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: 38569

Reported Deaths: 1511
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Hennepin12456787
Ramsey4911228
Dakota238291
Stearns237119
Anoka2241109
Nobles16696
Olmsted112915
Washington111440
Mower9522
Rice8447
Scott7344
Clay58738
Kandiyohi5731
Blue Earth4792
Wright4755
Todd4012
Carver3811
Sherburne3175
Lyon3162
Freeborn2920
Watonwan2340
Steele2311
Benton2173
St. Louis18015
Martin1695
Nicollet16912
Cottonwood1360
Goodhue1318
Winona12515
Crow Wing10612
Pine1050
Le Sueur1031
Chisago1001
Otter Tail951
McLeod920
Carlton870
Dodge870
Polk822
Chippewa791
Unassigned7837
Isanti730
Waseca680
Douglas650
Itasca6412
Murray640
Meeker611
Morrison591
Becker560
Faribault560
Jackson550
Sibley542
Pipestone522
Pennington510
Renville352
Mille Lacs342
Wabasha330
Brown312
Rock310
Beltrami300
Fillmore300
Yellow Medicine300
Houston260
Swift221
Wilkin213
Norman200
Redwood180
Cass162
Roseau160
Aitkin150
Big Stone150
Koochiching151
Wadena150
Kanabec141
Grant120
Marshall120
Lincoln100
Pope100
Mahnomen91
Clearwater80
Hubbard70
Lake60
Traverse60
Lac qui Parle40
Stevens40
Red Lake30
Kittson20
Cook10
Lake of the Woods00

Iowa Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 31670

Reported Deaths: 722
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Polk6638179
Woodbury325244
Black Hawk230158
Buena Vista171411
Johnson13148
Linn129482
Dallas128029
Marshall104919
Scott81510
Story7793
Pottawattamie73612
Wapello70830
Dubuque70222
Crawford6772
Muscatine64344
Sioux4770
Tama46529
Wright3861
Louisa36213
Jasper32517
Plymouth3225
Warren2901
Dickinson2663
Washington2439
Webster2292
Hamilton1891
Cerro Gordo1821
Boone1481
Clay1340
Clarke1322
Allamakee1314
Mahaska11617
Shelby1140
Clinton1121
Poweshiek1068
Carroll991
Pocahontas971
Bremer946
Des Moines922
Franklin900
Emmet880
Henry863
Cedar841
Taylor790
Hardin770
Monona770
Cherokee751
Floyd732
Marion700
Benton691
Guthrie664
Jefferson640
Sac640
Osceola620
Jones610
Butler572
Buchanan551
Humboldt551
Hancock540
Harrison540
Lee542
Calhoun532
Iowa530
Delaware511
Fayette510
Monroe516
Madison482
Clayton443
Lyon440
Davis411
Palo Alto410
Mitchell390
Winneshiek390
Grundy380
Mills370
Kossuth350
Howard340
Jackson320
Lucas314
Greene300
Chickasaw290
Union290
Winnebago290
Ida240
Cass230
Van Buren220
Appanoose213
Keokuk211
Page210
Worth200
Unassigned170
Adair160
Audubon161
Ringgold160
Decatur120
Montgomery102
Wayne100
Adams80
Fremont70
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