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Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
1056 AM CST MON JAN 23 2017

...ACCUMULATING SNOW RETURNS TUESDAY AFTERNOON INTO WEDNESDAY...

.ACCUMULATING SNOW IS SET TO SPREAD ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA
TUESDAY AFTERNOON INTO WEDNESDAY. THIS SNOWFALL MAY IMPACT BOTH
THE TUESDAY EVENING AND WEDNESDAY MORNING COMMUTES. THE EXPECTED
WET NATURE OF SNOW...ESPECIALLY TUESDAY AFTERNOON...IS LIKELY TO
RESULT IN ROADS QUICKLY BECOMING SLIPPERY AND HAZARDOUS.

AT THIS TIME...THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR 4 TO 7 OF SNOW ACROSS
MUCH OF THE AREA FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. WHILE CONFIDENCE
IN THE PLACEMENT OF THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS HIGH...THERE REMAINS
SOME UNCERTAINTY WITH SNOWFALL AMOUNTS.

WITH TEMPERATURES TUESDAY AFTERNOON EXPECTED TO BE IN THE MIDDLE
TO UPPER 30S...THE PRECIPITATION LOOKS TO START OUT AS A PERIOD
OF RAIN AND THEN CHANGE TO SNOW AS TEMPERATURES COOL INTO TUESDAY
EVENING. DEPENDING ON HOW QUICKLY THE PRECIPITATION CHANGES
COMPLETELY TO SNOW AND THE TEMPERATURE WHEN THIS OCCURS...SNOW
TOTALS COULD EASILY BE MORE THAN THE CURRENT FORECAST.

IAZ008>011-018-019-029-030-MNZ079-086>088-094>096-240100-
/O.CON.KARX.WS.A.0001.170124T1800Z-170125T2100Z/
MITCHELL-HOWARD-WINNESHIEK-ALLAMAKEE-FLOYD-CHICKASAW-FAYETTE-
CLAYTON-WABASHA-DODGE-OLMSTED-WINONA-MOWER-FILLMORE-HOUSTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...OSAGE...CRESCO...DECORAH...WAUKON...
CHARLES CITY...NEW HAMPTON...OELWEIN...ELKADER...WABASHA...
DODGE CENTER...ROCHESTER...WINONA...AUSTIN...PRESTON...CALEDONIA
1056 AM CST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

* ACCUMULATING SNOW TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY
  AFTERNOON.

* SNOW AMOUNTS OF 4 TO 7 INCHES EXPECTED...WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE.

* CONFIDENCE IS HIGH ON THE LOCATION OF THE SNOWFALL BUT LOWER
  WITH SNOWFALL AMOUNTS.

* HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY DUE TO THE
  WET NATURE OF THE SNOW.

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.

&&

$$

WIZ032>034-041>044-053>055-240100-
/O.CON.KARX.WS.A.0001.170124T2100Z-170125T2100Z/
BUFFALO-TREMPEALEAU-JACKSON-LA CROSSE-MONROE-JUNEAU-ADAMS-VERNON-
CRAWFORD-RICHLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALMA...ARCADIA...WHITEHALL...
BLACK RIVER FALLS...LA CROSSE...SPARTA...TOMAH...MAUSTON...
FRIENDSHIP...VIROQUA...PRAIRIE DU CHIEN...RICHLAND CENTER
1056 AM CST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

* ACCUMULATING SNOW LATE TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY
  AFTERNOON.

* SNOW AMOUNTS OF 4 TO 7 INCHES EXPECTED...WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE.

* CONFIDENCE IS HIGH ON THE LOCATION OF THE SNOWFALL BUT LOWER
  WITH SNOWFALL AMOUNTS.

* HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY DUE TO THE
  WET NATURE OF THE SNOW.

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.

&&

$$

RRS/04/JAM



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