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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
1019 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

A STRONG AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WAS LOCATED NEAR SIOUX FALLS SOUTH
DAKOTA EARLY THIS MORNING...WHILE A WARM FRONT STRETCHED ACROSS
SOUTHERN MINNESOTA INTO WESTERN WISCONSIN. SNOW DEVELOPED NORTH OF
THIS FRONT OVERNIGHT...AND 1 TO 2 INCHES OF ACCUMULATION WERE
REPORTED ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL WISCONSIN BY THIS MORNING.

THIS STRONG SPRING SYSTEM WILL CONTINUE TO LIFT NORTHEAST THROUGH
TONIGHT...WITH THE BULK OF THE ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL BEING FROM
CENTRAL MINNESOTA TO NORTH CENTRAL WISCONSIN AND POINTS NORTHWARD.
AS WARMER AIR LIFTS INTO THE REGION...SOME OF THE SNOW WILL
CHANGE OVER TO RAIN...BUT BACK TO SNOW TONIGHT AS COLDER AIR
SURGES SOUTH. TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS FOR NORTH CENTRAL WISCONSIN
WILL BE 2 TO 5 INCHES. WINTER STORM WARNINGS AND ADVISORIES ARE IN
EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT FOR PORTIONS OF MINNESOTA AND WISCONSIN.

ACROSS IOWA AND SOUTHERN WISCONSIN...HIGHS TODAY WILL TOP OUT IN
THE LOWER TO MIDDLE 50S WITH BREEZY SOUTHEASTERLY WINDS. GUSTS 30
TO 35 MPH ARE POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY ACROSS CENTRAL INTO EASTERN
IOWA.

LOOKING AHEAD...THE STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE THROUGH TONIGHT...AND
ANY REMAINING PRECIPITATION THURSDAY MORNING COULD END AS SNOW.
HIGHS THURSDAY WILL BE IN THE LOWER TO MIDDLE 40S.

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