... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 9 PM this
evening to 6 PM CST Sunday...
* timing... widespread snow will spread across central Iowa late
tonight into the overnight hours. Snow is expect to persist into
early Sunday afternoon.
* Storm total snow accumulations... snow amounts are forecast to
range from 3 to 5 inches with locally higher amounts
possible... especially in the northeast.
* Winds/visibility... southeast at 15 to 20 mph with gusts to 30
mph. Visibilities as low as one half mile at times due to
blowing snow are possible.
* Impacts... hazardous travel conditions are expected due to the
combination of snow and wind which will produce slick... snow
covered roads and limited visibilities.
A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow
will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow
covered roads and limited visibilities... and use caution while
Any reports of snow accumulations are much appreciated and can be
relayed directly to the National Weather Service using twitter
handle NWS Des Moines... hashtag nwsdmx or Post to the NWS Des
Moines facebook Page.
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Issued: 16:25 CST Feb. 13, 2016 – National Weather Service