Winter Weather Advisory
Areas Affected: Carroll; Rock Island; Stephenson; Whiteside
NWS QuadCities (Eastern Iowa and Northwestern Illinois - Quad Cities)
...Late Season Winter Storm to Impact the area Into This Evening... .A potent late season winter storm will bring a wintry mix of freezing rain and sleet to the area beginning early this morning. The wintry mix will change over to accumulating snow by early this afternoon. The snow may become heavy at times with snowfall rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour. Travel is expected to become hazardous with the ice and snow producing slick roads. Gusty winds combined with the falling snow may sharply reduce visibility at times. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...
* WHAT...Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of up to around an inch, with 1 to 4 inches north of Highway 30 in northwest Illinois. Ice accumulations of a light glaze are expected.
* WHERE...Portions of east central Iowa and northwest Illinois.
* WHEN...From 8 AM this morning to 7 PM CDT this evening.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions, including during the evening commute. Expect reduced visibilities at times.
A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Expect slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. Additional information can be found at www.weather.gov/quadcities