A Blizzard Warning is in effect until 6 PM across parts of Northern and Central Iowa. Expect whiteout conditions in parts of the state today. North of Ames travel is not advised in spots early this morning near Highway 20.
A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for the metro until 6 PM. The winds gusting close to 50 MPH will continue to make travel difficult at times.
Light snow showers will fall off and on throughout the day. Less than 1″ is possible. The winds will remain strong throughout the day making it feel much colder.
On Tuesday clouds will begin to break but temps are expected to stay in the upper teens with real feels below 0. Temperatures will stay below average this week.