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US Weather: Winter storm in Midwest; heavy rain in Arkansas, Tennessee, Kentucky

February 11, 2019 5:40 PM |

US Weather

An upcoming winter storm is all set to upset travel and day by day schedules as it will result in heavy snowfall with windy conditions over the midwestern United States through Tuesday.

Last weekend also a snowy episode had also caused heavy snowfall with Wisconsin and Minnesota seeing five to seven inches of snow.

This time, snowfall is likely to cause slippery roads over North Dakota to Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Bismarck, Minneapolis, Iowa, Des Moines and Cedar Rapids, Madison, Wisconsin, Green Bay, Michigan, Milwaukee, Traverse City, Marquette.

Heaviest snow and difficult travel conditions are likely over upper Mississippi Valley from late Monday to Tuesday night.

The most intense snow activity will be over Iowa, South and East Minnesota along with Wisconsin. Snowfall will be heavy over North Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan where 6 to 12 inches of snow are possible. Unsuitable travel conditions will cause disruptions in logistical travel as well.

Interstates including 29, 35, 80, 90 and 94 won’t be suitable to travel when storm is at its peak. from I-80 to Chicago and Detroit, travel conditions will remain difficult.

Meanwhile, heavy rains are likely over Arkansas, Tennessee and Kentucky, along with South Missouri, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio resulting in flooding conditions.

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