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
732 AM CST MON JAN 26 2015

...SNOW COVERED AND SLICK ROADS THIS MORNING...

.A BAND OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW HAS MADE ROADS VERY SLIPPERY AND
IS NOW MOVING THROUGH WESTERN WISCONSIN. VISIBILITY HAS DROPPED
DOWN TO A HALF MILE OR LESS IN THIS MAIN BAND WITH SNOWFALL
AMOUNTS OF AROUND A HALF INCH TO INCH FALLING. THIS 2 TO 4 HOUR
PERIOD OF SNOW WILL CAUSE ROADS TO BECOME SNOW COVERED AND
SLIPPERY FOR THIS MORNINGS COMMUTE. FREEZING DRIZZLE HAS NOT
FORMED YET ON THE BACK SIDE OF THE SNOW...BUT SOME COULD STILL
DEVELOP OVER THE NEXT FEW HOURS.

MNZ079-088-096-WIZ017-029-032>034-041-042-053-261800-
/O.CON.KARX.WW.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-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
732 AM CST MON JAN 26 2015

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

* MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO TRACK TO THE EAST
  THROUGH THE MORNING. A CHANGE OVER TO FREEZING DRIZZLE IS
  POSSIBLE LATER THIS MORNING WITH A DIMINISHING TREND 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 HALF 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 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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