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
558 PM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...OCCASIONAL BLIZZARD CONDITIONS MAINLY WEST OF U.S. HIGHWAY
63 THIS EVENING INTO MONDAY...

.THE COLD FRONT IS NOW LOCATED ALONG A LINE FROM JUST SOUTH OF THE
TWIN CITIES TO NEAR SIOUX CITY IOWA AND WILL MOVE INTO SOUTHEAST
MINNESOTA AND NORTHEAST IOWA WITHIN THE NEXT FEW HOURS. EXPECT
NORTHWEST WINDS TO INCREASE DRAMATICALLY WITH GUSTS FROM 35 TO 45
MPH BEHIND THE FRONT. THERE COULD BE A BRIEF PERIOD OF MIXED
WINTRY PRECIPITATION ALONG THE FRONT BEFORE QUICKLY CHANGING OVER
TO SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE
EXPECTED TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY.

THE GUSTY WINDS OVER THE CURRENT SNOW PACK ALONG WITH FRESH FALLING
SNOW WILL PRODUCE CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW...
ESPECIALLY ACROSS RURAL AND OPEN AREAS. AS A RESULT...OCCASIONAL
BLIZZARD CONDITIONS WILL BE SEEN MAINLY WEST OF U.S. HIGHWAY
63...WITH OCCASIONAL WHITE OUTS OCCURRING EAST OF THIS TO THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER TONIGHT INTO MONDAY. EXPECT TRAVEL TO BE
SEVERELY IMPACTED.

MNZ086-094-080800-
/O.CON.KARX.BZ.W.0001.160208T0100Z-160208T1800Z/
DODGE-MOWER-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...AUSTIN
558 PM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST MONDAY...

* OCCASIONAL BLIZZARD CONDITIONS TO DEVELOP AROUND 7 PM...
  DIMINISHING AROUND NOON MONDAY.

* WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 45 MPH WILL CAUSE WHITEOUT CONDITIONS
  IN BLOWING SNOW. SIGNIFICANT DRIFTING WILL ALSO BE SEEN...
  ESPECIALLY IN RURAL AND OPEN AREAS.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS UP TO 2 INCHES IS EXPECTED FROM SNOW
  SHOWERS.

* TRAVEL WILL BE VERY DIFFICULT TO IMPOSSIBLE...INCLUDING THE
  MONDAY MORNING COMMUTE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS
AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT
CONDITIONS...MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF
YOU MUST TRAVEL...HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET
STRANDED...STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR
THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.

$$

IAZ008-009-018-019-080800-
/O.CON.KARX.BZ.W.0001.160208T0100Z-160209T0000Z/
MITCHELL-HOWARD-FLOYD-CHICKASAW-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...CHARLES CITY
558 PM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST MONDAY...

* OCCASIONAL BLIZZARD CONDITIONS TO DEVELOP AROUND 7 PM...
  DIMINISHING DURING THE AFTERNOON MONDAY.

* WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 45 MPH WILL CAUSE WHITEOUT CONDITIONS
  IN BLOWING SNOW. SIGNIFICANT DRIFTING WILL ALSO BE SEEN...
  ESPECIALLY IN RURAL AND OPEN AREAS.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS UP TO 2 INCHES IS EXPECTED FROM SNOW
  SHOWERS.

* TRAVEL WILL BE VERY DIFFICULT TO IMPOSSIBLE...INCLUDING THE
  MONDAY MORNING COMMUTE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS
AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT
CONDITIONS...MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF
YOU MUST TRAVEL...HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET
STRANDED...STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR
THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.

$$

MNZ079-087-088-095-096-080800-
/O.CON.KARX.WW.Y.0005.160208T0100Z-160208T1800Z/
WABASHA-OLMSTED-WINONA-FILLMORE-HOUSTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCHESTER...WINONA
558 PM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

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

* EXPECT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW TO DEVELOP AROUND 7 PM THIS
  EVENING AND THEN DIMINISH AROUND NOON MONDAY.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS UP TO 2 INCHES IS EXPECTED.

* WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 40 MPH WILL CAUSE AREAS OF BLOWING
  AND DRIFTING SNOW...ESPECIALLY ON RIDGE TOPS AND IN OPEN
  AREAS. IN ADDITION...EXPECT POOR VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

* PLAN ON SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS...INCLUDING THE MONDAY MORNING
  COMMUTE. TRAVEL MAY BECOME DIFFICULT AT TIMES.

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.

$$

IAZ010-011-029-030-080800-
/O.CON.KARX.WW.Y.0005.160208T0100Z-160209T0000Z/
WINNESHIEK-ALLAMAKEE-FAYETTE-CLAYTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DECORAH...WAUKON...OELWEIN
558 PM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST
MONDAY...

* EXPECT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW TO DEVELOP AROUND 7 PM AND THEN
  DIMINISH AROUND 6 PM MONDAY.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS UP TO 2 INCHES IS EXPECTED.

* WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 40 MPH WILL CAUSE AREAS OF BLOWING
  AND DRIFTING SNOW...ESPECIALLY ON RIDGE TOPS AND IN OPEN
  AREAS. IN ADDITION...EXPECT POOR VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

* PLAN ON SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS...INCLUDING THE MONDAY
  MORNING COMMUTE. TRAVEL MAY BECOME DIFFICULT AT TIMES.

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.

$$

ROGERS


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