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Winter Storm Warning

Areas Affected: Adams; Buffalo; Crawford; Jackson; Juneau; La Crosse; Monroe; Richland; Trempealeau; Vernon

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)

...ACCUMULATING SNOW THIS AFTERNOON INTO WEDNESDAY... .A WINTER STORM SYSTEM WILL RETURN ACCUMULATING SNOW TO THE AREA LATER THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY. THE TIMING OF THE SYSTEM INTO THE AREA HAS BEEN DELAYED A BIT AND IT NOW LOOKS LIKE THIS AFTERNOON/S COMMUTE FOR MOST WILL BE SPARED FROM THIS WINTER STORM/S IMPACT. HOWEVER...THE DELAY MEANS MORE SNOWFALL IS LOOKING LIKELY OVER MUCH OF THE AREA TONIGHT...WITH THE WEDNESDAY MORNING COMMUTE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED FOR MOST LOCATIONS. THE EXPECTED WET NATURE OF THE SNOW WILL RESULT IN ROADS QUICKLY BECOMING SLIPPERY AND HAZARDOUS WITH THE ONSET OF THE SNOWFALL. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 9 INCHES ARE NOW EXPECTED FOR MANY AREAS ALONG AND EITHER SIDE OF INTERSTATE 90...WITH LOCALIZED HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. AMOUNTS WILL TAPER WITH SOUTHWARD EXTENT INTO PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST IOWA AND FAR SOUTHWEST WISCONSIN WHERE SOME RAIN...FREEZING RAIN OR SLEET WILL LIKELY MIX WITH THE SNOW AT TIMES. FOR AREAS NORTH OF HIGHWAY 10 ACROSS WISCONSIN...AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES ARE EXPECTED. PRECIPITATION MAY START OUT AS A PERIOD OF RAIN IN SOME LOCATIONS WITH WARMER TEMPERATURES THIS AFTERNOON. HOWEVER...A PERIOD OF HEAVY SNOW IS ANTICIPATED TONIGHT...WITH SNOWFALL RATES AROUND 1 INCH PER HOUR LIKELY AT TIMES. SOME THUNDER IS ALSO POSSIBLE ACROSS NORTHEAST IOWA AND FAR SOUTHWEST WISCONSIN LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND THIS EVENING. ...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM CST WEDNESDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LA CROSSE HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM CST WEDNESDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* PERIODS OF SNOW ARE EXPECTED TO SPREAD NORTHEAST ACROSS THE AREA BETWEEN 6 PM AND MIDNIGHT...THEN CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

* THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL RATES ARE LIKELY TONIGHT...WITH RATES OF 1 INCH PER HOUR AT TIMES.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 8 INCHES ARE EXPECTED. LOCALLY HIGHER OR LOWER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE.

* VERY DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY BY LATER TONIGHT AND FOR WEDNESDAY MORNING...PARTLY DUE TO THE WET NATURE OF THE EXPECTED SNOW.

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT... FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.


Winter Weather Advisory

Areas Affected: Brown; Calumet; Kewaunee; Manitowoc; Marathon; Outagamie; Portage; Shawano; Waupaca; Waushara; Winnebago; Wood

NWS GreenBay (East Central Wisconsin - Green Bay)

...ACCUMULATION SNOW EXPECTED TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY... .LOW PRESSURE IN KANSAS WILL TRACK TOWARD EASTERN IOWA TONIGHT, THEN MOVE INTO LOWER MICHIGAN BY WEDNESDAY EVENING. THIS SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO BRING 3 TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW TO AREAS ALONG AND SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 29. MOST OF THE SNOW WILL FALL LATE TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING. SOME LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE IS POSSIBLE IN SPOTS BEFORE THE STEADY SNOW ARRIVES. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM CST WEDNESDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREEN BAY HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM CST WEDNESDAY.

* LIGHT DRIZZLE OR FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL DEVELOP THIS EVENING... WITH SNOW ARRIVING IN THE LATE EVENING OR EARLY OVERNIGHT HOURS. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES ARE EXPECTED...WITH LOCAL 6 INCH AMOUNTS IN CENTRAL WISCONSIN. A LIGHT GLAZE OF ICE MAY PRECEDE THE SNOWFALL DUE TO FREEZING DRIZZLE.

* TRAVEL WILL BE IMPACTED TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY...AND CONDITIONS MAY BE HAZARDOUS DURING THE WEDNESDAY MORNING COMMUTE.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CAUSE SOME TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING. THE LATEST WISCONSIN ROAD CONDITIONS CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 511.


