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A winter storm brought snow to much of eastern Iowa, northwest Illinois, and northeast Missouri Friday afternoon - early Saturday morning.  This snow impacted the evening commute causing hazardous travel, especially between Des Moines and Iowa City on Interstate 80 and along I-380 between Iowa City and Cedar Rapids.  The highest snow totals between 8 and 12 inches were common roughly along a line from Des Moines to Keokuk.  Snow amounts between 4-7 inches were found across much of eastern Iowa towards west central Illinois.  Lesser amounts of 1-3 inches were reported in northern and north central Illinois.  

Illinois, Iowa, and Missouri DOT reported slick and snow covered roads through much of the event.  Winds between 20-30 mph were also seen causing some blowing and drifting of snow.  

NWS Official Totals

Moline: 4.6"
Dubuque: 1.9"
Davenport NWS: 4.0" 


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