UPDATE: Smoot, Jr. has been located safely.

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LA CROSSE CO. (WKBT) – The Village of Pleasant Prairie Police Department is asking for the public’s help finding a missing man.

Police say Willie Smoot, Jr. left his home around noon to run errands and never came back.

At 9:30 p.m. Thursday night, police say his phone registered in Onalaska.

Smoot is an 85-year-old Black man. He’s 6’1″ and is bald with a white beard. He has an indent on the right side of his head.

He may be wearing a black baseball cap with a military-style pin, and a blue-grey sweater.

Police say Smoot may have dementia or some other kind of cognitive impairment.

If you see Smoot or his car, a dark blue Chevy Impala with plate AFX-7709, call the Pleasant Prairie Police at (262) 649-7353.

 

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Forecast Update

Morning Snow Showers. Very Cold Air Coming

January 27, 2023 @ 7:16 am

Clipper System Bringing Snow & Cold

Plan my day

Today
32°F
Cloudy. Highs in the low 30s and lows in the low teens.
Tonight
13°F
Variable cloudiness, breezy, and cold. Wind: W/NW 10-20 MPH diminishing overnight
Tomorrow
18°F
Chance of a few snow showers. Highs in the mid teens and lows in the low single digits.