Warnings, Watches, Advisories, and Outlooks for Galena Junction,Illinois
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Hazardous Weather Outlook for Galena Junction, Illinois


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Quad Cities IA IL
352 PM CST Sun Jan 24 2021

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352 PM CST Sun Jan 24 2021

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of north central
Illinois...northwest Illinois...west central Illinois...east
central Iowa...northeast Iowa...southeast Iowa and northeast
Missouri.

.DAY ONE...LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT


Late tonight before dawn, light snow and light freezing rain are
possible in areas south of Highway 34 in far southeast Iowa and
western Illinois. This could impact the morning commute in these
areas.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY


A powerful storm system will bring heavy snow, strong gusty
winds, a wintry mix including freezing rain, and considerable
blowing and drifting snow to the Outlook Area Monday through
Tuesday morning. Snow and freezing rain will develop toward
daybreak in far southeast Iowa and west central Illinois. Then
Snow will slowly spread north through the day, reaching
Interstate 80 and the Cedar Rapids to Quad Cities metro areas
between 2 and 4 PM Monday afternoon. Farther to the north, after
a mainly dry afternoon, snow will arrive towards the evening
commute along the Highway 20 corridor in Iowa and Illinois.

At this time, much of southeast Iowa and east central Iowa into
northwest Illinois is at risk for seeing 6 to 12 inches of heavy
wet snow, with considerable blowing and drifting snow during Monday
night. Locations in the far north will see less snow, in the 3 to
6 inch range, and in the far south, a mix of snow, freezing rain
and rain will limit snow amounts to the 2 to 5 inch range.

Winter Storm Warnings and Advisories are in effect for the entire
Outlook Area through Tuesday morning.

A round of mainly light snow will be possible Late Tuesday night
through Wednesday afternoon, with minor additional accumulations
possible.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight. New Snowfall
amounts of over an inch will be appreciated Monday evening.




Winter Storm Warning for Galena Junction, Illinois


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Quad Cities IA IL
739 PM CST Sun Jan 24 2021

...Winter Storm Developing Monday through Tuesday Morning...

.A powerful storm system will bring heavy snow, strong and gusty
winds, mixed freezing rain and snow, and considerable blowing and
drifting snow to the region through Tuesday morning. Snow and
freezing rain will develop toward daybreak in far southeast Iowa
and west central Illinois. Snow will slowly spread north through
the day, reaching Interstate 80 and the Cedar Rapids to Quad
Cities metro areas between 2 and 4 PM Monday afternoon. Farther
north, after a mainly dry afternoon, snow will arrive towards the
evening commute along Highway 20 in Iowa and Illinois.

At this time, much of southeast Iowa and east central Iowa into
northwest Illinois is at risk for seeing 6 to 12 inches of heavy
wet snow, with considerable blowing and drifting snow Tuesday
night. Heaviest snowfall can be expected within a band between
Highways 30 and 34. Locations in the far north will see less snow,
in the 3 to 6 inch range, and in the far south, a mix of snow,
freezing rain and rain will limit snow amounts to the 2 to 5 inch
range.

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Including the cities of Dubuque, Vinton, Cedar Rapids, Anamosa,
Maquoketa, Tipton, Clinton, Muscatine, Davenport, Bettendorf,
Galena, Freeport, Mount Carroll, Sterling, Moline, Rock Island,
Geneseo, Princeton, Hennepin, Aledo, Oquawka, and Monmouth
739 PM CST Sun Jan 24 2021

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON MONDAY TO

NOON CST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation and heavy snow are expected.
Total snow accumulations of 5 to 12 inches and ice accumulations
of a light glaze. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph. Highest
snowfall accumulation can be expected between Highways 30 and
34, where a band of heavy snow is expected to set up.

* WHERE...Portions of east central and northeast Iowa and north
central, northwest and west central Illinois.

* WHEN...From noon Monday to noon CST Tuesday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible.
Widespread blowing and drifting snow could significantly reduce
visibility. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning
or evening commute.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The heaviest snow, with rates over 1 inch
per hour, are expected during the Monday evening commute. The
heaviest snow totals are generally expected in a wide axis
along Interstate 80 in Iowa into Illinois.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in
your vehicle in case of an emergency.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.




Any use of the information on this page is at your own risk. This information should not be relied upon in life-threatening situations, potential financial loss situations or in lieu of any officially disseminated information. Visit the National Weather Service for official information.

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