Winter Storm Warning

Areas Affected: Adair; Adams; Appanoose; Audubon; Black Hawk; Boone; Bremer; Butler; Calhoun; Carroll; Cass; Clarke; Crawford; Dallas; Davis; Decatur; Franklin; Greene; Grundy; Guthrie; Hamilton; Hardin; Humboldt; Jasper; Lucas; Madison; Mahaska; Marion; Marshall; Monroe; Pocahontas; Polk; Poweshiek; Ringgold; Sac; Story; Tama; Taylor; Union; Wapello; Warren; Wayne; Webster; Wright

NWS DesMoines (Central Iowa)

...Snow and Blowing Snow Friday into Saturday Morning... .A winter storm is set to affect all of Iowa on Friday into Early Saturday morning. Though snow amounts may be somewhat similar, snow impacts will be slightly different... Northern Iowa will have lighter, and more fluffy snow that will be prone to blowing. The snow in southern Iowa will be more wet and heavy, and less prone to blowing. Snow may have serious impacts to the Friday afternoon/evening commute in the Des Moines metro and Ames areas. ...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON FRIDAY TO 6 AM CST SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 8 inches expected.

* WHERE...Central to southern Iowa.

* WHEN...From noon Friday to 6 AM CST Saturday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult. Blustery north to northeast winds will lead to blowing snow and significant visibility restrictions. The hazardous conditions could seriously impact the afternoon/evening commute.

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.


Winter Weather Advisory

Areas Affected: Andrew; Atchison; Buchanan; Holt; Nodaway

NWS Kansas City (Northwestern Missouri)

...WINTER STORM ON TRACK TO IMPACT EASTERN KANSAS AND MISSOURI ... .A developing storm system is expected to emerge out of the southern Rockies and track across northern Texas into Arkansas Friday night into Saturday. Expect widespread snow across the region with heaviest snow accumulations over north-central and northeast Missouri. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM FRIDAY TO NOON CST SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches expected. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph.

* WHERE...Portions of northeast Kansas and northwest Missouri.

* WHEN...From 3 PM Friday to noon CST Saturday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the evening commute.

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.


Winter Weather Advisory

Areas Affected: Antelope; Boone; Burt; Butler; Cass; Cedar; Colfax; Cuming; Dodge; Douglas; Gage; Jefferson; Johnson; Knox; Lancaster; Madison; Nemaha; Otoe; Pawnee; Pierce; Platte; Richardson; Saline; Sarpy; Saunders; Seward; Stanton; Thurston; Washington; Wayne

NWS Omaha (Eastern Nebraska and Southeastern Iowa - Omaha Valley)

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM FRIDAY TO 6 AM CST SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Snow with total accumulations of 2 to 5 inches. Locally higher amounts possible. Freezing drizzle may precede the snow with a light glaze possible Friday morning along and south of an Albion to Omaha line. Wind gusts of 20 to 30 mph will lead to blowing snow and reduced visibility.

* WHERE...Eastern Nebraska and southwest Iowa.

* WHEN...From 6 AM Friday to 6 AM CST Saturday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the evening commute.

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.


Winter Storm Warning

Areas Affected: Fremont; Mills; Montgomery; Page; Pottawattamie; Shelby

NWS Omaha (Eastern Nebraska and Southeastern Iowa - Omaha Valley)

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM FRIDAY TO 6 AM CST SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Snow with total accumulations of 4 to 6 inches. Locally higher amounts possible. Wind gusts of 20 to 30 mph will lead to blowing snow and reduced visibility.

* WHERE...Portions of southwest Iowa.

* WHEN...From 9 AM Friday to 6 AM CST Saturday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the evening commute.

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet and ice will make travel very hazardous or impossible. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.


Winter Weather Advisory

Areas Affected: Harrison; Monona

NWS Omaha (Eastern Nebraska and Southeastern Iowa - Omaha Valley)

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM FRIDAY TO 6 AM CST SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Snow with total accumulations of 2 to 5 inches. Locally higher amounts possible. Freezing drizzle may precede the snow with a light glaze possible Friday morning along and south of an Albion to Omaha line. Wind gusts of 20 to 30 mph will lead to blowing snow and reduced visibility.

* WHERE...Eastern Nebraska and southwest Iowa.

* WHEN...From 6 AM Friday to 6 AM CST Saturday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the evening commute.

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.


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Updated: 4:54 PM - Clouds hang tight tonight as we wait for the snow to move in Friday. Snow and blowing snow along with falling temps are likely to have big impacts Friday afternoon and evening.

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