Polar Vortex Headed For Iowa: Arctic Temps And Snowfall Expected

In case there was any doubt…winter has officially arrived in Iowa. This weekend promises to be the chilliest of the season, and possibly the century. Thanks to the upcoming polar vortex, temperatures will drop so low that meteorologists are advising one thing: do not go outside. Here’s more on how the area of Des Moines and most other parts of the state will be in for a terribly frigid weekend.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Be sure to stay alert to local weather advisories and stay as safe as possible. What do you think about this incredible weather forecast? Feel free to share your thoughts with us!