Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI

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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
911 PM CDT SUN MAR 22 2015

.UPDATE...

GIVEN SNOWFALL REPORTS OF 4 TO 6 INCHES FROM WESTERN IOWA COUNTY AND
NORTHWEST LAFAYETTE COUNTY ALREADY...AND ANOTHER ROUND OF
MODERATE TO AT TIMES HEAVY SNOW MOVING ACROSS MOST OF SOUTHERN
WISCONSIN OVERNIGHT WITH STRONG 850-700 MB FRONTOGENETIC FORCING
MOVING IN AFTER MIDNIGHT...HAVE ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR
IOWA AND LAFAYETTE COUNTIES. WITH THE FORECASTED ADDITIONAL
SNOW...MAX SNOW TOTALS OF 7 TO 9 INCHES ARE EXPECTED IN MAINLY
WESTERN SECTIONS OF THESE COUNTIES.

NO CHANGE TO THE REST OF THE ADVISORY AS EXPECTED SNOW TOTALS IN
THOSE COUNTIES...AS WELL ACROSS THE REST OF SOUTHERN WISCONSIN...
LOOK TO STAY WITHIN THE CURRENT FORECAST THOUGH ANY HEAVY BANDS OF
SNOW WILL HAVE TO BE TRACKED AS THEY DEVELOP AND MOVE ACROSS.

WITH BELOW FREEZING AIR TEMPERATURES OVERNIGHT...SNOW WILL
ACCUMULATE ON UNTREATED ROADS AND SIDEWALKS CREATING A SLICK
MORNING COMMUTE. THE SNOW WILL END FROM NORTH TO SOUTH MONDAY
MORNING AS THE 500 MB SHORT WAVE AND ATTENDANT SURFACE LOW
PRESSURE SHIFT OFF TO THE SOUTHEAST.

&&

.AVIATION/06Z TAFS/...

INITIAL BAND OF SNOW HAS DIMINISHED AND FOR THE MOST PART HAS
REMAINED SOUTHWEST OF KMSN AND KENW. ANOTHER ROUND OF
MODERATE...TO AT TIMES HEAVY SNOW...WILL PUSH INTO THE WESTERN
FORECAST AREA AROUND 12 MIDNIGHT AND OVERSPREAD MOST OF SOUTHERN
WISCONSIN. WILL SEE WIDESPREAD MVFR CIGS AND VSBYS...WITH KMSN
AND KENW HAVING THE BETTER CHANCE OF SEEING PERIODS OF IFR...WITH
BRIEF LIFR IN THE HEAVIER SNOW. SNOW TOTALS WILL BE AROUND 2
INCHES AT KMSN AND KENW WITH LIGHTER INTENSITY SNOW AND AMOUNTS
AROUND 1 INCH STILL EXPECTED AT KUES AND KMKE. THE MAJORITY OF THE
SNOW FALLING BETWEEN MIDNIGHT AND 7 AM MONDAY...TAPERING OFF WITH
SLOWLY IMPROVING CONDITIONS THROUGH MID-MORNING...AND ALL SNOW
GONE WITH A RETURN TO VFR BY 18Z.

&&

.MKX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
WI...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY UNTIL 8 AM CDT MONDAY FOR WIZ056-063-068-
     069.

     WINTER STORM WARNING UNTIL 8 AM CDT MONDAY FOR WIZ062-067.

LM...NONE.
&&

$$

UPDATE...REM
TONIGHT/MONDAY AND AVIATION/MARINE...MRC
MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY...MBK



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