A winter storm warning remains in effect until Tuesday evening for Northeast Iowa and Southeast Minnesota, according to the National Weather Service in La Crosse, Wis.

The NWS issued the following statement Monday afternoon:

* UP TO A HALF INCH OF SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON.

ANOTHER BAND OF ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL MOVE INTO SOUTHEAST

MINNESOTA AND NORTHEAST IOWA THIS EVENING AND ACROSS THE ENTIRE AREA FROM AFTER MIDNIGHT INTO TUESDAY. SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES FROM 3 A.M. THROUGH NOON TUESDAY.



* AN ADDITIONAL 8 TO 10 INCHES OF SNOW IS EXPECTED BETWEEN

TONIGHT AND TUESDAY.



* THERE WILL BE PERIODS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW THIS

AFTERNOON AND TUESDAY AFTERNOON.



* TRAVEL TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY MAY BE DIFFICULT TO IMPOSSIBLE...

ESPECIALLY DURING THE TUESDAY MORNING COMMUTE.



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...



A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER

CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW

ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN

EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD... AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY. THE LATEST

ROAD CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING FROM CAN BE

OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.