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Here are the snow totals from central Iowa overnight

More than three inches of snow fell in the Des Moines metro, while up to five inches fell across the southern part of Iowa.
Credit: WOI

DES MOINES, Iowa — Snow fell across Iowa overnight and early Monday morning, bringing a fresh blanket to communities still assessing the damage from Saturday's tornadoes.

The snow caused difficult travel for the morning commute, with both the Iowa Department of Transportation and Iowa State Patrol reporting numerous disabled vehicles and accidents.

At one point Monday morning, the Iowa DOT reported more than 300 snow plows on Iowa highways and interstates. 

School districts either implemented 2 hour delays or cancelled classes entirely due to the inclement weather.

Here is a sampling of the snowfall reports from across the region:

  • 5.8" Centerville
  • 5.5" Bussey
  • 5.3" Lamoni
  • 5.0" Des Moines Int'l Airport
  • 5.0" Knoxville
  • 5.0" Ottumwa
  • 4,5" Montezuma
  • 4.0" Toledo
  • 4.0" Waukee
  • 3.8" Des Moines
  • 3.6" Adel
  • 3.6" Clive
  • 3.6" Urbandale
  • 3.5" Windsor Heights
  • 3.5" Osceola
  • 3.2" Johnston
  • 3.0" Monroe
  • 3.0" Nevada
  • 3.0" Ames
  • 2.9" Boone
  • 2.7" Madrid
  • 2.5" Marshalltown
  • 2.5" Newton
  • 2.0" Corning
  • 2.0" Massena
  • 1.6" Iowa Falls 
  • 1.3" Carroll
  • 1.3" Atlantic
  • 1.0" Webster City

Road conditions should improve throughout the day Monday, although neighborhood streets, side streets, and parking lots will likely remain slick.

The City of Des Moines, among other central Iowa cities, has implemented its snow ordinance, meaning no parking will be allowed on snow routes. 

Snow Monday morning also forced delays with debris removal in Madison County following the tragic tornado on Saturday, which left six people dead.

RELATED: Madison County releases names of 6 killed in Saturday tornado

Madison County emergency managers decided to delay the debris removal because of the snowy roadways, citing dangerous travel conditions for volunteers. 

Another round of snow is possible on Thursday, which may cause additional accumulation across the state and further inhibit issues with the clean-up process in damaged communities. 

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