... Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 3 am to 6 PM CST
The National Weather Service in Des Moines has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for snow... which is in effect from 3 am to 6 PM
* Timing... light snow is expected to begin between midnight and 3
am with light to moderate snow between 6 am and 3 PM. The snow
will diminish by early evening Wednesday.
* Storm total snow accumulations... snowfall totals of 2 to nearly
4 inches are expected with the heavier totals north of Highway
* Winds and visibility... southeast winds of 10 to 15 mph will give
way to north winds following the storm with winds increasing 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
* 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
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.