An upper level disturbance is over northern Illinois and will continue to push eastward. This will result in a diminishing trend to develop through this evening from west to east. An additional trace in the Dells to a inch or more in Racine and Kenosha. A Winter Weather Advisory is still in effect for most of the southern part of the state. This includes all 20 counties in the NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan service area will remain until the early evening. Very cold temperatures will continue Tonight with the exception of milder temperatures near Lake Michigan.
It is anticipated that the steady snow will start a diminishing trend over southeast Wisconsin late this afternoon and early evening. Accumulating snow will diminish to occasional light snow between 4 pm and 6 pm over South Central Wisconsin. The trend will continue eastward from Dane County east to western Waukesha, Ozaukee, and Sheboygan counties between 6 pm and 9 pm. However, steady snow will change to scattered snow showers over Milwaukee, Racine, and Kenosha counties owing to Lake Effect between 7 pm and 10 pm.
The image below shows snowfall reports so far today. Please check our LSR page for more reports (http://www.crh.noaa.gov/product.php?site=MKX&product=LSR&issuedby=MKX). Local values may differ as more recent reports stagger in.
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