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
302 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

...ACCUMULATING SNOW LATE TONIGHT AND TUESDAY MORNING...BLOWING
SNOW TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

.SNOW WILL DEVELOP LATE TONIGHT AND THEN SPREAD ACROSS THE AREA
TUESDAY MORNING INTO EARLY TUESDAY AFTERNOON. EXPECT 2 TO 4
INCHES TO FALL ALONG AND NORTH OF INTERSTATE 90 WITH THE HEAVIEST
AMOUNTS NORTH OF HIGHWAY 29 ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL WISCONSIN. SNOW
AMOUNTS FURTHER SOUTH ACROSS NORTHEAST IOWA AND FAR SOUTHWEST
WISCONSIN LOOK TO BE MAINLY 1 TO 2 INCHES. A WINTRY MIX OF
SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN IS POSSIBLE ACROSS PORTIONS OF
SOUTHWEST WISCONSIN AND NORTHEAST IOWA TUESDAY MORNING WHICH COULD
CAUSE SOME ICY CONDITIONS.

AS THE SNOW COMES TO AN END EARLY TUESDAY AFTERNOON...NORTHWEST
WINDS ARE GOING TO INCREASE WITH GUSTS FROM 30 TO 40 MPH FOR LATE
TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY TUESDAY EVENING. THESE WINDS ARE
EXPECTED TO CAUSE WIDESPREAD BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW...ESPECIALLY
IN SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA AND NORTHEAST IOWA WHERE BLIZZARD-LIKE
CONDITIONS COULD OCCUR IN THE HIGHER TERRAIN...OPEN COUNTRY AREAS.

IAZ008>011-018-019-029-030-MNZ079-086>088-094>096-WIZ017-029-
032>034-041>044-053>055-061-030515-
/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
302 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

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

* EXPECT SNOW TO DEVELOP AROUND 3 AM TUESDAY AND THEN DIMINISH
  AROUND 1 PM TUESDAY. A WINTRY MIX OF SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING
  RAIN IS POSSIBLE ACROSS PARTS OF NORTHEAST IOWA INTO FAR
  SOUTHWEST WISCONSIN.

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

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 4 INCHES ARE EXPECTED...WITH
  THE HEAVIER AMOUNTS ALONG AND NORTH OF HIGHWAY 29 ACROSS NORTH
  CENTRAL WISCONSIN.

* WINDS GUSTING FROM 30 TO 40 MPH LATER TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND
  EARLY TUESDAY EVENING WILL CAUSE WIDESPREAD BLOWING AND DRIFTING
  SNOW...ESPECIALLY IN HIGHER TERRAIN...OPEN COUNTRY AREAS AND ON
  RIDGE TOPS. VISIBILITIES COULD DROP TO ONE MILE OR LESS AT
  TIMES.

* PLAN ON SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS TUESDAY...WITH FALLING SNOW THE
  MAIN PROBLEM DURING THE MORNING COMMUTE...THEN BLOWING AND
  DRIFTING SNOW WITH REDUCED VISIBILITIES DURING THE EVENING
  COMMUTE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND SLEET 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.

$$

ROGERS/BOYNE



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