Winter Weather Advisory

Areas Affected: Chippewa; Dunn

NWS Minneapolis (Southern Minnesota)

...WINTER STORM TO IMPACT SOUTHERN MINNESOTA AND PARTS OF WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN THIS AFTERNOON INTO WEDNESDAY... .A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR FAR SOUTHERN MINNESOTA THIS AFTERNOON INTO WEDNESDAY. HEAVY SNOW OF 7 TO 11 INCHES IS FORECAST FOR THIS AREA WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS ALONG THE INTERSTATE 90 CORRIDOR. SNOW WILL SPREAD INTO SOUTHERN MINNESOTA LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND WILL BE HEAVIEST TONIGHT WHEN SNOWFALL RATES UP TO 1 INCH PER HOUR ARE POSSIBLE. SNOWFALL WILL TAPER OFF WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON BUT GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL LEAD TO A THREAT FOR BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. SNOW ON ROADS AND LOW VISIBILITY FROM BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL MAKE TRAVEL HAZARDOUS TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY ACROSS FAR SOUTHERN MINNESOTA. MOTORISTS ARE ADVISED TO USE CAUTION, AND TRAVEL ONLY IF NECESSARY. IN ADDITION, A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR A PORTION OF WEST CENTRAL INTO EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA INTO WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN. THE ADVISORY IS LOCATED SOUTH OF A LINE FROM CANBY...TO THE SOUTH METRO FROM SHAKOPEE AND HASTINGS...AND EAST INTO WISCONSIN FROM ELLSWORTH TO BLOOMER. SNOW WILL SPREAD INTO THESE AREAS THIS EVENING AND CONTINUE INTO WEDNESDAY. SNOW TOTALS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES ARE EXPECTED. THE SNOW IS EXPECTED TO END OVER WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA TOWARD THE SOUTHERN METRO THROUGH ABOUT NOON WEDNESDAY...AND END INTO WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN BY 6 PM. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM CST WEDNESDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM CST WEDNESDAY.

* TIMING...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL SPREAD INTO THE AREA TONIGHT AND WILL END WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON

* MAIN IMPACT...ACCUMULATING SNOW FROM 3 TO 5 INCHES AND THIS WILL LEAD TO DIFFICULT TRAVEL

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.


Winter Weather Advisory

Areas Affected: Clark; Taylor

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)

...ACCUMULATING SNOW THIS AFTERNOON INTO WEDNESDAY... .A WINTER STORM SYSTEM WILL RETURN ACCUMULATING SNOW TO THE AREA LATER THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY. THE TIMING OF THE SYSTEM INTO THE AREA HAS BEEN DELAYED A BIT AND IT NOW LOOKS LIKE THIS AFTERNOON/S COMMUTE FOR MOST WILL BE SPARED FROM THIS WINTER STORM/S IMPACT. HOWEVER...THE DELAY MEANS MORE SNOWFALL IS LOOKING LIKELY OVER MUCH OF THE AREA TONIGHT...WITH THE WEDNESDAY MORNING COMMUTE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED FOR MOST LOCATIONS. THE EXPECTED WET NATURE OF THE SNOW WILL RESULT IN ROADS QUICKLY BECOMING SLIPPERY AND HAZARDOUS WITH THE ONSET OF THE SNOWFALL. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 9 INCHES ARE NOW EXPECTED FOR MANY AREAS ALONG AND EITHER SIDE OF INTERSTATE 90...WITH LOCALIZED HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. AMOUNTS WILL TAPER WITH SOUTHWARD EXTENT INTO PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST IOWA AND FAR SOUTHWEST WISCONSIN WHERE SOME RAIN...FREEZING RAIN OR SLEET WILL LIKELY MIX WITH THE SNOW AT TIMES. FOR AREAS NORTH OF HIGHWAY 10 ACROSS WISCONSIN...AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES ARE EXPECTED. PRECIPITATION MAY START OUT AS A PERIOD OF RAIN IN SOME LOCATIONS WITH WARMER TEMPERATURES THIS AFTERNOON. HOWEVER...A PERIOD OF HEAVY SNOW IS ANTICIPATED TONIGHT...WITH SNOWFALL RATES AROUND 1 INCH PER HOUR LIKELY AT TIMES. SOME THUNDER IS ALSO POSSIBLE ACROSS NORTHEAST IOWA AND FAR SOUTHWEST WISCONSIN LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND THIS EVENING. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM CST WEDNESDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LA CROSSE HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM CST WEDNESDAY.

* PERIODS OF SNOW ARE EXPECTED TO SPREAD NORTH ACROSS THE AREA BETWEEN 9 PM AND 2 AM TONIGHT...THEN CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

* THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL RATES ARE LATER TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES ARE EXPECTED...WITH THE LOWER AMOUNTS NORTH OF HIGHWAY 29 AND THE HIGHER AMOUNTS SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 10.

* DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY BY LATER TONIGHT AND FOR WEDNESDAY MORNING...PARTLY DUE TO THE WET NATURE OF THE EXPECTED SNOW. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS PERIODS OF SNOW AND SLEET WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.


