Severe Weather Alerts
Winter Weather Advisory:
Issued at: 3:40 PM CST on December 17, 2014, expires at: 6:00 PM CST on December 17, 2014
- ...Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 6 PM CST this evening...
- location...Bayfield County.
- Snow accumulations...additional snowfall through early evening of up to 1 inch is expected. Snowfall spotters have reported 6 to 11 inches across the Bayfield peninsula.
- Winds...north 5 to 15 mph.
- Visibility...as low as one mile at times in open areas.
- Impacts...the Wisconsin Department of Transportation reported U.S. Highways 2 and 63 had were snow covered and WI Highway 13 across Bayfield County will also be snow covered and slick. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that accumulating snow will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered and slippery roads and reduced visibility. Slow down when driving and allow for extra stopping distance as you may lose control of your vehicle if you try to slow down or stop quickly. Keep a winter survival kit in your vehicle... including a flashlight... food... and water. Let someone know your travel Route and expected arrival time and have a working cell phone in case you become stranded.