Winter Weather Advisory


CENTRAL IOWA: The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for freezing rain, sleet, and snow, which is in effect from midnight tonight to noon Monday. Freezing rain is anticipated to develop after midnight tonight and begin to transition to sleet and snow after 3am Monday morning from north to south. Snowfall accumulations of 1 to 2 inches of snow and sleet are expected north of highway 92 and less than an inch south of the Missouri border. Up to a tenth of an inch of ice accrual is possible along and south of highway 92, with a light glaze anticipated north of highway 92. A south wind of 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 25mph may reduce visibilities to less than a mile at times.

EASTERN IOWA: A winter weather advisory for snow is in effect from 3a to 3pm Monday. Snow and some sleet will spread across areas west of the Mississippi river after 3am. The snow will then move into areas east of the Mississippi river after 5am. The heaviest snow will occur Monday morning from 6am through noon. Snow accumulations of 2 to 5 inches are expected. The higher amounts will be more widespread along and east of a line from Independence Iowa, to the Quad Cities, and to Kewanee Illinois. Some light sleet accumulations are possible along and south of interstate 80s. A southeast wind of 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 25mph late tonight and early Monday morning will decrease to 10 to 15mph by the afternoon. Visibilities will be reduced to under a half mile at times in heavier snow bursts.

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:

(2) Comments

  1. Almost two hours since I sent in my original message regarding Monday’s high temp in Davenport and a question about when the snow will stop. When do I get an answer, or is this typical for Iowa State University?

    • Zach Sharpe

      Hi Michael, the high for Monday of 32 will occur around 4pm. Snow will be done by 11am but a few flurries will still be possible after 11am until 3pm. If you have any other questions, please feel free to ask me. ISCN Lead Forecaster Zach Sharpe.

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