Weather Alert

BLIZZARD to impact north Iowa and Southern Minnesota

Blizzard conditions are forecast to develop over western to northwestern portions of Iowa this evening and spread eastward late in the evening into the overnight hours. The blizzard is anticipated to continue through the day Friday and cover the western half of Iowa. Northwest winds of 30 to 45 mph will be common with gusts up 50 mph possible or even higher at times. The very strong winds coupled with falling snow is going to lead to significantly reduced visibility tonight and through the day Friday. Therefore, a Blizzard Warning is in effect for the western half of the state.

…BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST FRIDAY FOR CERRO GORDO, WORTH, WINNEBAGO, HANCOCK, FRANKLIN, WRIGHT AND KOSSUTH COUNTIES…

.For the Blizzard Warning, blizzard conditions expected. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 8 inches. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph. For the Winter Weather Advisory today, additional snow accumulations of up to one inch are possible today.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY UNTIL 6 PM FRIDAY FOR FLOYD AND MITCHELL COUNTIES…

Snow. Total accumulations of 4 to 7 inches.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST FRIDAY FOR BUTLER COUNTY…

Snow with total snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches.

…WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST FRIDAY FOR MOWER COUNTY IN SOUTHERN MINNESOTA…

Heavy snow. Total accumulations of 6 to 10 inches.

…BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST FRIDAY FOR FREEBORN AND FARIBAULT COUNTIES IN SOUTHERN MINNESOTA…

Blizzard conditions expected. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 9 inches. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph.

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