...Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 3 am to 6 PM CST Wednesday...
* timing...light snow is expected to begin by 3 am with light to moderate snow between 6 am and early afternoon. The snow will diminish by late Wednesday afternoon.
* Storm total snow accumulations...snowfall totals of 2 to nearly 4 inches are expected with the heavier totals north of Highway 20.
* Winds and visibility...southeast winds of 10 to 15 mph will switch to the north following the storm and increase to 10 to 20 mph over the area Iowa by Wednesday evening. Visibility may be reduced to one half mile at times during the heaviest snowfall.
* Impacts...snow covered roads are expected with slippery travel conditions. Some minor blowing snow may occur Wednesday evening following the storm. Adjust your speed for slower travel and expect longer travel times throughout the morning and afternoon.
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 driving.
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.