Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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Weather Summary for Upper Mississippi River Valley
National Weather Service La Crosse WI
559 PM CDT Sat Apr 14 2018

A strong low pressure system continued to bring a wintry mix of
mainly sleet and snow to the area on Saturday. The highest snow
totals through Saturday afternoon were in the 6 to 10 inch range,
generally in parts of central Wisconsin. Otherwise, wind gusts in
the in the 40 to 50 mph range were seen in a few spots, producing
near white-out conditions. Overall, travel became more hazardous
through the day.

The mix will continue during the evening, with a switch to mainly
snow working from north to south across the area. Additional
snowfall of 6 to 12 inches is expected north of Interstate 90
through Sunday, with 2 to 6 inches anticipated to the south.
Travel will remain hazardous through Sunday for much of the area
as roads continue to become snow-covered and gusty winds continue
to produce near white-out conditions.

High temperatures on Saturday were in the mid 20s to to mid 30s.
Similar temperatures will be seen on Sunday before slight warming
into the 30s and 40s begins to take place for the work week.


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