Northwest Iowa — A mix of rain and snow ongoing across the region late t his afternoon will transition to all snow thru the evening hours. This snow will be heavy at times with snowfall rates exceeding 1 inch per hour for a period.
By the time snow comes to an end thru the morning hours Monday, moderate to heavy snow accumulations are expected in many areas. Plan for an impacted Monday morning commute.
...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 PM CDT MONDAY... * WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 8 inches. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph in snow. * WHERE...In Iowa, Lyon and O`Brien Counties. In Minnesota, Rock County. * WHEN...From 10 PM this evening to 1 PM CDT Monday. * IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.