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Hazardous travel will develop across the area late tonight into Tuesday morning with the worst conditions developing after 7 AM.

Posted: Apr. 2, 2018 6:07 AM
Updated: Apr. 2, 2018 2:27 PM

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Winter Storm Warning
Areas Affected: Cerro Gordo; Emmet; Hancock; Kossuth; Palo Alto; Winnebago; Worth

NWS DesMoines (Central Iowa)
...Late Season Winter Storm Tonight into Tuesday... .Snow will develop across northern Iowa tonight. The snow may become heavy at times late tonight into the day on Tuesday, especially across far northern Iowa. Further south, a wintry mix of snow, sleet, or freezing rain is expected. Total snowfall amounts will range from 6 to 8 inches near the Iowa/Minnesota border to 2 to 4 inches along the US Highway 20 corridor. Strong and gusty northwest winds will also develop with wind gusts over 40 mph possible by Tuesday afternoon. These winds will cause areas of blowing snow and hazardous driving conditions. ...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TUESDAY TO 1 AM CDT WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches, heaviest amounts near the Iowa/Minnesota border, with a light glaze of ice possible.

* WHERE...Far northern Iowa.

* WHEN...From 1 AM Tuesday to 1 AM CDT Wednesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions, including during the evening commute on Tuesday. Expect significant reductions in visibility at times.

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: Dodge; Fillmore; Houston; Mower; Olmsted; Wabasha; Winona

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)
...Hazardous Travel Late Tonight Through Tuesday... .Hazardous travel will develop across the area late tonight into Tuesday morning with the worst conditions developing after 7 AM. Snow accumulations of 6 to 10 inches with localized amounts to 12 inches are expected across southeast Minnesota into central Wisconsin. There could be a break in the snow over Clark and Taylor counties between 10 pm and 2 am before heavier snow redevelops. Snow accumulations across northeast Iowa are expected to range from 4 to 6 inches, with some blowing snow possible, along and north of a line from Charles City to Decorah. Far southwest Wisconsin and extreme northeast Iowa will see accumulations of 1 to locally 4 inches with some light icing also possible. Prepare now for hazardous winter travel. ...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TUESDAY TO 4 AM CDT WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 10 inches, with localized amounts up to 12 inches, and ice accumulations of a light glaze are expected. Highest snow accumulations will be between 7 AM and 2 PM.

* WHERE...Portions of central, southwest and west central Wisconsin and southeast Minnesota.

* WHEN...From 1 AM Tuesday to 4 AM CDT Wednesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions, including during the morning and evening commute on Tuesday. Be prepared for significant reductions in visibility at times.

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: Faribault; Freeborn; Goodhue; Steele; Waseca

NWS Minneapolis (Southern Minnesota)
...Snow across central Minnesota today and southeast Minnesota and western Wisconsin tonight and tomorrow... .A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for southeast Minnesota and west central Wisconsin tonight through Tuesday. Accumulations of 5 to 8 inches are likely in this area, with locally 10 inches possible. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for much of central Minnesota starting through 1 AM tonight. Accumulations of 2 of 5 inches are likely in this area. Snow will lift north of I-94 this afternoon in central Minnesota and western Wisconsin. Another round of snow will develop later tonight across southern and eastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin and continue into early Tuesday evening before tapering off. The snow may be heavy at times. In addition, winds gusting as high as 30 to 35 mph could cause some blowing and drifting snow. ...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TUESDAY TO 4 AM CDT WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 8 inches, with localized amounts up to 10 inches, are expected.

* WHERE...Portions of west central Wisconsin and south central and southeast Minnesota.

* WHEN...From 1 AM Tuesday to 4 AM CDT Wednesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions, including during the morning commute on Tuesday. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph will cause patchy blowing and drifting snow.

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: Floyd; Howard; Mitchell; Winneshiek

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)
...Hazardous Travel Late Tonight Through Tuesday... .Hazardous travel will develop across the area late tonight into Tuesday morning with the worst conditions developing after 7 AM. Snow accumulations of 6 to 10 inches with localized amounts to 12 inches are expected across southeast Minnesota into central Wisconsin. There could be a break in the snow over Clark and Taylor counties between 10 pm and 2 am before heavier snow redevelops. Snow accumulations across northeast Iowa are expected to range from 4 to 6 inches, with some blowing snow possible, along and north of a line from Charles City to Decorah. Far southwest Wisconsin and extreme northeast Iowa will see accumulations of 1 to locally 4 inches with some light icing also possible. Prepare now for hazardous winter travel. ...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TUESDAY TO 4 AM CDT WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow and light freezing drizzle expected. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches, with localized amounts up to 8 inches, and ice accumulations of a light glaze are expected. Heaviest snow accumulations will be between 7 AM and 5 PM.

* WHERE...Mitchell, Howard, Winneshiek and Floyd Counties.

* WHEN...From 1 AM Tuesday to 4 AM CDT Wednesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions, including during the morning and evening commute on Tuesday. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph will cause patchy blowing and drifting snow.

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 Weather Advisory
Areas Affected: Allamakee; Chickasaw; Clayton; Fayette

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)
...Hazardous Travel Late Tonight Through Tuesday... .Hazardous travel will develop across the area late tonight into Tuesday morning with the worst conditions developing after 7 AM. Snow accumulations of 6 to 10 inches with localized amounts to 12 inches are expected across southeast Minnesota into central Wisconsin. There could be a break in the snow over Clark and Taylor counties between 10 pm and 2 am before heavier snow redevelops. Snow accumulations across northeast Iowa are expected to range from 4 to 6 inches, with some blowing snow possible, along and north of a line from Charles City to Decorah. Far southwest Wisconsin and extreme northeast Iowa will see accumulations of 1 to locally 4 inches with some light icing also possible. Prepare now for hazardous winter travel. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TUESDAY TO 4 AM CDT WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Snow and light freezing drizzle expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 5 inches and ice accumulations of up to one tenth of an inch are expected. The main snow accumulation period will be between 7 AM and 5 PM.

* WHERE...Chickasaw County.

* WHEN...From 1 AM Tuesday to 4 AM CDT Wednesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions, including during the morning and evening commute on Tuesday. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph will cause patchy blowing and drifting snow.

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for 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: Black Hawk; Bremer; Butler; Calhoun; Franklin; Grundy; Hamilton; Hardin; Humboldt; Pocahontas; Sac; Webster; Wright

NWS DesMoines (Central Iowa)
...Late Season Winter Storm Tonight into Tuesday... .Snow will develop across northern Iowa tonight. The snow may become heavy at times late tonight into the day on Tuesday, especially across far northern Iowa. Further south, a wintry mix of snow, sleet, or freezing rain is expected. Total snowfall amounts will range from 6 to 8 inches near the Iowa/Minnesota border to 2 to 4 inches along the US Highway 20 corridor. Strong and gusty northwest winds will also develop with wind gusts over 40 mph possible by Tuesday afternoon. These winds will cause areas of blowing snow and hazardous driving conditions. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TUESDAY TO 1 AM CDT WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches, with localized amounts up to 5 inches, and ice a light glaze of possible.

* WHERE...North-central Iowa.

* WHEN...From 1 AM Tuesday to 1 AM CDT Wednesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions, including during the evening commute on Tuesday. 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.

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