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(Update 8:50-p.m.) Winter Storm Watch remains in effect for Friday

Weather

January 12th, 2022 by Ric Hanson

A winter storm with the potential for moderate to heavy snow accumulations will affect the area Friday into late Friday night. The snow is expected to cause impacts on travel especially the evening commute. Winds of 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph will produce pockets of blowing and drifting snow, particularly in open and rural areas.

Area Counties: Sac-Crawford-Carroll-Audubon-Guthrie-Dallas-Cass-Adair-Madison-Adams-Union-Taylor-Ringgold-Monona-Harrison-Shelby-Pottawattamie-Montgomery-Page.

WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT…The WATCH is in effect from 6-a.m. Friday until 6-a.m. Saturday for Monona-Harrison-Shelby-Pottawattamie-Montgomery-Page Counties, and from 9-a.m. Friday to 6-a.m. Saturday for the remaining counties listed above.

* WHAT…Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 10 inches possible with locally higher amounts possible.

* IMPACTS…Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous conditions will impact the evening commute. Easterly winds of 10
to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph will produce pockets of blowing and drifting snow, particularly in open and rural areas.