January 28, 2023

Snow begins Wednesday afternoon in central Iowa

The models caught things up a bit early with the snow, so it’s more like your commute home from work this evening might be affected. Weather Alerts We’re likely to continue to see snow through the noon hour Thursday with wind gusts anywhere from 35 to 45 mph throughout the day. Even after the snow is over, you’ll be blowing like crazy with these winds that will continue into Saturday morning. afternoon. It is likely to be 30 degrees under or colder with wind chill starting Thursday morning all the way into late Saturday morning. If people are looking to leave for the weekend, the earlier the better the day. Temperatures remain cool with highs in the single digits below zero Thursday and Friday and single digits above zero on Saturday. We’re back in the teens Sunday and Monday with another chance of snow on Monday. Watch: How to prepare for the dangers of winter weather. elevation 21f. ESE winds at 10 to 15 mph. 80% chance of snow. Snow accumulation 1 to 3 inches tonight: Snow. The wind will pick up late. Snowfall areas. Low near -5 Fahrenheit. N winds are 10 to 15 mph, rising to 20 to 30 mph. 90% chance of snow. 3 to 5 inches of snow is expected Thursday: Cloudy and windy. height -1f. Northwest winds at 20 to 30 mph. Wind speeds can sometimes reach 40 miles per hour. Thursday night: Partly cloudy skies with gusty winds. Low -9 Fahrenheit. Northwesterly winds, 20 to 30 mph. Winds can sometimes exceed 40 miles per hour. Friday: Partly cloudy and stormy. height -1f. Winds northwest at 25 to 35 mph. Winds can sometimes exceed 40 miles per hour.

The models pushed things a little early as it snowed, so it looks like the commute home from work this evening might be affected.

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We will likely continue to see snow through the noon hour Thursday with gusts of 35 to 45 mph throughout the day. Even after the snow is done, it will be blowing like crazy because of this wind and that will continue into Saturday morning.

It will be very wind chill with sub-zero wind chill starting early Thursday morning and continuing into Sunday afternoon. It is likely to be 30 degrees under or colder with wind chills starting Thursday morning until late Saturday morning.

Thursday, Friday and Saturday mornings seem like tough times on the road. If people are looking to leave for the weekend, the earlier the better the day. Temperatures remain cool with highs in the single digits below zero Thursday and Friday and single digits above zero on Saturday. We’re back in the teens Sunday and Monday with another chance of snow on Monday.

WATCH: How to prepare for winter weather hazards.

weather forecast:

Today: Cloudy with periods of late snowfall. elevation 21f. ESE winds at 10 to 15 mph. 80% chance of snow. Snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches.

Tonight: snow. The wind will pick up late. Snowfall areas. Low near -5 Fahrenheit. N winds are 10 to 15 mph, rising to 20 to 30 mph. 90% chance of snow. 3 to 5 inches of snow is expected.

Thursday: cloudy weather. height -1f. Northwest winds at 20 to 30 mph. Winds can sometimes exceed 40 miles per hour.

Thursday night: Partly cloudy with strong winds. Low -9 Fahrenheit. Northwesterly winds, 20 to 30 mph. Winds can sometimes exceed 40 miles per hour.

Friday: Partly cloudy with a storm. height -1f. Winds northwest at 25 to 35 mph. Winds can sometimes exceed 40 miles per hour.