(Des Moines) A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until 6:00 a.m. Wednesday, for Adair, Adams, Madison, Union and Taylor Counties.
According to the National Weather Service, snow will continue across the advisory area through the morning and into the afternoon. The snow will be heavy at times with snowfall rates of up to one inch per hour.
Forecasters are predicting snow accumulations of 3-to-6 inches with the heaviest amounts on the southeast side of the advisory. North to northeast winds of 15-to-30 miles per hour with higher gusts expected to cause blowing and drifting snow and reduce visibility less than one quarter mile at times throughout much today.
A Winter Weather Advisory is also in effect until 4:00 p.m. for Montgomery, Page and Fremont counties. Forecasters say moderate snowfall will persist this morning and taper off this afternoon, with snowfall amounts 1-3-inches possible.
February 26, 2013