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Winter Storm Warning

Issued at 15:11 Monday 23 January 2017
Summary

.A WINTER STORM SYSTEM WILL RETURN ACCUMULATING SNOW TO THE AREA
TUESDAY AFTERNOON INTO WEDNESDAY. THIS SNOWFALL WILL LIKELY IMPACT
THE TUESDAY EVENING COMMUTE FOR AREAS WEST OF THE MISSISSIPPI
RIVER...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.

TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 6 TO 8 INCHES IS 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 WHERE SOME RAIN OR SLEET WILL
LIKELY MIX WITH THE SNOW AT TIMES. FOR AREAS NORTH OF INTERSTATE
94...AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES ARE EXPECTED.

PRECIPITATION MAY START OUT AS A PERIOD OF RAIN IN SOME LOCATIONS
WITH WARMER TEMPERATURES TUESDAY AFTERNOON. HOWEVER...A PERIOD OF
HEAVY SNOW IS ANTICIPATED TUESDAY EVENING...WITH SNOWFALL RATES
AROUND 1 INCH PER HOUR LIKELY AND SOME THUNDER ALSO POSSIBLE.THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LA CROSSE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON
TUESDAY TO 6 PM CST WEDNESDAY. THIS REPLACES THE WINTER STORM
WATCH.

* EXPECT SNOW TO DEVELOP FROM SOUTH TO NORTH TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND
THEN GRADUALLY DIMINISH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL RATES WILL OCCUR BETWEEN 6 PM AND MIDNIGHT
WEDNESDAY...WITH RATES AROUND 1 INCH PER HOUR AND SOME THUNDER
POSSIBLE.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 5 TO 8 INCHES ARE EXPECTED...WITH
LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* PLAN ON DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY GIVEN THE VERY
WET NATURE OF THE EXPECTED SNOW.

Issued by National Weather Service

Winter Storm Watch

Issued at 15:11 Monday 23 January 2017
Summary

.A WINTER STORM SYSTEM WILL RETURN ACCUMULATING SNOW TO THE AREA
TUESDAY AFTERNOON INTO WEDNESDAY. THIS SNOWFALL WILL LIKELY IMPACT
THE TUESDAY EVENING COMMUTE FOR AREAS WEST OF THE MISSISSIPPI
RIVER...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.

TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 6 TO 8 INCHES IS 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 WHERE SOME RAIN OR SLEET WILL
LIKELY MIX WITH THE SNOW AT TIMES. FOR AREAS NORTH OF INTERSTATE
94...AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES ARE EXPECTED.

PRECIPITATION MAY START OUT AS A PERIOD OF RAIN IN SOME LOCATIONS
WITH WARMER TEMPERATURES TUESDAY AFTERNOON. HOWEVER...A PERIOD OF
HEAVY SNOW IS ANTICIPATED TUESDAY EVENING...WITH SNOWFALL RATES
AROUND 1 INCH PER HOUR LIKELY AND SOME THUNDER ALSO POSSIBLE.THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LA CROSSE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON
TUESDAY TO 6 PM CST WEDNESDAY. THIS REPLACES THE WINTER STORM
WATCH.

* EXPECT SNOW TO DEVELOP FROM SOUTH TO NORTH TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND
THEN GRADUALLY DIMINISH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL RATES WILL OCCUR BETWEEN 6 PM AND MIDNIGHT
WEDNESDAY...WITH RATES AROUND 1 INCH PER HOUR AND SOME THUNDER
POSSIBLE.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 5 TO 8 INCHES ARE EXPECTED...WITH
LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* PLAN ON DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY GIVEN THE VERY
WET NATURE OF THE EXPECTED SNOW.

Issued by National Weather Service



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