Strong Winds Expected Today

SNOW ENDING THIS MORNING AND STRONG WINDS EXPECTED TODAY

A strong low-pressure system will continue pulling away from the region on its way to western Quebec this afternoon. Strong northwest winds are expected today behind the departing low. The combination of recent heavy wet snow and strong winds could result in damage to trees and powerlines in north-central and far northeast Wisconsin, leading to power outages. Hazardous travel conditions will continue regionwide. The snow will gradually end this morning, with winds subsiding by evening.

Including Menominee, Northern Oconto County, Shawano Wood Portage counties and the cities of Keshena, Neopit, Mountain, Lakewood, Townsend, Shawano, Marshfield, Wisconsin Rapids, Stevens Point, and Plover.

WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT THIS
AFTERNOON

WHAT: Snow tapering off this morning. Additional snow accumulations of 1 to 2 inches. Winds gusting as high as 40 mph, causing blowing snow in open areas.

WHERE: Shawano, Menominee, Northern Oconto County, Wood, and Portage Counties.

WHEN: Until 1 PM CDT this afternoon.

IMPACTS: Plan on hazardous road conditions. Patchy blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility in open areas on Monday. The hazardous conditions may impact the morning commute.

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Author: News Desk