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Winter Storm Warning from 3PM CST FRI until 6AM CST SAT

bulletin remains in effect until 6:00 am Saturday for Green County, WI

...WINTER STORM THIS AFTERNOON INTO SATURDAY NIGHT...

.SNOW WILL SPREAD INTO SOUTHERN WISCONSIN THIS AFTERNOON INTO THE EARLY EVENING, CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT, THEN TAPER OFF QUICKLY FROM WEST TO EAST OVER INLAND AREAS SATURDAY MORNING. HOWEVER, DUE TO LAKE EFFECT SNOWFALL KICKING IN, WE SHOULD SEE THE SNOW CONTINUE ACROSS THE FAR SOUTHEAST THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT.

TRAVELERS SHOULD BE AWARE THAT HIGHER SNOWFALL AMOUNTS WILL OCCUR SOUTH AND WEST OF WISCONSIN, SO IF YOU'RE HEADING INTO THOSE REGIONS, BE PREPARED FOR SLOW AND DIFFICULT CONDITIONS.

SNOW AMOUNTS OF AROUND 6 TO 7 INCHES ARE EXPECTED INLAND NEAR THE ILLINOIS BORDER, WITH AMOUNTS DIMINISHING QUICKLY TO THE NORTH. MILWAUKEE, RACINE AND KENOSHA COUNTIES COULD SEE 6 TO 9 INCHES RIGHT NEAR THE LAKESHORE DUE TO THE LAKE EFFECT. BRISK NORTHEAST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WILL CAUSE SOME BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 AM CST SATURDAY...

* WHAT...HEAVY SNOW EXPECTED. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 4 TO 7 INCHES ANTICIPATED.

* WHERE...LAFAYETTE, GREEN AND ROCK COUNTIES.

* WHEN...FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 AM CST SATURDAY.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...TRAVEL COULD BE VERY DIFFICULT. PATCHY BLOWING SNOW COULD SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCE VISIBILITY. THE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS COULD IMPACT THE EVENING COMMUTE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL, KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT, FOOD AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.

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