Snow grinds traffic to a halt northwest of Des Moines

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Some places near Lake Okoboji have seen more than six inches of snow with plenty of strong wind. Heavy snowfall blankets about half of the Hawkeye State this morning. Here’s a live look at some Department of Transportation cameras.

I-35 near the Minnesota border

I-35 near Clear Lake, Iowa

US-18 near Mason City, Iowa

Here’s a look at the radar loop which shows the overnight thunderstorms in the Quad Cities and the snowfall in the northwestern half of Iowa.

Have a great day and travel safely!
-Meteorologist Eric Sorensen

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