« View county listWinter Storm Watch
Including the cities of Estherville, Algona, Forest City,
Lake Mills, Northwood, Manly, Emmetsburg, Garner, Britt, Kanawha,
Pocahontas, Laurens, Rolfe, Fonda, Gilmore City, Sac City,
Lake View, Odebolt, Wall Lake, Schaller, and Early
1128 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...
* TIMING...Rain will transition to snow Thursday night into
Friday morning with winds increasing through the day on
Friday. The precipitation and wind are expected to persist
into Friday night.
* STORM TOTAL SNOW/ICE ACCUMULATIONS...3 to 7 inches across
northern Iowa, with locally higher amounts possible.
* WINDS/VISIBILITY...Winds becoming from the north and northwest
at 20 to 30 mph with gusts over 40 mph. Visibility will be
reduced to one half mile or less during periods of heavier
snow and wind.
* IMPACTS...Travel may be severely impacted as blowing and
drifting snow reduce visibility Friday into Saturday morning.
A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow, sleet, or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.