Winter weather advisory in effect

Around 3-5 inches of snow expected.

Posted: Feb 5, 2018 6:16 AM
Updated: Feb 5, 2018 11:17 AM

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

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)
...Accumulating Snow This Afternoon... .Snow was spreading east across southwest Minnesota and western Iowa this morning. This snow will continue advancing eastward to the Mississippi River before the noon hour and then along and south of I-90 through the afternoon. Most of the higher rate and accumulating snow is expected to hold south of Interstate 90. Three to 5 inches of snow is expected for portions of northeast Iowa into far southwest Wisconsin. Plan on roads becoming snow covered and slippery, especially as the day wears on. There will be impacts to the evening commute. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CST THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Plan on roads becoming snow covered and slippery, including during the evening commute. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches are expected.

* WHERE...Portions of northeast Iowa and far southwest Wisconsin.

* WHEN...9 AM to 7 PM today.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for reduced visibilities at times. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for 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: Audubon; Calhoun; Carroll; Crawford; Emmet; Humboldt; Kossuth; Palo Alto; Pocahontas; Sac

NWS DesMoines (Central Iowa)
...Periods of moderate snow this morning into early this afternoon... .Snow has spread into most areas around and west of I-35 at mid- morning and will spread over the rest of central Iowa by late this morning. The heaviest snow, which may reduce visibilities to around a half mile at times, will occur from this morning through mid-afternoon. The snow will end from northwest to southeast late this afternoon into very early this evening. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Snow. Additional snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches with locally higher amounts are expected.

* WHERE...Central Iowa

* WHEN...Until 3 PM CST this afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Be prepared for reduced visibilities at times.

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for 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: Black Hawk; Bremer; Butler; Cerro Gordo; Davis; Franklin; Grundy; Hardin; Jasper; Madison; Mahaska; Marion; Marshall; Monroe; Polk; Poweshiek; Story; Tama; Wapello; Warren

NWS DesMoines (Central Iowa)
...Periods of moderate snow this morning into early this afternoon... .Snow has spread into most areas around and west of I-35 at mid- morning and will spread over the rest of central Iowa by late this morning. The heaviest snow, which may reduce visibilities to around a half mile at times, will occur from this morning through mid-afternoon. The snow will end from northwest to southeast late this afternoon into very early this evening. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CST THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Snow. Additional snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches with locally higher amounts are expected, though lighter amounts near the Missouri border.

* WHERE...Central Iowa.

* WHEN...Until 7 PM CST this evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions, including during the evening commute. Be prepared for reduced visibilities at times.

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for 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: Boone; Dallas; Greene; Guthrie; Hamilton; Hancock; Webster; Winnebago; Worth; Wright

NWS DesMoines (Central Iowa)
...Periods of moderate snow this morning into early this afternoon... .Snow has spread into most areas around and west of I-35 at mid- morning and will spread over the rest of central Iowa by late this morning. The heaviest snow, which may reduce visibilities to around a half mile at times, will occur from this morning through mid-afternoon. The snow will end from northwest to southeast late this afternoon into very early this evening. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CST THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Snow. Additional snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches with locally higher amounts are expected.

* WHERE...Central Iowa.

* WHEN...Until 7 PM CST this evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions, including during the evening commute. Be prepared for reduced visibilities at times.

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for 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: Faribault; Freeborn; Martin

NWS Minneapolis (Southern Minnesota)
...HEAVY SNOW ALONG ALONG THE MINNESOTA/IOWA BORDER TODAY... .Snow is developing in southwest Minnesota and will spread eastward across southern Minnesota today. Locally heavy snowfall will occur along the Iowa, Minnesota border where a winter weather advisory has been issued from 8 am to 3 pm this afternoon. Snowfall amounts will range from 2 to 4 inches along the border, but up to two inches of snow will occur as far north as Mankato, and Owatonna. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Plan on slippery road conditions, including during the morning commute. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches, with locally higher amounts are expected.

* WHERE...Martin, Faribault and Freeborn Counties.

* WHEN...From 8 AM this morning to 3 PM CST this afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for reduced visibilities at times. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for 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.

Minnesota Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 41571

Reported Deaths: 1537
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Hennepin13328790
Ramsey5169232
Dakota265596
Stearns249619
Anoka2393111
Nobles16846
Olmsted125920
Washington125541
Mower9822
Rice8798
Scott8584
Clay61238
Kandiyohi5901
Blue Earth5632
Wright5285
Carver4691
Todd4022
Sherburne3625
Lyon3332
Freeborn3120
Watonwan2670
Steele2451
Benton2363
St. Louis22316
Nicollet20312
Martin1755
Cottonwood1420
Winona14115
Goodhue1408
Le Sueur1251
Crow Wing11312
Pine1120
Otter Tail1111
Chisago1071
McLeod1000
Dodge960
Carlton900
Polk883
Unassigned8838
Isanti810
Chippewa801
Waseca770
Murray730
Itasca7112
Douglas700
Pipestone694
Morrison641
Becker620
Meeker621
Faribault610
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Jackson570
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Rock340
Swift331
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Cass192
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Kanabec171
Lincoln170
Wadena170
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Marshall130
Pope130
Clearwater120
Stevens110
Hubbard100
Mahnomen101
Lake60
Traverse60
Lac qui Parle50
Red Lake40
Kittson20
Cook10
Lake of the Woods00

Iowa Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 34564

Reported Deaths: 747
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Polk7332184
Woodbury332944
Black Hawk249259
Buena Vista173711
Johnson14268
Dallas138531
Linn138183
Marshall109219
Scott103110
Dubuque94023
Story8575
Pottawattamie82112
Wapello71431
Muscatine68745
Crawford6803
Sioux5010
Tama48329
Wright3971
Louisa36513
Webster3655
Plymouth3465
Jasper34417
Warren3191
Dickinson2993
Cerro Gordo2841
Washington2519
Hamilton2011
Boone1681
Clay1491
Clarke1433
Allamakee1384
Clinton1321
Shelby1200
Mahaska11917
Carroll1131
Poweshiek1128
Bremer1107
Pocahontas1071
Franklin1040
Des Moines1002
Cedar951
Emmet950
Henry933
Hardin900
Cherokee831
Floyd812
Taylor810
Marion800
Monona780
Benton751
Guthrie754
Jones710
Butler682
Osceola680
Sac680
Buchanan631
Calhoun632
Iowa631
Jefferson620
Hancock601
Harrison600
Humboldt601
Fayette570
Jackson570
Lyon570
Delaware561
Madison552
Lee542
Monroe527
Palo Alto510
Clayton503
Grundy470
Mills470
Winneshiek460
Mitchell440
Davis421
Kossuth410
Union380
Howard370
Lucas354
Unassigned350
Winnebago340
Greene300
Chickasaw290
Cass280
Ida230
Keokuk231
Worth220
Appanoose213
Page210
Van Buren210
Audubon181
Adair170
Ringgold161
Decatur130
Montgomery122
Wayne110
Fremont100
Adams80
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