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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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High Waters Affect Riverboats In Dubuque

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) -- Riverboat operators say high water is preventing them from beginning their season on the Mississippi River in Dubuque.

Don Vogt, director of the Dubuque Public Works Department, says the river level must fall to 16 feet before the floodgates at Ice Harbor can be opened. Recent figures show the level was more than 17 feet.

Vogt tells the Telegraph Herald that heavy rainfall in the Wisconsin and Minnesota river valleys are to blame for rising river levels this year.

River conditions have affected some boating companies more than others. Operators say they're monitoring developments. Some say they're ready for business the minute the floodgates are opened.

Vogt says officials hope operators will be out on the river in the next few weeks.

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