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A potent winter storm brought heavy snow and strong/gusty winds to much of the region from early Friday morning, January 12th into the morning of Saturday the 13th. A broad swath of a foot or more of snow ran from southern Iowa into southern and eastern Wisconsin. The bulk of the snow fell that Friday. Meanwhile, north winds were gusting 40+ mph at times across portions of Iowa and southern/eastern Wisconsin Friday afternoon & evening. Widespread blowing and drifting snow lead to blizzard conditions across parts of these areas.

Radar Loop of the Storm
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