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.

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