Minnesota where 5 to 7 inches of snowfall are likely. Localized heavier amounts may be possible. In addition, strong winds will cause blowing snow on Thursday which would significantly reduce visibilities. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for South Central Minnesota where freezing drizzle may be possible Wednesday afternoon. Snow will be likely Wednesday night through Thursday. Total snowfall accumulations of 3 to 5 inches of snowfall are likely. A Winter Weather Advisory is effect for East Central Minnesota and West Central Wisconsin for Wednesday evening through Thursday night. Total snowfall accumulations of 4 to 7 inches of snowfall are likely. Localized heavier amounts may be possible. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS EVENING... ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM WEDNESDAY TO 6 PM CST THURSDAY...

* WHAT... Additional snowfall accumulations of 1 to 2 inches likely this evening. Another round of snowfall is expected Wednesday evening through Thursday evening with total snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches. Localized heavier amounts possible.

* WHERE...Portions of central, east central and south central Minnesota.

* WHEN...For the Winter Weather Advisory, until 9 PM CST this evening. For the Winter Weather Advisory, from 6 PM Wednesday to 6 PM CST Thursday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning and evening commutes.

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Expect slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road conditions for Minnesota can be found at 511mn.org and for Wisconsin at 511wi.gov, or by calling 5 1 1 in either state.

Winter Weather Advisory
Areas Affected: Cerro Gordo; Emmet; Hancock; Kossuth; Palo Alto; Winnebago; Worth

NWS DesMoines (Central Iowa)
...Wintry Precipitation Diminishing Through This Evening... .Across northern Iowa, light snow and patchy freezing drizzle will linger this evening. Across southeastern to eastern Iowa, freezing drizzle will linger into mid evening. Another storm is moving into the area Wednesday afternoon through Thursday with winter travel impacts again expected over the entire region. Please monitor later forecasts for additional information. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Light snow expected. Flurries to a dusting of snow is expected. Light freezing drizzle may also occur from time to time.

* WHERE...Northern Iowa.

* WHEN...Until 9 PM CST this evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the evening commute. Another storm is moving into the area Wednesday afternoon through Thursday with winter travel impacts again expected over the entire region. Please monitor later forecasts for additional information.

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Expect slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

Winter Weather Advisory
Areas Affected: Dodge; Fillmore; Mower; Olmsted; Winona

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)
...Snow North Of Interstate 90...Wintry Mix South... .Heavy snow continued to impact parts of north-central Wisconsin early this evening, mostly north of Interstate 94. Visibilities under 1/4 mile with 1 inch per hour snowfall rates were common. South of there, some snow was falling to around Interstate 90, but was quickly moving northeast. However, behind the snow were areas of freezing drizzle, which could last from 1 to 4 hours. So far this evening, locations north of Interstate 90 have received 2 to 4 inches, with an additional 1 to 4 inches possible mostly north of Interstate 90. Travel will be impacted tonight - either from snow covered roads, or from the wintry mix to light icing from freezing drizzle. Take extra care while moving about this evening. Take it slow and expect slippery travel. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...

* WHAT...Snow ending, then a few hours of freezing drizzle. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches expected. Snowfall amounts may vary significantly over short distances. Ice accumulations of a light glaze possible.

* WHERE...Dodge, Winona, Olmsted, Mower and Fillmore Counties.

* WHEN...To midnight CST tonight.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the evening commute.

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Expect slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road conditions for Iowa can be found on-line at 511ia.org, in Minnesota at 511mn.org, and in Wisconsin at 511wi.gov or by calling 5 1 1.

Minnesota Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 99134

Reported Deaths: 2089
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Hennepin27728936
Ramsey11209325
Dakota7724127
Anoka6343138
Stearns411925
Washington395055
Scott266333
Olmsted254428
Nobles197916
St. Louis174742
Blue Earth17437
Wright17137
Clay145741
Carver14517
Rice13518
Mower13486
Sherburne118514
Kandiyohi10573
Winona92318
Lyon7384
Waseca7228
Benton5683
Crow Wing56318
Steele5602
Nicollet55317
Freeborn5484
Watonwan5354
Chisago5221
Todd5142
McLeod5032
Le Sueur4804
Beltrami4735
Otter Tail4734
Martin46211
Goodhue3929
Douglas3622
Pine3610
Itasca35616
Polk3344
Isanti3241
Becker2862
Carlton2861
Morrison2802
Dodge2680
Pipestone23910
Chippewa2331
Cottonwood2290
Meeker2142
Wabasha2080
Sibley2033
Yellow Medicine2003
Brown1992
Cass1884
Rock1841
Redwood1805
Murray1762
Mille Lacs1723
Renville1638
Jackson1541
Unassigned15453
Faribault1490
Swift1451
Houston1350
Fillmore1340
Kanabec1318
Hubbard1261
Roseau1250
Koochiching1234
Pennington1201
Lincoln1180
Stevens1071
Pope1000
Aitkin881
Big Stone830
Wadena730
Lac qui Parle721
Wilkin713
Grant644
Lake610
Norman580
Marshall531
Mahnomen491
Red Lake451
Traverse360
Clearwater320
Lake of the Woods241
Kittson120
Cook70

Iowa Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 88834

Reported Deaths: 1349
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Polk16204264
Woodbury568268
Johnson520327
Black Hawk455992
Linn4199115
Story350717
Dubuque347443
Scott312829
Dallas286038
Pottawattamie222539
Buena Vista202612
Marshall180235
Sioux17533
Wapello134557
Webster132714
Plymouth119121
Clinton115222
Muscatine113856
Crawford11176
Cerro Gordo107622
Warren9726
Jasper88334
Des Moines8249
Marion7799
Henry7774
Tama75732
Carroll7115
Lee6667
Wright6031
Dickinson5546
Boone5328
Bremer5137
Washington49311
Delaware4663
Louisa43915
Mahaska43520
Lyon3904
Jackson3683
Floyd3575
Franklin35318
Clay3504
Winneshiek3468
Benton3441
Hamilton3373
Poweshiek3278
Winnebago32514
Hardin3111
Buchanan2991
Jones2953
Kossuth2900
Butler2802
Emmet27910
Shelby2781
Sac2750
Chickasaw2741
Clayton2713
Guthrie27110
Clarke2703
Harrison2705
Cherokee2692
Allamakee2656
Cedar2561
Madison2452
Fayette2402
Grundy2294
Iowa2291
Palo Alto2140
Page2080
Hancock2032
Mills2031
Humboldt1963
Calhoun1953
Mitchell1950
Howard1937
Cass1812
Osceola1810
Pocahontas1682
Monona1671
Monroe16311
Lucas1596
Union1463
Appanoose1443
Taylor1431
Jefferson1411
Ida1352
Davis1304
Fremont1250
Van Buren1221
Keokuk1201
Worth1100
Greene1090
Montgomery1005
Audubon911
Wayne893
Adair761
Decatur670
Ringgold532
Adams380
Unassigned40
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