First Snow of the Season Over Northern Iowa

Light snow will spread southward across northern Iowa late tonight and persist with periods of mainly light snow through the
day Friday. In addition to the snow, winds will be gusty and created reduced visibility at times with the falling snow. Once the snow reaches the ground, blowing snow is not expected. While snow accumulations will be on the light side, especially on grassy
surfaces, motorist should exercise caution in this first bout of wintry weather. The snow will gradually end late tomorrow.

A winter weather advisory has been issued from 1am to 7pm Friday. Plan on slippery road conditions, including during the evening commute on Friday. Tree branches could fall as well. Total snow accumulations of up to two inches are expected.


A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for 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.

Zach Sharpe

My name is Zach Sharpe. I am the president and forecaster for the Iowa Storm Chasing Network. You can find me on Twitter @Stormchaserzach and on Facebook at:

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