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Adams County Sheriff's Office
Sunday February 10th, 2019 :: 03:13 p.m. CST

Advisory

Winter Storm Watch until 12:00AM Wednesday

Reports of accidents continue across the area due to snow covered and slippery roads. Visibilities have been reduced to 1/4 mile or less under the heavier snows, and when following other vehicles, visibility could be zero at times. Slow down and allow for plenty of extra travel time. Additional snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches is expected north of Interstate 90, with around an inch expected south of Interstate 90. The snow will gradually taper off late this afternoon into this evening. A round of significant snowfall is looking likely for Monday night and Tuesday. The precipitation may start out as a mix of light snow and freezing drizzle late Monday afternoon into early Monday evening. Snow, heavy at times, is then expected from mid evening Monday through much of Tuesday. The heaviest snow looks to fall overnight Monday night and Tuesday morning. Total accumulation of 6 to as much as 10 inches are possible. Expect roads to become slippery, hazardous and treacherous Monday night and Tuesday, especially Tuesday mornings commute.

* WHAT...Snow, possibly mixing with freezing drizzle this evening. Additional snow accumulations of up to two inches and ice accumulations of a light glaze. Snow accumulations of 7 to 10 inches possible Monday night and Tuesday.

* WHERE...Portions of central, north central and west central Wisconsin.

* WHEN...For the Winter Weather Advisory, until 9 PM CST this evening. For the Winter Storm Watch, from Monday evening through Tuesday evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.

* AFFECTED AREAS: JUNEAU ... ADAMS ... MONROE ... CLARK ... JACKSON ... TAYLOR

Instructions:

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. A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts. 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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Address/Location
Adams County Sheriff's Office
301 Adams St
Friendship, WI 53934

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 608-339-3304

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Future - Responsive action SHOULD be taken in the near future
Certainty:
Possible (p <= ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Winter Storm Watch

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