UPDATE: Winter Storm Warning issued for many counties in viewing area

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.

Minnesota Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 770246

Reported Deaths: 8661
CountyCasesDeaths
Hennepin1537491923
Ramsey63444980
Dakota57071526
Anoka54052520
Washington33690331
Stearns28419253
St. Louis23735361
Scott21652160
Wright21388171
Olmsted18144120
Sherburne15515115
Carver1366556
Clay1025399
Rice9985131
Blue Earth966659
Crow Wing9518109
Chisago837263
Kandiyohi835197
Otter Tail8061105
Benton7477111
Beltrami658079
Mower645541
Douglas629190
Goodhue619985
Itasca618885
Winona611854
McLeod595770
Steele585825
Isanti573074
Morrison557767
Becker534862
Polk512879
Freeborn487642
Nobles481652
Lyon456356
Carlton446866
Nicollet434454
Pine428532
Cass425745
Mille Lacs416967
Brown411547
Todd400036
Le Sueur386332
Meeker356854
Waseca327331
Martin326336
Wabasha29538
Hubbard292744
Dodge273510
Roseau265227
Fillmore243812
Redwood240443
Wadena238429
Houston231117
Renville228549
Faribault220630
Pennington217227
Sibley211612
Cottonwood197128
Kanabec192230
Chippewa190340
Aitkin184043
Watonwan171112
Pope16148
Yellow Medicine157220
Rock155319
Jackson147315
Koochiching138619
Clearwater136618
Murray135011
Swift134619
Marshall134520
Pipestone133427
Stevens124911
Lake109521
Wilkin102814
Lac qui Parle98524
Mahnomen90312
Norman8789
Big Stone7974
Grant7869
Lincoln7845
Kittson61122
Red Lake5899
Unassigned538124
Traverse5165
Lake of the Woods4764
Cook2460

Iowa Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 474151

Reported Deaths: 6785
CountyCasesDeaths
Polk74657729
Linn29194394
Scott24733274
Black Hawk20335358
Woodbury19207244
Johnson17988100
Dubuque15834229
Pottawattamie14276200
Dallas14109108
Story1288551
Warren774296
Cerro Gordo6951110
Webster6950111
Clinton6929101
Des Moines667594
Marshall641885
Muscatine6352113
Wapello5936137
Jasper578279
Lee565689
Sioux565676
Marion508191
Buena Vista491746
Plymouth463487
Henry389847
Jones370861
Washington366856
Benton359257
Bremer357168
Boone350937
Carroll346353
Crawford339347
Mahaska322856
Dickinson301052
Clay279133
Buchanan279039
Jackson273546
Kossuth271873
Hardin270249
Tama264976
Fayette260649
Delaware258546
Cedar249526
Page249328
Wright243645
Hamilton233954
Winneshiek233338
Floyd221845
Harrison217777
Madison216925
Clayton214558
Poweshiek211741
Iowa208029
Butler206638
Cass201557
Jefferson201040
Mills199929
Allamakee194753
Cherokee193844
Lyon192941
Hancock187639
Winnebago186633
Calhoun186116
Appanoose180850
Shelby178439
Louisa171052
Grundy168537
Humboldt167727
Emmet167146
Franklin164628
Mitchell164043
Union162637
Chickasaw159318
Sac157924
Guthrie155434
Montgomery142342
Palo Alto142032
Clarke141328
Keokuk139635
Monroe134335
Howard128222
Ida118641
Greene116315
Davis115225
Lucas113724
Pocahontas111423
Monona108738
Worth10818
Adair105335
Osceola94017
Fremont86111
Van Buren84221
Decatur82612
Taylor79713
Wayne74824
Ringgold67727
Audubon66814
Adams5095
Unassigned380
Rochester
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