A rather soggy evening commute is in store for much of the area. Motorists should be prepared for pockets of reduced visibility in rain and fog, and ponding water on area roadways for the commute especially southeast of a Cedar Rapids to Dubuque line. #iawx #ilwx #mowx
The road conditions are improving around Cedar Rapids, but it's still slick in spots. Further north there are still snow covered roads, such as the case around the Waterloo area. Latest forecast: #iawx
Snow is starting to changeover to rain in Cedar Rapids and will continue to do so to the northeast through the morning. It will still be slick but roads are going to be more slushy/wet as rain falls. Latest radar: #iawx
The Winter Storm Severity Index (WSSI) is showing minor impacts north of Cedar Rapids with a couple inches of slushy wet snow tonight into Tuesday morning. -Schnack You can track the rain/snow on our Storm Track 7 Interactive radar.
Another local restaurant is dealing with the altered reality for businesses opening during a pandemic. Officials are trying to incentivize shoppers in downtown Cedar Rapids with a gift card giveaway promotion, in order to help keep those businesses afloat.
Cedar Rapids police said two cars crashed at about 12:52 p.m. Two other people were not hurt.
I'm very excited to announce our two caucus concerts, with @boniver in Clive and @vampireweekend (acoustic) in Cedar Rapids! RSVP here: 1/31 with Bon Iver in Clive: 2/1 with Vampire Weekend (acoustic) in Cedar Rapids:
A woman I met in Cedar Rapids pays $94,000 a year for her husband's Alzheimer's treatment. Taking care of a loved one when they are sick is already difficult enough. You shouldn't have to worry about going bankrupt at the same time. That is why we fight for Medicare for All.