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.

Confirmed Cases: 57162

Reported Deaths: 1660
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Hennepin18197820
Ramsey7047261
Dakota4049103
Anoka3410113
Stearns284220
Washington193843
Nobles17496
Olmsted163523
Scott141017
Mower10842
Rice10028
Blue Earth8595
Wright8205
Carver7922
Clay75240
Kandiyohi6771
Sherburne6577
St. Louis45319
Todd4202
Lyon4163
Freeborn3551
Steele3331
Nicollet32013
Benton3103
Watonwan2990
Winona24916
Crow Wing21313
Martin2045
Le Sueur2021
Beltrami2000
Chisago1821
Otter Tail1793
Goodhue1778
Cottonwood1730
Becker1471
Pipestone1439
McLeod1400
Unassigned14040
Polk1353
Itasca13412
Douglas1320
Waseca1300
Pine1280
Carlton1260
Dodge1230
Murray1221
Isanti1100
Chippewa991
Brown852
Faribault840
Meeker832
Morrison821
Wabasha820
Sibley802
Rock750
Koochiching743
Pennington731
Jackson700
Mille Lacs683
Cass622
Fillmore610
Renville605
Lincoln540
Swift521
Grant511
Yellow Medicine490
Roseau460
Pope450
Houston390
Norman370
Hubbard320
Redwood320
Marshall290
Kanabec281
Wilkin283
Aitkin270
Mahnomen241
Wadena230
Big Stone220
Red Lake200
Lake180
Stevens160
Clearwater150
Traverse100
Lac qui Parle60
Kittson30
Cook20
Lake of the Woods10

Iowa Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 46100

Reported Deaths: 887
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Polk9781203
Woodbury365651
Black Hawk302262
Linn214587
Johnson195915
Dallas179635
Buena Vista178612
Scott161512
Dubuque154929
Marshall139424
Pottawattamie122723
Story111714
Wapello85032
Muscatine83048
Webster7366
Crawford7213
Sioux6022
Cerro Gordo57917
Tama53929
Warren5341
Jasper45825
Wright4441
Plymouth4438
Louisa37814
Dickinson3754
Clinton3213
Washington28810
Hamilton2411
Boone2312
Franklin2256
Bremer1927
Clarke1883
Carroll1821
Emmet1812
Clay1711
Shelby1691
Hardin1660
Marion1550
Allamakee1504
Poweshiek1508
Benton1451
Jackson1411
Des Moines1392
Mahaska13617
Floyd1312
Guthrie1285
Jones1242
Cedar1201
Hancock1172
Butler1152
Buchanan1141
Henry1143
Pocahontas1141
Lyon1060
Madison1052
Clayton993
Cherokee981
Harrison980
Lee973
Taylor930
Humboldt921
Delaware911
Iowa901
Monona900
Winneshiek861
Mills830
Calhoun822
Fayette810
Sac810
Palo Alto800
Kossuth780
Osceola780
Jefferson770
Winnebago770
Mitchell760
Page760
Grundy741
Union721
Monroe677
Worth610
Chickasaw510
Davis501
Lucas504
Howard490
Cass481
Montgomery453
Appanoose433
Greene380
Fremont350
Van Buren331
Keokuk311
Ida290
Audubon281
Decatur220
Adair210
Ringgold211
Wayne181
Adams160
Unassigned00
Rochester
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Austin
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