Snow and blowing snow is causing slow travel. The snow is light but the wind has increased to 35 mph. Visibilities are low. Roads over the state are getting worse.
The winds will become gusty so where the snow falls, blowing and drifting of snow will reduce visibilities. Winds will be from the northwest at 15 to 25 mph.
Temperatures will plummet to near zero by early Tuesday morning. Temperatures will not be able to recover and will stay in the single digits through the day on Tuesday. A Wind Chill Advisory will be in effect across northern Iowa from midnight through noon on Tuesday. Wind chills in the northern half of the state will range from -20 to -30.
There will be a brief warm up to the teens on Wednesday afternoon but we will again drop below zero early Thursday with daytime highs in the single digits.