Tracking more winter weather: Winter Weather Advisory blankets the viewing area

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties.

Posted: Feb 5, 2019 6:53 AM
Updated: Feb 5, 2019 6:18 PM

Winter Weather Advisory
Areas Affected: Allamakee; Chickasaw; Floyd; Howard; Mitchell; Winneshiek

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)
...Snow North Of Interstate 90...Wintry Mix South... .Heavy snow continued to impact parts of north-central Wisconsin early this evening, mostly north of Interstate 94. Visibilities under 1/4 mile with 1 inch per hour snowfall rates were common. South of there, some snow was falling to around Interstate 90, but was quickly moving northeast. However, behind the snow were areas of freezing drizzle, which could last from 1 to 4 hours. So far this evening, locations north of Interstate 90 have received 2 to 4 inches, with an additional 1 to 4 inches possible mostly north of Interstate 90. Travel will be impacted tonight - either from snow covered roads, or from the wintry mix to light icing from freezing drizzle. Take extra care while moving about this evening. Take it slow and expect slippery travel. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...

* WHAT...Mixed precipitation. Total snow accumulations of up to two inches and ice accumulations of a light glaze expected.

* WHERE...Portions of northeast Iowa and southeast Minnesota into southwest and central Wisconsin.

* WHEN...To midnight CST tonight.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the evening commute.

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Expect slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road conditions for Iowa can be found on-line at 511ia.org, in Minnesota at 511mn.org, and in Wisconsin at 511wi.gov or by calling 5 1 1.

Winter Weather Advisory
Areas Affected: Anoka; Carver; Chisago; Dakota; Freeborn; Hennepin; Isanti; Le Sueur; McLeod; Nicollet; Ramsey; Rice; Scott; Sherburne; Sibley; Steele; Waseca; Washington; Wright

NWS Minneapolis (Southern Minnesota)
...ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL THROUGH THIS EVENING... ...ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... ...BLOWING SNOW LIKELY ACROSS WESTERN MINNESOTA THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT... .A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect for a small part of west central Wisconsin as snowfall totals will average between 6 and 8 inches. This warning includes Pepin, Chippewa and Eau Claire counties through midnight. A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect for areas east and south of a line from Redwood Falls, to St. Cloud, and Mora, Minnesota, and south of Taylors Falls to Ladysmith in western Wisconsin. Snowfall totals of 2 to 5 inches are likely in the advisory areas. A Winter Storm Watch is in effect for late Thursday afternoon through Thursday night in West Central Minnesota where 5 to 7 inches of snowfall are likely. Localized heavier amounts may be possible. In addition, strong winds will cause blowing snow on Thursday which would significantly reduce visibilities. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for South Central Minnesota where freezing drizzle may be possible Wednesday afternoon. Snow will be likely Wednesday night through Thursday. Total snowfall accumulations of 3 to 5 inches of snowfall are likely. A Winter Weather Advisory is effect for East Central Minnesota and West Central Wisconsin for Wednesday evening through Thursday night. Total snowfall accumulations of 4 to 7 inches of snowfall are likely. Localized heavier amounts may be possible. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS EVENING... ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM WEDNESDAY TO 6 PM CST THURSDAY...

* WHAT... Additional snowfall accumulations of 1 to 2 inches likely this evening. Another round of snowfall is expected Wednesday evening through Thursday evening with total snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches. Localized heavier amounts possible.

* WHERE...Portions of central, east central and south central Minnesota.

* WHEN...For the Winter Weather Advisory, until 9 PM CST this evening. For the Winter Weather Advisory, from 6 PM Wednesday to 6 PM CST Thursday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning and evening commutes.

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Expect slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road conditions for Minnesota can be found at 511mn.org and for Wisconsin at 511wi.gov, or by calling 5 1 1 in either state.

