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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: 604608

Reported Deaths: 7642
CountyCasesDeaths
Hennepin1249941780
Ramsey52516897
Dakota46848471
Anoka42782458
Washington27433291
Stearns22559225
St. Louis18142313
Scott17552137
Wright16382149
Olmsted13401102
Sherburne1202495
Carver1067548
Clay826492
Rice8203110
Blue Earth762644
Crow Wing681795
Kandiyohi668185
Chisago620052
Otter Tail586284
Benton582998
Goodhue483974
Douglas475681
Mower470533
Winona461351
Itasca459963
Isanti440164
McLeod430861
Morrison424862
Beltrami407862
Nobles407550
Steele397816
Polk389072
Becker386755
Lyon363853
Carlton353056
Freeborn347133
Pine334923
Nicollet331345
Mille Lacs311854
Brown307940
Le Sueur297326
Cass286232
Todd285633
Meeker263443
Waseca238023
Martin235333
Roseau211221
Wabasha20793
Hubbard196641
Dodge18793
Renville182846
Redwood176539
Houston174616
Cottonwood167124
Wadena163423
Fillmore157610
Faribault154819
Chippewa154038
Pennington153820
Kanabec146828
Sibley146810
Aitkin138937
Watonwan13579
Rock128719
Jackson122812
Pipestone116726
Yellow Medicine115020
Pope11306
Murray107110
Swift106918
Koochiching95418
Stevens92411
Clearwater89016
Marshall88817
Lake83220
Wilkin83213
Lac qui Parle75622
Big Stone6044
Grant5948
Lincoln5853
Mahnomen5669
Norman5479
Kittson49022
Unassigned48293
Red Lake4017
Traverse3775
Lake of the Woods3453
Cook1720

Iowa Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 371146

Reported Deaths: 6053
CountyCasesDeaths
Polk58273640
Linn21228339
Scott20310248
Black Hawk16167312
Woodbury15241230
Johnson1462385
Dubuque13512211
Dallas1128999
Pottawattamie11229174
Story1071648
Warren584091
Clinton561593
Cerro Gordo554095
Sioux517674
Webster516094
Muscatine4884106
Marshall486876
Des Moines467572
Wapello4338122
Buena Vista426940
Jasper421172
Plymouth403181
Lee382356
Marion366076
Jones301057
Henry294537
Bremer288661
Carroll287152
Boone268634
Crawford268140
Benton259955
Washington257351
Dickinson249344
Mahaska232751
Jackson225242
Clay216727
Kossuth216166
Tama212071
Delaware211143
Winneshiek198835
Page194522
Buchanan194133
Cedar192323
Hardin187544
Fayette186743
Wright186040
Hamilton181951
Harrison180073
Clayton171157
Butler166335
Madison164619
Mills163724
Floyd163442
Cherokee159338
Lyon158841
Poweshiek157136
Allamakee152852
Hancock150334
Iowa149824
Winnebago144531
Cass139255
Calhoun138913
Grundy137333
Emmet135841
Jefferson133535
Shelby131737
Sac130920
Union130035
Louisa129749
Appanoose129049
Mitchell126643
Chickasaw124917
Franklin123523
Guthrie123332
Humboldt119626
Palo Alto113623
Howard105022
Montgomery103638
Clarke100924
Keokuk96832
Monroe96431
Unassigned9530
Ida91535
Adair87332
Pocahontas85822
Davis85225
Monona83131
Osceola78916
Greene78011
Lucas77923
Worth7618
Taylor66812
Fremont6269
Decatur6169
Ringgold56424
Van Buren56318
Wayne54423
Audubon53311
Adams3444
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