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Winter Storm Watch

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service La Crosse WI
1100 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

...A Winter Storm will Move into the Area on Thursday Night...

.A wintry mix will affect the area from Thursday night into Friday
night.  The precipitation will start out as rain Thursday
evening...transition to a wintry mix for late Thursday night and
Friday morning...and then change over to snow for late Friday
afternoon and night.

Current indications would bring 4 to 8 inches...locally higher...
to locations along and north of an Austin to Winona Minnesota...
to Black River Falls Wisconsin line. Light icing possible if
freezing drizzle develops.

Winds become strong and gusty Friday night. Blowing and drifting
snow could become a concern in open and unsheltered areas.

While confidence is high that this storm will produce significant
amounts of snow, where that ultimately falls is not certain. A
small shift in the storm track will have large impacts on what
falls where, and how much.

Keep up on the latest forecasts and prepare now for this winter
storm...especially if you have travel plans.

MNZ079-086>088-094-WIZ017-029-032>034-230100-
/O.CON.KARX.WS.A.0002.170224T0000Z-170225T0600Z/
Wabasha-Dodge-Olmsted-Winona-Mower-Taylor-Clark-Buffalo-
Trempealeau-Jackson-
Including the cities of Wabasha, Dodge Center, Rochester, Winona,
Austin, Medford, Neillsville, Alma, Arcadia, Whitehall,
and Black River Falls
1100 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

* The precipitation will start out as rain Thursday
  evening...transition to a wintry mix for late Thursday night and
  Friday morning...and then change over to snow for late Friday
  afternoon and night.

* Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches...locally higher
  possible. Ice accumulations of a glaze are also possible.

* Significant reductions in visibility in the snow.

* Plan on difficult driving conditions...including during the
  morning commute on Friday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A winter storm watch means there is potential for significant
snow...sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.

&&

$$

Boyne




Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service La Crosse WI
352 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

MNZ079-086>088-094-WIZ017-029-032>034-231200-
Wabasha-Dodge-Olmsted-Winona-Mower-Taylor-Clark-Buffalo-
Trempealeau-Jackson-
352 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Runoff from recent rain and snow melt is resulting in rises on
area rivers and streams. While most will stay within bank, some
mostly minor flooding will occur over the next couple days.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

A Winter Storm Watch is in effect for Thursday night into Friday
night.

A potentially potent winter storm is slated to move across the
region Thursday night through Friday night. While details are
uncertain, this could be a high impact storm with periods of
rain, snow, icing and strong winds.

Current indications would bring 4 to 8 inches of snow...mostly
along and north of an Austin to Winona Minnesota...to Black River
Falls Wisconsin line. Locally higher amounts possible. Minor ice
accumulations also possible.

The details on this storm will continue to be refined over the
next couple days. Precipitation types and amounts could change.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

No action needed.

.EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATION...

No webinar is scheduled.

$$

Rieck/RRS




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