Winter weather advisory from 6 p.m. Monday to midnight Tuesday


The National Weather Servce (NWS) office in Des Moines has issued a winter weather advisory for the Perry area in effect from 6 p.m. Monday until midnight Tuesday night.

Conditions of mixed precipitation are forecast, with total snow accumulations of two to five inches and ice accumulations of up to one-tenth of one inch expected. The heaviest snowfall will occur over northwest Iowa north of U.S. Highway 20.

Travelers should plan on slippery road conditions. Patchy, blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.  Expect slippery roads and limited visibility. Use caution while driving.

Along with Dallas County, Iowa counties in the advisroy area include Winnebago, Worth, Hancock, Cerro Gordo, Wright, Franklin, Butler, Bremer, Hamilton, Hardin, Grundy, Black Hawk, Boone, Story, Marshall, Polk, Madison, Warren, Adams, Union, Clarke, Taylor, Ringgold and Decatur.

Along with Perry, cities in the advisory area include Forest City, Lake Mills, Northwood,
Manly, Garner, Britt, Kanawha, Mason City, Clear Lake, Eagle Grove, Clarion, Belmond, Hampton, Parkersburg, Clarksville, Shell Rock, Greene, Aplington, Allison, Dumont, Waverly, Webster City, Iowa Falls, Eldora, Ackley, Grundy Center, Reinbeck, Conrad, Dike, Wellsburg, Waterloo, Cedar Falls, Boone, Ames, Marshalltown, Waukee, Adel, Des Moines, Winterset, Earlham, Indianola, Norwalk, Carlisle, Corning, Creston, Osceola,  Bedford, Lenox, New Market, Mount Ayr, Lamoni and Leon.

The latest road conditions for the state can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.


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