National Weather Service: Winter Weather Advisory in effect

CREATED Feb 20, 2013

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Issued at 11:58 a.m. Feb. 20, 2013

For counties Marquette, Green Lake, Fond du Lac, Sheboygan, Sauk, Columbia, Dodge, Washington, Ozaukee, Iowa, Dane, Jefferson, Waukesha, Milwaukee, Lafayette, Green, Rock, Walworth, Racine, Kenosha.

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Including the cities of Montello, Berlin, Fond du Lac, Sheboygan, Baraboo, Portage, Wisconsin Dells, Beaver Dam, West Bend, Port Washington, Dodgeville, Madison, Jefferson, Lake Mills, Waukesha, Brookfield, Milwaukee, Darlington, Monroe, Janesville, Beloit, Elkhorn, Lake Geneva, Racine and

Winter Weather Advisory in effect from midnight Thursday night To 6 p.m. Friday.

The National Weather Service in Milwaukee/Sullivan has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing...which is in effect from midnight Thursday night to 6 p.m. Friday.

Snow - Steady at times moderate...snow will begin by 12 midnight Thursday night and continue through the overnight hours. Light snow will continue through the day Friday...tapering off in the late afternoon and evening.

snow accumulations...2 to 3 inches by Friday morning...with an additional 1 to 2 inches during the day friday. Storm total snow of 3 to 5 inches.

Winds...east winds 10 to 15 mph...with gusts of 25 to 30 mph overnight into Friday morning...becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph Friday afternoon.

Impacts...snow-covered roads along with reduced visibilities with blowing and drifting snow will make travel hazardous...especially overnight thursday night into the Friday morning commute.

Precautionary/preparedness actions -

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means that periods of snow will cause snow covered roads and limited Visibilities due to gusty winds blowing snow around. Use caution when traveling...especially in open areas.