After starting with rain and even some rumbles of thunder during the early morning hours Tuesday, a light glaze of ice is possible in Muscatine before the precipitation ends in the afternoon.
Areas from Iowa City to Cedar Rapids, up to Dubuque and into Wisconsin, may see even more ice potential after midnight and into Tuesday afternoon.
A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for north and west of Muscatine, where travel is expected to be hazardous, especially during the Tuesday morning commute.
National Weather Service forecast for Muscatine, as of Monday evening:
A chance of drizzle, then rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 34. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Rain before 2pm, then a slight chance of freezing rain between 2pm and 3pm. Some thunder is also possible. Temperature falling to around 27 by 5pm. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Wind chill values as low as -10. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Mostly sunny, with a high near 25.
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
A 40 percent chance of snow after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28.
A 50 percent chance of snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.