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Icy Travel For Some Sat Morning, then Winter Storm Sat Night-Sun

A wintry mix of snow and freezing will spread in later tonight through Saturday morning, with slick travel likely for many areas. Lingering light rain or freezing drizzle is expected into Saturday afternoon before a round of heavy precipitation (rain changing to snow) arrives Saturday evening along with windy conditions. Major travel problems are likely with snow and blowing snow. Plan ahead now! Read More >

Follow the links below for safety and preparedness information on each topic:


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Winter Storms

Dense Fog



Disaster & Preparedness Videos (links)

Episode 1 Meet "Disaster" and "Preparedness" (MetroKC)
Episode 2 Disaster and Preparedness: Keep Mayhem to a Minimum (MetroKC)
Episode 3 Disaster and Preparedness: It's Not Rocket Science (MetroKC)
Episode 4 Disaster and Preparedness: Should I Stay or Should I Go? (MetroKC)
Episode 5 Disaster and Preparedness: Don't Let Disaster Have the Last Word (MetroKC)
Episode 6 Disaster and Preparedness: What's Your Next Move? (MetroKC)
Episode 7 Disaster and Preparedness: Put Disaster Down for the Count (MetroKC)
NOAA WRN 1 Be a Force of Nature
NOAA WRN 2 FAQ: What's a Watch?
NOAA WRN 3 Before a Tornado
NOAA WRN 4 During a Tornado
NOAA WRN 5 After a Tornado
For Kids Young Meteorologist Game  or Owlie Skywarn's Kids Page


Natural Hazard Assessments

The following PDF documents are Natural Hazard Assessments for every county in the La Crosse National Weather Service (NWS) warning and forecast area (as prepared by NWS La Crosse):