MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Three Republican lawmakers are calling on the state Department of Natural Resources to cancel the four-day antlerless deer hunt in northern Wisconsin scheduled to begin Thursday because of a depleted herd.More >>
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Three Republican lawmakers are calling on the state Department of Natural Resources to cancel the four-day antlerless deer hunt in northern Wisconsin scheduled to begin Thursday because of a depleted herd. More >>
Wednesday's winter storm dropped a significant amount of snow over central and eastern Wisconsin.
According to the National Weather Service Rhinelander picked up 4.7" of snow. That breaks the old January 30th snowfall record of 4" recorded in 1937.
More snow fell in eastern Wisconsin on Wednesday. Updated National Weather Service records indicate Green Bay picked up 8.2" of snow, eclipsing the old January 30th snowfall record of 7.2" recorded in 1947.
As of 12:22 p.m. Thursday afternoon, storm snow total reports from the National Weather Service and Storm Track 9's trained weather watchers indicates 10.8" fell in Scandinavia, 10.2" in Waupaca, 10" in Almond and Coloma, 9" in Rome, Green Lake and Plainfield, 8.8" in Tigerton, 8.1" in Arkdale, and 8" in Stevens Point, Necedah, Big Flats and Whiting. 7.8" was recorded in Plover.
Additional reports place 7" in Nekoosa and Fort McCoy, 6" in City Point, and just over 5.5" in Rothschild and Wausau.
Amounts of approximately 5" were reported in Rib Mountain, Merrill, Elton, and Kronenwetter.
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