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LOCAL 5 FORECAST: After a spectacular Saturday, heavy snow for some Sunday

Much of Sunday morning into the early afternoon will be severely impacted as a band of heavy snow sets up pretty much right along I-80.

DES MOINES, Iowa — Buckle up for a pretty active weather week ahead! We've got 60s, snow chances, and storms all coming over the next five or six days.

After a great Saturday, things change pretty drastically for the second half of the weekend.

Snow will begin along I-80 in the morning and continue thru around lunch time. Totals could stack up quickly. This will be an event similar to what we saw a couple Saturdays ago, but likely not reaching that 6" total mark. Road conditions will be hazardous and visibilities will drop below a mile in the band.

We'll see a mix of sun and clouds on Monday, and the sunniest day in the forecast will likely be Tuesday, but also still on the cool side with highs in the upper-40s again. 

Then the warmup and active pattern really begins. We'll get close to 60 with some on and off showers and storms, and then Friday will be the day to watch for some snow in far northern Iowa and storm chances (potentially strong/severe) across central and southern Iowa. Those details are still very much in flux so check back for the latest!

Hopefully we'll get to 70 during the first week of April!

Have a great weekend and be careful if you're venturing out on Sunday.

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