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. The heaviest snow will fall through the lunch hour.

As of 6 AM, the Iowa Department of Transportation has nearly 300 snow plows out on the roads.

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The Winter Storm Warning has been expanded and now includes 38 counties. The warning will expire at 4 PM.

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The record amount of snow to fall on March 15th in Waterloo is 9.5". However, the second-most snow to ever fall on March 15th is 2" in 1913.

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