Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service La Crosse WI
1208 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

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Mitchell-Howard-Floyd-Wabasha-Dodge-Olmsted-Winona-Mower-Fillmore-
1208 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of southeast
Minnesota and northeast Iowa.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Blizzard Warning begins at midnight. Travel conditions will
deteriorate overnight.

Precipitation spreads into the area late this afternoon, continuing
through tonight. A change from rain to snow will occur this
evening, with snow accumulations by morning in the 2-4 inch range.
In addition, there is a small chance for thunderstorms overnight.
Small hail and lightning will be the main threats.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Blizzard Warning through 6 am Saturday. Dangerous travel is
expected Friday and Friday night.

Heavy snow and winds in the 20 to 30 mph range, gusting to 40 mph,
will create dangerous travel Friday. Snowfall rates could be 2
inches per hour at times. Blowing and drifting snow will also
cause whiteout conditions, especially in rural areas. Snow
accumulations Friday will be in the 4 to 8 inch range.

Snow and wind will continue Friday night, with total storm snow
accumulation in the 10 to 16 inch range. Whiteout conditions are
still possible...however winds should be diminishing somewhat
overnight.

In addition, isolated thunderstorms are possible Friday morning.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Snow and blizzard reports are appreciated.

.EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATION...

A webinar will be held at 130 pm today.

$$

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Taylor-Clark-Buffalo-Trempealeau-Jackson-
1208 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of western into
north central Wisconsin.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Winter Storm Warning begins at midnight. Travel conditions will
deteriorate overnight.

Precipitation spreads into the area early this evening, continuing
overnight. A change from rain and snow will change to all snow
overnight, with snow accumulations by morning in the 2-4 inch
range.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Winter Storm Warning through 6 am Saturday. Dangerous travel is
expected Friday and Friday night.

Heavy snow and winds in the 15 to 25 mph range, gusting to 35
mph, will create dangerous travel Friday. Snowfall rates could be
1 inch per hour at times. Blowing and drifting snow is expected
as well. Snow accumulations Friday will be in the 4 to 6 inch
range.

Snow, and blowing and drifting snow, will continue Friday night
with total snow accumulation in the 8 to 12 inch range. Winds
should be diminishing somewhat overnight.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Snow and blizzard reports are appreciated.

.EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATION...

A webinar will be held at 130 pm today.

$$

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Winneshiek-Allamakee-Chickasaw-Houston-La Crosse-Monroe-Juneau-
Adams-Vernon-
1208 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of northeast Iowa
into western and central Wisconsin.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Winter Storm Watch Tonight through Friday Night. A trend in the
storm track further south looks to bring heavier snow to the area.
Stronger winds in northeast Iowa could cause blizzard conditions.
Further updates will occur by 3 pm this afternoon.

Rain spreads across the area later this afternoon, changing to
all snow or a wintry mix by morning. 1 to 3 inches of snow
accumulation are possible. For snowy areas, travel will
deteriorate overnight.

In addition, there is a small chance for thunderstorms overnight.
Small hail and lightning will be the main threats.

Runoff from recent rain and snow melt has resulted in rises on
area rivers and streams. Flooding is ongoing or possible.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Snow, or a rain and snow mix, will continue Friday, changing to
all snow by Friday night. The area could see all snow if the storm
tracks further south. An additional 2 to 5 inches is possible
Friday, possibly more, with winds of 15 to 25 mph, gusting to 30
mph.

The Friday morning commute will be affected, with hazardous
travel likely through Friday night. The snow ends overnight, with
storm total snow accumulations of 6 to 9 inches.

In addition, isolated thunderstorm are possible Friday
morning. Small hail and lightning will be the main threats.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Precipitation reports are appreciated.

.EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATION...

A webinar will be held at 130 pm today.

$$

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Fayette-Clayton-Crawford-Richland-Grant-
1208 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of northeast Iowa
and southwest Wisconsin.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Rain spreads across the area later this afternoon, continuing
through tonight. A wintry mix could develop with light freezing
precipitation overnight and a light ice glaze.

In addition, there is a small chance for thunderstorms overnight.
Small hail and lightning will be the main threats.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

A few pockets of freezing rain may occur Friday morning with a
light glaze of ice. Otherwise rain is expected Friday, changing
to all snow Friday night with a snow accumulation of 1 to 3
inches. Light icing possible if freezing precipitation develops.
Any slush, standing water will freeze Friday night and Saturday
morning.

Travel will become slippery to hazardous Friday night. Plan
ahead.

In addition, isolated thunderstorm are possible Friday
morning. Small hail and lightning will be the main threats.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Precipitation reports are appreciated.

.EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATION...

A webinar will be held at 130 pm today.

$$

Rieck/Baumgardt



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