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
830 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

MILD TEMPERATURES...FOR THE FIRST PART OF FEBRUARY...AND PARTLY TO
MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES WERE SEEN ACROSS THE REGION TODAY. HIGH
TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM THE UPPER 20S TO MID 30S WITH SOME MID 40S
INTO SOUTHERN IOWA.

WE CAN EXPECT GENERALLY TRANQUIL WEATHER TONIGHT...THOUGH THERE
IS A CHANCE THAT A LITTLE LIGHT SNOW OR SLEET MAY BE SEEN ACROSS
NORTHERN WISCONSIN AND POSSIBLY SOUTHERN MINNESOTA. LOWS WILL RANGE
IN THE UPPER 20S TO LOWER 30S.

A STRONG AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL THEN DROP INTO NORTHERN MINNESOTA
SUNDAY MORNING AND THEN TRACK INTO NORTHERN WISCONSIN BY EVENING.
THIS SYSTEM WILL BRING A LOT OF WIND TO THE REGION ALONG WITH 1 TO 2
INCHES OF SNOW. WINDS WILL BE TURNING TO THE NORTHWEST ON SUNDAY AND
INTO THEN CONTINUE INTO MONDAY. WIND GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH ARE
EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ACROSS PORTIONS OF MINNESOTA AND IOWA...WHICH
HAS PROMPTED BLIZZARD WATCHES FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH
CENTRAL MINNESOTA INTO NORTHWEST AND NORTH CENTRAL IOWA FROM SUNDAY
AFTERNOON INTO MONDAY. WINDS ACROSS THE REST OF THE AREA SUNDAY
NIGHT INTO MONDAY WILL BE IN A 15 TO 25 MPH RANGE WITH GUSTS TO 30
AND 35 MPH WHICH WILL LIKELY PRODUCE SOME AREAS OF BLOWING AND
DRIFTING SNOW.

LOOKING AT THE TEMPERATURES...HIGHS ON SUNDAY WILL RANGE IN THE 30S
AND THEN FALL INTO THE MID TEENS TO LOWER 20S SUNDAY NIGHT. THE
HIGHS ON MONDAY WILL RANGE IN THE UPPER TEENS AND LOWER 20S WEST OF
THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER...AND MID AND UPPER 20S TO THE EAST.
$$
TMS


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