Blizzard Warning remains in effect for some: Here is the latest

Travel could be very difficult. Areas of blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.

Posted: Jan 13, 2021 11:22 AM
Updated: Jan 15, 2021 8:23 AM

Blizzard Warning
Areas Affected: Adair; Adams; Audubon; Boone; Calhoun; Carroll; Cass; Cerro Gordo; Clarke; Crawford; Dallas; Decatur; Emmet; Franklin; Greene; Guthrie; Hamilton; Hancock; Hardin; Humboldt; Kossuth; Madison; Palo Alto; Pocahontas; Polk; Ringgold; Sac; Story; Taylor; Union; Warren; Webster; Winnebago; Worth; Wright

NWS DesMoines (Central Iowa)
...Blizzard to Near Blizzard Conditions Continue to Significantly Impact Travel Across the Western Half of Iowa... .Strong and gusty northwest winds coupled with moderate to at times heavy snowfall will continue to produce blizzard to near blizzard conditions into the daylight hours today over the western half of Iowa. Significant travel impacts are occurring or expected, especially along Interstate 35 and Interstate 80 in western Iowa. Over the eastern half of Iowa, lighter winds and lower snowfall amounts are forecast, but hazardous travel is anticipated. ...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Blizzard conditions. Additional snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches. Winds gusting as high as 50 mph.

* WHERE...Areas along and west of Interstate 35 in central Iowa.

* WHEN...Until 6 PM CST this evening.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult due to areas of blowing snow, which could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions will impact the morning and evening commutes today.

Travel should be restricted to emergencies only. If you must travel, have a winter survival kit with you. If you get stranded, stay with your vehicle. 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; Mower; Olmsted; Wabasha

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)
...Areas Of Snow...Slippery To Hazardous Travel For Commute... .The main snow bands continue to shift north and west early this morning, mostly impacting northern Wisconsin into south central Minnesota. Locally, much of the snow has ended for central and southwest Wisconsin, into parts of northeast Iowa. As we move through daybreak, the snow bands will stay fairly stationary to where they are now, bringing additional accumulations to those locations. Meanwhile, scattered snow showers are expected to develop over southeast Wisconsin, moving westward into southwest parts of Wisconsin along with northeast Iowa. These snow showers would have the potential for rapid reductions in visibility and a quick 1/2 inch of snow. Morning travelers...exercise caution and take it slow. Check on road conditions before heading out. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING... ...WINTER STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...

* WHAT...Snow. Additional accumulations of 1 to 3 inches.

* WHERE...Wabasha, Dodge, Olmsted and Mower Counties.

* WHEN...Until 6 PM CST this evening.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions will impact the morning commute.

Slow down and use caution while traveling. 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; Grundy; Marshall; Tama

NWS DesMoines (Central Iowa)
...Blizzard to Near Blizzard Conditions Continue to Significantly Impact Travel Across the Western Half of Iowa... .Strong and gusty northwest winds coupled with moderate to at times heavy snowfall will continue to produce blizzard to near blizzard conditions into the daylight hours today over the western half of Iowa. Significant travel impacts are occurring or expected, especially along Interstate 35 and Interstate 80 in western Iowa. Over the eastern half of Iowa, lighter winds and lower snowfall amounts are forecast, but hazardous travel is anticipated. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Snow. Additional snow accumulations of up to two inches.

* WHERE...Areas east of Interstate 35 in central Iowa and along and north of Highway 30.

* WHEN...Until 6 PM CST this evening.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions will impact the morning and evening commutes today.

Slow down and use caution while traveling. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

Blizzard Warning
Areas Affected: Blue Earth; Brown; Chippewa; Douglas; Faribault; Freeborn; Kandiyohi; Lac Qui Parle; Le Sueur; Martin; McLeod; Meeker; Nicollet; Pope; Redwood; Renville; Sibley; Steele; Stevens; Swift; Waseca; Watonwan; Yellow Medicine

NWS Minneapolis (Southern Minnesota)
...WINTER STORM CONTINUES TODAY... .Snow will continue across all of central and southern Minnesota and western Wisconsin today. Another 2 to 4 inches of snow accumulation is expected across central and southern Minnesota into western Wisconsin. Meanwhile, western and southern Minnesota will have gusty north winds of 40 to 50 mph in addition to the falling snow. This will lead to whiteout conditions, making for hazardous travel. A Blizzard Warning remains in effect through Friday for areas along and west of a line from Alexandria to Litchfield to Arlington to Owatonna. This includes the Interstate 90 corridor and Interstate 35 from the Owatonna area southward. East of the Blizzard Warning, a Winter Weather Advisory is in effect. The Winter Storm Warning that was in place for Scott, Dakota, Goodhue and Rice counties has been replaced by a Winter Weather Advisory. Gusty winds and snow will continue through Friday, but conditions will slowly improve this afternoon through this evening. The main impacts will be to travel. ...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Blizzard conditions expected. Additional snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches. Winds gusting as high as 50 mph.

* WHERE...Portions of central, south central, southwest and west central Minnesota.

* WHEN...Until 6 PM CST this evening.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Areas of blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions will impact the morning commute.

Travel should be restricted to emergencies only. If you must travel, have a winter survival kit with you. If you get stranded, stay with your vehicle. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1. Road conditions can also be found at 511mn.org for Minnesota or 511wi.gov for Wisconsin.

