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4 hours ago
US National Weather Service Des Moines Iowa

[Thursday 1/23/2020 9:05 PM]: We have issued a Winter Weather Advisory for southeast Iowa. 4 to 5 inches of snowfall is possible in portions of the advisory area. Most of the snowfall will occur ... See more

2 days ago
US National Weather Service Des Moines Iowa

Precipitation is back in the forecast for an extended period beginning late tonight and continuing into Friday. Light snow, mixed at times with rain is expected on and off during this time with light ... See more

4 days ago

Thank You to Life Church, our local Red Cross volunteers, and 10-15 Transit for offering this service.

4 days ago
Kincardine Fire & Emergency Services

‪Carbon Monoxide Safety Alert! Please take a minute to clear ice off your homes intakes and exhausts or it may back up into your home. CO has no odor, can’t see it- the silent killer! Do you ... See more

5 days ago
Photos from Wapello County Emergency Management Agency's post

253 PM CST Sat Jan 18 2020

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON CST SUNDAY...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...
* WHAT...Very cold wind chills expected. Wind ... See more

5 days ago
US National Weather Service Des Moines Iowa

Updated Forecast Information: Worth County along with counties in southern Minnesota have been added to the Blizzard Warning for today. Travel will become extremely difficult and dangerous over ... See more

6 days ago
US National Weather Service Des Moines Iowa

Even with snow tapering off this evening, poor conditions will continue overnight and into tomorrow as freezing rain/drizzle, very strong winds, bitter cold, and white out to near white out ... See more

6 days ago
US National Weather Service Des Moines Iowa

Friday 6:36 AM 1/17/2020 Update on Winter Storm Across Iowa

6 days ago
Photos from Wapello County Emergency Management Agency's post

Here are a couple of slides from our 4 am briefing. There is still some uncertainty on the timing of transition from snow to freezing rain and exact amount of ice we may see. This storm system will ... See more

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