** info updated at 5:45 AM 1/30***
The National Weather Service in Des Moines has issued a WINTER STORM WARNING for portions of Eastern Iowa from 9 AM SATURDAY TO 9 AM SUNDAY.
The NWS says to expect total snow accumulations of 2 to 5 inches and ice accumulations of one tenth to two tenths of an inch i…
Half of Iowa is in a BLIZZARD WARNING
The western half of the state is in a BLIZZARD WARNING.
The areas included in the Blizzard Warning can expect a total of 4-10" of snow and winds gusting as high as 50 MPH.
The Blizzard Warning will go into effect at 6 PM Thursday through 6 PM Friday...
Possible ‘SNOW SQUALL’ on Friday Afternoon
First of all, WHAT IS A SNOW SQUALL?
According to the National Weather Service:
A snow squall typically lasts less than an hour. The sudden white-out conditions combined with falling temperatures produce icy roads in just a few minutes. The combination of gusty winds, falling temperatures and quick re…