Winter Storm Warning

Areas Affected: Dodge; Fillmore; Houston; Olmsted; Wabasha; Winona

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)

...ACCUMULATING SNOW THIS AFTERNOON INTO WEDNESDAY... .A WINTER STORM SYSTEM WILL RETURN ACCUMULATING SNOW TO THE AREA LATER THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY. THE TIMING OF THE SYSTEM INTO THE AREA HAS BEEN DELAYED A BIT AND IT NOW LOOKS LIKE THIS AFTERNOON/S COMMUTE FOR MOST WILL BE SPARED FROM THIS WINTER STORM/S IMPACT. HOWEVER...THE DELAY MEANS MORE SNOWFALL IS LOOKING LIKELY OVER MUCH OF THE AREA TONIGHT...WITH THE WEDNESDAY MORNING COMMUTE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED FOR MOST LOCATIONS. THE EXPECTED WET NATURE OF THE SNOW WILL RESULT IN ROADS QUICKLY BECOMING SLIPPERY AND HAZARDOUS WITH THE ONSET OF THE SNOWFALL. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 9 INCHES ARE NOW EXPECTED FOR MANY AREAS ALONG AND EITHER SIDE OF INTERSTATE 90...WITH LOCALIZED HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. AMOUNTS WILL TAPER WITH SOUTHWARD EXTENT INTO PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST IOWA AND FAR SOUTHWEST WISCONSIN WHERE SOME RAIN...FREEZING RAIN OR SLEET WILL LIKELY MIX WITH THE SNOW AT TIMES. FOR AREAS NORTH OF HIGHWAY 10 ACROSS WISCONSIN...AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES ARE EXPECTED. PRECIPITATION MAY START OUT AS A PERIOD OF RAIN IN SOME LOCATIONS WITH WARMER TEMPERATURES THIS AFTERNOON. HOWEVER...A PERIOD OF HEAVY SNOW IS ANTICIPATED TONIGHT...WITH SNOWFALL RATES AROUND 1 INCH PER HOUR LIKELY AT TIMES. SOME THUNDER IS ALSO POSSIBLE ACROSS NORTHEAST IOWA AND FAR SOUTHWEST WISCONSIN LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND THIS EVENING. ...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM CST WEDNESDAY...

* PERIODS OF SNOW ARE EXPECTED TO SPREAD NORTHEAST ACROSS THE AREA BETWEEN 6 PM AND MIDNIGHT...THEN CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

* THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL RATES ARE LIKELY TONIGHT...WITH RATES OF 1 INCH PER HOUR AT TIMES.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 9 INCHES ARE EXPECTED. LOCALLY HIGHER OR LOWER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE.

* VERY DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY BY LATER TONIGHT AND FOR WEDNESDAY MORNING...PARTLY DUE TO THE WET NATURE OF THE EXPECTED SNOW.

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.


Winter Weather Advisory

Areas Affected: Eau Claire; Pepin; Pierce

NWS Minneapolis (Southern Minnesota)

...WINTER STORM TO IMPACT SOUTHERN MINNESOTA AND PARTS OF WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN THIS AFTERNOON INTO WEDNESDAY... .A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR FAR SOUTHERN MINNESOTA THIS AFTERNOON INTO WEDNESDAY. HEAVY SNOW OF 7 TO 11 INCHES IS FORECAST FOR THIS AREA WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS ALONG THE INTERSTATE 90 CORRIDOR. SNOW WILL SPREAD INTO SOUTHERN MINNESOTA LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND WILL BE HEAVIEST TONIGHT WHEN SNOWFALL RATES UP TO 1 INCH PER HOUR ARE POSSIBLE. SNOWFALL WILL TAPER OFF WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON BUT GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL LEAD TO A THREAT FOR BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. SNOW ON ROADS AND LOW VISIBILITY FROM BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL MAKE TRAVEL HAZARDOUS TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY ACROSS FAR SOUTHERN MINNESOTA. MOTORISTS ARE ADVISED TO USE CAUTION, AND TRAVEL ONLY IF NECESSARY. IN ADDITION, A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR A PORTION OF WEST CENTRAL INTO EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA INTO WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN. THE ADVISORY IS LOCATED SOUTH OF A LINE FROM CANBY...TO THE SOUTH METRO FROM SHAKOPEE AND HASTINGS...AND EAST INTO WISCONSIN FROM ELLSWORTH TO BLOOMER. SNOW WILL SPREAD INTO THESE AREAS THIS EVENING AND CONTINUE INTO WEDNESDAY. SNOW TOTALS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES ARE EXPECTED. THE SNOW IS EXPECTED TO END OVER WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA TOWARD THE SOUTHERN METRO THROUGH ABOUT NOON WEDNESDAY...AND END INTO WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN BY 6 PM. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM CST WEDNESDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM CST WEDNESDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA TONIGHT AND WILL CONTINUE INTO WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON

* MAIN IMPACT...ACCUMULATING SNOW FROM 3 TO 6 INCHES POSSIBLE AND THIS WILL MAKE FOR DIFFICULT TRAVEL

* OTHER IMPACTS...BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WITH LOW VISIBILITIES POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.




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15 mins ago - After a stretch of mild temperatures, light rain and drizzle, more winter-like weather is returning causing hazardous travel conditions through the middle of the week.