Most of Iowa is bracing for significant snowfall. A majority of the state's 99 counties are under a winter weather advisory until 7:00 Monday night. Forecasters with the National Weather Service says Ames and central Iowa are in the three- to six-inch snowfall range. Eastern Iowa will see the greatest accumulation as Cedar Rapids and Davenport are expected to see six inches of snow. Areas along Hwy. 20 from Fort dodge to Waterloo are the five-inch range. Southern iowa is expected to see the least snow from just one to two inches of snow.
Also, the City of Ames will put it's Snow Ordinance in effect at 5:00 p.m. Vehicle on marked snow routes after the ordinance takes effect will be ticketed and towed--those routes are marked by red and white signs. The Snow Ordinance remains in effect until the streets are completely plowed from curb to curb, AND it has stopped snowing.