Accumulating Snowfall and Hazardous Travel Conditions From the Middle Atlantic to New England

A powerful low pressure system located off the New England coast will continue to bring accumulating snow from the New York City metro area to Boston with blizzard conditions likely over Cape Cod into tonight. In addition, a second storm system is expected to develop and intensify on Tuesday. This system will bring another round of snowfall accumulations from the Middle Atlantic to the northeast.
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Current conditions at

Des Moines, Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.54°NLon: -93.69°WElev: 955ft.

Light Snow and Windy

20°F

-7°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed N 29 G 41 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1017.2 mb)
Dewpoint 8°F (-13°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Wind Chill2°F (-17°C)
Last update 8 Feb 2:54 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Norwalk IA

Winter Weather Advisory until February 8, 06:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until February 8, 06:00pm

    NOW until
    6:00pm Mon

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Snow showers likely, mainly before 4pm.  Areas of blowing snow. Cloudy, with a high near 21. Wind chill values as low as zero. Windy, with a north northwest wind around 24 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    High: 21 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Areas of blowing snow before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Wind chill values as low as -5. Windy, with a north northwest wind 17 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Areas Blowing
    Snow and
    Windy then
    Mostly Cloudy
    and Blustery

    Low: 9 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 18. Wind chill values as low as -10. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Blustery

    High: 18 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. Wind chill values as low as -10. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 4 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 17. North northwest wind 6 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 17 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 7 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 23.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 23 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 14 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Snow showers likely, mainly before 4pm. Areas of blowing snow. Cloudy, with a high near 21. Wind chill values as low as zero. Windy, with a north northwest wind around 24 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
Areas of blowing snow before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Wind chill values as low as -5. Windy, with a north northwest wind 17 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 18. Wind chill values as low as -10. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. Wind chill values as low as -10. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 17. North northwest wind 6 to 11 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 23.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 22.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Norwalk IA
 41.54°N 93.69°W
1:42 pm CST Feb 8, 2016
3pm CST Feb 8, 2016-6pm CST Feb 14, 2016
 
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