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
950 PM CST THU FEB 26 2015

...BITTERLY COLD NIGHT EXPECTED...

.A BITTERLY COLD NIGHT IS ON TAP WITH TEMPERATURES EXPECTED TO
DROP INTO THE TEENS BELOW ZERO. WINDS OF 5 TO 10 MPH WILL COMBINE
TO CAUSE WIND CHILLS NEAR 30 BELOW ZERO. THIS TYPE OF COLD CAN
CAUSE FROSTBITE IN LESS THAN 30 MINUTES. TAKE PRECAUTIONS IF OUT
IN THE COLD OVERNIGHT.

IAZ008>010-018-019-029-030-271200-
/O.NEW.KARX.WC.Y.0011.150227T0350Z-150227T1500Z/
MITCHELL-HOWARD-WINNESHIEK-FLOYD-CHICKASAW-FAYETTE-CLAYTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DECORAH...CHARLES CITY...OELWEIN
950 PM CST THU FEB 26 2015

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LA CROSSE HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST FRIDAY.

* EXPECT WIND CHILLS TO RANGE BETWEEN 20 AND 30 BELOW ZERO... WITH
  THE COLDEST WIND CHILLS OCCURRING AROUND SUNRISE.

* 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.

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BAUMGARDT



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