Winter Weather Advisory
Areas Affected: Chickasaw; Fayette; Floyd; Howard; Mitchell; Winneshiek

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)
...Areas Of Snow...Slippery To Hazardous Travel For Commute... .The main snow bands continue to shift north and west early this morning, mostly impacting northern Wisconsin into south central Minnesota. Locally, much of the snow has ended for central and southwest Wisconsin, into parts of northeast Iowa. As we move through daybreak, the snow bands will stay fairly stationary to where they are now, bringing additional accumulations to those locations. Meanwhile, scattered snow showers are expected to develop over southeast Wisconsin, moving westward into southwest parts of Wisconsin along with northeast Iowa. These snow showers would have the potential for rapid reductions in visibility and a quick 1/2 inch of snow. Morning travelers...exercise caution and take it slow. Check on road conditions before heading out. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Snow. Additional accumulations of up to 1 inch.

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

* WHEN...Until 6 PM CST this evening.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions will impact the morning commute.

Slow down and use caution while traveling. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

Winter Weather Advisory
Areas Affected: Fillmore

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)
...Areas Of Snow...Slippery To Hazardous Travel For Commute... .The main snow bands continue to shift north and west early this morning, mostly impacting northern Wisconsin into south central Minnesota. Locally, much of the snow has ended for central and southwest Wisconsin, into parts of northeast Iowa. As we move through daybreak, the snow bands will stay fairly stationary to where they are now, bringing additional accumulations to those locations. Meanwhile, scattered snow showers are expected to develop over southeast Wisconsin, moving westward into southwest parts of Wisconsin along with northeast Iowa. These snow showers would have the potential for rapid reductions in visibility and a quick 1/2 inch of snow. Morning travelers...exercise caution and take it slow. Check on road conditions before heading out. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Snow. Additional accumulations of up to 1 inch.

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

* WHEN...Until 6 PM CST this evening.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions will impact the morning commute.

Slow down and use caution while traveling. 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: 446380

Reported Deaths: 5995
CountyCasesDeaths
Hennepin927471474
Ramsey39820736
Dakota32876338
Anoka30877363
Washington20066227
Stearns17813187
St. Louis13609241
Scott1191796
Wright11570104
Olmsted1041375
Sherburne818965
Carver692436
Clay650280
Rice604168
Kandiyohi553471
Blue Earth538933
Crow Wing481374
Otter Tail454466
Chisago450832
Benton418685
Winona387246
Douglas373466
Nobles368746
Mower363329
Goodhue345358
Polk327956
McLeod324245
Morrison311144
Beltrami309447
Lyon300636
Becker284139
Itasca284043
Isanti281641
Carlton278543
Steele27229
Pine266013
Freeborn243420
Todd231630
Nicollet223836
Brown214534
Mille Lacs213646
Le Sueur208815
Cass207323
Meeker199233
Waseca188916
Wabasha16953
Martin169326
Roseau165416
Hubbard149238
Redwood139527
Renville137139
Houston135613
Dodge13384
Chippewa130932
Cottonwood126818
Fillmore12245
Wadena119616
Rock109712
Sibley10837
Aitkin107633
Watonwan10638
Faribault104616
Pennington98815
Kanabec97418
Pipestone93923
Yellow Medicine93514
Murray8785
Jackson85210
Swift83118
Pope7375
Marshall70315
Stevens6978
Clearwater68514
Lac qui Parle65716
Lake63215
Wilkin6229
Koochiching59310
Lincoln4821
Big Stone4553
Unassigned43668
Grant4298
Norman4238
Mahnomen4107
Kittson37219
Red Lake3164
Traverse2503
Lake of the Woods1901
Cook1140

Iowa Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 303464

Reported Deaths: 4269
CountyCasesDeaths
Polk45396448
Linn17695274
Scott15387163
Black Hawk13659236
Woodbury12953175
Johnson1204749
Dubuque11312150
Pottawattamie8942112
Dallas882171
Story863834
Webster467571
Cerro Gordo463568
Sioux453756
Clinton448861
Warren438838
Marshall425761
Buena Vista391929
Muscatine386777
Des Moines380941
Plymouth348968
Wapello341698
Jasper320458
Lee314430
Marion302152
Jones270449
Henry263430
Carroll253434
Bremer242248
Crawford228522
Boone216417
Washington214531
Benton208844
Jackson191131
Mahaska190736
Tama185857
Dickinson184226
Delaware172336
Kossuth171343
Clay166019
Wright163024
Fayette160022
Buchanan158323
Hamilton157929
Winneshiek155119
Harrison154762
Hardin154229
Cedar151819
Clayton150748
Butler146824
Page143715
Cherokee138227
Floyd138036
Mills136016
Lyon133832
Poweshiek132424
Hancock129024
Allamakee126927
Iowa123922
Calhoun12209
Grundy120226
Jefferson119524
Madison11899
Winnebago118529
Mitchell115734
Louisa114330
Cass112641
Chickasaw110612
Sac110615
Emmet110331
Appanoose109838
Union108122
Humboldt104219
Guthrie102424
Franklin101618
Shelby101426
Unassigned9160
Palo Alto9019
Keokuk84325
Montgomery84022
Howard82819
Monroe80818
Clarke7847
Pocahontas77211
Ida74030
Davis68921
Greene6887
Adair68620
Lucas6488
Osceola6349
Monona63316
Worth5993
Taylor5919
Fremont5046
Van Buren49412
Decatur4804
Ringgold4269
Wayne41421
Audubon4118
Adams2953
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