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Winter Storm Watch from 6PM CST SAT until 6PM CST SUN

bulletin remains in effect until 6:00 pm Sunday for Chippewa County, WI

...HEAVY SNOW AND ACCUMULATING SNOW LIKELY FOR SOUTHEASTERN MINNESOTA INTO WESTERN WISCONSIN SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.A POTENT WINTER STORM WILL ARRIVE FROM THE PLAINS SATURDAY AND MOVE INTO THE GREAT LAKES ON SUNDAY. SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATING SNOW ALONG WITH STRONG WINDS CAN BE EXPECTED OVER MUCH OF SOUTHEASTERN MINNESOTA INTO WESTERN WISCONSIN SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON. A WINTER STORM WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR AREAS ALONG AND EAST OF A LINE FROM RICE LAKE TO NEW RICHMOND WISCONSIN, CONTINUING TO FARIBAULT TO DELAVAN MINNESOTA. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 9 INCHES CAN BE EXPECTED ALONG WITH WIND GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW ALONG WITH THE ACCUMULATING SNOW MAY LEAD TO HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW LIKELY. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 9 INCHES. WINDS COULD GUST AS HIGH AS 45 MPH.

* WHERE...PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN AND SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA.

* WHEN...FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...TRAVEL COULD BE VERY DIFFICULT AND HAZARDOUS DUE TO ACCUMULATING SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW, PRODUCING SLIPPERY ROADS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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