Updated: Wintry Conditions expected for Western Iowa

(Des Moines) The National Weather Service expanded the Winter Weather Advisory to include all of western and southwest Iowa with the exception of the bottom tier of counties in southwest Iowa.

The advisory is from 9:00 p.m. this evening until 9:00 a.m. Monday morning.

Forecasters say a very cold air mass will move into the area tonight bringing snow and blustery conditions. Snowfall totals of 1-2″ are expected. Gusty north winds and 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 30 mph are possible with slick road conditions developing possibly overnight and early Monday morning.