…Icing Continues Across Portions of Northern Iowa…
Freezing rain continues over portions of northwest into north central Iowa this morning with precipitation expected to become lighter and end or change to rain in many areas into this afternoon.
However, another round of wintry mix followed by widespread light to moderate snow is expected tonight through Wednesday.
Significant icing accumulations are possible resulting in isolated power outages and difficult to treacherous travel conditions, especially on untreated roads.
…ICE STORM WARNING UNTIL NOON TODAY….WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FROM NOON TODAY UNTIL NOON WEDNESDAY FOR CERRO GORDO, WORTH, WINNEBAGO, HANCOCK, KOSSUTH COUNTIES…
For the Ice Storm Warning, significant icing is possible. Additional ice accumulations of up to around a tenth of an inch. For the Winter Weather Advisory, mixed precipitation expected.Total snow accumulations of up to 3 inches and ice accumulations of a glaze. Winds gusting as high as 30 mph at times.
…ICE STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON TODAY FOR FRANKLIN AND WRIGHT COUNTIES…
Significant icing possible. Additional ice accumulations of up to around a tenth of an inch and snow accumulations of one to two inches. Winds gusting as high as 30 mph at times.
…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY UNTIL NOON TODAY FOR BUTLER, FLOYD, MITCHELL AND MOWER COUNTY IN SOUTHERN MINNESOTA…
Mixed precipitation expected. Ice accumulations of a glaze to a few hundredths.
…ICE STORM WARNING UNTIL 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FROM 3 PM TODAY UNTIL 6 PM WEDNESDAY FOR FREEBORN AND FARIBAULT COUNTIES IN SOUTHERN MINNESOTA…
Snow and ice accumulations with winds gusting as high as 30 mph. For the Winter Weather Advisory, mixed precipitation becoming all snow. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches.
Power outages and tree damage are likely due to the ice. Travel could be very treacherous.
Travel is strongly discouraged. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. Prepare for possible power outages.
Freezing rain in northwest Iowa and rain through portions of central Iowa with isolated lightning is expected to become lighter and end or change to all rain in most areas into this afternoon. Another round of wintry mix transitioning to light snow is expected tonight through Wednesday.
Additional ice accumulations today may continue to make roads hazardous at times with isolated power outages remaining possible.
With the ice and snow conditions expected across primarily northern and northwestern Iowa into tomorrow, just a few reminders to take it slow and leave plenty of space between vehicles.