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
332 AM CST MON JAN 26 2015

...BRIEF PERIOD OF HEAVY SNOW THIS MORNING...

.A 2 TO 4 HOUR PERIOD OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW IS EXPECTED THIS
MORNING...PARTICULARLY DURING RUSH HOUR. THIS SNOW WILL
ACCUMULATE QUICKLY ON AREA ROADWAYS AND CAUSE TRAVEL TO BECOME
DIFFICULT. WHILE TOTAL SNOW AMOUNTS WILL NOT BE VERY HIGH AT A
HALF INCH TO TWO INCHES...THE MAIN STORY IS THE IMPACT THE QUICK
SNOW BURST IS EXPECTED TO HAVE ON DRIVING CONDITIONS. AS THE SNOW
COMES TO AN END...A PERIOD OF FREEZING DRIZZLE IS POSSIBLE AS WELL
BUT IMPACTS FROM IT MAY NOT BE AS HIGH IF THE SNOW FALLS FIRST AND
ROADS ARE TREATED. THE PRECIPITATION SHOULD PUSH OFF TO THE EAST
AND DIMINISH AROUND NOON.

MNZ079-088-096-WIZ017-029-032>034-041-042-053-261745-
/O.CON.KARX.WW.Y.0005.150126T1100Z-150126T1800Z/
WABASHA-WINONA-HOUSTON-TAYLOR-CLARK-BUFFALO-TREMPEALEAU-JACKSON-
LA CROSSE-MONROE-VERNON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WINONA...MEDFORD...NEILLSVILLE...
BLACK RIVER FALLS...LA CROSSE...SPARTA/TOMAH...VIROQUA
332 AM CST MON JAN 26 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST
TODAY...

* EXPECT SNOW TO DEVELOP BETWEEN 5 AND 7 AM...CHANGE OVER TO
  FREEZING DRIZZLE BETWEEN 8 AM AND 11 AM...AND THEN DIMINISH
  AROUND NOON.

* EXPECT TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF AROUND A 1/2 INCH ALONG THE
  MISSISSIPPI RIVER...TO UP TO 2 INCHES OVER NORTH CENTRAL
  WISCONSIN. THIS SNOW WILL FALL OVER A 2 TO 4 HOUR PERIOD AND
  WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY TO A MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

* FREEZING DRIZZLE COULD LEAD TO A GLAZE OF ICE
  DEVELOPING...PARTICULARLY ON ANY UNTREATED SURFACES.

* PLAN ON SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS...INCLUDING DURING THE
  MORNING COMMUTE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT A WINTRY MIX WILL CAUSE
TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY 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.

$$

HALBACH


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