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Winter Storm Watch
Issued: 3:00 PM CST Feb. 18, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Tuesday evening
through Wednesday morning...

* what... heavy snow, total accumulations of 6 to 8 inches
possible. Light wintry mix also possible on Wednesday, mainly
south of the Interstate 80 corridor.

* Where... much of Iowa, including central and southwestern areas
of the state.

* When... from Tuesday evening through Wednesday morning.

* Additional details... travel could be very difficult. Winds will
remain fairly light, but the intense snowfall rates may result
in considerable visibility restrictions, with Road conditions
deteriorating rapidly by Tuesday evening. Hazardous travel
conditions could impact the Tuesday evening and Wednesday
morning commutes.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant
snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue
to monitor the latest forecasts.



For more information from the National Weather Service visit
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