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 8:35 pm Updated: Sat 10:05 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 SPREADING SNOW ACROSS THE AREA THIS
EVENING WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT THE REGION WITH HEAVY SNOWFALL
EXPECTED THROUGH SUNDAY. THE SNOW IS EXPECTED TO END SUNDAY
EVENING WITH TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF FROM 6 TO 11 INCHES LIKELY
OVER EASTERN IOWA...NORTHWEST AND WESTERN ILLINOIS AND FAR
NORTHEAST MISSOURI. STRONG NORTHEAST WINDS WILL DEVELOP
SUNDAY...CAUSING CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF THE FRESH
SNOWFALL.
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST SUNDAY...
* TIMING...THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.
* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...7 TO 11 INCHES. THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS ARE
LIKELY ALONG THE HIGHWAY 30 AND INTERSTATE 80 CORRIDORS.
* WINDS...LIGHT SOUTH WINDS BECOMING EAST OVERNIGHT. NORTHEAST
WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH SUNDAY...RESULTING IN
CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.
* VISIBILITIES...BELOW 1/2 MILE IN HEAVIER SNOWFALL AND BLOWING
SNOW.
* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BE 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 RURAL AND 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.