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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.

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Nobles197916
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Reported Deaths: 1349
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Scott312829
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Marion7799
Henry7774
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Delaware4663
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Lyon3904
Jackson3683
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Hamilton3373
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Mills2031
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Cass1812
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Monroe16311
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