Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
1016 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015

...ACCUMULATING SNOW LATE TONIGHT AND TUESDAY MORNING...BLOWING
SNOW TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

.SNOW IS GOING TO DEVELOP LATE TONIGHT THEN SPREAD ACROSS THE AREA
TUESDAY MORNING INTO EARLY TUESDAY AFTERNOON. THE HEAVIER AMOUNTS
OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE FORECAST TO FALL NORTH OF INTERSTATE 90 WITH
HEAVIEST AMOUNTS NORTH OF HIGHWAY 29 ACROSS ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL
WISCONSIN. SNOW AMOUNTS FURTHER SOUTH ACROSS NORTHEAST IOWA AND
FAR SOUTHWEST WISCONSIN LOOK TO BE MAINLY 1 TO 2 INCHES. A WINTRY
MIX OF SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN IS POSSIBLE ACROSS PORTIONS
OF SOUTHWEST WISCONSIN AND NORTHEAST IOWA TUESDAY MORNING WHICH
COULD CAUSE SOME ICY CONDITIONS.

AS THE SNOW COMES TO AN END TUESDAY EARLY AFTERNOON...NORTHWEST
WINDS ARE GOING TO INCREASE WITH GUSTS REACHING THE 30 TO 40 MPH
RANGE FOR LATE TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY TUESDAY EVENING. THESE
WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO CAUSE BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF THE NEW
SNOW...ESPECIALLY IN SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA AND NORTHEAST IOWA WHERE
BLIZZARD LIKE CONDITIONS COULD OCCUR IN THE HIGHER TERRAIN...OPEN
COUNTRY AREAS.

IAZ008>011-018-019-029-030-MNZ079-086>088-094>096-WIZ017-029-
032>034-041>044-053>055-061-030030-
/O.CON.KARX.WW.Y.0010.150303T0900Z-150304T0300Z/
MITCHELL-HOWARD-WINNESHIEK-ALLAMAKEE-FLOYD-CHICKASAW-FAYETTE-
CLAYTON-WABASHA-DODGE-OLMSTED-WINONA-MOWER-FILLMORE-HOUSTON-
TAYLOR-CLARK-BUFFALO-TREMPEALEAU-JACKSON-LA CROSSE-MONROE-JUNEAU-
ADAMS-VERNON-CRAWFORD-RICHLAND-GRANT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DECORAH...WAUKON...CHARLES CITY...
OELWEIN...ROCHESTER...WINONA...AUSTIN...MEDFORD...NEILLSVILLE...
BLACK RIVER FALLS...LA CROSSE...SPARTA/TOMAH...MAUSTON...
VIROQUA...PRAIRIE DU CHIEN...RICHLAND CENTER...PLATTEVILLE
1016 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 9 PM
CST TUESDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 9 PM CST
TUESDAY.

* EXPECT SNOW TO DEVELOP AROUND 3 AM TUESDAY AND THEN DIMINISH
  AROUND 1 PM TUESDAY. A WINTRY MIX OF SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING
  RAIN REMAINS POSSIBLE ACROSS PARTS OF NORTHEAST IOWA INTO FAR
  SOUTHWEST WISCONSIN.

* THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL RATES WILL OCCUR BETWEEN 6 AM AND NOON
  TUESDAY.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 4 INCHES ARE EXPECTED...WITH
  THE HEAVIER AMOUNTS ALONG AND NORTH OF HIGHWAY 29 ACROSS NORTH
  CENTRAL WISCONSIN.

* WINDS GUSTING OF 30 TO 40 MPH LATER TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY
  TUESDAY EVENING WILL CAUSE WIDESPREAD BLOWING AND DRIFTING
  SNOW...ESPECIALLY IN HIGHER TERRAIN...OPEN COUNTRY AREAS AND ON
  RIDGE TOPS.

* PLAN ON SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS TUESDAY...WITH FALLING SNOW THE
  MAIN PROBLEM DURING THE MORNING COMMUTE...THEN BLOWING AND
  DRIFTING SNOW WITH REDUCED VISIBILITIES DURING THE EVENING
  COMMUTE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS PERIODS OF SNOW WILL
CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED
ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.
THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING FROM CAN
BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.

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RRS


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