Maybe it's because so many schools and businesses were already closed for today...
The sheriff of Vernon County reports fewer drivers than usual on the roads today, apparently because of fears of a worse storm than we've actually had. And that means fewer weather-related accidents.
Sheriff John Spears only heard about two cars sliding off the highway in Vernon County. He believes drivers were more careful this morning than they may have been during the first snow of the season.
More then 200 cameras have been installed in school buildings throughout La
Letters went home with Holmen High School Students this week explaining some
Stay home if you can. That's the word from 3 local County Highway Commissioners this morning as blowing and drifting snow is playing havoc with snowplow drivers.
In La Crosse County, Ron Chamberlain says plows have been out since 3:30 this morning and most roads are being reported as snow covered and slick.
In Monroe County, Jack Dittmar, says they have been out since 1 this morning but drifting is the major concern now....especially on ridge roads. And in Winona County, Aaron Lefee tells us that they have been attacking the snow since 4.......and again blowing and drifting is the concern for the rest of today.
At the La Crosse Airport.....both flights out this morning are on time.