The National Weather Service (NWS) in Des Moines has issued a dense fog advisory until 11 a.m. Monday for the Perry area and much of central and northern Iowa, with visibility less than one-quarter mile at times and near zero in some areas.
Motorists are advised to use caution when driving because visibility could change rapidly when entering areas of denser fog.
Along with Perry, the cities affected by the dense fog advisory include Algona, Forest City, Lake Mills, Northwood, Manly, Garner, Britt, Kanawha, Mason City, Clear Lake, Humboldt, Eagle Grove, Clarion, Belmond, Hampton, Parkersburg, Clarksville, Shell Rock, Greene, Aplington, Allison, Dumont, Waverly, Fort Dodge, Webster City, Iowa Falls, Eldora, Ackley, Grundy Center, Reinbeck, Conrad, Dike, Wellsburg, Waterloo, Cedar Falls, Carroll, Jefferson, Boone, Ames, Marshalltown, Tama, Toledo, Traer, Dysart, Gladbrook, Audubon, Exira, Guthrie Center, Panora, Bayard, Casey, Waukee, Adel, Des Moines, Newton, Grinnell, Atlantic, Greenfield, Stuart, Adair, Fontanelle, Winterset, Earlham, Indianola, Norwalk, Carlisle, Corning, Creston, Bedford, Lenox, New Market and Mount Ayr.
Along with Dallas County, counties affected by the dense fog advisory include Kossuth, Winnebago, Worth, Hancock, Cerro Gordo, Humboldt, Wright, Franklin, Butler, Bremer, Webster, Hamilton, Hardin, Grundy, Black Hawk, Carroll, Greene, Boone, Story, Marshall, Tama, Audubon, Guthrie, Polk, Jasper, Poweshiek, Cass, Adair, Madison, Warren, Adams, Union, Taylor and Ringgold.
ThePerryNews.com will update this weather story as forecasts evolve.