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Winter Storm Warning issued for Winneshiek County for Tuesday night and Wednesday morning

Posted: Mon, Dec 28, 2020 2:36 PM

The National Weather Service La Crosse Office has issued a Winter Storm Warning in effect at noon Tuesday and running through noon Wednesday.

The Weather Service says a strong winter storm will bring snowfall, heavy at times, to the area beginning in the afternoon Tuesday. Several hours of
heavy snow of one inch per hour are expected south of Interstate 90 in the late afternoon and evening. The snow will end from west to east by Wednesday morning to allow clean up to begin.

The Weather Service says the warnig is in effect for Decorah, Cresco, Waukon, Charles City, New Hampton, Oelwein and Elkader in Iowa and for Viroqua, Prairie Du Chien, Richland Center, and Platteville in Wisconsin.  It is advising the public to consider changing any travel plans for Tuesday afternoon, especially to towns south of Interstate 90.