Oelwein AM Update (Dec. 19): Hazardous weather ahead

Good morning, it’s Monday, Dec. 19, 2022.


Today, there is a 50% chance of snow, mainly after 3 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. Otherwise, it will be cloudy, with a high near 25. Wind chill values from an east wind of 7-13 mph will be as low as -9. Tonight, there is an 80% chance of snow mainly before 3 a.m. Low around 9. Southeast wind 8 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

A hazardous weather outlook from the NWS says: “Confidence is increasing for a powerful winter storm to impact the region with accumulating snow, strong winds and blowing snow late Wednesday through early Saturday. Widespread, significant travel impacts are possible across the region.”


When the Oelwein Community Schools Board of Directors meets at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 19, it will have the heating and cooling system at the Sacred House school gymnasium on the agenda. (Click here for story)


  • Oelwein girls basketball, 7 p.m., at Independence
  • Oelwein boys basketball, 7:30 p.m., home vs. Waukon