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Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service La Crosse WI
1100 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

...A Winter Storm will Move into the Area on Thursday Night...

.A wintry mix will affect the area from Thursday night into Friday
night.  The precipitation will start out as rain Thursday
evening...transition to a wintry mix for late Thursday night and
Friday morning...and then change over to snow for late Friday
afternoon and night.

Current indications would bring 4 to 8 inches...locally higher...
to locations along and north of an Austin to Winona Minnesota...
to Black River Falls Wisconsin line. Light icing possible if
freezing drizzle develops.

Winds become strong and gusty Friday night. Blowing and drifting
snow could become a concern in open and unsheltered areas.

While confidence is high that this storm will produce significant
amounts of snow, where that ultimately falls is not certain. A
small shift in the storm track will have large impacts on what
falls where, and how much.

Keep up on the latest forecasts and prepare now for this winter
storm...especially if you have travel plans.

MNZ079-086>088-094-WIZ017-029-032>034-230100-
/O.CON.KARX.WS.A.0002.170224T0000Z-170225T0600Z/
Wabasha-Dodge-Olmsted-Winona-Mower-Taylor-Clark-Buffalo-
Trempealeau-Jackson-
Including the cities of Wabasha, Dodge Center, Rochester, Winona,
Austin, Medford, Neillsville, Alma, Arcadia, Whitehall,
and Black River Falls
1100 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

* The precipitation will start out as rain Thursday
  evening...transition to a wintry mix for late Thursday night and
  Friday morning...and then change over to snow for late Friday
  afternoon and night.

* Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches...locally higher
  possible. Ice accumulations of a glaze are also possible.

* Significant reductions in visibility in the snow.

* Plan on difficult driving conditions...including during the
  morning commute on Friday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A winter storm watch means there is potential for significant
snow...sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.

&&

$$

Boyne



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