Iowa Dept. of Transportation Warns of Winter Storm's Effect on Roads
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Transportation officials say snow and freezing drizzle from a winter storm could affect the morning commute for Iowa drivers.
The state Department of Transportation says moderate to heavy snowfall from a winter storm will hit northeast and east central Iowa between Monday night and Tuesday morning. KCRG-TV9 Meteorologists say 4-8 inches of snow is possible in east-central Iowa, 8-10 inches in northeast Iowa, with 2-4 inches possible in southeastern Iowa.
Officials warn the second half of the winter storm could affect the Tuesday morning commute. Visibility could fall to a half mile at some points.
The Iowa State Patrol says roadways along the Iowa and Minnesota border, as well as north central and northeast Iowa, will get covered with ice and snow.
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