Special Weather Statement
Including the cities of Osage, Cresco, Decorah, Waukon,
Charles City, New Hampton, Oelwein, Elkader, Wabasha,
Dodge Center, Rochester, Winona, Austin, Preston, Caledonia,
Medford, Neillsville, Alma, Arcadia, Whitehall,
Black River Falls, La Crosse, Sparta, Tomah, Mauston, Friendship,
Viroqua, Prairie Du Chien, Richland Center, and Platteville
622 PM CST Thu Jan 31 2019
…Bitterly Cold Wind Chills Tonight…
Bitterly cold wind chills of 20 to 25 below zero will continue
tonight. The coldest conditions are expected in open areas where
light wind will persist through much of the night.
These wind chills can lead to frostbite in 30 minutes if
precautions are not taken. Be sure to dress for the cold if you
are going outdoors. Dress in layers and cover exposed skin.