Winter Weather AdvisoryGET THE LATEST SCHOOL CLOSINGS AND EARLY DISMISSALS FROM KWQC-TV 6 HERE
Areas Affected: Carroll; Rock Island; Stephenson; Whiteside
NWS QuadCities (Eastern Iowa and Northwestern Illinois - Quad Cities)
...Late Season Winter Storm to Impact the Area into this Evening... .A late season winter storm will bring a wintry mix of rain, freezing rain, sleet and snow to eastern Iowa and northwest Illinois today. The precipitation is expected to change over to all snow by mid afternoon with total accumulations of 1 to 3 inches and a glazing of ice up to a tenth of an inch in some locations. Travel will become hazardous with the ice and snow producing slick roads, especially after sunset. Gusty winds combined with the falling snow may sharply reduce visibility at times. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT THURSDAY... A WINTER STORM WARNING has been issued for counties north of Highway 30, including Dubuque, Jackson, and Jones counties in Iowa.
* WHAT...Mixed precipitation. Additional snow accumulations of up to two inches and ice accumulations of a light glaze are expected.
* WHERE...Portions of east central Iowa and northwest Illinois.
* WHEN...Until 1 AM CDT Thursday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions, especially after sunset. Expect reduced visibilities at times.
A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Expect slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. Additional information can be found at www.weather.gov/quadcities