Everybody Say It With Me Now
What the forecast says:
This Afternoon: Snow and sleet after 12pm. High near 23. Wind chill values as low as 10. East southeast wind between 8 and 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
What the Des Moines Register is twittering:
Commuter alert: I-235 onramp closed at University Avenue [note: this is 2 miles from our house]; accident on the ramp. They’re sanding now.
What the school district has posted:
Des Moines Public Schools will be dismissing classes today 90 minutes earlier than their normal dismissal times.
What it looks like outside my back door:
What I am saying: