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Blowing snow creates tough travel conditions

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The Blizzard Warning has been lifted, but eastern Iowa is still dealing with frigid air.

Blowing snow overnight has created tough travel conditions on Friday morning.

The Black Hawk County Sheriff's Office says there were multiple crashes.

The plows are out clearing the roads, but the DOT says many are still snow and ice covered, so be careful if you head out.


A Blizzard Warning has been issued for the majority of eastern Iowa until 3 a.m. Friday, however, there is only one inch of snow expected.

Between 5 and 6 p.m.Thursday, snow showers and strong winds will be accompanying a strong cold front.

The front will lead to blowing snow and reduced visibility at times.

Wind chills will drop to about 20 degrees below zero.

During this time, travel will be extremely dangerous due to the blowing snow and the wind chill.

The National Weather Service issued the warning at 2:15 p.m. Thursday.

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KWWL's Jerry Gallagher contributed to this story.

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