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    Christmas Eve road conditions

    Anyone been out and about this morning? Seems like central Iowa got a bit lucky with this one, as the forecast this morning seems to indicate that the storm held off longer than they thought, and is moving out faster than they thought as well. Perhaps that's just wishful thinking though.



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    Re: Christmas Eve road conditions

    Total weatherman fail. Last night they said 6.7 inches and snow until 6pm. We barely have 2 and it's about done.



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    Re: Christmas Eve road conditions

    I was supposd to have woken up to 4-5 inches and have about an inch to an inch and a half here in Ankeny


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    Re: Christmas Eve road conditions

    Yeah, we have maybe an inch in Indianola, though it is coming down heavy right at the moment.



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    Re: Christmas Eve road conditions

    Well, I got 6 inches of snow so far, and NWS just upgraded winter weather advisory to winter storm warning for heavy snow in parts of NC and NE Iowa.



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    Re: Christmas Eve road conditions

    Nice to see the plows in Warren county have been busy this morning



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    Re: Christmas Eve road conditions

    I got out of my driveway just before the city plows came down my street. Now I just need to stay at the coffee shop until the renters get the driveway cleared



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    Re: Christmas Eve road conditions

    5 to 6 inches on the ground up here when I woke up and it's not done yet.



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    Re: Christmas Eve road conditions

    mustve moved the heavy stuff east - we probably have 3-4 on the ground and more on the way in Marion



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    Re: Christmas Eve road conditions

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    Nice to see the plows in Warren county have been busy this morning
    Sadly it's not just Warren county. I drove from Stuart to WDM around 730 and the interstate was basically one lane. The DOT is failing massively on this "storm". Jordan Creek still doesn't look like a plow has been down it at all.



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    Re: Christmas Eve road conditions

    Quote Originally Posted by dmclone View Post
    Total weatherman fail. Last night they said 6.7 inches and snow until 6pm. We barely have 2 and it's about done.
    I thought the forecast was pretty clear it would be about 6 inches by around 1 or so today...not overnight.



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    Re: Christmas Eve road conditions

    Quote Originally Posted by dmclone View Post
    Total weatherman fail. Last night they said 6.7 inches and snow until 6pm. We barely have 2 and it's about done.
    Quote Originally Posted by mj4cy View Post
    I was supposd to have woken up to 4-5 inches and have about an inch to an inch and a half here in Ankeny
    Quote Originally Posted by ISUFan22 View Post
    I thought the forecast was pretty clear it would be about 6 inches by around 1 or so today...not overnight.
    It does look like Des Moines will come in a bit shy of the 4-5 I called for Wed & Thu, though it is not over yet...2.5" downtown, waiting for next band in 30-45 min

    On the other hand it would appear the 4~6" called for north of highway 30, with iso 7+ NE, is coming in nicely.

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    Re: Christmas Eve road conditions

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUFan22 View Post
    I thought the forecast was pretty clear it would be about 6 inches by around 1 or so today...not overnight.

    Correct and it looks to be done.



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    Re: Christmas Eve road conditions

    Warren County finally figured out that it snowed!



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    Re: Christmas Eve road conditions

    Quote Originally Posted by dmclone View Post
    Correct and it looks to be done.
    Hardly looks done according to the radar.



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