Travel Not Advised in Johnson County

Dave Wilson, Johnson County Emergency Management Director:

Johnson County residents and visitors are asked to heed the guidance provided by multiple agencies and stay home. Road conditions remain poor and light snow and blowing snow is expected to reduce visibility and road conditions in the overnight hours. Whiteout conditions and significant blowing and drifting snow is occurring in open areas and this will create dangerous conditions. These coupled with the dangers temperature and wind chill are not safe for anyone to be outdoors. Stranded motorists not only put themselves in peril, they are also putting law enforcement and emergency services staff at risk. There will be enough emergencies in these conditions, please stay home to reduce the potential to create more. Travel is not advised throughout Johnson County until noon, Sunday, Jan. 14, 2024.

Motorists are encouraged to utilize the Iowa DOT 511 site,,
to evaluate road conditions. If you have an emergency and must travel, please dress appropriately and prepare your vehicle with first aid and winter travel supplies.

The priority message from the Johnson County Emergency Management: Do your part; stay home, stay safe and help keep emergency services off the roads.

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