Winter Weather Advisory
Including the cities of Osage, Cresco, Decorah, Charles City,
New Hampton, Oelwein, Wabasha, Dodge Center, Rochester, Winona,
Austin, and Preston
216 PM CST Thu Jan 24 2019
…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
…WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING
TO NOON CST FRIDAY…
* WHAT…Blowing and drifting snow creating slippery travel and
reduced visibility. Wind chills of 20 to 35 below zero through
* WHERE…Portions of north central and northeast Iowa and
* WHEN…For the Winter Weather Advisory through 6 PM CST this
evening. For the Wind Chill Advisory, from 6 PM this evening to
noon CST Friday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Areas of blowing and drifting snow will
reduce visibility at times and create slippery travel in spots.
The dangerously cold wind chills could cause frostbite on
exposed skin in as little as 10 minutes.
A Winter Weather Advisory for blowing snow means that
visibilities will be limited due to strong winds blowing snow
around. Drifting snow may make travel hazardous. Use caution when
traveling, especially in open areas.
A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will
combine to create low wind chills. Frostbite and hypothermia can
occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a warm hat
The latest road conditions for Iowa can be found on-line at
511ia.org, in Minnesota at 511mn.org, and in Wisconsin at
511wi.gov or by calling 5 1 1.