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A Winter Storm Warning has been issued in some locations.

Posted: Jan 21, 2019 7:09 AM
Updated: Jan 21, 2019 8:24 PM

Winter Storm Warning

Areas Affected: Cerro Gordo; Franklin; Hamilton; Hancock; Hardin; Humboldt; Kossuth; Webster; Winnebago; Worth; Wright

NWS DesMoines (Central Iowa)
...A Wintry Mix of Precipitation Tonight Into Tuesday Night... .A winter storm system will bring a mixture of freezing drizzle, freezing rain, snow, and wind to the state. The heaviest snow along with a glaze of ice is expected over northern Iowa while over the central Iowa a mixture of snow and ice is anticipated. Hazardous travel is expected over much of the state starting later tonight and will persist into Tuesday night. Shallow blowing and drifting snow is also anticipated this evening, especially in rural areas where appreciable snow pack exists. ...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TUESDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...Shallow blowing and drifting snow this evening, then heavy mixed precipitation developing tonight and transitioning to snow Tuesday. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches and ice accumulations of up to one tenth of an inch expected.

* WHERE...Portions of North Central Iowa.

* WHEN...From 9 PM this evening to midnight CST Tuesday night.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Patchy blowing and drifting snow will producing snow covered roads this evening. Conditions may change quickly over short distances. Snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet and ice will make travel very hazardous or impossible. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

Winter Storm Warning
Areas Affected: Chickasaw; Fayette; Floyd; Howard; Mitchell; Winneshiek

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)
...Accumulating Snow Tuesday... .Snow accumulations of 5 to 7 inches are expected Tuesday for locations south of Interstate 90. Amounts of 3 to 6 inches should occur along and north of Interstate 90. Most of the snow will fall from mid-morning Tuesday into the evening. A period of light freezing drizzle will be possible tonight for portions of southeast Minnesota into northeast Iowa. The threat for the freezing drizzle will continue Tuesday across portions of northeast Iowa into far southwest Wisconsin. A light glazing of ice will be possible. Roads are expected to become snow covered creating difficult to hazardous driving conditions. The Tuesday evening commute will be impacted by these conditions. Plan now for these travel impacts. ...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO MIDNIGHT CST TUESDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Light freezing drizzle possible. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 7 inches and ice accumulations of a light glaze expected.

* WHERE...Portions of north central and northeast Iowa and southeast Minnesota.

* WHEN...From midnight tonight to midnight CST Tuesday night.

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

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet and ice will make travel very hazardous or impossible. 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: Dodge; Mower; Olmsted; Winona

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)
...Accumulating Snow Tuesday... .Snow accumulations of 5 to 7 inches are expected Tuesday for locations south of Interstate 90. Amounts of 3 to 6 inches should occur along and north of Interstate 90. Most of the snow will fall from mid-morning Tuesday into the evening. A period of light freezing drizzle will be possible tonight for portions of southeast Minnesota into northeast Iowa. The threat for the freezing drizzle will continue Tuesday across portions of northeast Iowa into far southwest Wisconsin. A light glazing of ice will be possible. Roads are expected to become snow covered creating difficult to hazardous driving conditions. The Tuesday evening commute will be impacted by these conditions. Plan now for these travel impacts. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO MIDNIGHT CST TUESDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Light freezing drizzle possible. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches and ice accumulations of a light glaze expected.

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

* WHEN...From midnight tonight to midnight CST Tuesday night.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or 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 Storm Warning
Areas Affected: Fillmore

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)
...Accumulating Snow Tuesday... .Snow accumulations of 5 to 7 inches are expected Tuesday for locations south of Interstate 90. Amounts of 3 to 6 inches should occur along and north of Interstate 90. Most of the snow will fall from mid-morning Tuesday into the evening. A period of light freezing drizzle will be possible tonight for portions of southeast Minnesota into northeast Iowa. The threat for the freezing drizzle will continue Tuesday across portions of northeast Iowa into far southwest Wisconsin. A light glazing of ice will be possible. Roads are expected to become snow covered creating difficult to hazardous driving conditions. The Tuesday evening commute will be impacted by these conditions. Plan now for these travel impacts. ...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO MIDNIGHT CST TUESDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Light freezing drizzle possible. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 7 inches and ice accumulations of a light glaze expected.

* WHERE...Portions of north central and northeast Iowa and southeast Minnesota.

* WHEN...From midnight tonight to midnight CST Tuesday night.

