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
338 PM CST TUE FEB 2 2016

...AREAS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW CONTINUES ACROSS THE
NORTH...MIXED PRECIPITATION SOUTH...

.LATEST RADAR TRENDS SHOW SNOW CONTINUING WITH THE HEAVIEST SNOW
ALONG AND NORTH OF I-94. SO FAR...3 TO 7 INCHES OF SNOW HAS BEEN
REPORTED SO FAR ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST IOWA...SOUTHEAST
MINNESOTA AND SOUTHWEST WISCONSIN. LOOK FOR THE BAND OF HEAVIEST
SNOW TO CONTINUE NORTH OF I-94 INTO THIS EVENING. FARTHER
SOUTH... SOUTH OF I-94...A MIXTURE OF LIGHTER SNOW...RAIN AND
SOME FREEZING RAIN ARE ALL POSSIBLE.

GUSTY WINDS WILL PRODUCE DRIFTING AND AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW MAINLY
WEST OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER.

IAZ011-029-030-WIZ054-055-061-030545-
/O.CAN.KARX.WS.W.0001.000000T0000Z-160203T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KARX.WW.Y.0004.160202T2138Z-160203T1200Z/
ALLAMAKEE-FAYETTE-CLAYTON-CRAWFORD-RICHLAND-GRANT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WAUKON...OELWEIN...PRAIRIE DU CHIEN...
RICHLAND CENTER...PLATTEVILLE
338 PM CST TUE FEB 2 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST WEDNESDAY...
...WINTER STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LA CROSSE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR A WINTRY MIX AND AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST WEDNESDAY. THE WINTER STORM WARNING
HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

* LIGHT SNOW...RAIN AND POSSIBLY SOME FREEZING RAIN WILL CONTINUE
  INTO THIS EVENING WITH ANOTHER ROUND OF LIGHT ACCUMULATING SNOW
  MOVING IN LATER TONIGHT.

* AROUND 1 TO 2 INCHES OF SNOW IS EXPECTED THROUGH TONIGHT.

* ICE ACCUMULATION UP TO 1/10 OF AN INCH IS POSSIBLE.

* WINDS GUSTS OF 30 TO 35 MPH WILL ALSO CAUSE DRIFTING AND PATCHY
  BLOWING SNOW...ESPECIALLY ON RIDGE TOPS AND IN OPEN AREAS.

* TRAVEL WILL CONTINUE TO BE DIFFICULT ACROSS MUCH OF THE
  AREA...INCLUDING THE EVENING COMMUTE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...SLEET...OR
FREEZING RAIN 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.

&&

$$

IAZ008>010-018-019-MNZ094>096-WIZ053-030545-
/O.CON.KARX.WS.W.0001.000000T0000Z-160203T1200Z/
MITCHELL-HOWARD-WINNESHIEK-FLOYD-CHICKASAW-MOWER-FILLMORE-HOUSTON-
VERNON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DECORAH...CHARLES CITY...AUSTIN...
VIROQUA
338 PM CST TUE FEB 2 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST
WEDNESDAY...

* LIGHT SNOW...POSSIBLY MIXING WITH FREEZING RAIN OR DRIZZLE WILL
  CONTINUE INTO THIS EVENING BEFORE ANOTHER ROUND OF LIGHT
  ACCUMULATING SNOW MOVES IN LATER TONIGHT.

* ANOTHER INCH OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE THROUGH 6 PM WITH AROUND ANOTHER
  INCH LATER TONIGHT.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 6 TO 10 INCHES LOOKS LIKELY THROUGH
  TONIGHT WITH PERHAPS A LIGHT ICE ACCUMULATION UP TO 1/10 OF AN
  INCH.

* WINDS GUSTS OF 30 TO 35 MPH WILL CAUSE WIDESPREAD BLOWING AND
  DRIFTING SNOW AS WELL...ESPECIALLY ON RIDGE TOPS AND IN OPEN
  AREAS. SOME SIGNIFICANT REDUCTIONS IN VISIBILITY ARE EXPECTED.

* TRAVEL WILL BE VERY DIFFICULT TO IMPOSSIBLE ACROSS MUCH OF THE
  AREA...INCLUDING DURING THE EVENING COMMUTE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW...SLEET
AND ICE ARE EXPECTED. STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE. THIS WILL
MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. THE LATEST ROAD
CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY
CALLING 5 1 1.

$$

MNZ079-086>088-WIZ017-029-032>034-041>044-030545-
/O.CON.KARX.WS.W.0001.000000T0000Z-160203T1200Z/
WABASHA-DODGE-OLMSTED-WINONA-TAYLOR-CLARK-BUFFALO-TREMPEALEAU-
JACKSON-LA CROSSE-MONROE-JUNEAU-ADAMS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCHESTER...WINONA...MEDFORD...
NEILLSVILLE...BLACK RIVER FALLS...LA CROSSE...SPARTA/TOMAH...
MAUSTON
338 PM CST TUE FEB 2 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST
WEDNESDAY...

* MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW CONTINUES TO LIFT NORTHWARD ACROSS THE
  AREA....WITH THE HEAVIEST SNOW EXPECTED NORTH OF THE I-94
  CORRIDOR. THE SNOW MAY MIX WITH SOME RAIN OR FREEZING RAIN SOUTH
  OF THE I-94 CORRIDOR INTO EARLY EVENING.

* THE HEAVIEST SNOW RATES WILL CONTINUE NORTH OF I-94 THROUGH 6
  PM... WITH 1 TO 2 INCHES OF ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 11 INCHES LOOKS LIKELY... HEAVIEST IN
  A BAND FROM LAKE CITY MINNESOTA THROUGH NEILSVILLE WISCONSIN. A
  LIGHT GLAZE OF ICE IS ALSO POSSIBLE SOUTH OF I-94.

* WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 30 TO 35 MPH WILL CAUSE WIDESPREAD
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW...ESPECIALLY ON RIDGE TOPS AND IN
  OPEN AREAS. IN ADDITION...SIGNIFICANT REDUCTIONS IN VISIBILITY
  ARE EXPECTED.

* TRAVEL WILL CONTINUE TO BE VERY DIFFICULT...INCLUDING DURING
  THE EVENING COMMUTE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW...SLEET
AND ICE ARE EXPECTED. STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE. THIS WILL
MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. THE LATEST ROAD
CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY
CALLING 5 1 1.

$$

DAS



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