Winter weather advisory issued for eastern Iowa, southwest Wisconsin

Adjust Comment Print

Just blame it on 'Murica.

"As the low gets closer, brisk northeasterly winds will pump in cold arctic air, forcing temperatures to fall to near or below the zero degree mark on Saturday".

Light rain will change over to freezing rain Saturday evening before increasing in intensity overnight, Lincoln Park police said.

Residents of eastern Iowa and southwest Wisconsin can expect freezing rain, sleet and snow tonight and Sunday, according to the National Weather Service. Snow accumulation Sunday night should be less than a half inch.

"Some uncertainty exists as to the time the precipitation switches to rain on Sunday".

More news: Russia Warns of "Consequences" as Putin Denounces Syria Strikes
More news: Chelsea claim first win from 2-0 down since 2002
More news: Nine-year-old girl raped in Surat, body found with 86 injuries

The wintry mix is expected to stretch into Monday morning.

Periods of sleet or freezing rain will result in slippery roads and limited visibilities.

Heavy rain is expected for marathon Monday between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m., Dunham said, and the temperature will climb to the upper 40s by afternoon.

Total ice accumulations of up to one-tenth of an inch are expected, which will create hard driving conditions.

Who else plans to hibernate all weekend in a blanket fort?

Comments