First Alert Day for Saturday through midnight Sunday for heavy snow
Heaviest snow to the south of the Quad Cities
The first day of 2022 had a potent storm system, bringing a large area of moderate to heavy snow to the region in a long duration event. A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until midnight.
As of now, we’re looking at the possibility of 2″ to 5″ north of Highway 30, and 5″ to 8″+ accumulations for the rest of the region through the day until late tonight. Some locations south and west could see isolated amounts in excess of 8″. This is expected to be a high impact storm.
The combination of strong northerly winds and a dry, powdery snow will likely create dangerous driving conditions across much of the viewing area. Roads, bridges and sidewalks have been covered. Travel impacts tonight will be numerous, including slick roads, blowing and drifting snow and reduced visibility. Dangerously cold wind chill values will also be a factor, reaching -10 by tonight.
FIRST ALERT DAYS are issued to inform you of inconvenient, hazardous, or potentially dangerous weather in our viewing area--weather that could impact you and your family. Look for frequent updates on-air, online, on our social media platforms and on the QC Weather App.
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