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Weather Update 12.28.21 - U.S.

Posted by Jarrett on Dec 28, 2021 9:54:19 AM

Even though the bulk of the heavy snow in the West will subside, the region will remain cold and unsettled with lingering snow the next few days and locally heavy rain possible in California. Meanwhile, a couple of systems will come out of the West and pass through the Eastern half of the U.S. on Tuesday and Wednesday with multiple hazards, especially a severe threat in the South on Wednesday.  Wintry weather to cause treacherous travel conditions from the Midwest to the interior Northeast today.
Please keep in mind that areas of I-80 were closed and may remain closed.  Parts of the western states to include Oregon, Nevada and higher elevations of California measured the weekend snowfall in feet, not inches.  
Winter Weather Advisories:  California, Oregon, Idaho, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin
Winter Storm Warning & Winter Weather Advisory
 Mostly light snow will spread over Northern California with another round of moderate to heavy snow expected tonight and Wednesday.  
  • 4-8 inches possible through Wednesday
  • Travel on I-80 could be delayed or slow moving
Winter Weather Advisory
Southeast Oregon is expected to have hazardous conditions on the roadways for the evening commute.  
  • 1-3 inches additional snow possible
Winter Weather Advisory
Southwestern Idaho will be under a winter weather advisory from 4pm to 10amPST on Wednesday.  
  • 1-3 inches additional snow possible
  • Travel on I-84 corridor could experience delays
Winter Weather Advisory
Northern & Central Arizona is expected to have light to moderate snowfall with blowing snow at higher elevations starting late this afternoon through early Wednesday morning.  
  • 3-6 inches possible
  • Travel on I-40 could experience delays in higher elevations
New Mexico
Winter Storm Warning & Winter Weather Advisory
Northwestern New Mexico to experience snow up to 5 inches at higher elevations with most areas to receive lower accumulations.
  • 1-3 inches
  • Travel on I-40 and U.S. Highway 550 is expected to be difficult at times with low visibility and patchy blowing snow.
Winter Storm Warning & Winter Weather Advisory
Higher elevations in western Colorado are under a winter storm warning. These areas are expecting up to 4 inches.  Wind chills are expected to drop as low as 25 degrees below zero.  
  • 4-8 inches
Winter Weather Advisory
In northeastern & central Iowa light snow will start this morning then change over to light freezing rain or a wintry mix as the day goes on.  In central Iowa temperatures will raise above freezing as the day goes by resulting in improved travel conditions.  In northeastern Iowa a light wintry mix will persist until evening.  
  • Snow accumulation of less than 1 inch; Light glaze of ice
Winter Weather Advisory
Snow will develop mid to late morning.  The snow could turn to freezing drizzle before ending Tuesday evening.
  • 1-2 inches; Light glaze of ice
  • Travel will likely be impacted north of I-94 and east of I-35
Winter Weather Advisory
This advisory is in effect from noon today to 6amCST Wednesday.  Snow could change to freezing drizzle for a short time and then back over to snow.
  • 2-3 inches; Light glaze of ice
  • Slippery road conditions expected for Tuesday evening commute
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