‘Life-threatening’ blizzard begins Wednesday night in Wisconsin, Iowa Read more: ‘Life-threatening’ blizzard begins Wed night in Wisconsin, Iowa
LA CROSSE, Wis. (KMSP) -
The National Weather Service in La Crosse, Wis. says a "life-threatening" blizzard begins Wednesday night in parts of Wisconsin and Iowa.
The blizzard will develop across eastern Iowa into central Wisconsin, lasting through Thursday evening. Snowfall is expected to begin Wednesday night, becoming heavier overnight through late Thursday morning.
The biggest snow totals are expected in northeast Iowa into southwest and central Wisconsin.
The National Weather Service in the Twin Cities has issued a winter weather advisory for snow and blowing snow from 9 p.m. Wednesday evening to 6 p.m. Thursday.
Two to four inches of snow are expected by Thursday afternoon, paired with strong sustained winds of 15 to 25 mph with occasional gusts of 30 to 35 mph.
Blue Earth, Dakota; Le Sueur; Scott; Washington and Watonwan counties are all included in the advisory.
A Winter Storm Warning extends along the Interstate 90 corridor with two to five inches possible there.