Unexpected snow accumulation put city crews and snowplow companies on alert. Nearly a dozen individual motorists in the ditch along Hwy 29 between Abottsford and Wausau. Some areas received as much as 3 inches.
Weather Updated: Nov 04 4:46AM
Issued by the National Weather Service
For Marathon County, Wisconsin
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY UNTIL 9AM CDT SAT …WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CDT THIS MORNING… * WHAT…WET SNOW OCCURRING. PLAN ON SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS. ADDITIONAL WET SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE EXPECTED. * WHERE…MARATHON COUNTY. * WHEN…UNTIL 9 AM TODAY. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS…LOOK FOR REDUCED VISIBILITIES AT TIMES. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR WET SNOW MEANS PERIODS OF WET SNOW WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES, AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.