Ice then snow, Iowa snow totals up ICE & SNOW MAPS

National Weather Service Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa - Snow totals have been increased across Iowa in the latest National Weather Service Des Moines winter storm predictions.  The NWS snow prediction map is above.  

The highest snow totals, 6 inches and more are expected from about Cedar Rapids and Waterloo to the northeast, including Dubuque to the Iowa-Wisconsin-Minnesota border.

Central Iowa, including the entire Des Moines metro area is likely to see 4 to 6 inches of snow. This band of snow includes almost all of I-35 north and south of Des Moines, from Osceola to the south and through Mason City to the north.   Nearly all of I-80 east and west of Des Moines is also included in the 4-6 inch band of snow, past Atlantic to the west and reaching Davenport on the east Iowa-Illinois border. 

Before the snow, we'll get ice.  The National Weather Service ice prediction map is below.

National Weather Service Des Moines

The Quad Cities National Weather Service Office in Davenport details snowfall in that region as the Quad Cities lies on the line for heavier or lighter snow with this storm system.  NWS Quad Cities snow prediction map below.

A Winter Storm Warning is now posted for the northeast quarter of Iowa, including the Des Moines metro area, and jogging west to include Fort Dodge.  

The rest of the state is under a Winter Weather Advisory.  

Listen to your local iHeartMedia radio station for the most current weather and road conditions throughout the storm.

Ames: AM 1430 KASI

Cedar Rapids: AM 600 WMT 

Davenport: WOC 1420 AM

Des Moines:  AM 1040 WHO 

Omaha-Council Bluffs: AM 1110 KFAB

National Weather Service Des Moines

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