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
318 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

...BLIZZARD CONDITIONS POSSIBLE FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST IOWA
AND SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY...

.LOW PRESSURE DROPPING INTO THE GREAT LAKES REGION WILL USHER IN
MUCH COLDER TEMPERATURES AND STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS OF 35 TO 45
MPH LATER SUNDAY AFTERNOON INTO MONDAY. ALONG WITH THE WIND WILL
COME PERIODS OF SNOW SHOWERS...WITH ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 2 INCHES
EXPECTED. STRONG WIND GUSTS WILL HELP BLOW AROUND THAT NEW
SNOW...AS WELL AS EXISTING SNOW ON THE GROUND...LEADING TO
WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES. THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR A PERIOD OF
BLIZZARD CONDITIONS INTO SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY. SHOULD THESE BLIZZARD
CONDITIONS DEVELOP...TRAVEL IS LIKELY TO BECOME SEVERELY IMPACTED.

IAZ008-009-018-019-MNZ086-094-070530-
/O.NEW.KARX.BZ.A.0002.160207T2100Z-160209T0000Z/
MITCHELL-HOWARD-FLOYD-CHICKASAW-DODGE-MOWER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLES CITY...AUSTIN
318 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

...BLIZZARD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LA CROSSE HAS ISSUED A BLIZZARD
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON.

* BLIZZARD CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
  MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* NORTHWEST WINDS GUSTING 35 TO 45 MPH COULD CAUSE WHITEOUT
  CONDITIONS IN BLOWING SNOW. SIGNIFICANT DRIFTING OF THE SNOW IS
  ALSO LIKELY...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

* NEW SNOW ACCUMULATION OF UP TO 2 INCHES IS POSSIBLE.

* TRAVEL COULD BE VERY DIFFICULT TO IMPOSSIBLE...INCLUDING
  DURING THE MORNING COMMUTE ON MONDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FALLING AND/OR
BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS AND EXTREMELY POOR VISIBILITIES.
THIS CAN LEAD TO WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AND MAKE TRAVEL VERY
DANGEROUS.

$$

LAWRENCE/DAS


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