Boone Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 4:12 AM CST Jan. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from noon today to
6 PM CST Wednesday...

* timing... precipitation mainly in the form of snow will spread
west to east across northern Iowa this afternoon. It may mix
with some rain at times late this afternoon into this
evening... before changing over to all snow late tonight into
Wednesday. Blowing and drifting snow is also anticipated
Wednesday as the wind increases.

* Storm total snow accumulations... 2 to 5 inches of snow are
possible. The snow may be wet and heavy initially Tuesday and
Tuesday night.

* Winds/visibility... northwest winds may gust to 30 to 35 mph
during the day Wednesday. Substantial visibility restrictions
due to blowing and drifting snow are likely... especially
Wednesday after most of the snow accumulations.

* Impacts... roads will become slick and snow covered. The snow
and blowing snow will create visibility restrictions making
travel difficult at times. This system will likely impact both
the evening commute tonight and the morning commute on

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow and blowing
snow will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery
roads and limited visibilities and use caution while driving.