Weather Alerts for Clayton IA

Issued by the National Weather Service

Winter Weather Advisory  WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY   Winter Weather Advisory

Areas Affected:
Allamakee - Clayton
Effective: Thu, 1/24 6:00am Updated: Thu, 1/24 3:20am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Thu, 1/24 6:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

...Areas of Blowing and Drifting Snow and Bitterly Cold Wind
Chills Thursday...
.Northwest winds will increase late tonight or early Thursday,
with gusts over 30 mph at times. This will likely produce areas
of blowing and drifting snow like what is being observed in parts
of the Dakotas this evening.
In addition, much colder temperatures move in on Thursday with
wind chill values of 20 to 35 below zero, coldest during the
afternoon. Frostbite can occur in 10 to 30 minutes to exposed skin
in these cold conditions.
The bitter cold will continue Thursday night into Friday morning
with wind chill values of 20 to 35 below zero expected across the
entire area.
* WHAT...Northwest winds of 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph,
creating areas of blowing and drifting snow. Wind chills of 15
to 25 below zero, coldest Thursday afternoon.
* WHERE...In Wisconsin, Grant County. In Iowa, Allamakee and
Clayton Counties. In Minnesota, Houston County.
* WHEN...From 6 AM to 6 PM CST Thursday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Areas
of blowing snow could reduce visibility. Expect impacts to the
morning commute. The cold wind chills as low as 25 below zero
could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30
minutes. Cover exposed skin, dress in layers, and be sure to
wear a hat and gloves if you must venture outdoors.

Areas of blowing and drifting snow will cause travel
difficulties. Expect snow covered roads and limited visibilities
at times, and use caution while driving. In addition, be sure to
dress for the bitterly cold wind chills if you must go outdoors.
The latest road conditions for Iowa can be found on-line at, in Minnesota at, and in Wisconsin at or by calling 5 1 1.