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
830 PM CST SAT FEB 21 2015

...BITTERLY COLD AIR EXPECTED TOMORROW MORNING...

.AS OF 8 PM CST...CLEAR SKIES WERE SPREADING ACROSS THE UPPER
MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY ALLOWING TEMPERATURES TO QUICKLY FALL
INTO THE LOW TO MID TEENS ABOVE ZERO. TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE
TO FALL OVERNIGHT...DROPPING BELOW ZERO BY TOMORROW MORNING. WHEN
COMBINED WITH NORTHWEST WINDS FROM 10 TO 20 MPH...WIND CHILLS
WILL FALL INTO THE 20 TO 30 DEGREES BELOW ZERO RANGE TOMORROW
MORNING.

CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE SLIGHTLY TOMORROW AFTERNOON BUT REMAIN ON
THE COLD SIDE WITH WIND CHILLS IN THE 10 TO 20 BELOW RANGE.
ANOTHER WIND CHILL ADVISORY WILL BE NEEDED FOR SUNDAY NIGHT AND
MONDAY MORNING WHEN WIND CHILLS AGAIN DROP INTO THE 20 TO
35 BELOW ZERO RANGE.

IAZ008>011-018-019-029-MNZ079-086>088-094>096-WIZ017-029-032>034-
041>044-053-221030-
/O.CON.KARX.WC.Y.0008.150222T0900Z-150222T1800Z/
MITCHELL-HOWARD-WINNESHIEK-ALLAMAKEE-FLOYD-CHICKASAW-FAYETTE-
WABASHA-DODGE-OLMSTED-WINONA-MOWER-FILLMORE-HOUSTON-TAYLOR-CLARK-
BUFFALO-TREMPEALEAU-JACKSON-LA CROSSE-MONROE-JUNEAU-ADAMS-VERNON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DECORAH...WAUKON...CHARLES CITY...
OELWEIN...ROCHESTER...WINONA...AUSTIN...MEDFORD...NEILLSVILLE...
BLACK RIVER FALLS...LA CROSSE...SPARTA/TOMAH...MAUSTON...VIROQUA
830 PM CST SAT FEB 21 2015

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO NOON CST
SUNDAY...

* EXPECT WIND CHILLS TO RANGE BETWEEN 20 AND 30 BELOW ZERO
  TOMORROW MORNING... WITH THE COLDEST WIND CHILLS OCCURRING
  AROUND 8 AM.

* 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.

$$

ROGERS


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