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

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WWUS43 KARX 070313
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
913 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

...BLIZZARD CONDITIONS POSSIBLE FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST IOWA
AND SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA LATE SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY...

.A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL DROP ACROSS THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER
VALLEY LATE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. MUCH COLDER TEMPERATURES
AND STRONG NORTHWEST WIND GUSTS FROM 35 TO 45 MPH WILL FOLLOW THE
FRONT. PERIODS OF SNOW SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED AS WELL WITH 1 TO 2
INCHES OF NEW SNOW ACCUMULATION POSSIBLE. AS A RESULT...EXPECT AREAS
OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WITH POSSIBLE WHITE OUT CONDITIONS AT
TIMES. BLIZZARD LIKE CONDITIONS COULD CONTINUE SUNDAY NIGHT AND
INTO MONDAY. SHOULD THESE BLIZZARD CONDITIONS DEVELOP...TRAVEL IS
LIKELY TO BECOME SEVERELY IMPACTED.

IAZ008-009-018-019-MNZ086-094-071115-
/O.CON.KARX.BZ.A.0002.160207T2100Z-160209T0000Z/
MITCHELL-HOWARD-FLOYD-CHICKASAW-DODGE-MOWER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLES CITY...AUSTIN
913 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

...BLIZZARD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

* BLIZZARD CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE FROM LATE SUNDAY AFTERNOON
  THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* NORTHWEST WINDS GUSTING 35 TO 45 MPH COULD CAUSE WHITEOUT
  CONDITIONS IN BLOWING SNOW. SIGNIFICANT DRIFTING OF THE SNOW IS
  ALSO LIKELY...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS AND ACROSS HIGHER TERRAIN.

* NEW SNOW ACCUMULATION OF UP TO 2 INCHES IS POSSIBLE.

* TRAVEL COULD BE VERY DIFFICULT TO IMPOSSIBLE...INCLUDING DURING
  THE MONDAY MORNING COMMUTE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FALLING AND/OR
BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS AND EXTREMELY POOR VISIBILITIES.
THIS CAN LEAD TO WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AND MAKE TRAVEL VERY
DANGEROUS.

$$

ROGERS


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