Winter Weather Advisory
Areas Affected: Anoka; Carver; Chisago; Dakota; Freeborn; Hennepin; Isanti; Le Sueur; McLeod; Nicollet; Ramsey; Rice; Scott; Sherburne; Sibley; Steele; Waseca; Washington; Wright

NWS Minneapolis (Southern Minnesota)
...ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL THROUGH THIS EVENING... ...ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... ...BLOWING SNOW LIKELY ACROSS WESTERN MINNESOTA THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT... .A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect for a small part of west central Wisconsin as snowfall totals will average between 6 and 8 inches. This warning includes Pepin, Chippewa and Eau Claire counties through midnight. A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect for areas east and south of a line from Redwood Falls, to St. Cloud, and Mora, Minnesota, and south of Taylors Falls to Ladysmith in western Wisconsin. Snowfall totals of 2 to 5 inches are likely in the advisory areas. A Winter Storm Watch is in effect for late Thursday afternoon through Thursday night in West Central Minnesota where 5 to 7 inches of snowfall are likely. Localized heavier amounts may be possible. In addition, strong winds will cause blowing snow on Thursday which would significantly reduce visibilities. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for South Central Minnesota where freezing drizzle may be possible Wednesday afternoon. Snow will be likely Wednesday night through Thursday. Total snowfall accumulations of 3 to 5 inches of snowfall are likely. A Winter Weather Advisory is effect for East Central Minnesota and West Central Wisconsin for Wednesday evening through Thursday night. Total snowfall accumulations of 4 to 7 inches of snowfall are likely. Localized heavier amounts may be possible. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS EVENING... ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM WEDNESDAY TO 6 PM CST THURSDAY...

* WHAT... Additional snowfall accumulations of 1 to 2 inches likely this evening. Another round of snowfall is expected Wednesday evening through Thursday evening with total snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches. Localized heavier amounts possible.

* WHERE...Portions of central, east central and south central Minnesota.

* WHEN...For the Winter Weather Advisory, until 9 PM CST this evening. For the Winter Weather Advisory, from 6 PM Wednesday to 6 PM CST Thursday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning and evening commutes.

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Expect slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road conditions for Minnesota can be found at 511mn.org and for Wisconsin at 511wi.gov, or by calling 5 1 1 in either state.

Winter Weather Advisory
Areas Affected: Cerro Gordo; Emmet; Hancock; Kossuth; Palo Alto; Winnebago; Worth

NWS DesMoines (Central Iowa)
...Wintry Precipitation Diminishing Through This Evening... .Across northern Iowa, light snow and patchy freezing drizzle will linger this evening. Across southeastern to eastern Iowa, freezing drizzle will linger into mid evening. Another storm is moving into the area Wednesday afternoon through Thursday with winter travel impacts again expected over the entire region. Please monitor later forecasts for additional information. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Light snow expected. Flurries to a dusting of snow is expected. Light freezing drizzle may also occur from time to time.

* WHERE...Northern Iowa.

* WHEN...Until 9 PM CST this evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the evening commute. Another storm is moving into the area Wednesday afternoon through Thursday with winter travel impacts again expected over the entire region. Please monitor later forecasts for additional information.

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Expect slippery 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 Weather Advisory
Areas Affected: Dodge; Fillmore; Mower; Olmsted; Winona

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)
...Snow North Of Interstate 90...Wintry Mix South... .Heavy snow continued to impact parts of north-central Wisconsin early this evening, mostly north of Interstate 94. Visibilities under 1/4 mile with 1 inch per hour snowfall rates were common. South of there, some snow was falling to around Interstate 90, but was quickly moving northeast. However, behind the snow were areas of freezing drizzle, which could last from 1 to 4 hours. So far this evening, locations north of Interstate 90 have received 2 to 4 inches, with an additional 1 to 4 inches possible mostly north of Interstate 90. Travel will be impacted tonight - either from snow covered roads, or from the wintry mix to light icing from freezing drizzle. Take extra care while moving about this evening. Take it slow and expect slippery travel. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...

* WHAT...Snow ending, then a few hours of freezing drizzle. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches expected. Snowfall amounts may vary significantly over short distances. Ice accumulations of a light glaze possible.

* WHERE...Dodge, Winona, Olmsted, Mower and Fillmore Counties.

* WHEN...To midnight CST tonight.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the evening commute.

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Expect slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road conditions for Iowa can be found on-line at 511ia.org, in Minnesota at 511mn.org, and in Wisconsin at 511wi.gov or by calling 5 1 1.

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