Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI
AWUS83 KARX 232126
Weather Summary for Upper Mississippi River Valley
National Weather Service La Crosse WI
320 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017
Partly to mostly cloudy conditions prevailed across the region
during the early afternoon hours. An area of precipitation over the
plains was affection portions of northern Iowa as well as southern
Minnesota. Temperatures around mid afternoon were generally in the
upper 30s to around 40 over most locations.
Winter weather returns later tonight through Friday night as a
potent winter storm promises accumulating snow, rain, and wind.
Freezing precipitation, also cannot be ruled out. Snowfall amounts
upwards of a foot are possible for some, with the highest amounts
extending from northern Iowa, across southeast Minnesota into
northwest Wisconsin. Winter storm watches, warnings and blizzard
warnings are in effect for parts of the region for tonight through
Friday night. There will be significant impacts to travel, so plan
Keep up on the latest forecasts as just a small shift in the track
of the storm will have large in impacts on what precipitation falls
where, and how much.