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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
1151 AM CST SUN JAN 31 2016

...WINTER STORM EXPECTED IN THE REGION TUESDAY AND TUESDAY
NIGHT...

.A WINTER STORM WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REGION ON TUESDAY AND
TUESDAY NIGHT. WHILE THE EXACT SNOW AMOUNTS ARE STILL BE IN
QUESTION...CONFIDENCE IS GROWING THAT SOME OF THE HIGHER SNOWFALL
TOTALS...ALONG WITH STRONG WINDS...COULD IMPACT OUR AREA AND LEAD
TO SIGNIFICANT IMPACTS.

OPEN AND FLAT AREAS OF SOUTHERN MINNESOTA AND NORTHERN IOWA WILL
LIKELY EXPERIENCE THE STRONGEST WINDS TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND
TUESDAY NIGHT...WHICH COULD LEAD TO BLIZZARD CONDITIONS...
INCLUDING LOW VISIBILITIES AND LARGE SNOW DRIFTS LEADING TO
DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS. IN FACT...SOME ROADS MAY BECOME
IMPASSABLE TUESDAY NIGHT.

IF YOU HAVE TRAVEL PLANS OR ACTIVITIES PLANNED FOR TUESDAY AND
WEDNESDAY...BE SURE TO PLAN AHEAD. YOU MAY NEED TO CHANGE YOUR
PLANS TO AVOID THE WORST CONDITIONS.

IAZ008>010-018-019-029-MNZ086-087-094-095-010200-
/O.CON.KARX.BZ.A.0001.160202T1200Z-160203T1200Z/
MITCHELL-HOWARD-WINNESHIEK-FLOYD-CHICKASAW-FAYETTE-DODGE-OLMSTED-
MOWER-FILLMORE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DECORAH...CHARLES CITY...OELWEIN...
ROCHESTER...AUSTIN
1151 AM CST SUN JAN 31 2016

...BLIZZARD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

* BLIZZARD CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
  LATE TUESDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 40 MPH COULD CAUSE WHITEOUT CONDITIONS
  IN BLOWING SNOW. SIGNIFICANT DRIFTING OF THE SNOW IS LIKELY...ESPECIALLY
  IN OPEN AREAS.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 8 TO 12 INCHES...WITH LOCALIZED
  AMOUNTS UP TO 14 INCHES... ARE POSSIBLE.

* TRAVEL COULD BE VERY DIFFICULT TO IMPOSSIBLE...INCLUDING
  DURING THE EVENING COMMUTE ON TUESDAY.

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.

$$

IAZ011-030-MNZ079-088-096-WIZ017-029-032>034-041>044-053>055-061-
010200-
/O.CON.KARX.WS.A.0001.160202T1200Z-160203T1200Z/
ALLAMAKEE-CLAYTON-WABASHA-WINONA-HOUSTON-TAYLOR-CLARK-BUFFALO-
TREMPEALEAU-JACKSON-LA CROSSE-MONROE-JUNEAU-ADAMS-VERNON-CRAWFORD-
RICHLAND-GRANT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WAUKON...WINONA...MEDFORD...
NEILLSVILLE...BLACK RIVER FALLS...LA CROSSE...SPARTA/TOMAH...
MAUSTON...VIROQUA...PRAIRIE DU CHIEN...RICHLAND CENTER...
PLATTEVILLE
1151 AM CST SUN JAN 31 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING
THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

* HEAVY SNOW IS POSSIBLE FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE TUESDAY
  NIGHT. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL FALL FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON INTO
  TUESDAY NIGHT.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 7 TO 13 INCHES...WITH LOCALIZED
  AMOUNTS UP TO 15 INCHES.

* WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 30 MPH COULD CAUSE WIDESPREAD BLOWING
  AND DRIFTING SNOW...ESPECIALLY ON RIDGE TOPS AND IN OPEN
  AREAS. IN ADDITION...SIGNIFICANT REDUCTIONS IN VISIBILITY ARE
  POSSIBLE.

* TRAVEL COULD BE VERY DIFFICULT TO IMPOSSIBLE...INCLUDING
  DURING THE EVENING COMMUTE ON TUESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

$$

BOYNE



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