Winter Storm Update

A light snow shower or a few flurries are possible tonight. Any snow accumulation would be less than 0.5”. The wind is light as lows drop to the to near zero.

Thursday is cloudy and warmer as temperatures reaching the low-mid 20s. Snow begins between 4-7 PM from west to east. The evening commute will be slick. Slow down when traveling on snow covered roads. Snow continues to fall Thursday night and into Friday morning before tapering off from west to east around noon. Snow accumulations for east central Iowa (Dubuque, Cedar Rapids and Iowa City areas) will be 5-8” while 3-6” of snow is forecast for the rest of eastern Iowa.

Late Thursday night through Friday will be breezy (NE 10-20 mph) and will cause blowing snow mainly in the open country. High temperatures Friday are in the upper teens.

Another round of snow is possible Saturday. The best chance of any light snow accumulations will be south of about Highway 20. The wind is light through the weekend.

Sunday and Monday are mostly sunny with highs in the teens Sunday and 20s on Monday.


Posted under Update, Winter Weather

This post was written by Schnack on February 7, 2018

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This post was written by Schnack on February 7, 2018

Snow Totals – Tuesday Night











TOWN 24 HR SNOW TOTAL Tuesday Night through 9 AM
Waterloo (Airport) 0.8
Dubuque (Airport) 0.6
Cedar Rapids (Airport) 0.5
Iowa City (Airport) N/A
Ainsworth 7.4 mi N 0.5
Cedar Rapids 2.0 WSW 0.5
Cedar Rapids 2.7 NE 0.5
Center Junction 2.6 W 1.3
Center Point 0.6 NNW 0.3
Charles City 1.0
Decorah 4.9 SE 1.2
Decorah 7.9 mi ENE 1.0
Durant 1.0
Edgewood 0.5
Elkader 6 mi SSW 0.5
Ely 0.6
Epworth 0.8
Fayette 1.2
Fayette 2 NNW 0.9
Fort Atkinson 1.0
Harpers Ferry 1.0
Hopkinton 5.4 WSW 1.0
Independence 1.0
Kalona 7.3 NNW 0.5
Monona 0.5
New Hampton 0.3 mi NNW 0.5
Parnell 0.1 WNW 0.8
Solon 0.3 mi ESE 0.8
St. Ansgar 1.5
Volga 1 mi NE 0.9
Waterloo 1.8 mi SSE 0.5
Waukon 1.8
Wellman 0.7

Posted under Precipitation Totals, Winter Weather

This post was written by Eileen Loan on February 7, 2018