Winter weather has returned to Iowa and travel has been hazardous in many parts of the Hawkeye State.
“Basically what we’re seeing is a band of precipitation that actually extends well into northwest Iowa right through the central part of the state off into southwest Iowa. It’s lifting north at quite a good clip,” says Jeff Johnson of the National Weather Service. “Folks underneath this band of precipitation will have two-to-three hours of light to moderate freezing rain. It should accumulate a tenth (of an inch) or two (tenths of an inch). Maybe locally higher, but in general terms that’s what we’re looking at.”