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Winter weather advisory

Winter weather advisory

...WINTER WEATHER ARRIVING IN FULL FORCE TODAY...

.SNOW WILL SPREAD ACROSS SOUTHERN WISCONSIN THIS MORNING AND HIT
THE AREA NORTH OF PORT WASHINGTON TO PORTAGE THE HARDEST. THE
AREA FROM MILWAUKEE TO MADISON ON SOUTH TO THE STATE LINE WILL
LIKELY SEE SNOW FOR A FEW HOURS THIS MORNING...THEN DIMINISH FOR A
TIME AS SOME DRIER AIR MOVES IN...WITH MORE SNOW ARRIVING LATER
THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

LOW PRESSURE IS EXPECTED TO TRACK FROM NORTHEAST IOWA...OVER
MADISON TO JUST NORTH OF MILWAUKEE. THE AREA NORTH OF THIS TRACK
WILL LIKELY SEE 6 TO 8 INCHES OF SNOW...WHILE ALONG THE STATE LINE
ONLY ABOUT 1 TO 2 INCHES OF SNOW IS EXPECTED.

AS THE LOW PASSES TO THE EAST THIS AFTERNOON...BRISK NORTH TO
NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INTENSIFY TO 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 30 TO
35 MPH CAUSING BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

THE COMBINATION OF THE SNOW AND GUSTY WINDS WILL CREATE VERY
HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...
ESPECIALLY NORTH OF MILWAUKEE AND MADISON.

SAUK-IOWA-DANE-LAFAYETTE-GREEN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BARABOO...DODGEVILLE...MADISON...
DARLINGTON...MONROE
345 AM CST TUE JAN 14 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST
TONIGHT...

THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST
TONIGHT.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL SPREAD INTO SOUTH CENTRAL WISCONSIN EARLY
THIS MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 5 INCHES...HIGHEST AMOUNTS NORTH OF
MADISON...LOWER TOWARD THE STATE LINE.

* WINDS...BRISK NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 20 MPH WILL DEVELOP BY
NOON WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL CAUSE SLIPPERY ROADS. IN
ADDITION...GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CAUSE SOME BLOWING AND
DRIFTING SNOW TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...REDUCING
VISIBILITIES AND MAKING TRAVEL DIFFICULT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED...DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING
AND BLOWING SNOW. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN
AREAS.

 

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