Winter Weather Advisory – 4-13-2018

Winter Weather Advisory
Weather Updated: Apr 13 3:35PM
Issued by the National Weather Service
For Marathon County, Wisconsin

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 PM CDT SATURDAY
WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING. MIXED PRECIPITATION EXPECTED TONIGHT, CHANGING TO MAINLY SNOW OVERNIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES ARE EXPECTED, WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE WHERE ALL SNOWFALL. A LIGHT ICE ACCUMULATION AROUND A TENTH OF AN INCH IS POSSIBLE. THERE MAY BE A LULL OR BREAK IN THE PRECIPITATION LATER SATURDAY MORNING OR SATURDAY AFTERNOON BEFORE HEAVY PRECIPITATION RETURNS SATURDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUES INTO SUNDAY NIGHT.
ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS FROM SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY EVENING WILL RANGE FROM 9 TO 13 INCHES, BRINGING THE STORM TOTAL TO 12 TO 18 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS. THE SNOWFALL AMOUNTS MAY CHANGE OVER THE NEXT DAY DEPENDING ON THE STORM TRACK.
PORTIONS OF CENTRAL, NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST WISCONSIN. FOR THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY, FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 PM CDT SATURDAY. FOR THE WINTER STORM WATCH, FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.
TRAVEL COULD BE VERY DIFFICULT. BE PREPARED FOR REDUCED VISIBILITIES AT TIMES. MINOR TREE DAMAGE IS POSSIBLE. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS.
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW, SLEET OR FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES.
BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY 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. A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT SNOW, SLEET OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.