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first_imgLate Season Winter Storm to Impact Area Saturday….A fast moving and windy storm system will bring a narrow band ofwet, heavy snow to portions of northern Iowa Saturday. The snowmay melt on contact at the start of the event, but quickly beginto accumulate through the morning hours with snowfall rates of 1to 2 inches per hour at times. North northeast at 20 to 35 mph maysignificantly reduce visibility and make for hazardous travel.IAZ004>007-016-017-026>028-261700-/O.NEW.KDMX.WS.A.0006.190427T1200Z-190428T0000Z/Emmet-Kossuth-Winnebago-Worth-Hancock-Cerro Gordo-Franklin-Butler-Bremer-Including the cities of Estherville, Algona, Forest City,Lake Mills, Northwood, Manly, Garner, Britt, Kanawha, Mason City,Clear Lake, Hampton, Parkersburg, Clarksville, Shell Rock,Greene, Aplington, Allison, Dumont, and Waverly400 AM CDT Fri Apr 26 2019…WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGHSATURDAY EVENING…* WHAT…Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of up to 3to 6 inches with locally higher amounts possible. Winds couldgust as high as 35 to 40 mph.* WHERE…Portions of North Central and Northeast Iowa.* WHEN…From Saturday morning through Saturday evening.* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Travel could be very difficult.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significantsnow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continueto monitor the latest forecasts.===================================Mitchell-Howard-Winneshiek-Allamakee-Floyd-Chickasaw-Fayette-Clayton-Wabasha-Dodge-Olmsted-Winona-Mower-Fillmore-Houston-La Crosse-Vernon-Crawford-Richland-Grant-Including the cities of Osage, Cresco, Decorah, Waukon,Charles City, New Hampton, Oelwein, Elkader, Wabasha,Dodge Center, Rochester, Winona, Austin, Preston, Caledonia,La Crosse, Viroqua, Prairie Du Chien, Richland Center,and Platteville402 AM CDT Fri Apr 26 2019…WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGHSATURDAY EVENING…* WHAT…Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 9inches possible. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.* WHERE…Portions of southwest and west central Wisconsin, northeastIowa, and southeast Minnesota.* WHEN…From Saturday morning through Saturday evening.* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Travel could be very difficult.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significantsnow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continueto monitor the latest forecasts.===================================Le Sueur-Rice-Goodhue-Blue Earth-Waseca-Steele-Martin-Faribault-Freeborn-Including the cities of Le Sueur, Faribault, Red Wing, Mankato,Waseca, Owatonna, Fairmont, Blue Earth, and Albert Lea315 AM CDT Fri Apr 26 2019…WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGHSATURDAY EVENING…* WHAT…Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 8inches possible.* WHERE…Portions of south central and southeast Minnesota.* WHEN…From Saturday morning through Saturday evening.* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…East to northeast winds of 10 to 20 mphwith gusts to 30 mph are expected. Travel could be verydifficult.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significantsnow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continueto monitor the latest forecasts. These are the Winter Storm Watch statements from the National Weather Service as issued earlier this morning. For further updates click here.Iowa Road Conditions linkMinnesota Road Conditions linklast_img read more