Winter storm warning overnight through Saturday

This is the latest snow model from the National Weather Service, as of 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 27.

Snow emergency
According to National Weather Service, all of Humboldt County is in a winter storm warning from late tonight through Sunday noon.
A band of moderate to heavy snowfall will impact northern Iowa late tonight into Saturday, especially around and north of the Highway 20 corridor.
● A narrow swath may receive 6 to 8 inches, with locally higher amounts. Snow intensity will taper off quickly just to the south, leading to higher uncertainty toward Highway 30.
●Patchy freezing drizzle possible south of the snow. Very little accumulation expected.
● Bitter cold late Saturday into early next week.
● Slight northward shift in location of heavy snow band, with a corresponding expansion of warnings and advisories.
Snowfall Details
● A relatively narrow swath of moderate to heavy snowfall will impact portions of northern Iowa, mainly along and north of the Highway 20 corridor.
● Amounts will quickly taper off south of this swath, with more uncertainty in amounts toward the Highway 30 corridor.
● Heavy snowfall rates of an inch an hour or greater will be possible, and would cause travel conditions to quickly deteriorate within the heavier band once snow begins.
●Winds will gradually increase on Saturday, and the snow will be light and fluffy and falling in areas that already have deep snow cover. This will result in blowing snow, slick roads, and reduced visibility at times.
Wind chills are expected to be below zero by 6 a.m. Saturday morning, with the wind and cold continuing throughout the day into the evening. Overnight wind chills Saturday night/Sunday morning are expected to be 26 below zero.
The city of Humboldt has issued a snow emergency and no on-street parking in the city of Humboldt will be allowed from 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28, through 12 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 29.
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