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Busy Day for State Patrol

As yesterday’s wintry weather moves out, prepare for colder weather to move in.

Cooler temperatures are on the way for the end of the week and weekend and while the heaviest of snow fell to the north and west of the KMCH listening area, it was still a busy day for area law enforcement.

The Iowa State Patrol said that from noon Wednesday to 6 a.m. Thursday, deputies responded to a total of 152 calls for service as wintry conditions impacted roads across the state.

In a Facebook post, State Patrol said the calls for service were for 38 crashes that involved six people injured.

In total, the State Patrol assisted 114 motorists from noon Wednesday to 6 a.m. Thursday.

There were no fatal crashes reported.

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