Winter Storm Warning Now Posted For WRMJ Listening Area
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ISSUES WINTER STORM WARNING
FOR WRMJ LISTENING AREA FROM NOON FRIDAY TO 6 PM CST
* WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation expected. Total snow
accumulations of 3 to 6 inches and ice accumulations of one
tenth to two tenths of an inch. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph
producing near whiteout conditions at times.
* WHERE...Portions of east central, northeast and southeast Iowa
and northwest Illinois.
* WHEN...From noon Friday to 6 PM CST Saturday.
* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult. Patchy blowing snow
could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions
could impact the Friday evening commute.
If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in
your vehicle in case of an emergency.
In Illinois, go to www.gettingaroundillinois.com for road
In Iowa, call 511 for road conditions.