Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service La Crosse WI
304 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

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304 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of southeast
Minnesota and northeast Iowa.

.DAY ONE...Tonight

Blizzard Warning begins at midnight. Travel conditions will
deteriorate overnight.

Precipitation spreads into the area late this afternoon,
continuing through tonight. A change from rain to snow will occur
this evening, with snow accumulations by morning in the 2-4 inch
range. In addition, there is a small chance for thunderstorms
overnight. Small hail and lightning will be the main threats.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Blizzard Warning through 6 am Saturday. Dangerous travel is
expected Friday and Friday night.

Heavy snow, and winds in the 20 to 30 mph range, gusting to
40 mph, will create dangerous travel Friday. Snowfall rates could
be 2 inches per hour at times. Blowing and drifting snow will
also cause whiteout conditions, especially in rural areas. Snow
accumulations Friday will be in the 4-8 inch range.

Snow and wind will continue Friday night, with total storm snow
accumulation in the 10-16 inch range. Whiteout conditions are
still possible in the evening, however winds should be
diminishing somewhat late.

In addition, isolated thunderstorms are possible Friday morning.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Snow and blizzard reports are appreciated.

.EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATION...

No webinar is scheduled.

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This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of western into
north central Wisconsin.

.DAY ONE...Tonight

Winter Storm Warning begins at midnight. Travel conditions will
deteriorate overnight.

Precipitation spreads into the area early this evening,
continuing overnight. Rain and snow will change to all snow
overnight, with snow accumulations by morning in the 2-4 inch
range.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Winter Storm Warning through 6 am Saturday. Dangerous travel is
expected Friday and Friday night.

Heavy snow and winds in the 15 to 25 mph range, gusting to 35
mph, will create dangerous travel Friday. Snowfall rates could be
1 inch per hour at times. Blowing and drifting snow is expected
as well. Snow accumulations Friday will be in the 3-7 inch range.
In central Wisconsin, some light icing could occur near the
Interstate 94 corridor as snow and freezing rain may occur.

Snow, and blowing and drifting snow, will occur Friday night with
total snow accumulation in the 8 to 12 inch range. Winds should
be diminishing somewhat overnight.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Snow and icing reports are appreciated.

.EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATION...

No webinar is scheduled.

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304 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of northeast Iowa
into southwestern and central Wisconsin.

.DAY ONE...Tonight

Winter Weather Advisory Tonight through Friday Night.

Rain this evening will mix to snow or freezing rain. 1 to 3
inches of snow accumulation, and a light glazing of ice, are
expected. Travel will become hazardous by morning, with more
impact expected to areas further north.

In addition, there is a small chance for thunderstorms overnight.
Small hail and lightning will be the main threats.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Snow, rain and/or freezing rain are expected Friday, with another
inch of snow and up to a tenth of an inch of ice. The precipitation
will become all snow Friday night with 1 to 3 inches expected.
Winds of 15 to 25 mph, gusting to 30 mph, could cause problems if
icing is over a tenth of an inch.

The Friday morning commute will be affected, with hazardous
travel likely through Friday night.

In addition, isolated thunderstorm are possible Friday
morning. Small hail and lightning will be the main threats.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Rain, snow and icing reports are appreciated.

.EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATION...

No webinar is scheduled.

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