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Adams County Sheriff's Office
Wednesday January 15th, 2020 :: 03:27 p.m. CST

Advisory

Winter Storm Watch until 06:00PM Saturday

...Bitter Cold Wind Chills This Evening Into Thursday Morning... ...Winter Storm Likely Friday through Saturday... .Very cold temperatures combined with brisk northwest winds will produce bitter cold wind chills of -20 to -30 this evening into Thursday morning. .Widespread accumulating snow and a wintry mix at times of snow and freezing rain will be possible Friday through Saturday. Snow accumulations of 4 to 10 inches will be possible. Ice accumulations of up to one tenth of an inch are possible, mainly south of Interstate 90. In addition, strong northwest winds Saturday afternoon and evening may lead to blowing and drifting snow.

* WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation possible. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches and ice accumulations up to one tenth of an inch possible, with the highest ice amounts over southwest Wisconsin and northeast Iowa. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph on Saturday.

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

* WHEN...From Friday morning through Saturday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult. Patchy blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.

* AFFECTED AREAS: HOUSTON ... JUNEAU ... CLAYTON ... VERNON ... CRAWFORD ... LA CROSSE ... MONROE ... ADAMS ... GRANT ... RICHLAND ... ALLAMAKEE

Instructions:

Monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation.

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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