Special Weather Statement 12/12/2017

Special Weather Statement Weather Updated: Dec 12 4:12AM
Issued by the National Weather Service For Marathon County, Wisconsin
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT UNTIL 11:15AM CST TUE …SIGNIFICANT SNOW IS POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY… TWO UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES ARE EXPECTED TO CONVERGE ACROSS WISCONSIN LATE TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY AND BRING SIGNIFICANT SNOW TO THE AREA. THESE UPPER LEVEL SYSTEMS WERE STILL OVER A THOUSAND MILES AWAY, BUT ARE MOVING QUICKLY TOWARDS THE NORTHERN GREAT LAKES REGION. IF THE SYSTEMS MOVE AS CURRENTLY FORECAST, THREE TO FIVE INCHES OF SNOW MAY FALL OVER MUCH OF NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WISCONSIN. HIGHER TOTALS ARE POSSIBLE SOUTH AND EAST OF GREEN BAY, AS GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS PICK UP WARMTH AND MOISTURE FROM LAKE MICHIGAN. THE WINDS WOULD ALSO CREATE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. ROAD AND AIR TRAVEL COULD BE SLOWED SIGNIFICANTLY WEDNESDAY, SO LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS IF YOU HAVE TRAVEL PLANS.