TREACHEROUS COMMUTE: Drivers Faced Whiteout


While the heavy snow is over, wind remains a concern for drivers Thursday night.

A Blizzard Warning in place for much of the evening covering Polk, Warren, jasper and Marion counties expires at 9 p.m.

With a layer of ice and blowing snow, commuters found the roads treacherous.

Authorities responded to numerous accidents as roads resembled parking lots. I-80 eastbound is blocked due to a crash near Waukee. Hwy 169 also has a pile-up blocking traffic.

The conditions have had an impact on several community events. The Roosevelt vs. North/Hoover wrestling meet is among the casualties. For all school and business delays and closures click here.

For the latest road conditions, click here.

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