(Des Moines) A quick moving storm will bring a mixture of snow, sleet and freezing rain to southwest Iowa Sunday night into Monday morning. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for all of Southwest Iowa from Midnight Sunday to noon on Monday.
Forecasters say a mix of sleet and freezing rain will develop between midnight and 2:00 a.m. Monday before turning to all snow by morning. The snow is predicted to continue through late morning. Total accumulations of one-to-two inches is expected along with a tenth of an inch of ice accumulation.
South winds of 10-to-20 miles per hour are expected before switching to the west after sunrise on Monday. Visibility of near a half a mile is possible by early Monday morning.
The Weather Service says Monday morning's commute will be greatly impacted by a combination of snow covered or icy roads. Motorists should be prepared for poor travel conditions.
February 16, 2014