The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office has new information that a wanted suspect is in the Wausau area, and authorities believe he is armed and extremely dangerous. More >>
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WAUSAU (WAOW) - Thursday's winter storm dropped a record amount of snow for Dec. 20th on the city, according to the National Weather Service.
The largest winter storm to impact of the season so far also dumped some significant snow totals across Wisconsin.
According to the National Weather Service 10.9" fell in Wausau on Thursday. That breaks the old record of 5.4" set in 2004.
Green Bay saw 9.7" of snow breaking the city's old snowfall record of 7.6", also recorded in 2004.
As of 11:12 p.m. Thursday night, preliminary reports according to Newsline 9's weather watchers and the National Weather Service have 10.5" in Elton and Clintonville. The storm dropped 10" of snow in Rothschild, Rib Mountain, Kronenwetter and Marshfield.
9" was recorded both in Almond and Scandinavia, with 8" in Nekoosa and Antigo. 7.5" was reported in Gresham and Stevens Point and 7" was picked up in Arkdale and Plover.
In Abbotsford, reports place 6.5" of snow on the ground. 6" fell in Big Flats with 5.5" in Whittlesey. Communities reporting under 5" of snow include Prentice, Park Falls, Lac du Flambeau and Brantwood.
Southern Wisconsin was slammed with significantly more snow. The National Weather Service is reporting 19.5" in Middleton, a western suburb of Madison.
Other communities picking up over a foot of snow include Cross Plains (18") and Hartford (15"). 11.2" was recorded in Holy Hill.
These numbers are subject to change as snow ends in eastern Wisconsin and storm total accumulation numbers are gathered.
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