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Snow Hits Northwest Iowa

(Le Mars) -- All roads in northwest Iowa are 100 percent snow and ice packed. 
Interstate 29 had some slow moving traffic this morning. Highways 75 and 60 were totally snow covered.  Many area schools  cancelled classes.   Meteorologist Brad Adams of the National Weather Services from Sioux Falls.  He says the brunt of the storm did pass over northwest Iowa.
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Some people were perhaps surprised at the amount of snow received when in fact humidity levels were low.
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Adams says Thursday was the first wave, with the second coming on Sunday evening into Monday.  But he says that storm may be more to the south.
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Snow plows are starting to clear the roadways, that according to Iowa State Patrol trooper
Vince Kurtz.
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Kurtz says earlier this morning there have been a few vehicles that have slid into the ditch between Le Mars and Sioux city.

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The Iowa State Patrol trooper reports that all four lanes of Highway 75 are open, although there remains several slick spots.

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