Winter weather advisory active in central Wisconsin tonight - WAOW - Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

Winter weather advisory active in central Wisconsin tonight

The National Weather Service will have a winter weather advisory active for Marathon, Wood, Portage, Waushara, Waupaca, Shawano and counties eastward until 9 p.m. tonight.

A round of accumulating snow is expected through tonight, dropping 2-4" across much of central Wisconsin, with lesser amounts (1-3") in areas of the Northwoods. 

View our interactive radar here

Motorists during the Friday evening commute hours should be prepared for the possibility of some reduced visibilities and snow-covered roads.

Temperatures tonight are expected to be cold, and well below the seasonal average. A low of -2 is forecast in Wausau, with winds becoming northwesterly at 5 to 10 mph.

On Saturday, areas of northern Wisconsin, essentially for points north of Highway 29 should see partly to mostly cloudy conditions. Areas Marathon County and southward are expected to see more clouds and the possibility for some snow showers. Some light accumulation is possible, but the risk is greatest for areas in southern Wisconsin, south of Highway 10.

Details on the rest of the forecast available here

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WAOW. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Chief Engineer Russ Crass at 715-842-2251. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at