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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.

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