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Winter Storm Affecting Schools, Roads, Flights

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DES MOINES, Iowa -- Central Iowa saw 10-14 inches of snow over the weekend and while it may have stopped falling, we are still feeling the effects.

Johnston's 14.2" was the highest snowfall total in the state.

Schools are delaying or closing. Des Moines schools are running on time so far.

The DOT reports that roads all across the state are mostly to completely covered.

Many tow bans have been lifted, which might be a good thing for all the cars stuck in ditches.

The Iowa State Patrol said from midnight to midnight Sunday they responded to 134 crashes and 436 motorist assist calls.

STORM TOTALS: Iowa Snowfall Reports

It's not only slow going on the ground, there also delays in the air.

Some morning flights from Des Moines to Chicago O’Hare have been cancelled. There are also delays to Denver, Minneapolis and Detroit.

FLIGHT DELAYS: Des Moines International Airport Flights
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The storm has also put a hold on garbage collection in some communities. Waste management is delaying pick up one day in Des Moines, West Des Moines, Ames, Creston, and Fairfiled. Altoona, Clive, Johnston, Mitchellville, Pleasant Hill and Runnells could also be impacted.

Services will be limited in rural areas due to drifting snow and icy conditions.

All Curb It recycling collection is delayed one day.

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