MIDWEST WEATHER SERVICE -- STORM CENTER

STEVENS POINT/WHITING, WI


WINTER CYCLONE REGULAR ADVISORY





BULLETIN - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 
WINTER STORM DANIELLE NUMBER  001             CR004  
MWS STORM CENTER STEVENS POINT/WHITING WI
500 PM CDT WED MAR 23 2016

...DANIELLE FORMS! EXPECTED TO INTENSIFY OVERNIGHT...

SUMMARY OF THE LATEST 2200 UTC...500 PM INFORMATION:

* POSITION...98.0N 42.7W.
* ABOUT...50 MILES SOUTH SOUTHWEST OF SOUIX CITY SOUTH DAKOTA.
* MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...25 KTS...OR 29 MPH.
* MOVEMENT OF STORM...06720...OR EAST NORTHEAST AT 20 MPH.
* MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...992 MB...OR 29.29 INCHES.

LATEST WATCHES...WARNINGS...AND/OR ADVISORIES:

CHANGES WITH THIS UPDATE....

NONE.

SUMMARY OF ALL VALID WATCHES AND WARNINGS NOW IN EFFECT...

* A BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR A PART OF EASTCENTRAL WISCONSIN.
* A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NORTHWESTERN IOWA ACROSS MOST
OF SOUTHCENTRAL/SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA...INTO WESTERN AND CENTRAL WISCONSIN...EAST
INTO MUCH OF LOWER MICHIGAN AND FAR EASTERN UPPER MICHIGAN.
* WEATHER ADVISORIES ARE IN EFFECT FROM SOUTHCENTRAL IOWA INTO SOUTHCENTRAL
WISCONSIN AND SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN/INTERIOR EASTCENTRAL UPPER MICHIGAN.

FOR DETAILED INFORMATION MORE SPECIFIC TO YOUR LOCATION...REFER TO THE LATEST
WSW BULLETINS ISSUED FROM YOUR LOCAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE.

FORECAST HAZARDS:

* MIXED SLEET AND SOME FREEZING RAIN AT TIMES.
* LOCALLY HEAVY WET SNOWFALL...WITH RATES UP TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR POSSIBLE.
* VERY STRONG WINDS...CREATING WHITEOUT OR NEAR BLIZZARD CONDITIONS.

WINTER STORM FORECAST DISCUSSION:

AT 500 PM CST...2200 UTC...THE CENTER OF WINTER STORM DANIELLE WAS LOCATED
ROUGLY NEAR LADITUDE 98.0 NORTH AND LONGITUDE 42.7 WEST...OR ABOUT 50 MILES
SOUTH SOUTHWEST OF SOUIX CITY SOUTH DAKOTA. DANIELLE IS MOVING TOWARD THE
EAST NORTHEAST AT 20 MPH...OR 32 KM/H.  

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 29 MPH...OR 47 KM/H WITH HIGHER GUSTS.
DANIELLE SHOULD CONTINUE TO INCREASE IN INTENSITY OVERNIGHT...AND LIKELY
STRENGTHEN INTO CATEGORY 2 STATUS BY THURSDAY MORNING.

THE MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE WAS 992 MB...OR 29.29 INCHES.  

MAJOR AIR OR LAND TRAVEL DELAYS:

NONE REPORTED.

NEXT UPDATE:

THE NEXT REGULAR ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED AT 1100 PM CDT.

FORECASTER: MUSHER
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NOTE...THIS ADVISORY PRODUCT IS BASED ON THE LATEST AVAILABLE DATA AND
COMPUTER PROJECTIONS. IT SHOULD ONLY BE USED AS GUIDANCE.





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