Snow Falling Into Our Friday Night
Accumulations likely higher to the west of the Mississippi
(Quad Cities, IA/Ill.) -- YOUR FIRST ALERT FORECAST FROM CHIEF METEOROLOGIST ERIK MAITLAND:
***FIRST ALERT DAY UNTIL 10 AM SATURDAY FOR SNOW AND POOR TRAVEL CONDITIONS***
With snow falling into our Friday night expect deteriorating road conditions with the heaviest of the snow during the evening hours.
A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for portions of southeast Iowa. A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for portions of east central Iowa and
parts of west central Illinois. In the Advisory area as much as 2 to 5 inches of snow is possible with some areas seeing a bit more or less.
Into Saturday morning a First Alert Day will be in effect for falling snow and travel issues mostly west of the Mississippi. As the snow falls
strong east winds will be blowing the snow causing lowered visibility in open areas. With milder temperatures drifting won’t be too much of an issue
until Saturday when the temperatures get colder. Highs will be in the 20s for the weekend and highs jump back to the 20s and 30s early next week.
TONIGHT: CLOUDY WITH SNOW & WIND. LOWERED VISIBILITY IN OPEN AREAS. LOW: 20°. WIND: NE - 15/25+
SATURDAY: SNOW ENDS EARLY. MOSTLY CLOUDY AND BREEZY. CHILLS: 5 TO 20. HIGH: 25°. WIND: NE 10-15/20
SUNDAY: PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE FOR EVENING SNOW SHOWERS. HIGH: 26°.
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