Storm Team 4

Big warmup, then frigid in Milwaukee

CREATED Jan 18, 2013 - UPDATED: Jan 18, 2013

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MILWAUKEE - As the leading edge of much warmer air taps into some growing moisture to our north, we'll see some early light snow with up to an inch of accumulation far north of Milwaukee and trace amount closer to the Illinois border. 

A big difference between high pressure passing to our south and low pressure passing to our north will lead to very strong Southwest winds today. 

Breezes could gust to 35 miles per hour.  Those winds will drive our temperatures way up to about 40 degrees today and tomorrow. 

While we'll see more clouds with that light snow earlytoday, sun should break through in the afternoon, especially south. 

The warm air continues on Saturday. 

The Arctic air finally filters down far enough south to have a big impact on us by Saturday night and Sunday into next week when high temperatures will be stuck in the teens and low temperatures bottom out below zero Monday night into Tuesday.

Friday's Storm Team 4Cast from Scott Steele:

Today: Light snow early with up to 1" north, trace amounts farther south, very warm & windy with some sun in the afternoon, especially south
High:  Near 40
Wind: SSW 12-22 mph gusting to 35

Tonight: Partly to mostly cloudy, windy, and very warm
Low:  Near 32
Wind: SW 10-20 mph

Saturday: Partly cloudy, very windy, and very warm
High:  Near 42
Wind: SW-W 15-25 mph gusting to 35

Saturday night: Mostly cloudy with patchy flurries, very windy, and much colder
Low:  Near 8
Wind: W-NW 20-30 mph gusting to 40 mph

Sunday: Partly cloudy and very cold with a snow shower possible
High:  Near 14