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Adams County Sheriff's Office
Friday February 22nd, 2019 :: 02:42 p.m. CST

Advisory

Winter Weather Advisory until 12:00PM Saturday

As for tonight through Saturday morning, a wintry mix of precipitation is expected, with rain, freezing rain, and snow all looking likely. Snow amounts will generally be in the 1 to 2 inch range, with ice accumulations of a light glazing to 1/4 inch. For Saturday night through Sunday, plan on a combination of heavy snow, a wintry mix, and strong winds as a winter storm impacts the region. Snowfall in the heaviest band of 4 to 9 inches is currently expected, with locally higher possible. Snowfall rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour Saturday evening could occur. A brief wintry mix could occur as the storm moves in, which may result in light icing. Winds gusting as high as 45 to 50 mph combined with the heavy snow will result in blowing and drifting snow, especially in open and unsheltered areas. Frequent reductions in visibility under 1/2 mile could occur. Travel impacts will be minor to significant for the entire area this weekend. If blowing and drifting snow becomes widespread, roads could become impassable in some rural areas. Keep up to date on the forecast and plan now for travel impacts.

* WHAT...Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of up to one inch and ice accumulations of up to one tenth of an inch expected.

* WHERE...Monroe, Juneau and Adams Counties.

* WHEN...From midnight tonight to noon CST Saturday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions.

* AFFECTED AREAS: JUNEAU ... ADAMS ... MONROE

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. 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:
Moderate - Possible threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Winter Weather Advisory

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