Winter Storm looks to drop 6-8 inches of snow, impact travel Wednesday

Total snow accumulations of 5 to 8 inches expected.

Posted: Feb 19, 2019 5:31 AM
Updated: Feb 20, 2019 1:29 AM

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Winter Storm Warning
Areas Affected: Black Hawk; Bremer; Butler; Cerro Gordo; Emmet; Franklin; Grundy; Hancock; Hardin; Humboldt; Kossuth; Palo Alto; Pocahontas; Tama; Winnebago; Worth; Wright

NWS DesMoines (Central Iowa)
...Heavy Snowfall Across Iowa Late This Evening Into Wednesday... .Another winter storm will impact Iowa into Wednesday. Snow will expand across all of Iowa by early Wednesday morning. The snow will increase in intensity, falling heavily at times through the overnight hours. The snow will gradually taper off through the day Wednesday, ending in the north by mid to late afternoon. Visibilities will be significantly reduced during periods of intense snowfall and road conditions will rapidly deteriorate tonight. Some very light freezing rain may mix with the snow late Wednesday morning into early afternoon in southeast Iowa. ...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 10 inches expected.

* WHERE...Northern and northeastern Iowa.

* WHEN...From midnight tonight to 6 PM CST Wednesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult due to snow covered roads and low visibilities. The hazardous conditions could impact the Wednesday morning commute.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

Winter Storm Warning
Areas Affected: Blue Earth; Brown; Carver; Chippewa; Dakota; Faribault; Freeborn; Goodhue; Hennepin; Kandiyohi; Lac Qui Parle; Le Sueur; Martin; McLeod; Meeker; Nicollet; Redwood; Renville; Rice; Scott; Sibley; Stearns; Steele; Swift; Waseca; Watonwan; Wright; Yellow Med

NWS Minneapolis (Southern Minnesota)
...HEAVY SNOW LIKELY ACROSS CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN MINNESOTA AND WESTERN WISCONSIN TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY EVENING... .A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for much of central and southern Minnesota and western Wisconsin starting tonight and continuing through Wednesday evening. The Warning is in effect south and east of a line from Lake Mille Lacs to Sauk Centre to Appleton, and extends eastward across all of west central Wisconsin. Total snowfall accumulations of 6 to 10 inches can be expected within the Warning area. Snow will be heavy at times, particularly during the Wednesday morning commute. Snowfall is expected to continue much of the day on Wednesday. Snowfall rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour will occur at times during the storm. Snowfall will diminish Wednesday afternoon and evening but will still impact the evening commute. A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for West Central Minnesota from Morris through Alexandria, Glenwood, Long Prairie and Little Falls. Total snowfall accumulations of 3 to 6 inches can be expected within the Advisory area with the heaviest snow expected Wednesday morning. Hazardous travel conditions can be expected due to snow covered roads and reduced visibilities. Plan for extra travel time, especially for the Wednesday morning and evening commutes. ...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 PM CST WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 9 inches expected. Isolated totals around 10 inches possible in south central Minnesota.

* WHERE...central and southern Minnesota.

* WHEN...From midnight tonight to 6 PM CST Wednesday.

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

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. 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 Storm Warning
Areas Affected: Chickasaw; Fayette; Floyd; Howard; Mitchell; Winneshiek

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)
...Snow Arriving Overnight With Hazardous Travel Developing... .Snow will develop in southeast Minnesota and northeast Iowa just after midnight, spreading into central and western Wisconsin prior to sunrise Wednesday. 1 to 4 inches of snow are expected near and west of the Mississippi River as well as into southwest Wisconsin by sunrise. Hazardous travel is expected for the Wednesday morning commute, with visibility likely reduced to 1/2 mile or less and snowfall rates around an inch per hour at times. Moderate to at times heavy snow will continue through the morning before tapering off through the afternoon. Difficult travel may persist through the evening commute, especially near and north of Interstate 90. ...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT UNTIL 6 PM CST WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 8 inches expected.

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

* WHEN...Until 6 PM CST Wednesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous conditions will impact the morning commute, and could also impact the afternoon commute.

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. 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: Dodge; Fillmore; Houston; Mower; Olmsted; Wabasha; Winona

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)
...Snow Arriving Overnight With Hazardous Travel Developing... .Snow will develop in southeast Minnesota and northeast Iowa just after midnight, spreading into central and western Wisconsin prior to sunrise Wednesday. 1 to 4 inches of snow are expected near and west of the Mississippi River as well as into southwest Wisconsin by sunrise. Hazardous travel is expected for the Wednesday morning commute, with visibility likely reduced to 1/2 mile or less and snowfall rates around an inch per hour at times. Moderate to at times heavy snow will continue through the morning before tapering off through the afternoon. Difficult travel may persist through the evening commute, especially near and north of Interstate 90. ...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT UNTIL 6 PM CST WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 8 inches expected.

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

* WHEN...Until 6 PM CST Wednesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous conditions will impact the morning commute, and could also impact the afternoon commute.

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. 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

 

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