After a small break from the ice and snow, Mother Nature is giving the Cedar Valley and surrounding area another one-two punch. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Black Hawk, Clayton, Fayette, Grundy, and Grant Counties from 3 PM this afternoon to 6 PM Wednesday.

A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for Allamakee, Bremer, Butler, Chickasaw, Floyd, Franklin, Hardin, Howard, Mitchell, and Winneshiek counties from 3 PM today to 6 PM Wednesday.

According to the National Weather Service Website, a rain and snow mix will move in this afternoon and then change to all snow tonight in the Winter Weather Advisory area. Storm total amounts will range from 2 to 5 inches. The Snow may be wet and heavy initially Tuesday and Tuesday night. Northwest winds may gust to 30 to 35 MPH during the day on Wednesday.

Here's what KGAN CBS 2 is predicting.


In the Winter Storm area, the heaviest snowfall rates will be this afternoon and evening with up to 1 inch per hour possible at times. 6 to 9 inches of snow are expected with higher or lower amounts possible.

Very difficult driving conditions are possible, especially by this evening and through Wednesday morning.


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