Heavy Snow Expected in Central Iowa Later Monday

Clay Curtis
February 11, 2019

The National Weather Service says light snow has started to make its way into the interior lowlands Sunday afternoon.

"A low pressure system brewing over the Southern Plains States may intensify into a winter storm as it tracks over Southern Ontario Tuesday", the agency said in its statement. There could also be new ice accumulation of less than 0.1 of an inch possible.

8 p.m. Residents of the Pacific Northwest took to neighbourhood hills with skis, sleds or even just laundry baskets Saturday to celebrate an unusual dump of snow in a region more accustomed to winter rain. Expect blowing snow and possibly some drifting, while visibility will be reduced as well, down near a quarter of a mile in any heavier bands that develop.

More central areas of Washington state have been inundated with snow drifts of up to 3-4ft (1m-1.2m) in places, the Associated Press reports.

Significant snow, freezing rain, strong winds threatening Tuesday: Environment Canada
Snow will mix with - or change to ice pellets later Tuesday morning, and to freezing rain Tuesday afternoon . The city will see a small taste of precipitation tonight , with two centimetres of snow expected overnight.

Another winter storm will hit western Washington today, but the "tricky" forecast is changing, with less snow likely for Seattle and areas south of Seattle, and more snow expected to the north and east. Scattered rain showers for Tuesday afternoon that will transition to scattered snow showers Tuesday night. Plan on a slow Tuesday morning and Tuesday afternoon commute.

-Winter Weather Advisory. from 6 a.m. Tuesday to 6 a.m. Wednesday for Bergen, Essex, Hudson, eastern Passaic, and Union counties. But it's not going to be a ferociously cold wind - I'm seeing high temperatures in the 40s on Wednesday and Thursday.

SNOWFALL: This will likely be another impactful storm with the potential for several more inches of accumulation. Follow him on Facebook or Twitter for the latest forecast and realtime weather updates.

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