A multi-day winter storm system will result in travel impacts across the region on Monday and Tuesday. Freezing drizzle may begin as early as Monday morning in western Wisconsin and southeast Minnesota, potentially affecting the morning commute. The threat for a wintry mix increases Monday afternoon. Precipitation will gradually transition to all snow Monday night to Tuesday.
Highest ice accumulations likely to occur Monday afternoon to Tuesday afternoon along and south of Interstate 90. Most of the snow will fall on Tuesday, with the highest accumulations expected in central/western Wisconsin and southeast Minnesota. The system looks to depart by Tuesday night. The forecast is still subject to change, so stay tuned for additional updates.
Monday & Tuesday: Wintry Mix and Snow
- What: Periods of wintry mix/freezing drizzle and accumulating snowfall
- Where: Highest icing potential along and south of I-90 and accumulating snow along and north of I-90
- Timing: Light wintry mix/freezing drizzle Monday into Tuesday morning with accumulating snow likely on Tuesday
- Impacts: Road conditions could quickly deteriorate shortly after onset of precipitation, especially in areas of freezing rain. Secondary roads could become treacherous or impassable if untreated. Commute(s) may be impacted due to a multi-day event.
- ACTION: PLAN NOW for potential travel impacts. Avoid unnecessary travel and/or delay if you can.