The Iowa Department of Transportation Tweeted on Tuesday afternoon that SEVEN of their snowplows were hit by other motorists while they were clearing the roads. No injuries were involved in the accidents.
The Iowa DOT added:
If you MUST travel in a storm, PLEASE be aware that our plows move much slower than traffic...
The majority of eastern Iowa saw between 5-9″ of snowfall, with a few spots receiving up to a foot of fresh snow.
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Preliminary snowfall reports for Tuesday, December 29 from Iowa Environmental Mesonet: