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Let it Snow!

Forecast Updated at 11:00 PM Saturday

The forecast should remain quiet and cloudy through the morning with possible fog and freezing drizzle. The drizzle we see tomorrow will turn to snowfall by early afternoon, ahead of overspreading milder air working ahead of a storm system brewing to our south and west. It looks like parts of northern and central Wisconsin will see snowfall amounts from about 1" to slightly more than 2" in spots by Monday morning. Don't think that we're done with the snowfall by Monday afternoon though, we're just getting started with the winter weather! The storm system will begin to impact us head on by Monday afternoon, producing the heaviest amounts of snow into the evening and overnight into Tuesday.

For now it looks like models are painting about 2-4" of snow during throughout Monday afternoon and evening, but periods of sleet could eat into those snow totals. Wrap-around moisture from the storm will put light snow into the forecast through Tuesday and into Wednesday. Winds mixing down from the backside of the storm will be very gusty by Christmas Eve and into Christmas Day. Perhaps Santa should hitch a ride on the jetstream.

Be Careful on the Roads!
Meteorologist Matt Brooks

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance for freezing drizzle by morning.
Temps: 22 to 26
Winds: South 3-8 mph
Wind Chill: 15 to 25

Sunday: Freezing drizzle possible before the afternoon, followed by light snowfall for the rest of the day. New snow accumulations of 1-2" likely by early Monday morning.
Temps: 29 to 32
Winds: South-Southeast 5-10 mph
Wind Chill: 20 to 25

Sunday Night: A chance for snow with brief periods of freezing drizzle and sleet possible. New accumulations less than 1".
Temps: 27 to 30
Winds: South-Southeast 5-10

Monday: Snow likely throughout the day picking up in intensity by late afternoon and evening. 2-4" of snow possible.
Temps: 30 to 34
Winds: South-southeast 5-15 mph
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