Winter Storm Watch in Effect for Area Counties

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Buena Vista and several other area counties from noon on Wednesday until 6pm Friday.

Blizzard conditions are possible, with total snow accumulations of between four and eight inches possible, and winds possibly gusting into the mid 40’s. The Storm Lake weather forecast is currently calling for a total of three inches of snow on Wednesday, with wind gusts as high as 35 miles-per-hour.

A Wind Chill Watch is in effect for the area from noon on Thursday to noon on Saturday. High temperatures Thursday through Saturday are expected to be sub-zero. Overnight lows Wednesday night through Saturday night are expected to be in the negative teens.