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TRACKING: Travel to worsen with more snow/wintry mix

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7 Day Forecast - PM

Snow showers are moving in from the south and will rapidly deteriorate travel through tonight. A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for our southeastern counties where snowfall will be the greatest, up to 4", along with maximized impacts to travel tonight and tomorrow morning.

This snow is already falling in these areas and will continue to slowly push northwest tonight and impact travel. Snow will still be lingering into the morning commute from Waterloo to Elkader and anywhere south and east and will continue on and off through the rest of the morning. As temperatures warm in the afternoon to near or just slightly above freezing, isolated pockets of a wintry mix will be possible.

Snow will finally begin to taper off through Friday night with lows in the upper 20's and an otherwise cloudy sky. Overall accumulations will range between a trace to 4” with Waterloo seeing around 1-2” and Dubuque, Cedar Rapids, and Iowa City around 1-3 with isolated 4” amounts. The northwest will see less than an inch

Saturday will stay cloudy with a few flurries possible as highs remain near freezing. In fact our highs for the rest of the weekend and for all of next week will only range from about 30 to 33/34 degrees. Lows will likely drop into the mid 20's this time period. Skies will remain mostly cloudy but dry for the week until a snow chance returns on Thursday.

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Brandon Libby

Meteorologist

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