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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Green Bay WI
402 AM CST Fri Feb 22 2019

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402 AM CST Fri Feb 22 2019

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for north-central and northeast

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Roads may become slippery tonight as light snow overspreads the
area. The snow is expected to begin in central and north-central
Wisconsin this evening and spread into the east after midnight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Slippery roads are expected Saturday morning as light snow
continues. The snow may change to freezing drizzle or light
freezing rain before diminishing mid-day Saturday.

A major winter storm will affect the area Saturday night through
the rest of the weekend. The storm is expected to produce a band
of heavy snow totaling 6 to 14 inches across central, north-
central, and far northeast Wisconsin. Up to a quarter inch of
icing due to freezing rain is possible from central through
northeast Wisconsin. The bulk of the precipitation in east-central
Wisconsin will fall as rain, though the rain should change to
snow before ending, resulting in 1 to 3 inches of accumulation.

Northwest winds are expected to gust over 40 mph late Saturday
night through Sunday, resulting in significant blowing and
drifting snow. The strong winds may also cause damage to trees,
resulting in sporadic power outages. A winter storm watch has been
posted for locations north and west of the Fox Valley for
Saturday night and Sunday.

The storm is likely to result in significant travel disruptions
across the region, including to air travel. Anyone with travel
plans should closely monitor later forecasts and may wish to
considering alternate travel plans, if possible.

Cold air surging into the region in the wake of the storm will
combine with the wind to drive Wind chill indices to around 20
below zero late Sunday night and Monday morning across central
and north-central Wisconsin. Wind chill readings this low may
cause frost bite on exposed skin within 30 minutes.


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


Winter Storm Watch

National Weather Service Green Bay WI
327 AM CST Fri Feb 22 2019


.A strong low pressure system across the central plains Saturday
afternoon will move across northeast Wisconsin Saturday night, and
then into Canada Sunday afternoon. This system will bring a band
of heavy snow for locations well north and west of the Fox Valley
while rain or a wintry mix is expected across eastern Wisconsin
until the mixed precipitation changes to snow Saturday night.
As the system moves away from the region, strong northwest winds
may gust over 40 mph at times from late Saturday night into
Sunday. The strong winds are expected to create areas of blowing
and drifting snow and may cause damage to trees resulting in
sporadic power outages.

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Including the cities of Eagle River, Lac Du Flambeau,
Rhinelander, Crandon, Aurora, Commonwealth, Spread Eagle,
Niagara, Wausaukee, Merrill, Tomahawk, and Antigo
327 AM CST Fri Feb 22 2019


* WHAT...Heavy snow possible and minor ice accumulations. Total
  snow accumulations of 8 to 15 inches possible. Ice accumulation
  less than a tenth of an inch. Winds could gust as high as 40
  mph late Saturday night and Sunday.

* WHERE...Portions of north central and northeast Wisconsin.

* WHEN...From Saturday evening through Sunday afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult to
  impossible. Areas of blowing snow could significantly reduce
  visibility. The strong winds may also cause damage to trees and
  cause sporadic power outages.


A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant
snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue
to monitor the latest forecasts.



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