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When Travel Will be the Worst Today
The National Weather Service in Des Moines says that heavy, wet snow will continue across northern and eastern Iowa through the day. The snow could be mixed with rain/freezing rain this morning making for a tricky morning commute. Snow rates of over an inch per hour are expected this morning...
Possible ‘SNOW SQUALL’ on Friday Afternoon
First of all, WHAT IS A SNOW SQUALL? According to the National Weather Service: A snow squall typically lasts less than an hour. The sudden white-out conditions combined with falling temperatures produce icy roads in just a few minutes. The combination of gusty winds, falling temperatures and quick reductions in visibility can cause extremely dangerous road conditions...
Iowa State Trooper Catches Driver Going 114 MPH — in a Snowstorm
On Tuesday night -- during the snowstorm -- an Iowa State Trooper caught a driver on I-35 driving 114 MPH. The excuse for driving so fast? The driver was in a hurry to get back to college in Minnesota.  Between 6 AM and 9 PM on Tuesday, 12/29, the Iowa State Patrol was called out to service for 91 crashes and 372 motorist assists...

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