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

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet and ice will make travel very hazardous or impossible. 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: Blue Earth; Brown; Faribault; Freeborn; Le Sueur; Martin; Nicollet; Rice; Steele; Waseca; Watonwan

NWS Minneapolis (Southern Minnesota)
...WINTRY MIX FOLLOWED BY SNOW EXPECTED TO IMPACT TRAVEL LATE TONIGHT AND TUESDAY ACROSS SOUTHERN MINNESOTA INTO WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN... .Travel impacts are likely later tonight and Tuesday as a wintry mix of snow and freezing drizzle develops across southern Minnesota. A light glazing of ice is possible, mainly along the I90 corridor, before it changes to all snow Tuesday morning. Snow is expected to develop northeast into east central Minnesota and west central WI late tonight and could affect the morning commute with some light accumulations. A total of 3 to 5 inches of snow is likely across the advisory area. Winds will increase Tuesday evening to around 20 to 25 mph which could cause some blowing and drifting snow as well. The Winter Weather Advisory is in effect generally east of a line from New Ulm to Cambridge in Minnesota, and over all of west central Wisconsin. It begins in south central MN at 9 PM and after midnight elsewhere. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO MIDNIGHT CST TUESDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches and ice accumulations of a light glaze expected.

* WHERE...Portions of south central Minnesota.

* WHEN...From 9 PM this evening to midnight CST Tuesday night.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning and 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 Minnesota can be found at 511mn.org and for Wisconsin at 511wi.gov, or by calling 5 1 1 in either state.

Minnesota Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 62993

Reported Deaths: 1731
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Hennepin19873842
Ramsey7827270
Dakota4610106
Anoka3841115
Stearns292820
Washington222748
Olmsted179123
Nobles17777
Scott163422
Mower11112
Rice10468
Blue Earth9465
Wright9185
Carver8993
Clay79440
Sherburne75310
Kandiyohi7141
St. Louis62120
Todd4302
Lyon4263
Watonwan3671
Freeborn3611
Nicollet35613
Steele3562
Benton3253
Winona26616
Beltrami2640
Crow Wing25214
Le Sueur2301
McLeod2240
Martin2105
Chisago2091
Goodhue2059
Otter Tail2044
Cottonwood1780
Becker1621
Pipestone1589
Polk1564
Waseca1561
Carlton1470
Itasca14612
Douglas1442
Isanti1370
Unassigned13546
Dodge1310
Pine1290
Murray1251
Chippewa1171
Morrison941
Wabasha930
Brown922
Faribault920
Meeker872
Rock860
Sibley862
Koochiching833
Cass802
Jackson790
Pennington751
Mille Lacs733
Fillmore720
Renville675
Lincoln610
Grant563
Swift561
Roseau530
Yellow Medicine530
Pope480
Houston450
Aitkin411
Norman400
Kanabec372
Redwood370
Hubbard360
Wilkin353
Marshall290
Wadena280
Mahnomen271
Big Stone250
Red Lake240
Lake220
Stevens180
Clearwater140
Traverse130
Lac qui Parle80
Cook50
Lake of the Woods40
Kittson30

Iowa Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 50230

Reported Deaths: 955
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Polk10612210
Woodbury377052
Black Hawk320066
Linn245689
Johnson213820
Dallas193235
Buena Vista180012
Scott176815
Dubuque173431
Marshall145627
Pottawattamie136729
Story118915
Wapello93435
Muscatine86048
Webster8498
Crawford7393
Cerro Gordo65617
Sioux6533
Warren5861
Tama55729
Jasper48427
Wright4821
Plymouth47912
Clinton4344
Dickinson3844
Louisa37814
Washington30510
Boone2723
Franklin25512
Hamilton2551
Bremer2337
Clarke2063
Clay2021
Carroll2012
Des Moines1992
Emmet1934
Shelby1881
Hardin1860
Marion1830
Floyd1673
Benton1621
Jackson1601
Poweshiek1608
Allamakee1584
Mahaska14217
Henry1404
Guthrie1385
Buchanan1351
Cedar1351
Jones1352
Butler1312
Lee1294
Madison1282
Hancock1242
Humboldt1241
Delaware1231
Lyon1232
Pocahontas1212
Harrison1131
Cherokee1101
Clayton1093
Winneshiek1021
Page1000
Taylor1000
Iowa981
Kossuth970
Mills941
Monona920
Winnebago920
Palo Alto910
Fayette900
Calhoun872
Cass871
Jefferson870
Sac860
Osceola850
Grundy831
Union811
Mitchell800
Monroe758
Lucas734
Worth680
Davis612
Montgomery614
Chickasaw600
Appanoose523
Howard510
Fremont450
Greene420
Keokuk401
Adair380
Van Buren381
Ida330
Audubon291
Decatur270
Ringgold231
Wayne211
Adams170
Unassigned20
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