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Winter Weather Advisory

Areas Affected: Adair; Adams; Audubon; Boone; Calhoun; Carroll; Cass; Clarke; Crawford; Dallas; Decatur; Franklin; Greene; Guthrie; Hamilton; Hardin; Madison; Polk; Ringgold; Sac; Story; Taylor; Union; Warren; Webster; Wright

NWS DesMoines (Central Iowa)

...Quick Burst of Snow and Wind Will Cause Hazardous Road Conditions This Morning... .A band of snowfall and strong wind gusts will spur a rapid change in weather conditions across central Iowa over the next few hours. Expect brief moderate to heavy snowfall and winds gusting in excess of 35 to 45 mph, which may create near-blizzard conditions at times in some areas. Travelers should be alert for quickly deteriorating road conditions. The short duration of the snowfall will limit accumulations. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

* WHAT...Expect a quick burst of snow with dramatic visibility reduction due to moderate to heavy snowfall rates and blowing snow. The visibility may be reduced to a quarter mile at times. The limited duration of the snowfall will limit accumulations to an inch or less.

* WHERE...Central and South Central Iowa.

* WHEN...Until noon CST today.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions and visibilities under a quarter mile at times due to intense snow rates and blowing snow.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Expect the potential for rapidly deteriorating conditions to approach the Boone and Ames area between 9 AM and 10 AM...Des Moines metro between 930 AM and 1030 AM...and Osceola to Lamoni between 10 AM to 11 AM.

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: Blue Earth; Faribault; Freeborn; Le Sueur; McLeod; Nicollet; Rice; Sibley; Steele; Waseca

NWS Minneapolis (Southern Minnesota)

...QUICK BURST OF HEAVY SNOW WILL IMPACT MONDAY MORNING COMMUTE... .A Winter Storm Warning continues for central Minnesota, namely Douglas, Todd, Morrison, Mille Lacs and Kanabec counties, through Monday morning. A Winter Weather Advisory is now in effect through Monday morning south of the Warning area for central and south central Minnesota down to the Iowa border, and eastward into western Wisconsin. This includes the St Cloud, Mankato, Twin Cities metro, and Eau Claire areas. Snow will persist through the morning commute, with areas of freezing drizzle possible over south central Minnesota prior to the onset of snow. Moderate to heavy snow will produce 5 to 7 inches in the Warning area and generally 2 to 5 inches in the Advisory area. Northwest winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 40 mph are also expected to cause areas of blowing snow, mainly from west into south central Minnesota. Snow is expected to end from west to east late Monday morning in central Minnesota and during the mid to late afternoon across western Wisconsin, but falling temperatures will lead to slick spots on roads after the snow has ended. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Freezing drizzle possible prior to the onset of snow. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph may cause patchy blowing snow.

* WHERE...Portions of central and south central Minnesota.

* WHEN...Until noon CST Monday.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions will impact the Monday morning commute.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...

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: Cerro Gordo; Hancock; Humboldt; Kossuth; Winnebago; Worth

NWS DesMoines (Central Iowa)

...Quick Burst of Snow and Wind Will Cause Hazardous Road Conditions This Morning... .A band of snowfall and strong wind gusts will spur a rapid change in weather conditions across central Iowa over the next few hours. Expect brief moderate to heavy snowfall and winds gusting in excess of 35 to 45 mph, which may create near-blizzard conditions at times in some areas. Travelers should be alert for quickly deteriorating road conditions. The short duration of the snowfall will limit accumulations. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

* WHAT...Expect a quick burst of snow with dramatic visibility reduction due to moderate to heavy snowfall rates and blowing snow. The visibility may be reduced to a quarter mile at times. The limited duration of the snowfall will limit accumulations to 1 to 2 inches or less.

* WHERE...North Central Iowa.

* WHEN...Until noon CST today.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions and visibilities under a quarter mile at times due to intense snow rates and blowing snow. The hazardous conditions are expected to impact the morning commute.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Expect the potential for rapidly deteriorating conditions to approach the Mason City area between 9 AM and 10 AM.

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: Chickasaw; Floyd; Howard; Mitchell; Winneshiek

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)

...Freezing Drizzle Will Switch To Snow... .Freezing drizzle has created some slick spots this morning with light icing, especially on elevated surfaces and untreated sidewalks or roads. Snow has started moving in to parts of southeast Minnesota. Light accumulations will develop quickly. A few inches of snow are possible with highest amounts along and north of I-94. Impacts to this morning`s commute are expected. If you are planning to drive today, check road conditions before heading out and allow plenty of time to reach your destination. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

* WHAT...Mixed precipitation. Additional snow accumulations of up to one inch and ice accumulations of a light glaze.

* WHERE...Portions of west central Wisconsin, north central and northeast Iowa and southeast Minnesota.

* WHEN...Until noon CST today.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Patchy blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute.

Slow down and use caution while traveling. The latest road conditions can be found at 511ia.org, 511mn.org, or 511wi.gov.


Winter Weather Advisory

Areas Affected: Dodge; Fillmore; Houston; Mower; Olmsted; Wabasha; Winona

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)

...Freezing Drizzle Will Switch To Snow... .Freezing drizzle has created some slick spots this morning with light icing, especially on elevated surfaces and untreated sidewalks or roads. Snow has started moving in to parts of southeast Minnesota. Light accumulations will develop quickly. A few inches of snow are possible with highest amounts along and north of I-94. Impacts to this morning`s commute are expected. If you are planning to drive today, check road conditions before heading out and allow plenty of time to reach your destination. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

* WHAT...Mixed precipitation. Additional snow accumulations of up to one inch and ice accumulations of a light glaze.

* WHERE...Portions of west central Wisconsin, north central and northeast Iowa and southeast Minnesota.

* WHEN...Until noon CST today.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Patchy blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute.

Slow down and use caution while traveling. The latest road conditions can be found at 511ia.org, 511mn.org, or 511wi.gov.


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