Roads in the area are being reported as snow covered and slick so far this morning. I-90 from Tomah to La Crosse is reported as snow covered and slick in spots as is Highway 16 from Sparta to La Crosse.
Highway 53 into La Crosse has quite a bit of slow traffic this morning and 53 to Galesville is reported as very slick. County Highway B in Monroe County has already had several areas of drifting snow onto the highway.
Road crews in the area have been out for about 3 hours now.....there main concern for the rest of today is blowing and drifting snow which could, at times, produce white out conditions.
(AP) Gov. Scott Walker is readying the troops as a strong winter storm makes its way to Wisconsin. Walker Wednesday declared a State of Emergency as the storm advances toward the Badger State. The order mobilizes state resources, including the Wisconsin Emergency Management, the Wisconsin National Guard, the State Patrol and other agencies. The State Patrol is recommending against travel during the storm.
Due to the pending blizzard for our area The City of Mauston’s Mayor has
A three-way agreement for fire protection in one part of La Crosse County is still under dispute...
The town of Onalaska remains unsatisfied with a funding formula for the Holmen Fire District, requiring the town to split costs evenly with Holmen and the town of Holland. Holmen village president Nancy Proctor wants to see all three communities reach agreement, for the good of everyone.
The fire district board meets tomorrow night. Onalaska town leaders argue that they pay too much money into the system, compared to the number of fire calls they have.