WINTER STORM WATCH
Warning Issue Date: 1006 PM CST Thu Feb 22 2018
Warning Expiration: 1215 GMT 23 2018
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...
* WHAT...Mixed precipitation. Additional snow accumulations of 1
to 3 inches and ice accumulations of up to 1/10 of an inch are
For Saturday afternoon into Saturday night, total snow
accumulations of 4 to 7 inches are possible.
* WHERE...In Iowa, Mitchell County. In Minnesota, Dodge, Olmsted
and Mower Counties.
* WHEN...For the Winter Weather Advisory, until 6 AM CST Friday.
For the Winter Storm Watch, from Saturday afternoon through
late Saturday night.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The ice will result in difficult travel
conditions, including during the morning commute on Friday. Be
prepared for reduced visibilities at times. Plan on difficult
travel conditions. Significant reductions in visibility are
A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or
freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while
driving. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling
from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.
A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant
snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue
to monitor the latest forecasts.
Warning Issue Date: 331 PM CST Thu Feb 22 2018
Warning Expiration: 1200 GMT 23 2018
This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of north central
Iowa and southeast Minnesota.
.DAY ONE...Rest of This Afternoon and Tonight
Snow will fall through this evening and may mix with or change to
freezing drizzle before ending later tonight. Snow totals of 2 to
locally 4 inches are expected with a glaze of ice possible.
Travel could become difficult, especially tonight into Friday
morning. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect.
.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday
A Winter Storm Watch is in effect from late Saturday afternoon
through Saturday night as a stronger winter storm system takes
aim at the area. At this time, snowfall amounts of 4 to 7 inches
look possible. Some freezing rain could occur at times as well
with minor ice accumulations possible. Details remain uncertain
and any shift in the storm track will impact what kind of and how
much precipitation falls. Those with travel plans this weekend
should closely monitor later forecasts as travel could be
.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
Snowfall and/or icing reports tonight would be appreciated.
.EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATION...
No webinar is scheduled.