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Feb. 22, 2017 - Winter Weather Storm
Thursday through Saturday
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The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued their projections for the upcoming winter storm starting at 6:00pm Thursday and continuing through 6:00pm Saturday. The storm should start to enter Wisconsin on Thursday night in the Lacrosse area with snow and potentially a mix and rain. By 6:00am Friday morning it should be snowing in Western and Northwestern Wisconsin with a mix of snow and rain running from Lacrosse to Green Bay with rain in Southeastern Wisconsin. By noon on Friday the snow-rain mix will potentially move to cover an area from Lacrosse to Green Bay with snow to the north west and rain to the south east. By 12:00am Saturday the rain and snow/rain mix will move to the east and our area will be receiving only snow. By 6:00pm Saturday the snow is predicted to be moving out of the area and to the east. NWS - Green Bay is not putting out a warning but only an advisory as the storm is slow moving and covers a couple days. They are predicting gusty windy at the start with gusts up to 30 mph. Below are the maps showing the potential progress of the storm.
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Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS)
Local and State Emergency Officials and the National Weather Service will have another tool for alerting the public to dangerous conditions - These emergency alerts will be sent to the newer version of cell phones in affected areas. Alerts will continue to be issued or available on other sources including radio/TV stations, on NOAA Weather Radios and local sirens. These emergency alerts will be activated by cell towers, so if you are driving through an alerted area, you will automatically see the message on your cell phone.

Weather Alerts
These messages will include:

• Tsunami Warnings
• Hurricane and Typhoon Warnings
• Tornado Warnings
• Flash Flood Warnings
• Extreme Wind Warnings
• Dust Storm Warnings


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Thunderstorm warnings will not be issued on the WEA system. These short messages may look like a text message and are limited to 90-characters. Other key information includes:

• The alert message will include a unique ringtone and vibration that will be repeated twice
• Cell phone users WILL NOT be charged for WEA Messages
• Emergency alerts will not interrupt any calls or downloads in progress. You will receive the alert when you end your call.
• The system does not identify your location or phone number. It simply sends the message to all devices in a given area
• Cell phone providers will conduct a monthly test on the third Thursday

If you have an older model cell phone, you may not receive the Wireless Emergency Alerts. Check with your service provider to find out if your phone is WEA-capable.

Other Types of Cell Phone Alerts
Later in 2012, first responder groups will also be able to issue an alert to cell phones for emergency items including Amber Alerts for child abduction, local emergencies required evacuation or immediate action and Presidential Alerts during a national emergency. Cell phone users can opt out of receiving these alerts by contacting their cell phone provider.
Will I Get Alerts On My Cellphone?
Cell Phone Q and A
Cell Phone Alert Brochure
Weather Alerts on the Go - National Weather Service.
FEMA - Commercial Mobile Alert System (CMAS)
Ready Wisconsin Website link
Link to the Ready Wisconsin Website for all your emergency preparedness needs. Go to ready.wi.gov/
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