Scene from an Iowa Dept. of Transportation Snow Plow Truck on Highway 3 near Brunsville as of 7:35 a.m. Tuesday.
(Le Mars) — Close to four inches of new snow has fallen on Le Mars combined with the strong winds blowing from the north-northwest is causing several roads to have snow drifts. The Iowa Department of Transportation is reporting all roads and
highways within northwest Iowa are snow and ice covered. Snow plows are on the roadways trying to clear the snow, however, they report with the constant blowing of the winds and snow, it has been difficult to keep the roadways open as motorist will encounter drifting of snow. Motorists are asked to drive
according to the conditions, and allow extra time for your destination.
Interstate 29 north out of Sioux City is closed, and Interstate 90 in South Dakota, west of Mitchell is also closed. Portions of north central Iowa have imposed a tow ban.