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
328 PM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

...BITTERLY COLD TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING...

.UNDER CLEAR SKIES...TEMPERATURES WILL RAPIDLY DROP BELOW ZERO
THIS EVENING AND BOTTOM OUT BETWEEN 10 AND 15 BELOW ZERO BY EARLY
SATURDAY MORNING. COMBINED WITH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH...
EXPECT WIND CHILLS TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING FROM 15 TO 30
BELOW ZERO ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST IOWA AND SOUTHEAST
MINNESOTA. THIS TYPE OF WIND CHILL CAN CAUSE FROSTBITE IN LESS
THAN 30 MINUTES. TAKE PRECAUTIONS IF OUT IN THE COLD OVERNIGHT.

IAZ008>010-018-019-029-030-MNZ086-087-094-095-280530-
/O.NEW.KARX.WC.Y.0012.150228T0600Z-150228T1500Z/
MITCHELL-HOWARD-WINNESHIEK-FLOYD-CHICKASAW-FAYETTE-CLAYTON-DODGE-
OLMSTED-MOWER-FILLMORE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DECORAH...CHARLES CITY...OELWEIN...
ROCHESTER...AUSTIN
328 PM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM
CST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LA CROSSE HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM CST
SATURDAY.

* EXPECT WIND CHILLS TO RANGE BETWEEN 15 AND 30 BELOW ZERO...WITH
  THE COLDEST WIND CHILLS OCCURRING OVERNIGHT.

* 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 COLD AIR AND THE WIND WILL
COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. FROST BITE AND HYPOTHERMIA
CAN OCCUR IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN. MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT
AND GLOVES.

$$

ROGERS


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