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
1131 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

...SNOW DEVELOPS OVERNIGHT WITH STRONG WINDS ON TAP FOR TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.SNOW WILL BE DEVELOPING OVERNIGHT AND COULD BRING A DUSTING
BEFORE DAYBREAK. BUT SNOW WILL INCREASE IN INTENSITY AT LEAST FOR
A FEW HOURS TUESDAY MORNING...FROM THE COMMUTE INTO MID MORNING.
SOME ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED. THERE COULD ALSO BE A FEW
HOURS OF A WINTRY MIX IN PARTS OF EASTERN IOWA INTO FAR SOUTHERN
WISCONSIN WHERE SLIGHTLY WARMER AIR IS POSSIBLE.

AS THE SNOW COMES TO AN END TUESDAY AFTERNOON...NORTHWEST WINDS
WILL INCREASE WITH GUSTS FROM 30 TO 40 MPH. WINDS COULD REMAIN
STRONG WELL INTO THE EVENING AS WELL. THESE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO
CAUSE SOME BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW... ESPECIALLY IN SOUTHERN
MINNESOTA AND NORTHERN IOWA WHERE OCCASIONAL WHITE OUT CONDITIONS
WOULD LEAD TO DIFFICULT TRAVEL. THIS WOULD MOST LIKELY OCCUR IN
RURAL...OPEN AREAS.

IAZ008>011-018-019-029-030-MNZ079-086>088-094>096-WIZ017-029-
032>034-041>044-053>055-061-031345-
/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
1131 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

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

* EXPECT SNOW TO DEVELOP AFTER 3 AM TUESDAY AND THEN DIMINISH
  EARLY TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

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

* WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 45 MPH WILL CAUSE AREAS OF BLOWING
  AND DRIFTING SNOW...ESPECIALLY ON RIDGE TOPS AND IN OPEN
  AREAS.

* TOTAL SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 4 INCHES ARE
  EXPECTED.

* PLAN ON SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS...INCLUDING DURING THE
  MORNING COMMUTE ON TUESDAY. IN ADDITION...AREAS OF POOR
  VISIBILITY ARE EXPECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CAUSE
PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS
AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING..

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SHEA


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