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
1100 AM CST MON JAN 16 2017

...ICY TRAVEL FOR MOST TODAY INTO TUESDAY...

.WITH SLOWLY WARMING TEMPERATURES AND TREATMENTS...ROAD
CONDITIONS HAVE IMPROVED ACROSS NORTHEAST IOWA AND SOUTHWEST
WISCONSIN. HOWEVER MANY SLIPPERY SPOTS AND STRETCHES REMAIN ON
MOST ROADS. LIGHT ICING AND GLAZING HAS ALSO OCCURRED ALONG PARTS
OF THE INTERSTATE 90 CORRIDOR...WITH SOME SLIPPERY ROADS IN FAR
SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA AND PARTS OF WESTERN INTO CENTRAL WISCONSIN.

ANOTHER SURGE OF PRECIPITATION WAS SPREADING NORTH INTO THE AREA.
THIS NEXT ROUND OF PRECIPITATION WAS ALREADY INTO NORTHEAST IOWA
AND FAR SOUTHWEST WISCONSIN...AND IS EXPECTED TO REACH THE
INTERSTATE 94 CORRIDOR BY EARLY EVENING. FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET
WILL BE THE MAIN PRECIPITATION TYPES...WITH SOME SNOW MIXED NEAR
AND NORTH OF WABASHA MINNESOTA TO BLACK RIVER FALLS WISCONSIN.

ICING WILL CONTINUE TO OCCUR AND IMPACT ANY TRAVEL INTO AND
THROUGH THE EVENING COMMUTE. FARTHER SOUTH OVER NORTHEAST IOWA AND
SOUTHWEST WISCONSIN TEMPERATURES WERE ALREADY NEAR OR AT 32F...
WITH WITH FURTHER WARMING EXPECTED. SOME OF THE PRECIPITATION IN
THESE AREAS WILL BE RAIN. HOWEVER...COLD ROAD TEMPERATURES COULD
STILL LEAD TO ADDITIONAL ICING AND GLAZING PROBLEMS.

THE BULK OF THE PRECIPITATION WILL FALL DURING THE AFTERNOON AND
EVENING HOURS. IF NOT ALREADY ICY...ROADS WILL QUICKLY GO FROM
SLIPPERY TO HAZARDOUS...ESPECIALLY NEAR AND NORTH OF INTERSTATE
90 WHERE TEMPERATURES MAY STAY AT OR BELOW 32F.

PLAN AHEAD NOW FOR THESE POOR TRAVEL CONDITIONS. AVOID TRAVEL IF
YOU CAN...ESPECIALLY LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

IAZ008>011-018-019-029-030-MNZ086>088-094>096-WIZ041>044-053>055-
061-170100-
/O.CON.KARX.WW.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-170117T1800Z/
MITCHELL-HOWARD-WINNESHIEK-ALLAMAKEE-FLOYD-CHICKASAW-FAYETTE-
CLAYTON-DODGE-OLMSTED-WINONA-MOWER-FILLMORE-HOUSTON-LA CROSSE-
MONROE-JUNEAU-ADAMS-VERNON-CRAWFORD-RICHLAND-GRANT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...OSAGE...CRESCO...DECORAH...WAUKON...
CHARLES CITY...NEW HAMPTON...OELWEIN...ELKADER...DODGE CENTER...
ROCHESTER...WINONA...AUSTIN...PRESTON...CALEDONIA...LA CROSSE...
SPARTA...TOMAH...MAUSTON...FRIENDSHIP...VIROQUA...
PRAIRIE DU CHIEN...RICHLAND CENTER...PLATTEVILLE
1100 AM CST MON JAN 16 2017

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

* A WINTRY MIX IS GOING TO CONTINUE...DIMINISHING LATER TONIGHT
  AND TUESDAY MORNING.

* THE GREATEST AMOUNT OF ICE ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED THIS
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* ADDITIONAL SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO 1 INCH...
  MOSTLY NORTH OF INTERSTATE 90. ICE ACCUMULATIONS UP TO 2/10 OF
  AN INCH.

* LOOK FOR REDUCED VISIBILITIES AT TIMES.

* POWER OUTAGES AND TREE DAMAGE ARE POSSIBLE DUE TO THE ICE.
  TRAVEL WILL BE DANGEROUS...INCLUDING DURING 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.

&&

$$

MNZ079-WIZ029-032>034-170100-
/O.CON.KARX.WW.Y.0006.170116T1800Z-170117T1800Z/
WABASHA-CLARK-BUFFALO-TREMPEALEAU-JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WABASHA...NEILLSVILLE...ALMA...
ARCADIA...WHITEHALL...BLACK RIVER FALLS
1100 AM CST MON JAN 16 2017

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

* EXPECT A WINTRY MIX TO SPREAD NORTH ACROSS THE AREA THIS
  AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISH LATE TONIGHT AND TUESDAY MORNING.

* TOTAL SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO 1 TO LOCALLY 2
  INCHES AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS OF A GLAZE TO 1/10 OF AN INCH.

* LOOK FOR REDUCED VISIBILITIES AT TIMES.

* THE ICE AND SNOW WILL RESULT IN DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$
RRS



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