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Conditions Improve in Western Third of Iowa; Remain Hazardous in Central/East Central #iatraffic

January 30, 2013

AMES, Iowa – Jan. 30, 2013 - 9 a.m. update – Precipitation ends in western third of Iowa, helping to improve travel conditions in that part of the state. Most of the snow is occurring east of a line stretching from Storm Lake, Denison, Atlantic and Creston. Visibility in rural, open areas is still reduced at times due to the blowing snow.

Travel is not being advised at this time in east central Iowa where snowfall is heavy and strong winds persist. This includes parts of I-80 and I-380; and cities of Knoxville, Marshalltown, Cedar Rapids and Iowa City.

Monitor travel conditions throughout the day by visiting http://511ia.org or calling 511 in Iowa or 800-288-1047 nationwide. Follow the Iowa DOT on Twitter @iowadot or @statewide511.

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Iowa highway in the evening