... Blizzard Warning remains in effect until 6 PM CST Sunday...
* what... blizzard conditions expected. Total snow accumulations of
6 to 12 inches and ice accumulations of a light glaze expected
along the axis of heaviest snowfall. Elsewhere, expect between 4
and 7 inches of snowfall. Winds gusting as high as 55 mph.
Significant blowing and drifting snow through Sunday with near
whiteout conditions through the overnight hours.
* Where... west central and northern Iowa.
* When... until 6 PM CST Sunday.
* Additional details... travel will be very difficult to dangerous.
Widespread blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility.
Strong winds could bring down tree branches and cause isolated
power outages. Weak flat roof structures may be damaged by the
combination of new snow and existing snowpack in areas that
receive the highest snowfall totals.
A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions are
expected or occurring. Falling and blowing snow with strong winds
and poor visibilities are likely. This will lead to whiteout
conditions, making travel extremely dangerous. Do not travel. If
you must travel, have a winter survival kit with you. If you get
stranded, stay with your vehicle.
The latest Road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.
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Issued: 6:33 PM CST Feb. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service