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
841 PM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

...BITTER COLD SETTING IN AGAIN...

.TEMPERATURES WERE DROPPING RAPIDLY THIS EVENING UNDER CLEAR
SKIES. MANY AREAS SAW TEMPERATURES FALL 2-3 DEGREES PER HOUR SINCE
SUNDOWN. TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE TO FALL OVERNIGHT...INTO THE
10 TO 15 BELOW ZERO RANGE AND WITH LIGHT WINDS...THE WIND CHILLS
WILL BE 20 TO 30 DEGREES BELOW ZERO.

THESE WIND CHILLS CAN CAUSE FROSTBITE IN LESS THAN 30 MINUTES.
TAKE PRECAUTIONS IF OUT IN THE COLD OVERNIGHT.

IAZ008>010-018-019-029-030-MNZ086-087-094-095-280600-
/O.CON.KARX.WC.Y.0012.150228T0600Z-150228T1500Z/
MITCHELL-HOWARD-WINNESHIEK-FLOYD-CHICKASAW-FAYETTE-CLAYTON-DODGE-
OLMSTED-MOWER-FILLMORE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DECORAH...CHARLES CITY...OELWEIN...
ROCHESTER...AUSTIN
841 PM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
9 AM CST SATURDAY...

* EXPECT WIND CHILLS TO RANGE BETWEEN 20 AND 30 BELOW ZERO
  OVERNIGHT.

* THE COLD WIND CHILLS WILL CAUSE FROSTBITE IN AS LITTLE AS 30
  MINUTES TO EXPOSED SKIN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT COLD AIR AND THE WIND WILL
COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. FROST BITE AND HYPOTHERMIA
CAN OCCUR IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN. MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT
AND GLOVES.

$$
BAUMGARDT


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