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
1030 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015

DURING THE OVERNIGHT...HIGH PRESSURE COVERED THE REGION PROVIDING
CLEAR SKIES AND DRY WEATHER. THE OVERNIGHT LOWS RANGED IN THE SINGLE
DIGITS TO LOWER TEENS.

HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE EAST TODAY BUT REMAIN THE DOMINATE WEATHER
MAKER. THIS WILL KEEP OUR WEATHER DRY...THOUGH CLOUDS WILL BE ON THE
INCREASE DURING THE AFTERNOON. LOOK FOR HIGH TEMPERATURES TO BE IN
THE 20S.

THEN OVERNIGHT A PLAINS WEATHER SYSTEM WILL ENTER THE REGION
SPREADING SNOW INTO THE AREA...MOSTLY AFTER MIDNIGHT. THE SNOW WILL
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 FALL OVER NORTH CENTRAL
WISCONSIN. ANOTHER ELEMENT WITH THIS SYSTEM WILL BE THE STRONG
NORTHWEST WIND THAT DEVELOPS DURING THE AFTERNOON...ESPECIALLY
ACROSS PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA INTO NORTHEAST IOWA.
THESE AREAS HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO SEE BLIZZARD CONDITIONS...WITH
BLIZZARD WARNINGS ALREADY IN EFFECT FOR TUESDAY FOR PORTIONS OF
SOUTH CENTRAL AND WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA. OTHERWISE WINTER WEATHER
ADVISORIES WILL BE IN EFFECT FOR THE REST OF THE AREA ON 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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TMS


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