Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Green Bay, WI

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Green Bay WI
453 AM CST Sat Jan 18 2020

Vilas-Oneida-Forest-Florence-Northern Marinette County-Lincoln-
Langlade-Menominee-Northern Oconto County-Door-Marathon-Shawano-
Calumet-Manitowoc-Southern Marinette County-
Southern Oconto County-
453 AM CST Sat Jan 18 2020

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for north-central and northeast

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Hazardous travel conditions are expected today as a large winter
storm moves through the area. Periods of snow will continue this
morning, before tapering off this afternoon for most locations. A
brief period of freezing drizzle is also possible. Lake effect
snow showers will continue across the snowbelt region of north
central Wisconsin tonight.

Gusty southeast winds will create minor blowing and drifting snow
this morning, especially near Lake Michigan. Then, gusty west to
northwest winds are expected this afternoon into tonight,
resulting in reduced visibilities and areas of blowing and
drifting of the snow, especially in open areas across central and
east central Wisconsin.

The gusty southeast winds will also produce large waves on Lake
Michigan. The waves could produce beach erosion and localized
flooding. The risk of lakeshore flooding will end late this
morning as waves subside.

Residents along the Oconto River near Oconto should say alert as
there is an ice jam that may cause water levels to rise.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Lake-effect snow is expected over far north-central Wisconsin
through Sunday evening. Additional minor snow accumulations are


Spotters are requested to forward snowfall measurements and
lakeshore flooding to the National Weather Service in Green Bay.


The Bay of Green Bay south of a line from Cedar River MI to Rock
Island Passage-Lake Michigan from Washington Island to Sheboygan-
453 AM CST Sat Jan 18 2020

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of northwest Lake
Michigan and the waters of Green Bay.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Southeast gale force gusts are expected at times on Lake Michigan
this morning. Then, west to northwest gales are expected this
afternoon and evening, mainly south of Sturgeon Bay. Freezing
spray is expected tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.



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