Lake Effect Snow Through Today (Updated 5 am 12/14)

Low pressure will move well southeast of the region today.  The low will produce east to northeast winds, bringing a prolonged period of lake effect snow to southeast and portions of south central Wisconsin.  The lake effect snow will become more widespread and intense during the morning hours.  It will linger through the afternoon, before diminishing quickly by early this evening.

Below are maps showing the expected conditions across the area today.  Click for a larger image:


Snowfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are expected across south central Wisconsin.  2 to 4 inches are expected from Oconomowoc to Waukesha.  Lakeshore areas are expected to see 3 to 5 inches.  Locally higher amounts are possible along Lake Michigan.  A Lake Effect Snow Advisory is in effect for Sheboygan, Washington, Ozaukee, Waukesha, Milwaukee, Racine and Kenosha counties until 6 pm this evening.

Below is a graphic of the snowfall expected across Wisconsin, and across south central and southeast Wisconsin, through 6 pm this evening.

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South Central/Southeast WIsconsin All Of Wisconsin

Below is a graphic of the latest watches, warnings and advisories that are in effect, as well as regional and local radar loops.

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Watches, Warnings And Advisories In Effect

Regional Radar - West Regional Radar - East Local Radar

Additional Links:

Send Us A Snowfall Report
Winter Weather Summary Page
Hazardous Weather Outlook
Weather Story


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NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI



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