URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service La Crosse WI
157 PM CST Sat Feb 23 2019
 
...Major Winter Storm to Impact Region Tonight and Sunday...
 
.A mix of precipitation types will spread into the area from the
southwest later today. The storm track will go across our area
making for a mix of snow to the north and west, with mainly rain
to the east and south.
 
Snowfall will be heaviest and most consistent from north central
Iowa, across southeast Minnesota, into north central Wisconsin.
Snowfall in the 8 to 12 inch range can be expected with locally
higher amounts possible. Lower amounts will fall south and east of
there, but there will still be impact.
 
In addition, strong west to northwest winds will develop later
tonight which could lead to blizzard conditions. Travel could
become dangerous or impossible depending on the severity of
drifting and visibility. Road closures are likely in areas
impacted by the blizzard conditions. Travel is not recommended
tonight.
 
Plan now for the wintry conditions. Adjust or cancel travel plans
if possible.
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Winona-Taylor-Clark-Buffalo-Trempealeau-Jackson-
Including the cities of Winona, Medford, Neillsville, Alma,
Arcadia, Whitehall, and Black River Falls
157 PM CST Sat Feb 23 2019
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM CST SUNDAY...
* WHAT...Mainly snow, but some mixed precipitation initially.
Total snow accumulations of 7 to 13 inches and ice accumulations
of around one tenth of an inch expected. Winds gusting as high
as 45 mph.
 
* WHERE...Portions of central, north central and west central
Wisconsin and southeast Minnesota.
 
* WHEN...From 6 PM this evening to 6 PM CST Sunday.
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult to
impossible. Areas of blowing snow could significantly reduce
visibility.
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
 
A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet
and ice will make travel very hazardous or impossible. The weight
of the heavy snow could also cause problems for roof tops.
 
The latest road conditions for Wisconsin and Minnesota can be
found at 511mn.org and 511wi.gov.
 
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