A winter storm looks more and more likely to impact parts of the region with a band of heavy snow Friday into Friday night. Some areas of blowing and drifting snows are possible, along with a smaller threat for freezing precipitation. However, any shift in the storm track will impact where the heaviest snow falls. Forecast adjustments are likely - keep up-to-date on latest forecasts.
There will be impacts to travel - prepare accordingly.
Friday-Friday Night: Winter Storm
- What: Snow with 4 to 8" possible. Blowing and drifting snow possible along with smaller threat for freezing precipitation.
- Where: Most of the local area
- Highest Impact Timing: Friday afternoon through the evening
- Potential Impacts: Slippery to hazardous travel. Reduced visibilities at times.
- ACTION: Keep up on the latest forecasts - amounts, location could change. Plan ahead for potential travel impacts. Be prepared to alter, delay or cancel travel if conditions warrant it.
WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT
* WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches possible.
* WHERE...Portions of southwest into central Wisconsin, northeast Iowa and southeast Minnesota.
* WHEN...From Friday afternoon through late Friday night.
* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous conditions could impact the evening commute.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation.