Winter Storm Update: Travel not advised in many areas.

Winter Storm Update: Travel not advised in many areas.

Travel is not advised for much of Iowa Sunday morning, including areas around the metro.Fresh snow is covering roads across Iowa. Dozens of institutions have cancelled events Sunday morning. The official snow total at the Des Moines airport was 6.3 inches.DOWNLOAD THE FREE KCCI APP | WEATHER ALERTS | RADAR The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for all 99 Iowa counties, which will remain in effect until Sunday morning. A winter weather advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties, so expect slippery roads and limited visibilities. The most intense snowfall rates will occur Saturday evening into early Sunday morning. Once the snow begins, road conditions will deteriorate quickly and become snow-covered and slick, so make sure to check http://www.511ia.org/ before traveling.Winds will remain relatively light, so blowing and drifting snow shouldn’t be a problem. The National Weather Service predicts another snowstorm to hit in the middle of next week, which will impact the Wednesday morning commute. Snowfall amounts are still uncertain, but weather officials said they’re “highly confident” it’ll be fairly widespread. FORECAST: Sunday, there will be occasional snow showers, with highs in the mid-20s. Winds will be north-northeast at 10-15 mph. There’s a 60 percent chance of snow, with about 1 inch expected.Sunday night, it will be cloudy with snow showers mainly during the evening and lows in the mid-teens. Winds will be north-northwest at 10-15 mph. There will be a 50 percent chance of snow.Monday will be cloudy with highs in the low 20s and lows in the low single digits.Tuesday will be mostly cloudy with highs in the mid-teens and temperatures nearly steady overnight.



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Travel is not advised for much of Iowa Sunday morning, including areas around the metro.

Fresh snow is covering roads across Iowa. Dozens of institutions have cancelled events Sunday morning. The official snow total at the Des Moines airport was 6.3 inches.

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The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for all 99 Iowa counties, which will remain in effect until Sunday morning. A winter weather advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties, so expect slippery roads and limited visibilities.

The most intense snowfall rates will occur Saturday evening into early Sunday morning.

Once the snow begins, road conditions will deteriorate quickly and become snow-covered and slick, so make sure to check http://www.511ia.org/ before traveling.

Winds will remain relatively light, so blowing and drifting snow shouldn’t be a problem.

The National Weather Service predicts another snowstorm to hit in the middle of next week, which will impact the Wednesday morning commute. Snowfall amounts are still uncertain, but weather officials said they’re “highly confident” it’ll be fairly widespread.

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FORECAST:

Sunday, there will be occasional snow showers, with highs in the mid-20s. Winds will be north-northeast at 10-15 mph. There’s a 60 percent chance of snow, with about 1 inch expected.

Sunday night, it will be cloudy with snow showers mainly during the evening and lows in the mid-teens. Winds will be north-northwest at 10-15 mph. There will be a 50 percent chance of snow.

Monday will be cloudy with highs in the low 20s and lows in the low single digits.

Tuesday will be mostly cloudy with highs in the mid-teens and temperatures nearly steady overnight.

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