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Winter Storm Warning

...Winter Storm Developing Monday through Tuesday Morning... .A powerful storm system will bring heavy snow, strong and gusty winds, mixed freezing rain and snow, and considerable blowing and drifting snow to the region through Tuesday morning. Snow and freezing rain will develop toward daybreak in far southeast Iowa and west central Illinois. Snow will slowly spread north through the day, reaching Interstate 80 and the Cedar Rapids to Quad Cities metro areas between 2 and 4 PM Monday afternoon. Farther north, after a mainly dry afternoon, snow will arrive towards the evening commute along Highway 20 in Iowa and Illinois. At this time, much of southeast Iowa and east central Iowa into northwest Illinois is at risk for seeing 6 to 12 inches of heavy wet snow, with considerable blowing and drifting snow Tuesday night. Locations in the far north will see less snow, in the 3 to 6 inch range, and in the far south, a mix of snow, freezing rain and rain will limit snow amounts to the 2 to 5 inch range.

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON MONDAY TO NOON CST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 10 inches.

* WHERE...Portions of east central and northeast Iowa and north central, northwest and west central Illinois.

* WHEN...From noon Monday to noon CST Tuesday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible. Widespread blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The heaviest snow, with rates over 1 inch per hour, are expected during the Monday evening commute. The heaviest snow totals are generally expected in a wide axis along Interstate 80 in Iowa into Illinois.

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