Winter Weather Alerts in effect Friday for Eastern Iowa

The snow is already falling at a quick rate in Cedar Rapids and will accumulate between 4 to 6 inches according to the National Weather Service.

CBS2 Weather First Meteorologist Rebecca Kopleman says heavy bands of snow will impact holiday travel throughout the day today.

Cedar Rapids and Iowa City are under a Winter Storm Warning, and Waterloo is under a Winter Weather Advisory.

You can follow the progress of this storm HERE 

[source: CBS2, National Weather Service]