Update: Winter Weather Advisory blankets viewing area

Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches expected. Minor blowing and drifting is possible as the snow ends early Saturday as winds gust to 20 to 25 mph.

Posted: Nov 16, 2018 6:42 AM
Updated: Nov 17, 2018 7:01 AM

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Areas Affected: Allamakee; Clayton; Howard; Mitchell; Winneshiek

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)
...Accumulating Snow Tonight... .Snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches are expected across most of the area tonight southwest of Interstate 94. Locally higher amounts are possible. The snow is expected to move in after sunset this evening and continue for much of the night. Roads will become snow covered and slippery. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM CST SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches, with locally higher amounts possible.

* WHERE...Much of central, western, and southwest Wisconsin, northeast Iowa, and southeast Minnesota.

* WHEN...From 6 PM this evening to 6 AM CST Saturday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions.

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road conditions for Iowa can be found on-line at 511ia.org, in Minnesota at 511mn.org, and in Wisconsin at 511wi.gov or by calling 5 1 1.

Winter Weather Advisory
Areas Affected: Black Hawk; Bremer; Butler; Cerro Gordo; Emmet; Franklin; Grundy; Hancock; Kossuth; Wright

NWS DesMoines (Central Iowa)
...Snow Expected over North Central and Northeast Iowa Tonight... .After a brief start with a rain and snow mix toward sunset, precipitation will quickly change to all snow during the evening across northeast Iowa and continue into the early morning hours with several inches of accumulation by daybreak. This will bring the first significant snow accumulations of the season to this portion of the state. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM CST SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches expected.

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

* WHEN...From 6 PM this evening to 6 AM CST Saturday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Motorists are advised to slow down, drive defensively and place extra distance between vehicles. Be especially cautious as drivers will just be acclimating themselves to wintry driving conditions during one of the first events of the season.

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered 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: Blue Earth; Carver; Dakota; Faribault; Freeborn; Goodhue; Le Sueur; Martin; Rice; Scott; Steele; Waseca

NWS Minneapolis (Southern Minnesota)
...ACCUMULATING SNOW LATER TODAY AND TONIGHT ACROSS MUCH OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN MINNESOTA... .Snow will develop over west central Minnesota late this afternoon and expand south and east across central and southern Minnesota tonight. A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect for areas generally south of Interstate 94 in Minnesota. Total accumulations of 2 to 4 inches are expected in the Advisory area, with isolated 5 inch amounts. Brisk northerly winds will also accompany the snow, which will likely result in reduced visibilities and areas of blowing snow. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM CST SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches expected. Isolated 5 inch accumulations

* WHERE...Portions of east central, south central and southeast Minnesota.

* WHEN...From 6 PM this evening to 6 AM CST Saturday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Brisk northerly winds will reduce visibilities and result in areas of blowing snow. Plan on slippery road conditions.

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. 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 Weather Advisory
Areas Affected: Chickasaw; Fayette; Floyd

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)
...Accumulating Snow Tonight... .Snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches are expected across most of the area tonight southwest of Interstate 94. Locally higher amounts are possible. The snow is expected to move in after sunset this evening and continue for much of the night. Roads will become snow covered and slippery. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM CST SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches, with localized higher amounts possible.

* WHERE...Floyd, Chickasaw and Fayette Counties.

* WHEN...From 6 PM this evening to 6 AM CST Saturday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions.

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road conditions for Iowa can be found on-line at 511ia.org, in Minnesota at 511mn.org, and in Wisconsin at 511wi.gov or by calling 5 1 1.

Winter Weather Advisory
Areas Affected: Dodge; Fillmore; Houston; Mower; Olmsted; Wabasha; Winona

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)
...Accumulating Snow Tonight... .Snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches are expected across most of the area tonight southwest of Interstate 94. Locally higher amounts are possible. The snow is expected to move in after sunset this evening and continue for much of the night. Roads will become snow covered and slippery. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM CST SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches, with locally higher amounts possible.

* WHERE...Much of central, western, and southwest Wisconsin, northeast Iowa, and southeast Minnesota.

* WHEN...From 6 PM this evening to 6 AM CST Saturday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions.

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road conditions for Iowa can be found on-line at 511ia.org, in Minnesota at 511mn.org, and in Wisconsin at 511wi.gov or by calling 5 1 1.

