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
718 PM CST MON JAN 16 2017

...ICY AND VERY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONTINUES...

.PERIODS OF FREEZING RAIN CONTINUE ACROSS THE REGION...HEAVIEST
NEAR AND NORTH OF INTERSTATE 90. FARTHER SOUTH INTO NORTHEAST
IOWA...PRECIPITATION HAS TAPERED OFF TO PERIODS OF DRIZZLE OR
FREEZING DRIZZLE. ROADS IN MANY AREAS ARE REPORTED TO BE VERY ICY
AND HAZARDOUS...WITH NUMEROUS REPORTS OF ACCIDENTS LATE THIS
AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.

THROUGH LATE EVENING...LOOK FOR STEADY WINTRY PRECIPITATION TO
CONTINUE LIFTING NORTH OF INTERSTATE 90...WITH ADDITIONAL LIGHT
RAIN OR DRIZZLE FARTHER SOUTH...POSSIBLY FREEZING DEPENDING ON
SURFACE TEMPERATURES. WITH ROADS REMAINING BELOW FREEZING...ANY
UNTREATED SURFACES WILL REMAIN VERY ICY AND CONTRIBUTE TO VERY
HAZARDOUS TRAVEL RIGHT ON THROUGH THE MORNING COMMUTE TUESDAY.

MNZ079-086>088-WIZ017-029-032>034-041>044-171200-
/O.CON.KARX.WW.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-170117T1800Z/
WABASHA-DODGE-OLMSTED-WINONA-TAYLOR-CLARK-BUFFALO-TREMPEALEAU-
JACKSON-LA CROSSE-MONROE-JUNEAU-ADAMS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WABASHA...DODGE CENTER...ROCHESTER...
WINONA...MEDFORD...NEILLSVILLE...ALMA...ARCADIA...WHITEHALL...
BLACK RIVER FALLS...LA CROSSE...SPARTA...TOMAH...MAUSTON...
FRIENDSHIP
718 PM CST MON JAN 16 2017

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

* PERIODS OF STEADY FREEZING RAIN WILL GRADUALLY TAPER OFF FROM
  SOUTH TO NORTH THROUGH LATE EVENING...WITH A LIGHTER WINTRY MIX OF
  SLEET...FREEZING RAIN...AND SNOW LINGERING THROUGH THE EARLY
  MORNING HOURS.

* ROADS ARE VERY ICY ALL THROUGHOUT THE REGION. EVEN THOUGH AIR
  TEMPERATURES MAY WARM ABOVE FREEZING TONIGHT...UNTREATED
  SURFACES WILL REMAIN VERY ICY DUE TO COLD GROUND.

* ADDITIONAL ICE ACCUMULATION OF AROUND 1/10 OF AN INCH IS
  EXPECTED NORTH OF I-90...LESS SOUTH. ANY SNOW OR SLEET
  ACCUMULATION WILL BE LESS THAN 1 INCH.

* TRAVEL WILL REMAIN VERY HAZARDOUS...INCLUDING DURING THE TUESDAY
  MORNING COMMUTE.

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.

&&

$$

IAZ008>011-018-019-029-030-MNZ094>096-WIZ053>055-061-171200-
/O.CON.KARX.WW.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-170117T1800Z/
MITCHELL-HOWARD-WINNESHIEK-ALLAMAKEE-FLOYD-CHICKASAW-FAYETTE-
CLAYTON-MOWER-FILLMORE-HOUSTON-VERNON-CRAWFORD-RICHLAND-GRANT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...OSAGE...CRESCO...DECORAH...WAUKON...
CHARLES CITY...NEW HAMPTON...OELWEIN...ELKADER...AUSTIN...
PRESTON...CALEDONIA...VIROQUA...PRAIRIE DU CHIEN...
RICHLAND CENTER...PLATTEVILLE
718 PM CST MON JAN 16 2017

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

* PERIODS OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND DRIZZLE WILL CONTINUE
  OVERNIGHT.

* DESPITE TEMPERATURES WARMING TO NEAR OR ABOVE FREEZING...
  UNTREATED ROADS WILL REMAIN ICY DUE TO COLD GROUND.

* ONLY AN ADDITIONAL GLAZE OF ICE IS EXPECTED.

* TRAVEL ON UNTREATED ROADS WILL REMAIN VERY HAZARDOUS...INCLUDING
  DURING THE TUESDAY MORNING COMMUTE.

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.

&&

$$


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