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Snow moves into the area this morning with 1-3" expected. Higher amounts found west of Waterloo/Charles City. Travel will become slick as snow spreads southeast early in the day.

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West Nile on the Rise in Iowa

DES MOINES, IA (CBS2/FOX28) -- Human cases of West Nile Virus have appeared in more counties in Iowa, this time in Clay, Monona and Woodbury counties.  Mosquitoes have also been found carrying the virus in the central part of the state.

Typically cases of the virus are not found until early fall.

Approximately 20 percent of people infected with West Nile virus will have mild to moderate symptoms such as fever, headache, body aches and vomiting.

Less than one percent of people infected become seriously ill and rarely someone dies. Since West Nile first appeared in Iowa in 2002, it has been found in every county in Iowa, either in humans, horses, or birds. In 2013, there were 44 human cases of West Nile virus and zero deaths.  
 
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