Omaha expects 1-3 inches tonight.
NWS now forecasting 4-6 inches for Des Moines with locally higher amounts possible.
TIMING...RAIN WILL BEGIN TO CHANGE OVER TO SNOW ACROSS CENTRAL IOWA EARLY THIS EVENING. THE SNOWFALL WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS AND TAPER OFF TO FLURRIES WEDNESDAY.
National Weather Service Watch Warning Advisory Summary
Systems seems to be moving slightly SE. Totals dropped on KCCI from this morning to noon. Still showing around 4" for Des Moines, but only 90 miles NW of Des Moines it's about an 1.5". If it keeps moving SE then Cental Iowa may not get much.
Looks like it snows from about 3am through late morning right now.
Where are our resident meteorologists?
Is there another line coming or is the rain in se IA now the snowstorm for later?
Hows ames faring? Similar to DM?
Right now, Ames looks like it should switch over to snow about 6pm as we dip well below freezing. Heaviest snow looks to be between midnight and 5am with flurries after that throughout the day. Around 5 inches total accumulation.
On the wxcaster it says 1-2 for us now. No one knows what the hell is going on with this damn thing.
The GFS model shows this.... My God.
Wow...that first 1 minute that DSM broadcast I felt like I was in Basketball Warmups in the 90s.