The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for much of the NewsTalk 1430 KASI listening area.
The Weather Service says snow will overspread much of northern Iowa this afternoon and then settle slowly southward into central Iowa tonight and early Friday morning. Snowfall rates will be moderate to heavy at times. In addition, northerly winds will increase late tonight into early Friday morning with areas blowing and drifting snow expected, especially in rural, open areas.
*WHAT...Heavy snow is expected. Total accumulations of 4 to 7 inches. Northerly winds will increase to 15 to 25 mph tonight and will create areas of blowing and drifting of snow.
* WHERE...Portions of Central Iowa mainly along the Highway 30 corridor.
* WHEN...From 3:00 PM Thursday to 9:00 AM CST Friday.