Next winter storm on track to impact southern Wisconsin


MADISON, Wis. — Sunday is an alert day for the News 3 Now First Warn weather center as the next winter storm takes aim at the state of Wisconsin. Accumulations of three to eight inches possible by evening with the heaviest amounts north of Wisconsin Dells.

Skies will remain variably cloudy through Saturday. A few flurries will be possible, but the day remains quiet with comparison to Sunday. Already, Winter Weather Advisories and Winter Storm Warnings are out ahead of this next snow event. For areas in the purple, the advisories are in effect from 6AM to 6PM Sunday. The areas in the pink are Winter Storm Warnings, and those are in effect from 3AM to 6PM Sunday. East of Madison, the advisories last until 9PM.

A fast-moving storm system will move through the Midwest on Sunday bringing accumulating snow. Skies will become mostly cloudy with snow developing toward Sunday morning. Sunday will be mostly cloudy with moderate to heavy snow; a little freezing rain is possible during the afternoon south of Madison.

High temperatures will be in the lower 30s. Snow accumulations of 3 to 8 inches are likely across southern Wisconsin before the snow comes to an end Sunday night with the heaviest amounts expected to be in areas north of Wisconsin Dells.