Posted: January 4, 2022 at 10:04 am
A winter storm will bring snow and strong winds to the region from late tonight through much of Wednesday. The bulk of the snow accumulations will be north of Interstate 94 where 3 to 5 inches are currently expected. Southward to Interstate 90 1 to 3″ is possible. Strong northwest winds will impact the entire area with gusts from 40 to 50 mph. Blowing and drifting snow will result, significantly reducing visibilities at times. The bulk of the snow and strongest winds will occur from midnight through noon Wednesday. Travel will be impacted, especially for the Wednesday morning commute. Plan ahead and be ready to alter or delay travel if conditions warrant it.
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO
6 PM CST WEDNESDAY…
WHAT…Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of up to 1 inch.
Winds gusting as high as 45 to 50 mph resulting in blowing and
WHERE…Portions of southwest and west central Wisconsin, northeast
Iowa and southeast Minnesota.
WHEN…From 9 PM this evening to 6 PM CST Wednesday.
IMPACTS…Plan on slippery road conditions. Widespread blowing
snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous
conditions will impact the Wednesday morning commute. Gusty
winds could bring down tree branches.
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