Severe Weather Alerts
Winter Storm Warning:
Issued at: 4:01 am CST on December 21, 2013, expires at: 6:00 PM CST on December 22, 2013
- ...Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from 6 PM this evening to 6 PM CST Sunday... A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from 6 PM this evening to 6 PM CST Sunday.
- Impacts...expect hazardous driving conditions with rapid accumulations of snow and low visibilities...making it hard for Road crews to keep area roadways passable.
- Snow...6 to 9 inches...with locally higher amounts possible. Some lower amounts are possible in the southeast toward Racine and Kenosha...where the snow will also likely be a bit wetter.
- Timing...snow will spread into the area very quickly early Saturday evening...then continue through the night and into Sunday morning before tapering off from southwest to northeast. The snow will be heavy at times...especially between the midnight to 8 am time frame. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in an emergency. If you must travel...keep an extra flashlight... food...and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. Ddv