Jefferson Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Storm Warning
Statement as of 3:53 AM CST on January 31, 2015

...Winter Storm Warning in effect from 7 PM this evening to 9 PM CST Sunday...

The National Weather Service in Quad Cities has issued a Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow...which is in effect from 7 PM this evening to 9 PM CST Sunday. The Winter Storm Watch is no longer in effect.

* Timing...7 PM this evening until 9 PM Sunday evening.

* Snow accumulations...7 to 11 inches. Heaviest snows along Highway 30 south to the I-80 corridor to near Highway 34 in Iowa.

* Winds...light south winds tonight. Northeast 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph Sunday...resulting in considerable drifting of snow and some blowing of the snow by late morning.

* Visibilities...below 1/2 mile at times.

* Impacts...roads will become 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 open areas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.

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