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Winter Storm WARNING From 6pm Saturday Until 8pm Sunday

NWS-WINTER-STORM-WARNING

A Winter Storm Warning has been posted starting at 6 pm through Sunday evening across various counties in Wisconsin. Snow has already spread into far southwest Wisconsin.  The snow will continue spreading east and north across the rest of southern Wisconsin through this evening.

Accumulating snow will continue through Sunday morning, before tapering off from west to east during the afternoon and early evening. Total snowfall across southern Wisconsin will be in the 7 to 10 inch range.  The snow will be dry and powdery. Southeast winds of 10 to 15 mph with a few gusts to 20 mph will create some blowing and drifting snow Sunday morning.  West winds gusting to 20 to 25 mph later Sunday night into early Monday will cause patchy blowing snow.
…WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 8 PM
CST SUNDAY…AREAS AFFECTED:
DODGE; JEFFERSON; KENOSHA; MILWAUKEE; OZAUKEE; RACINE; WALWORTH; WASHINGTON; WAUKESHA

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 8 PM CST SUNDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN
EFFECT.

* TIMING…SNOW DEVELOPING BY EARLY EVENING…DIMINISHING BY EARLY SUNDAY EVENING.

* PRECIPITATION RATES…THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL RATES WILL BE LATE THIS EVENING INTO EARLY SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS…TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 7 TO 10 INCHES ARE EXPECTED.

* VISIBILITIES…LOOK FOR SIGNIFICANT REDUCTIONS IN VISIBILITY…DOWN AS LOW AS ONE QUARTER TO ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS…HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE TO SNOW COVERED ROADS AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL…KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT…FOOD…AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR WISCONSIN CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1 OR BY VISITING WWW.

…SNOW TO BRING HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY…

.LOW PRESSURE WILL APPROACH FROM THE SOUTHWEST TONIGHT…THEN MOVE ACROSS SOUTHERN WISCONSIN ON SUNDAY. SNOW AHEAD OF THE LOW IS ALREADY PUSHING INTO THE FORECAST AREA AND WILL SPREAD THROUGH THE REST OF SOUTHERN WISCONSIN BY EARLY EVENING.

PERSISTENT LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOWFALL IS THEN EXPECTED OVERNIGHT THROUGH MOST OF THE DAYTIME HOURS SUNDAY…WINDING DOWN WEST TO EAST MID SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING. A FEW PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW ARE CERTAINLY POSSIBLE.

HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO THE EVENING AND CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY DUE TO THE ACCUMULATING SNOW AND REDUCED VISIBILITY.

For more on this please visit NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE

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