Weather Alert

UPDATE — Winter Storm Warnings, Winter Weather Advisories continue for area

MASON CITY — Some areas have been downgraded to a Winter Weather Advisory, including the Mason City/Clear Lake area, but other ares in the northwestern part of our listening area are still in a Winter Storm Warning. Details as of 5:30 AM below, updated information can be found by clicking on the red weather alert tab at the top of the page:

 

Emmet-Kossuth-Winnebago-Worth-Palo Alto-Hancock-Pocahontas-Humboldt-Sac-Calhoun-Crawford-
Including the cities of Estherville, Algona, Forest City, Lake Mills, Northwood, Manly, Emmetsburg, Garner, Britt, Kanawha, Pocahontas, Laurens, Rolfe, Fonda, Gilmore City, Humboldt, Sac City, Lake View, Odebolt, Wall Lake, Schaller, Early, Rockwell City, Manson, Lake City, Pomeroy, and Denison
411 AM CST Tue Nov 26 2019

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON CST WEDNESDAY…

* WHAT…Mixed precipitation later today switching to moderate or heavy snow by early evening with near blizzard conditions expected by early Wednesday morning. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 8 inches, highest amounts possible far northwest. Ice accumulations up to one tenth of an inch from Denison and Carroll toward north central Iowa. Winds gusting as high as 50 mph by early Wednesday.

* WHERE…West central, northwest and north central Iowa

* WHEN…From 6 PM this evening to noon CST Wednesday.

* IMPACTS…Travel could be very difficult. Areas of blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility with near blizzard conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact this evening`s and tomorrow morning`s commute. Gusty winds could bring down tree branches with isolated power outages.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

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

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Cerro Gordo-Wright-Webster-
Including the cities of Mason City, Clear Lake, Eagle Grove, Clarion, Belmond, and Fort Dodge
411 AM CST Tue Nov 26 2019

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON CST WEDNESDAY…
…WINTER STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED…

* WHAT…Mixed precipitation today changing to wind blown snow early Wednesday. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 4 inches. Ice accumulations from a light glaze to several hundredths west central. Winds gusting as high as 50 mph by early tomorrow.

* WHERE…West central to north central Iowa.

* WHEN…From 6 PM this evening to noon CST Wednesday.

* IMPACTS…Plan on slippery road conditions later today. Areas of blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility overnight. The hazardous conditions could impact this evening`s and tomorrow morning`s commute. Gusty winds could bring down tree branches.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Slow down and use caution while traveling later today. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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Franklin-Hamilton-Carroll-Greene-Audubon-
Including the cities of Hampton, Webster City, Carroll, Jefferson, Audubon, and Exira
411 AM CST Tue Nov 26 2019

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON CST WEDNESDAY…

* WHAT…Mixed precipitation today changing to wind blow snow early Wednesday. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 4 inches. Ice accumulations from a light glaze to several hundredths west central. Winds gusting as high as 50 mph by early tomorrow.

* WHERE…West central to north central Iowa

* WHEN…From 6 PM this evening to noon CST Wednesday.

* IMPACTS…Plan on slippery road conditions. Areas of blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions could impact this evening`s or tomorrow morning`s commute. Gusty winds could bring down tree branches with isolated power outages.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Slow down and use caution while traveling.

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

 

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Howard-Floyd-Houston-
Including the cities of Cresco, Charles City, and Caledonia
306 AM CST Tue Nov 26 2019

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM CST WEDNESDAY…

* WHAT…Snow to wintry mix. Snow of 2 to 4 inches and a light glaze of ice possible. Winds gusting as high as 40 mph.

* WHERE…In Iowa, Floyd and Howard Counties. In Minnesota, Houston County.

* WHEN…From 6 PM Tuesday to 6 PM CST Wednesday.

* IMPACTS…Plan on slippery road conditions. Patchy blowing snow could reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions will impact the morning and evening commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Slow down and use caution while traveling.

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

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Mitchell-
Including the city of Osage
306 AM CST Tue Nov 26 2019

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM CST WEDNESDAY…
…WINTER STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED…

The National Weather Service in La Crosse has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for 2 to locally 5 inches of snow, which is in effect from 6 PM this evening to 6 PM CST Wednesday. The Winter Storm Warning has been cancelled.

* WHAT…Snow to wintry mix. Snow of 2 to 4 inches and a light glaze of ice possible. Winds gusting as high as 40 mph.

* WHERE…In Iowa, Mitchell County.

* WHEN…From 6 PM Tuesday to 6 PM CST Wednesday.

* IMPACTS…Plan on slippery road conditions. Patchy blowing snow could reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions will impact the morning and evening commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Slow down and use caution while traveling.

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


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