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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
1108 AM CST Fri Jan 18 2019

...WINTER STORM TO AFFECT SOUTHERN WISCONSIN THIS AFTERNOON INTO
SATURDAY NIGHT...

.Snow will spread into southern Wisconsin this afternoon into the
early evening, and continue tonight, then taper off quickly from
west to east over inland areas Saturday morning. However, due to
lake effect snowfall kicking in, periods of snow showers are
expected across far southeast Wisconsin Saturday afternoon and
Saturday night.

Snow amounts of 3 to 8 inches are expected across much of south
central, east central and southeast Wisconsin, with highest
amounts farther south. 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 areas of
blowing and drifting snow.

WIZ066-071-072-190115-
/O.CON.KMKX.WS.W.0001.190119T0000Z-190120T0600Z/
Milwaukee-Racine-Kenosha-
Including the cities of West Allis, Wauwatosa, Greenfield,
Franklin, Oak Creek, South Milwaukee, Cudahy, Racine, and Kenosha
1108 AM CST Fri Jan 18 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING
TO MIDNIGHT CST SATURDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 9
  inches anticipated. Highest amounts will be toward the
  lakeshore.

* WHERE...Milwaukee, Racine and Kenosha Counties.

* WHEN...From 6 PM this evening to midnight CST Saturday night.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will become 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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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
424 AM CST Fri Jan 18 2019

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Marquette-Green Lake-Fond Du Lac-Sheboygan-Sauk-Columbia-Dodge-
Washington-Ozaukee-Iowa-Dane-Jefferson-Waukesha-Milwaukee-
Lafayette-Green-Rock-Walworth-Racine-Kenosha-
424 AM CST Fri Jan 18 2019

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of east central
Wisconsin, south central Wisconsin and southeast Wisconsin.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Winter Storm Warnings go into effect late this afternoon and
evening for counties bordering Illinois and from the Milwaukee
metro area and southward. Winter Weather advisories are in effect
just north of the warned areas including the Madison and Sheboygan
areas. 4 to 8 inches of snow is expected over the warned counties
and 3 to 6 inches over the advisory areas. Roads will become snow
covered late today or this evening.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

The winter storm will end over south central Wisconsin by Saturday
morning and end over portions of southeast Wisconsin during the
day. However, the Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until
midnight Saturday night for Milwaukee, Racine, and Kenosha
Counties due to lake effect snow. Blowing and drifting snow will
worsen conditions over this area Saturday afternoon and night.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

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