324  
AWUS83 KDMX 201231  
RWSDMX  
IAZ004>007-015>017-023>028-033>039-044>050-057>062-070>075-081>086-  
092>097-201715-  
 
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA  
631 AM CST WED FEB 20 2019  
 
MODERATE SNOW FELL ACROSS MUCH OF IOWA OVERNIGHT WITH WIDESPREAD  
REPORTS OF ONE TO FOUR INCH REPORTS THUS FAR AND SNOW STILL IN  
PROGRESS CENTRAL AND NORTH. FARTHER SOUTH PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE  
OCCURRED AS WELL. THERE WAS SOME MINOR BLOWING SNOW TOO EARLIER IN THE  
MORNING WITH WIND GUSTS OF 20 TO 30 MPH AT TIMES. TEMPERATURES  
HEADING TOWARD DAYBREAK VARIED FROM THE UPPER TEENS NORTHWEST TO LOWER  
30S SOUTHEAST. WINDS WERE LIGHT AND VARIABLE SOUTHWEST, BUT STILL  
GUSTING TO NEAR 30 MPH FARTHER NORTH AND EAST.  
 
THIS LARGE WEATHER SYSTEM WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT MUCH OF THE MIDWEST  
THIS MORNING WITH THE APPRECIABLE SNOWS MOVING FROM IOWA INTO  
MINNESOTA AND WISCONSIN, AND LINGERING FLURRIES, FREEZING DRIZZLE OR  
DRIZZLE FARTHER SOUTH AND WEST. WINTER STORM WARNINGS OR WINTER  
WEATHER ADVISORIES ARE IN EFFECT FOR MANY AREAS. THE PRECIPITATION  
SHOULD END LATER TODAY HOWEVER WITH A BRIEF RETURN TO FAIR WEATHER  
THURSDAY INTO EARLY FRIDAY.  
 
ANOTHER LARGE AND EVEN MORE POTENT STORM WILL AFFECT THE MIDWEST FOR A  
FEW DAYS INTO THE WEEKEND, STARTING LATE FRIDAY AND NOT EXITING UNTIL  
SUNDAY. THIS WILL BRING ALL SORTS OF WIDESPREAD PRECIPITATION RANGING  
FROM RAIN ACROSS MISSOURI, SOUTHEAST IOWA AND ILLINOIS, MODERATE TO  
HEAVY SNOW FROM NEBRASKA, TO NORTHWEST IOWA AND MINNESOTA, AND A  
WINTRY MIX IN BETWEEN. REGARDLESS OF WHAT PRECIPITATION TYPE FALLS,  
STRONG WINDS WILL OCCUR AS WELL. MOTORISTS PLANNING TRAVEL THIS  
WEEKEND ARE ADVISED TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECAST AND TRAVEL  
INFORMATION.  
 

 
 
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