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.

Confirmed Cases: 38569

Reported Deaths: 1511
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Hennepin12456787
Ramsey4911228
Dakota238291
Stearns237119
Anoka2241109
Nobles16696
Olmsted112915
Washington111440
Mower9522
Rice8447
Scott7344
Clay58738
Kandiyohi5731
Blue Earth4792
Wright4755
Todd4012
Carver3811
Sherburne3175
Lyon3162
Freeborn2920
Watonwan2340
Steele2311
Benton2173
St. Louis18015
Martin1695
Nicollet16912
Cottonwood1360
Goodhue1318
Winona12515
Crow Wing10612
Pine1050
Le Sueur1031
Chisago1001
Otter Tail951
McLeod920
Carlton870
Dodge870
Polk822
Chippewa791
Unassigned7837
Isanti730
Waseca680
Douglas650
Itasca6412
Murray640
Meeker611
Morrison591
Becker560
Faribault560
Jackson550
Sibley542
Pipestone522
Pennington510
Renville352
Mille Lacs342
Wabasha330
Brown312
Rock310
Beltrami300
Fillmore300
Yellow Medicine300
Houston260
Swift221
Wilkin213
Norman200
Redwood180
Cass162
Roseau160
Aitkin150
Big Stone150
Koochiching151
Wadena150
Kanabec141
Grant120
Marshall120
Lincoln100
Pope100
Mahnomen91
Clearwater80
Hubbard70
Lake60
Traverse60
Lac qui Parle40
Stevens40
Red Lake30
Kittson20
Cook10
Lake of the Woods00

Iowa Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 31670

Reported Deaths: 722
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Polk6638179
Woodbury325244
Black Hawk230158
Buena Vista171411
Johnson13148
Linn129482
Dallas128029
Marshall104919
Scott81510
Story7793
Pottawattamie73612
Wapello70830
Dubuque70222
Crawford6772
Muscatine64344
Sioux4770
Tama46529
Wright3861
Louisa36213
Jasper32517
Plymouth3225
Warren2901
Dickinson2663
Washington2439
Webster2292
Hamilton1891
Cerro Gordo1821
Boone1481
Clay1340
Clarke1322
Allamakee1314
Mahaska11617
Shelby1140
Clinton1121
Poweshiek1068
Carroll991
Pocahontas971
Bremer946
Des Moines922
Franklin900
Emmet880
Henry863
Cedar841
Taylor790
Hardin770
Monona770
Cherokee751
Floyd732
Marion700
Benton691
Guthrie664
Jefferson640
Sac640
Osceola620
Jones610
Butler572
Buchanan551
Humboldt551
Hancock540
Harrison540
Lee542
Calhoun532
Iowa530
Delaware511
Fayette510
Monroe516
Madison482
Clayton443
Lyon440
Davis411
Palo Alto410
Mitchell390
Winneshiek390
Grundy380
Mills370
Kossuth350
Howard340
Jackson320
Lucas314
Greene300
Chickasaw290
Union290
Winnebago290
Ida240
Cass230
Van Buren220
Appanoose213
Keokuk211
Page210
Worth200
Unassigned170
Adair160
Audubon161
Ringgold160
Decatur120
Montgomery102
Wayne100
Adams80
Fremont70
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