Storm could drop up to 8 inches of snow on eastern Iowa

News, Weather

February 11th, 2019 by Ric Hanson

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — Forecasters say a winter storm pushing into Iowa could leave behind 8 inches of snow on the eastern side of the state. Less snow is expected Monday and Tuesday in central and western Iowa. Anywhere from 3-to 6-inches of snow is expected over the far western/southwestern counties, while 4-to 6-inches is expected along and east of the Highway 71 corridor eastward to near Marshalltown. The National Weather Service warnings say travel could be hazardous, with several eastern and northeastern Iowa highways still covered with snow from earlier storms. Winds gusting to 40 mph are forecast as well, hampering visibility.