Iowa Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Chill Advisory, Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 2:52 AM CST Jan. 24, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory now in effect from 6 am this morning
to 9 PM CST this evening...
... Wind Chill Advisory in effect from 6 PM this evening to noon
CST Friday...

* what... significant blowing and drifting snow and very cold wind
chills. Localized near whiteout conditions are possible in rural
areas. Some roads may become impassable from drifts several feet
deep. NW winds will gust between 30 and 40 mph. Wind chills will
drop to 20 to 30 below.

* Where... portions of east Central, Northeast and southeast Iowa.

* When... for the Winter Weather Advisory, from 6 am this morning
to 9 PM CST this evening. For the Wind Chill Advisory, from 6
PM this evening to noon CST Friday.

* Additional details... plan on hazardous travel conditions from
significant blowing and drifting snow. The hazardous conditions
will impact the morning and evening commutes. The cold wind
chills could cause frostbite on exposed skin in 30 minutes or
less.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered roads
and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will
combine to create low wind chills. Frostbite and hypothermia can
occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and
gloves.

Additional information can be found at www.Weather.Gov/quadcities