Winter Storm Watch issued, 3-6 inches of snow possible

The heaviest snowfall is expected Sunday afternoon into the early evening hours.

Posted: Apr 7, 2018 7:08 AM
Updated: Apr 8, 2018 7:05 AM

Winter Weather Advisory

Areas Affected: Black Hawk; Bremer; Butler; Calhoun; Cerro Gordo; Emmet; Franklin; Grundy; Hamilton; Hancock; Hardin; Humboldt; Kossuth; Marshall; Palo Alto; Pocahontas; Sac; Tama; Webster; Winnebago; Worth; Wright

NWS DesMoines (Central Iowa)
...Moderate to Locally Heavy Snow across Northern Iowa Today and Tonight... .Snow is expected to develop over the area from northwest to southeast today with the greatest intensity through the early evening hours. Impacts to travel are expected through early Monday morning due to snow covered roads and reduced visibility. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 AM CDT MONDAY...

* WHAT...Moderate to heavy snow. Snow possibly mixing with or briefly changing to light freezing rain in the evening. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches. A light glaze of ice may also occur. Visibilities may drop below one half mile at times during the more intense snow, aided by 25 mph wind gusts.

* WHERE...Northern Iowa.

* WHEN...From 1 PM Sunday to 7 AM CDT Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Expect reduced visibilities at times.

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: Blue Earth; Faribault; Freeborn; Le Sueur; Martin; McLeod; Nicollet; Sibley; Steele; Waseca; Watonwan

NWS Minneapolis (Southern Minnesota)
...ANOTHER ROUND OF SNOW TODAY... .A Winter Weather Advisory continues for portions of west central, southwest, and south central Minnesota for today into tonight, mainly southwest of a line from Glenwood, to Willmar, Gaylord, and Owatonna. Snow will develop over far western Minnesota shortly after sunrise. This area of snow will expand east across the rest of Minnesota during the day, before tapering off Sunday night. Snowfall amounts in the advisory area will range from 3 to 5 inches. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 AM CDT MONDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches are expected.

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

* WHEN...From 1 PM this afternoon to 7 AM CDT Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. In addition, some reductions to visibility are likely. Winds gusting as high as 30 mph will cause patchy blowing and drifting snow.

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. 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: Chickasaw; Fayette; Floyd; Howard; Mitchell; Winneshiek

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)
...Snow Moves In This Afternoon Lasting Through Tonight... .Snow will move into the area by early this afternoon, continuing into tonight, and then diminishing early Monday. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches are expected. Plan on some impact to travel, especially tonight into the Monday morning commute. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 AM CDT MONDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches.

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

* WHEN...From 1 PM Sunday to 7 AM CDT Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Be prepared for reduced visibilities at times.

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered 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

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)
...Snow Moves In This Afternoon Lasting Through Tonight... .Snow will move into the area by early this afternoon, continuing into tonight, and then diminishing early Monday. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches are expected. Plan on some impact to travel, especially tonight into the Monday morning commute. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 AM CDT MONDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches.

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

* WHEN...From 1 PM Sunday to 7 AM CDT Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Be prepared for reduced visibilities at times.

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered 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.

Minnesota Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 485655

Reported Deaths: 6558
CountyCasesDeaths
Hennepin1007641586
Ramsey43106801
Dakota36297390
Anoka33293385
Washington22078256
Stearns18734201
St. Louis14805262
Scott13290107
Wright12526115
Olmsted1178988
Sherburne872872
Carver772640
Clay691587
Rice670491
Blue Earth594735
Kandiyohi579574
Crow Wing520681
Chisago499045
Otter Tail482170
Benton446490
Winona418349
Mower404731
Douglas392668
Nobles387047
Goodhue385768
Polk343162
McLeod339349
Beltrami337951
Morrison324547
Itasca313046
Lyon313044
Becker311342
Isanti306154
Steele300411
Carlton300149
Pine282016
Freeborn280723
Nicollet258641
Todd248030
Brown245037
Le Sueur235320
Mille Lacs227447
Cass220024
Waseca208717
Meeker207434
Martin189528
Wabasha18653
Roseau180217
Hubbard160640
Houston157314
Dodge15224
Renville149640
Redwood147027
Fillmore13728
Chippewa136335
Cottonwood134820
Pennington134416
Wadena130920
Faribault123017
Aitkin118833
Sibley117310
Watonwan11738
Rock115714
Kanabec107519
Pipestone101424
Yellow Medicine97617
Murray9448
Jackson93510
Swift87918
Pope8045
Marshall77815
Stevens7418
Lake74018
Clearwater71914
Lac qui Parle68416
Wilkin67110
Koochiching61811
Big Stone5163
Lincoln5062
Grant4918
Norman4788
Unassigned46768
Mahnomen4417
Kittson40921
Red Lake3625
Traverse3055
Lake of the Woods2191
Cook1180

Iowa Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 362827

Reported Deaths: 5440
CountyCasesDeaths
Polk58260551
Linn20670313
Scott18318210
Black Hawk16258292
Woodbury14979211
Johnson1384874
Dubuque13562194
Dallas1138690
Pottawattamie10791143
Story1024945
Warren556674
Clinton543784
Cerro Gordo533782
Webster519587
Marshall497272
Sioux494869
Buena Vista474537
Des Moines458861
Muscatine452291
Wapello4345108
Jasper417766
Plymouth395378
Lee375452
Marion359169
Jones294154
Henry293337
Carroll286249
Bremer280854
Crawford275135
Boone259730
Washington254347
Benton253854
Mahaska224746
Jackson221638
Dickinson217840
Tama213765
Kossuth208555
Clay193625
Hamilton192142
Delaware189140
Winneshiek189127
Buchanan185729
Fayette185235
Page183319
Hardin181439
Wright179931
Harrison179469
Cedar178523
Clayton168154
Butler167231
Mills163020
Floyd162741
Cherokee154836
Madison154718
Poweshiek154330
Hancock147130
Allamakee146747
Lyon145941
Iowa145023
Appanoose139247
Grundy139230
Jefferson138734
Winnebago138631
Cass134751
Calhoun133811
Mitchell130940
Louisa128241
Union126631
Chickasaw125215
Sac124618
Emmet121740
Shelby121733
Franklin118319
Humboldt117925
Guthrie116628
Palo Alto105221
Montgomery104136
Howard102921
Clarke100420
Unassigned9900
Keokuk98229
Monroe93328
Adair92128
Ida91432
Pocahontas85419
Davis83123
Monona81627
Greene77510
Lucas74021
Osceola70615
Worth6997
Taylor66612
Fremont5909
Decatur5829
Van Buren56118
Ringgold52320
Wayne48921
Audubon4889
Adams3274
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