2/24/17 – A mixture of rain, sleet and snow overnight left about an inch of crusty wet covering on the ground here in Beaver Dam this morning. Thunder and high winds added to a stormy overnight. Just a couple of days ago it seemed like spring had arrived but this wintry weather is going to continue today and tonight. The National Weather Service says we can expect freezing rain before 11am, then rain and maybe freezing rain until and possibly after 2pm. We may also hear more thunder with wind gusting up to 30 miles-per-hour. They’re predicting additional ice accumulation of a tenth to two-tenths of an inch. Tonight, a possibility of snow mixed with freezing rain, then a little more ice accumulation could amount to about an inch by tomorrow morning. Later in the day tomorrow, mostly sunny but still breezy with winds up to 25 miles-per-hour.
Winter Weather Returns To Wisconsin
2/24/17 – