LA CROSSE, Wis. (WXOW) - The winter storm that dropped several inches of snow around the region Monday has moved out of the area.
Although it did leave several inches to remind us that winter is doing well in the Coulee Region.
The National Weather Service in La Crosse reports that 3 to 5 inches fell across Minnesota and Western Wisconsin.
As of early Monday afternoon, the National Weather Service reports 4.4 inches of snow fell at the La Crosse airport on French Island. Other areas report: Merrillan in Jackson Co. 4.5 inches in 12 hours, Prairie du Chien 4 inches in 12 hours, and Winona 4.4 inches in the past 24 hours. Houston recorded 4.4 inches as well in half the time of Winona.
The Winter Storm Warning expired throughout the WXOW viewing area at 6:00 p.m.
Although the snow has stopped, windy conditions have blown snow across roadways in open areas and ridges. Authorities in both Minnesota and Wisconsin urge drivers to use caution when driving to their destinations.
You can find road information here.
Even though the forecast calls for temperatures in the 40's for the next couple of days, there is the possibility of more snow on Thursday.
Please stay tuned to WXOW for the latest weather information, including conditions, radar and the updated forecast. The WXOW.com weather page and our FREE WXOW weather app are also resources to get information online and wherever you may be.
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