Weather Alerts for Jefferson, IA

Issued by the National Weather Service

Winter Storm Warning  WINTER STORM WARNING   Winter Storm Warning
JEFFERSON, IA

Areas Affected:
Benton - Buchanan - Cedar - Clinton - Delaware - Dubuque - Henry - Iowa - Jackson - Jefferson - Johnson - Jones - Keokuk - Linn - Louisa - Muscatine - Scott - Van Buren - Washington
Effective: Sat 11:25 am Updated: Sat 3:05 pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sun 9:00 pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...WINTER STORM TO BRING HEAVY SNOWFALL TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...
.A DEVELOPING WINTER STORM SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO SPREAD SNOW
ACROSS THE AREA LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND THIS EVENING...CONTINUING
THROUGH SUNDAY. HEAVY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER
EASTERN IOWA...NORTHWEST ILLINOIS AND FAR NORTHEAST MISSOURI. STRONG
NORTHEAST WINDS WILL DEVELOP SUNDAY...WHICH MAY RESULT IN CONSIDERABLE
DRIFTING OF THE FRESH SNOWFALL...AS WELL AS SOME BLOWING SNOW AND
REDUCED VISIBILITIES. SOME UNCERTAINTY ON THE EXACT TRACK OF THIS
STORM REMAINS...WHICH WILL AFFECT WHERE THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED.
STAY INFORMED WITH THE LATEST FORECAST UPDATES.
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING
TO 9 PM CST SUNDAY...
* TIMING...7 PM THIS EVENING UNTIL 9 PM SUNDAY EVENING.
* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...7 TO 11 INCHES. HEAVIEST SNOWS ALONG
HIGHWAY 30 SOUTH TO THE I-80 CORRIDOR TO NEAR HIGHWAY 34 IN
IOWA.
* WINDS...LIGHT SOUTH WINDS TONIGHT. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH
WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH SUNDAY...RESULTING IN CONSIDERABLE
DRIFTING OF SNOW AND SOME BLOWING SNOW BY LATE MORNING.
* VISIBILITIES...BELOW 1/2 MILE AT TIMES.
* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SLICK AND HAZARDOUS. ON SUNDAY...
BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL CREATE AREAS OF LOW VISIBILITY
AND MAY MAKE IT DIFFICULT FOR ROAD CREWS TO KEEP ROADS CLEAR...
ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

Information:
A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR ARE OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF
SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN
AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.