« View county listWinter Weather Advisory
Including the cities of Waverly, Iowa Falls, Eldora, Ackley,
Grundy Center, Reinbeck, Conrad, Dike, Wellsburg, Waterloo,
Cedar Falls, Boone, Ames, Marshalltown, Tama, Toledo, Traer,
Dysart, Gladbrook, Audubon, Exira, Guthrie Center, Panora,
Bayard, Casey, Perry, Waukee, Adel, Des Moines, and Atlantic
1158 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM FRIDAY TO
MIDNIGHT CST FRIDAY NIGHT...
* TIMING...Thunderstorms are likely through 9 am and will contain
small hail. Rain may mix with snow at times tonight over the far
northwest portions of the area; however will remain mainly rain
in the Des Moines and Waterloo metros overnight. The main
transition to snow will occur on Friday morning with light to
moderate snow persisting into Friday evening. In addition,
strong northwest winds will develop on Friday with blowing and
drifting snow possible. Conditions will begin to improve by
Friday evening as the system begins to depart.
* STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 to 5 inches.
* WINDS/VISIBILITY...Winds becoming north to northwesterly at 20
to 25 mph with gusts over 40 mph. Visibilities will lower
during the day as snow continues to fall and accumulate.
Visibilities, especially in rural areas may drop below one half
mile from time to time on Friday.
* IMPACTS...Roadways will become snow covered and blowing snow
will reduce visibility creating hazardous travel conditions
Friday into early Saturday morning.
A Winter Weather Advisory for blowing snow means that
visibilities will be limited due to strong winds blowing snow
around. Use caution when traveling, especially in open areas.