Morning Update

We bring you this morning, the very latest information that we have here in the weather center. First, below is the image of snowfall predictions from the National Weather Service through 6am Sunday morning.

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Combined Snowfall Totals

Next we will look into tonight’s snowfall. Snow will enter northwest Iowa around 4pm and then will be in central Iowa after 6pm this evening. Snow will then continue to push to the southeast and will be out of the state by Saturday at 7am.

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Radar At 6pm Friday

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Radar at 9pm Friday

Snow will then start to move in across northwest Iowa around 11am and then once again push to the southeast. This round of snow will move out of the state by early Sunday morning. After all said and done, it looks like the state will see a general 3 to 6 inches, with isolated 7 inch amount near the Iowa/Missouri border.

The heaviest snowfall will miss the state of Iowa. The best chance for heavy snow is across Kansas and Missouri. If you are traveling south, or have family members in Kansas or Missouri, they will be getting more snow, so travel will be impacted. This is where a winter storm watch is in place as they are expecting moderate to heavy snowfall totals.

Winter Storm Watch

Winter Storm Watch

Winds should not be a huge issue for us, however, they will be gusting up to 25mph during the day on Saturday. This may blow around some of the snow and may reduce visibilities. We will continue to bring you the very latest updates on our Facebook page and right here at iowachase.com.

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: https://www.facebook.com/stormchaserzach/

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