(DES MOINES) A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for Crawford, Carroll, Greene, Boone, Audubon, Guthrie, Dallas, Cass, Adair, Madison, Adams, Union, Taylor and Ringgold counties from 4 pm Wednesday to noon on Thursday.
Precipitation will overspread central Iowa late Wednesday afternoon. Snow is expected along and north of an Atlantic through Jefferson line. 6 to 10 inches of snow is expected by Thursday morning. The heaviest snow will be along a line from Atlantic to Adel. Snow drifts several feet deep will be possible given the strong winds.
Winds will become very strong Wednesday night from the north, northwest. Sustained winds of 25 to 35 mph are expected, with gusts over 45 mph possible. The strongest winds are expected a few hours prior to daybreak through noon Thursday. Near blizzard conditions may occur with visibilities reduced below one quarter of a mile from time to time.
National Weather Service