Mother Nature is giving us very much Midwest weather on "Twosday". If you thought 2-22-2022 was going to be a beautiful day due to the fact that we've had pretty nice weather days over the past week, you'd be wrong. Temperatures are warmer Tuesday morning but as they start to fall, freezing ice will give us ice accumulation causing slick roads. This has prompted the National Weather Service of the Quad Cities to issue a Winter Weather Advisory for most of the Quad Cities.

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If you're traveling in eastern Iowa and most of the Quad Cities on Tuesday, you're going to need to be extra cautious as freezing rain will cause roads to become very slick.

Tuesday morning, the National Weather Service of the Quad Cities extended the Winter Weather Advisory coverage area to most of the counties on the Iowa side of the QC. As of 8 a.m. Tuesday morning, these are the following counties under a Winter Weather Advisory:

·         Benton, IA·         Buchanan, IA

·         Delaware, IA

·         Dubuque, IA

·         Jackson, IA

·         Jones, IA

·         Linn, IA

·         Jo Daviess, IL

·         Stephenson, IL

·         Washington, IA

·         Carroll, IL·         Cedar, IA

·         Clinton, IA

·         Iowa, IA

·         Johnson, IA

·         Keokuk, IA

·         Jefferson, IA

·         Muscatine, IA

·         Scott, IA

·         Van Buren, IA

The Winter Weather Advisory has been issued by the National Weather Service of the Quad Cities due to freezing rain and additional ice accumulations causing a light
glaze on roadways.

Residents and travelers in the Quad Cities area should expect very slippery sidewalks, roads, and bridges. These hazardous conditions will mainly impact the Tuesday morning commute.

 

The Winter Weather Advisory will be in effect through 6 p.m. on Tuesday for all of the counties listed above.

Officials remind motorists to slow down and use caution while traveling. There is also a possibility of power outages.

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