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
311 PM CST MON JAN 23 2017

...ACCUMULATING SNOW TUESDAY AFTERNOON INTO WEDNESDAY...

.A WINTER STORM SYSTEM WILL RETURN ACCUMULATING SNOW TO THE AREA
TUESDAY AFTERNOON INTO WEDNESDAY. THIS SNOWFALL WILL LIKELY IMPACT
THE TUESDAY EVENING COMMUTE FOR AREAS WEST OF THE MISSISSIPPI
RIVER...WITH THE WEDNESDAY MORNING COMMUTE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED
FOR MOST LOCATIONS. THE EXPECTED WET NATURE OF THE SNOW WILL
RESULT IN ROADS QUICKLY BECOMING SLIPPERY AND HAZARDOUS.

TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 6 TO 8 INCHES IS EXPECTED FOR MANY
AREAS ALONG AND EITHER SIDE OF INTERSTATE 90...WITH LOCALIZED
HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. AMOUNTS WILL TAPER WITH SOUTHWARD EXTENT
INTO PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST IOWA WHERE SOME RAIN OR SLEET WILL
LIKELY MIX WITH THE SNOW AT TIMES. FOR AREAS NORTH OF INTERSTATE
94...AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES ARE EXPECTED.

PRECIPITATION MAY START OUT AS A PERIOD OF RAIN IN SOME LOCATIONS
WITH WARMER TEMPERATURES TUESDAY AFTERNOON. HOWEVER...A PERIOD OF
HEAVY SNOW IS ANTICIPATED TUESDAY EVENING...WITH SNOWFALL RATES
AROUND 1 INCH PER HOUR LIKELY AND SOME THUNDER ALSO POSSIBLE.

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MITCHELL-HOWARD-WINNESHIEK-ALLAMAKEE-FLOYD-CHICKASAW-WABASHA-
DODGE-OLMSTED-WINONA-MOWER-FILLMORE-HOUSTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...OSAGE...CRESCO...DECORAH...WAUKON...
CHARLES CITY...NEW HAMPTON...WABASHA...DODGE CENTER...ROCHESTER...
WINONA...AUSTIN...PRESTON...CALEDONIA
311 PM CST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TUESDAY TO 6 PM CST
WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LA CROSSE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON
TUESDAY TO 6 PM CST WEDNESDAY. THIS REPLACES THE WINTER STORM
WATCH.

* EXPECT SNOW TO DEVELOP FROM SOUTH TO NORTH TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND
  THEN GRADUALLY DIMINISH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL RATES WILL OCCUR BETWEEN 6 PM AND MIDNIGHT
  WEDNESDAY...WITH RATES AROUND 1 INCH PER HOUR AND SOME THUNDER
  POSSIBLE.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 5 TO 8 INCHES ARE EXPECTED...WITH
  LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* PLAN ON DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY GIVEN THE VERY
  WET NATURE OF THE EXPECTED SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA
FLASHLIGHT...FOOD AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN
EMERGENCY. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE
CALLING FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.

&&

$$

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FAYETTE-CLAYTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...OELWEIN...ELKADER
311 PM CST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TUESDAY TO 6 PM
CST WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LA CROSSE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR A WINTRY MIX...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON
TUESDAY TO 6 PM CST WEDNESDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER
IN EFFECT.

* EXPECT SNOW AND SLEET TO DEVELOP FROM SOUTH TO NORTH TUESDAY
  AFTERNOON...MIXING WITH RAIN AT TIMES TUESDAY NIGHT BEFORE
  ENDING ON WEDNESDAY.

* THE HEAVIEST PRECIPITATION RATES WILL OCCUR TUESDAY EVENING AND
  NIGHT...WITH THUNDER ALSO POSSIBLE.

* TOTAL SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 5 INCHES ARE
  EXPECTED. IF MORE SLEET OR RAIN OCCUR THAN EXPECTED...AMOUNTS
  COULD BE LESS.

* PLAN ON SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS PERIODS OF SNOW AND SLEET 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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BUFFALO-TREMPEALEAU-JACKSON-LA CROSSE-MONROE-JUNEAU-ADAMS-VERNON-
CRAWFORD-RICHLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALMA...ARCADIA...WHITEHALL...
BLACK RIVER FALLS...LA CROSSE...SPARTA...TOMAH...MAUSTON...
FRIENDSHIP...VIROQUA...PRAIRIE DU CHIEN...RICHLAND CENTER
311 PM CST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

* PERIODS OF SNOW ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP VERY LATE TUESDAY
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL RATES ARE LIKELY TUESDAY EVENING AND
  NIGHT...WITH RATES OF 1 INCH PER HOUR AND THUNDER POSSIBLE.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 4 TO 8 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE. THERE
  REMAINS SOME UNCERTAINTY WITH AMOUNTS. ANY SMALL SHIFT IN STORM
  TRACK COULD RAISE OR LOWER EXPECTED AMOUNTS.

* VERY DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY
  GIVEN THE VERY WET NATURE OF THE EXPECTED SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

LAWRENCE


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