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Winter storm expected to bring up to 8 inches

Posted: 10:17 AM, Jan 22, 2019
Updated: 2019-01-22 19:44:45-05
Much of southeastern Wisconsin is expected to see between 5-8 inches of snow.

******WINTER STORM WARNING FOR FOND DU LAC, SHEBOYGAN, DODGE, WASHINGTON, OZAUKEE, JEFFERSON, WAUKESHA, MILWAUKEE, AND WALWORTH COUNTIES FROM 9AM TODAY UNTIL NOON WEDNESDAY***************WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR RACINE AND KENOSHA COUNTIES FROM 9AM TODAY UNTIL NOON WEDNESDAY******

We have been tracking this storm since last Wednesday, and the flurries and light snow moved in around lunchtime and snow showers by 4pm. All of SE Wisconsin is under a Winter Storm Warning until noon Wednesday with temps in the mid 20s and winds increasing out of the north at 15-25 mph. By 7am, most of us will have 4-7” of snow, with an addition 1-2” by noon.
Here is the storm timeline:

Now-12am: 1-2” NE 5-10 mph

WED 12am-6am: 3-5” NNE 15-20 mph

WED 6am-12pm: 1-2” NW 15-30 mph

WED 12pm-6pm: Blowing snow NW 15-25 mph

Total Accumulation for Milwaukee: Near 7” 6-9” for most of SE Wisconsin 4-6” near state line

Wednesday afternoon will be cloudy and breezy with wind chills near 0 and then the cold are starts to spill into the area on Thursday with
highs struggling to hit 20 with wind chills below zero thanks to a NW wind at 20-30 mph. The arctic air arrives Friday morning with lows of -8 in Milwaukee to -12 inland and wind chills to -30. Friday is sunny and cold with a high of 2 and wind chills to -15 all day. Saturday morning is -10 with wind chills to -30 and afternoon highs in the single digits. Sunday has some light snow with a high of 15, and Monday has more snow to shovel with highs near 20.