NWS issues winter weather advisory

Published 1:04 pm Monday, January 14, 2019

The National Weather Service in La Crosse has issued a winter weather advisory for Mower, Olmsted, Dodge and Fillmore Counties until 9 p.m. central standard time.

According to the NWS, residents can expect periods of freezing drizzle with an expected light glaze ice accumulation expected.

Areas of freezing drizzle will make for hazardous travel through the evening commute. Local law enforcement and MnDOT are already reporting icy stretches along Highway 52 and parts of Interstate 90. Secondary roads, sidewalks and other untreated surfaces will also quickly develop icy spots.

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Motorists should anticipate slippery travel through the afternoon. Assume roads will be icy – slow down and allow extra time to reach your destination.