Winter Weather Advisory
Areas Affected: Winnebago; Worth

NWS DesMoines (Central Iowa)
...Snow Expected over North Central and Northeast Iowa Tonight... .After a brief start with a rain and snow mix toward sunset, precipitation will quickly change to all snow during the evening across northeast Iowa and continue into the early morning hours with several inches of accumulation by daybreak. This will bring the first significant snow accumulations of the season to this portion of the state. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM CST SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches expected Minor blowing and drifting is possible as the snow ends early Saturday as winds gust to 20 to 25 mph.

* WHERE...Far Northern Iowa Iowa, including the portion of Interstate 35 in northern Iowa north of Highway 20.

* WHEN...From 6 PM this evening to 6 AM CST Saturday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Motorists are advised to slow down, drive defensively and place extra distance between vehicles. Be especially cautious as drivers will just be acclimating themselves to wintry driving conditions during one of the first events of the season.

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered 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: 485655

Reported Deaths: 6558
CountyCasesDeaths
Hennepin1007641586
Ramsey43106801
Dakota36297390
Anoka33293385
Washington22078256
Stearns18734201
St. Louis14805262
Scott13290107
Wright12526115
Olmsted1178988
Sherburne872872
Carver772640
Clay691587
Rice670491
Blue Earth594735
Kandiyohi579574
Crow Wing520681
Chisago499045
Otter Tail482170
Benton446490
Winona418349
Mower404731
Douglas392668
Nobles387047
Goodhue385768
Polk343162
McLeod339349
Beltrami337951
Morrison324547
Itasca313046
Lyon313044
Becker311342
Isanti306154
Steele300411
Carlton300149
Pine282016
Freeborn280723
Nicollet258641
Todd248030
Brown245037
Le Sueur235320
Mille Lacs227447
Cass220024
Waseca208717
Meeker207434
Martin189528
Wabasha18653
Roseau180217
Hubbard160640
Houston157314
Dodge15224
Renville149640
Redwood147027
Fillmore13728
Chippewa136335
Cottonwood134820
Pennington134416
Wadena130920
Faribault123017
Aitkin118833
Sibley117310
Watonwan11738
Rock115714
Kanabec107519
Pipestone101424
Yellow Medicine97617
Murray9448
Jackson93510
Swift87918
Pope8045
Marshall77815
Stevens7418
Lake74018
Clearwater71914
Lac qui Parle68416
Wilkin67110
Koochiching61811
Big Stone5163
Lincoln5062
Grant4918
Norman4788
Unassigned46768
Mahnomen4417
Kittson40921
Red Lake3625
Traverse3055
Lake of the Woods2191
Cook1180

Iowa Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 362827

Reported Deaths: 5440
CountyCasesDeaths
Polk58260551
Linn20670313
Scott18318210
Black Hawk16258292
Woodbury14979211
Johnson1384874
Dubuque13562194
Dallas1138690
Pottawattamie10791143
Story1024945
Warren556674
Clinton543784
Cerro Gordo533782
Webster519587
Marshall497272
Sioux494869
Buena Vista474537
Des Moines458861
Muscatine452291
Wapello4345108
Jasper417766
Plymouth395378
Lee375452
Marion359169
Jones294154
Henry293337
Carroll286249
Bremer280854
Crawford275135
Boone259730
Washington254347
Benton253854
Mahaska224746
Jackson221638
Dickinson217840
Tama213765
Kossuth208555
Clay193625
Hamilton192142
Delaware189140
Winneshiek189127
Buchanan185729
Fayette185235
Page183319
Hardin181439
Wright179931
Harrison179469
Cedar178523
Clayton168154
Butler167231
Mills163020
Floyd162741
Cherokee154836
Madison154718
Poweshiek154330
Hancock147130
Allamakee146747
Lyon145941
Iowa145023
Appanoose139247
Grundy139230
Jefferson138734
Winnebago138631
Cass134751
Calhoun133811
Mitchell130940
Louisa128241
Union126631
Chickasaw125215
Sac124618
Emmet121740
Shelby121733
Franklin118319
Humboldt117925
Guthrie116628
Palo Alto105221
Montgomery104136
Howard102921
Clarke100420
Unassigned9900
Keokuk98229
Monroe93328
Adair92128
Ida91432
Pocahontas85419
Davis83123
Monona81627
Greene77510
Lucas74021
Osceola70615
Worth6997
Taylor66612
Fremont5909
Decatur5829
Van Buren56118
Ringgold52320
Wayne48921
Audubon4889
Adams3274
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