Forecast

Snow OF 5-10" into Wednesday AM; bitter cold arrives by Friday morning with wind chills to -35

Forecast for 1/22

Alert Days are in the forecast through Wednesday morning, as well as for Friday and Saturday. A deepening storm system will track just south of Wisconsin bringing snow through Wednesday morning. Total snowfall through Wednesday morning will be from five to ten inches. Bitterly cold weather is then expected for Friday and Saturday with overnight low temperatures of ten to fifteen degrees below zero and wind chills to -35 degrees, while afternoon high temperatures will stay in the single digits while wind chills stay below zero all day.

Tonight will be mostly cloudy and breezy with occasional snow; additional accumulation of three to five inches is expected overnight. Temperatures will hold nearly steady near 20 degrees this evening; overnight low temperatures will be in the upper teens.

Wednesday will be mostly cloudy, breezy and cold with snow tapering to flurries and ending; some clearing is possible in the afternoon. An additional one to two inches of snow is likely, for a storm total of five to ten inches. High temperatures on Wednesday will be in the lower 20s, with temperatures holding nearly steady through the day.

Skies will be variably cloudy on Thursday with a slight chance of flurries. It will become windy and very cold as a cold front sweeps through Wisconsin. High temperatures will be in the upper teens.

Bitterly cold temperatures will arrive for the end of the week. Skies will be partly sunny on Friday and it will be breezy and bitterly cold. Low temperatures will be near ten below zero, with wind chills from -20 to -35 possible; high temperatures will be just above zero, while wind chills will stay below zero during the day. Saturday will be variably cloudy and bitterly cold with a chance for flurries. Low temperatures will be between ten and fifteen below zero with wind chills as cold as -30 degrees; high temperatures will in the middle single digits with wind chills remaining below zero through the day.

The bitter cold will be followed by another winter storm. Sunday will be mostly cloudy and breezy with light snow developing. It will be another cold morning with temperatures will be just below zero and wind chills from -10 to -20. High temperatures will be in the middle teens. Occasional snow is likely Sunday night.

Monday will be mostly cloudy and windy with occasional snow tapering to flurries, some additional accumulation is possible. It will be very cold with high temperatures in the upper teens early, then temperatures will hold steady or slowly fall through the teens during the day. Another blast of arctic air arrives after the snow. Tuesday will be partly sunny, breezy and bitterly cold. Low temperatures will be in the single digits below zero, with wind chills perhaps as low as 30 below zero; high temperatures will be in the upper single digits while wind chills remain below zero through the day.

Skies next Wednesday be mostly sunny and continued bitterly cold. Low temperatures will be between five and ten degrees below zero with wind chills from -10 to -20 in the morning; high temperatures will be in the lower teens with wind chills staying below zero during the day. Skies will become mostly cloudy Wednesday night with light snow developing. Thursday will be mostly cloudy, breezy, but not as bitterly cold with light snow. Low temperatures will be just above zero, although wind chills could be as cold as fifteen below zero, while high temperatures will be in the upper teens.

Next Friday will be mostly cloudy and not as cold with a chance of snow; high temperatures will be in the middle 20s.

***WINTER STORM WARNING UNTIL 9 AM WEDNESDAY MORNING FOR AREAS WEST OF LONE ROCK***

***WINTER STORM WARNING UNTIL NOON WEDNESDAY FOR AREAS EAST OF LONE ROCK***

***WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY UNTIL 6 AM WEDNESDAY FOR AREAS NORTHWEST OF WISCONSIN DELLS***

TONIGHT:
Mostly cloudy and breezy with occasional snow; additional snow accumulations of three to five inches are likely overnight.
Low: 18
Wind: N/NE 10-20 MPH

WEDNESDAY:
Mostly cloudy, breezy and cold with snow tapering to flurries before ending; some clearing is possible late in the day. Additional snow accumulations of one to two inches are likely in the morning for a storm total of five to ten inches.
High: 22; temperatures nearly steady through the day
Wind: NW 10-20 MPH

WEDNESDAY NIGHT:
Mostly clear and very cold.
Low: 4; Wind Chills: -10 to -20 by morning
Wind: W 8-15 MPH

THURSDAY:
Variable cloudiness, becoming windy and very cold with a slight chance of flurries.
High: 16
Wind: NW increasing to 15-25 MPH

FRIDAY:
Variable cloudiness, breezy and bitterly cold with scattered flurries in the afternoon.
Low: -11; Wind Chills: -20 to -35 in the morning
High: 2; Wind Chills: -5 to -15 during the day

SATURDAY:
Variable cloudiness and continued bitterly cold with a chance of flurries.
Low: -12; Wind Chills: -15 to -30 in the morning
High: 6; Wind Chills: 0 to -10 during the day

SUNDAY:
Mostly cloudy, breezy and very cold with light snow developing (snow is likely at night).
Low: -3; Wind Chills: -10 to -20 in the morning
High: 14

MONDAY:
Mostly cloudy, windy and very cold with occasional snow tapering to flurries; some accumulation is possible.
Low:  6; Wind Chills: -5 to -15 in the morning
High: 19 early, then steady/slowly falling temperatures through the teens

TUESDAY:
Partly sunny and bitterly cold.
Low: -5; Wind Chills: -15 to -35 in the morning
High: 7; Wind Chills: 0 to -10 during the day

WEDNESDAY:
Mostly sunny and continued bitterly cold (becoming mostly cloudy with light snow developing at night).
Low: -7; Wind Chills: -10 to -20 in the morning
High: 12; Wind Chills: 0 to -10 during the day

THURSDAY:
Mostly cloudy, breezy, and not as bitterly cold with light snow.
Low: 3; Wind Chills: -5 to -15 in the morning
High: 17

FRIDAY:
Mostly cloudy and not as cold with a chance of snow.
Low: 10
High: 25

NOTES:
A WINTER STORM WARNING is in effect until 9 AM Wednesday morning for eastern and part of northeastern Iowa, and southwestern Wisconsin. In Iowa, this includes the counties of CLAYTON, DELAWARE, and DUBUQUE. In Wisconsin, this includes the counties of RICHLAND, CRAWFORD, and GRANT.

A WINTER STORM WARNING is in effect until noon Wednesday for northwestern and north-central, and part of northeastern Illinois, and east-central, south-central, and southeastern Wisconsin. In Illinois, this includes the counties of JO DAVIESS, STEPHENSON, WINNEBAGO, BOONE, and McHENRY (this includes the Rockford metropolitan area and the northwestern suburbs of Chicago). In Wisconsin, this includes the counties of MARQUETTE, GREEN LAKE, SAUK, COLUMBIA, DODGE, IOWA, DANE, JEFFERSON, LAFAYETTE, GREEN, ROCK, and WALWORTH (this includes the Madison and Milwaukee metropolitan areas).

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY is in effect until 6 AM Wednesday morning for part of northeastern Iowa and west-central Wisconsin. In Iowa, this includes the county of ALLAMAKEE. In Wisconsin, this includes the counties of MONROE, JUNEAU, ADAMS, and VERNON (this includes the La Crosse metropolitan area).


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