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Final Snowfall Totals 1/22/2018

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A blizzard impacted much of northwestern Iowa on Monday, January 22, 2018, causing whiteout conditions throughout the area with some sites measuring over a foot of snow, while southeastern Iowa saw an inch or two of rain. Spirit Lake led out the list at 14.4″, followed by Primghar and Ringsted at 14″, Sioux City at 13.8″, and Sergeant Bluff at 11″.

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Here Comes the Blizzard

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BLIZZARD ON THE WAY… The blizzard mentioned in forecasts over the last several days continues to remain on track for northwest Iowa with 10-12″ possible for Spencer to Sioux City, with localized areas potentially to 18″. A tight gradient will exist to the southeast, however confidence has increased on these exact numbers. Ice accumulations up to a tenth or two is possible over northeast and north central as well where temperatures will be higher. Blizzard Warnings and Winter Storm Warnings remain in effect. Please check out our post for the latest information.

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Significant Blizzard to Impact Northwest Iowa Later Tonight

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SIGNIFICANT BLIZZARD TO IMPACT NORTHWEST IOWA LATE TONIGHT: Travel will be extremely dangerous to near-impossible across northwestern Iowa early Monday morning as a result of a heavy and wet snow (up to 14″ in some areas!), with snowfall rates up to 2″ an hour at times, alongside strong winds with gusts to 45 MPH leading to whiteout conditions. Please do not travel unless it is an emergency!