The National Weather Service in Des Moines says that the Winter Weather Advisory that was posted for areas of the state has now been upgraded to a Winter Storm Warning.

The Warning for 'Winter Storm Jacob' will go into effect Friday morning at 11:00 and will continue until Saturday at 6 PM.

Total snow accumulations of 3-6" is expected along with ice and wind. The highest snowfall accumulations will occur in North Central Iowa. Wind Gusts could reach 50 MPH during the Warning period.

Credit: NWS Des Moines via Twitter

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