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
327 AM CST MON DEC 29 2014

...DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS LATER TONIGHT AND TUESDAY MORNING...

.WIND CHILLS WILL DROP INTO THE -15 TO -25 RANGE LATER TONIGHT AND
FOR MUCH OF TUESDAY MORNING. NORTHWEST WINDS OF 5 TO 10 MPH AND
TEMPERATURES FALLING INTO THE SINGLE DIGITS BELOW ZERO WILL COMBINE
TO PRODUCE THESE WIND CHILLS. IF VENTURING OUT LATE TONIGHT AND
TUESDAY MORNING...BE PREPARED FOR SOME DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND
CHILLS. IF SPENDING ANY LENGTH OF TIME OUTDOORS...WARM WINTER
CLOTHING FROM HEAD TO FOOT WILL BE REQUIRED.

MORE DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS OF -20 TO -30 ARE EXPECTED LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY MORNING.

IAZ008-009-018-MNZ086-087-094-095-291730-
/O.NEW.KARX.WC.Y.0036.141230T0600Z-141230T1800Z/
MITCHELL-HOWARD-FLOYD-DODGE-OLMSTED-MOWER-FILLMORE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLES CITY...ROCHESTER...AUSTIN
327 AM CST MON DEC 29 2014

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON
CST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LA CROSSE HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON CST
TUESDAY.

* EXPECT WIND CHILLS TO RANGE BETWEEN 15 AND 25 BELOW ZERO... WITH
  THE COLDEST WIND CHILLS OCCURRING BETWEEN 5 AM AND 9 AM TUESDAY
  MORNING.

* THE COLD WIND CHILLS WILL CAUSE FROSTBITE IN AS LITTLE AS 30
  MINUTES TO EXPOSED SKIN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN
FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.
IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS...MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT...GLOVES
AND APPROPRIATE BOOTS OR SHOES.

$$

RRS



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