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
939 AM CDT SUN MAR 22 2015

...LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW POSSIBLE THIS MORNING THEN SNOW DEVELOPING
THIS AFTERNOON AND PERSISTING INTO TONIGHT...

.PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED TO SPREAD INTO THE AREA FROM THE WEST
AND NORTHWEST...REACHING SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA LATE THIS MORNING
THEN LIKELY NOT REACHING SOUTHWEST WISCONSIN AND NORTHEAST IOWA
UNTIL LATE THIS AFTERNOON OR EARLY EVENING. THE PRECIPITATION
LOOKS TO START OUT AS A SHORT PERIOD OF LIGHT RAIN THEN QUICKLY
CHANGES OVER TO SNOW. SNOW WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT...WITH 1 INCH PER
HOUR ACCUMULATION RATES AT TIMES.

SNOW AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES ARE EXPECTED...MAINLY LATE THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH TONIGHT. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE...
ESPECIALLY ON RIDGE TOP OR OTHER HIGHER TERRAIN LOCATIONS. THE
HEAVIEST SNOWS WILL FALL IN NARROW BANDS...SO EXPECT VARIABILITY
IN AMOUNTS AT LOCATIONS EVEN JUST A FEW MILES APART.

FREEZING DRIZZLE MAY MIX IN LATE TONIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING AS
THE SNOW ENDS AND MOVES OUT OF THE AREA.

TRAVEL WILL BE IMPACTED WITH A RETURN TO WINTER DRIVING
CONDITIONS. ROAD CONDITIONS COULD DETERIORATE RAPIDLY IN ANY
HEAVIER SNOW.

MNZ079-086>088-094-095-WIZ032-033-222245-
/O.CON.KARX.WW.Y.0011.150322T1600Z-150323T0600Z/
WABASHA-DODGE-OLMSTED-WINONA-MOWER-FILLMORE-BUFFALO-TREMPEALEAU-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCHESTER...WINONA...AUSTIN
939 AM CDT SUN MAR 22 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT
MONDAY...

* SNOW DEVELOPS BY EARLY AFTERNOON...PERSISTING TONIGHT. AS THE
  SNOW ENDS...FREEZING DRIZZLE IS POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT.

* THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL RATES WILL OCCUR FROM LATE AFTERNOON
  THROUGH THE EVENING. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO 1/2 MILE
  AT TIMES.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES ARE EXPECTED. LOCALLY
  HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE ESPECIALLY IN HIGHER TERRAIN
  LOCATIONS. IF FREEZING DRIZZLE DEVELOPS...A GLAZE OF ICE IS
  POSSIBLE.

* PLAN ON WINTRY DRIVING CONDITIONS LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS PERIODS OF SNOW WILL
CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED
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.

$$

IAZ009>011-030-MNZ096-WIZ041-053>055-061-222245-
/O.CON.KARX.WW.Y.0011.150322T2000Z-150323T1200Z/
HOWARD-WINNESHIEK-ALLAMAKEE-CLAYTON-HOUSTON-LA CROSSE-VERNON-
CRAWFORD-RICHLAND-GRANT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DECORAH...WAUKON...LA CROSSE...
VIROQUA...PRAIRIE DU CHIEN...RICHLAND CENTER...PLATTEVILLE
939 AM CDT SUN MAR 22 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 7 AM CDT MONDAY...

* SNOW WILL DEVELOP LATER THIS AFTERNOON...PERSISTING TONIGHT.
  AS THE SNOW ENDS...FREEZING DRIZZLE IS POSSIBLE MONDAY
  MORNING.

* THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL RATES WILL OCCUR TONIGHT. VISIBILITIES
  WILL BE REDUCED TO 1/2 MILE AT TIMES.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES ARE EXPECTED. LOCALLY
  HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE ESPECIALLY IN HIGHER TERRAIN
  LOCATIONS. IF FREEZING DRIZZLE DEVELOPS...A GLAZE OF ICE IS
  POSSIBLE.

* PLAN ON WINTRY DRIVING CONDITIONS LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND
  TONIGHT.

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.

$$

WETENKAMP


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