Watches, Warnings, and Advisories

Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Boone (IAC015) Iowa Issued by the National Weather Service


Winter Weather Advisory Winter Weather Advisory - Boone (Iowa)

Updated:01/21/2019 7:54pm
Effective:01/22/2019 12:00am
Expires:01/23/2019 12:00am

Areas affected: Adams; Boone; Clarke; Dallas; Decatur; Madison; Marshall; Polk; Ringgold; Story; Taylor; Union; Warren
Instructions: A winter weather advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Expect slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

Message summary: ...a wintry mix of precipitation tonight into tuesday night...
.a winter storm system will bring a mixture of freezing drizzle, freezing rain, snow, and wind to the state. The heaviest snow along with a glaze of ice is expected over northern iowa while over the central iowa a mixture of snow and ice is anticipated. Hazardous travel is expected over much of the state starting later tonight and will persist into tuesday night. Shallow blowing and drifting snow is also anticipated this evening, especially in rural areas where appreciable snow pack exists.
...winter weather advisory remains in effect from midnight tonight to midnight cst tuesday night...
* what...mixed precipitation expected with freezing drizzle developing late tonight then transitioning to a wintry mix tuesday. Far southern portions of the area may transition to all rain for a period tuesday before a transition back to wintry precipitation. Total snow accumulations of up to 6 inches north of highway 20; 3-5 inches along and south of highway 20 to around highway 30 with around 2 inches along interstate 80. Ice accumulations over one tenth of an inch may occur.
* where...portions of southwest, central, and northern iowa.
* when...from midnight tonight to midnight cst tuesday night.
* additional details...plan on slippery road conditions. Patchy blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions could impact travel starting later tonight into tuesday night, including the morning and evening commutes.
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