Weather Alerts for Scott County

Issued by the National Weather Service

Winter Storm Watch  WINTER STORM WATCH   Winter Storm Watch
SCOTT COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Clinton - Jackson - Scott
Effective: Fri, 1/18 3:00pm Updated: Thu, 1/17 1:41pm Urgency: Future
Expires: Sat, 1/19 3:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...Significant Winter Storm to Affect the Area...
.A significant winter storm will affect the area starting Friday
afternoon and continuing through Saturday. Unlike the last winter
storm, the snow from this storm will be of the dry, fluffy type.
Additionally, winds will be stronger and will create drifting snow
with some blowing snow possible.
Snow/rain ratios will be increasing during this winter storm. Thus
it is possible that snowfall amounts could trend higher over the
next 24 hours.
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...
* WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 6
inches possible. Storm total accumulations could exceed 6
inches. Drifting snow is likely with some blowing snow possible.
* WHERE...Portions of east central Iowa and north central,
northwest and west central Illinois.
* WHEN...From 3 PM Friday through 3 PM Saturday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The
hazardous conditions could impact the evening commute.

Information:
A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant
snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue
to monitor the latest forecasts.