Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
330 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

HIGH PRESSURE REMAINED THE DOMINATE WEATHER FEATURE OVER THE UPPER
MISSISSIPPI VALLEY AND WESTERN GREAT LAKES THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON.
CLOUDS...HOWEVER...WERE ON THE INCREASE BY MID AFTERNOON AS HIGH
CLOUDS BEGAN TO STREAM EASTWARD FROM THE PLAINS. TEMPERATURES AROUND
MID AFTERNOON WERE GENERALLY IN THE MIDDLE TO UPPER 20S REGION WIDE.

OVERNIGHT A WEATHER SYSTEM WILL ENTER THE REGION SPREADING SNOW
ACROSS THE AREA. THE SNOWFALL WILL BEGIN AFTER MIDNIGHT THEN
CONTINUE INTO TUESDAY MORNING BEFORE TAPERING OFF DURING THE
AFTERNOON. SNOWFALL AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM 2 TO 4
INCHES...WITH THE HIGHER AMOUNTS FORECAST TO ACCUMULATE OVER NORTH
CENTRAL WISCONSIN. AS THE SNOW ENDS...STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL
DEVELOP DURING THE AFTERNOON. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE SEEN
ACROSS PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA INTO NORTHEAST IOWA. AS A
RESULT...THESE AREAS HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO SEE BLIZZARD OR NEAR
BLIZZARD CONDITIONS. A BLIZZARD WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR TUESDAY FOR
PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL AND WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA. ELSEWHERE
ACROSS THE REGION WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES WILL BE IN EFFECT FOR
TUESDAY. TEMPERATURES WILL ALSO WARM SOME ON TUESDAY AHEAD OF THIS
SYSTEM...WITH HIGHS FORECAST TO RANGE FROM THE MID 20S TO MID 30S.

THE OUTLOOK FOR WEDNESDAY...LOOK FOR COLD TEMPERATURES TO RETURN
WITH HIGHS ONLY IN THE SINGLE DIGITS TO MID TEENS. A BRISK NORTHWEST
WIND WILL MAKE THESE TEMPERATURES FEEL EVEN COLDER.

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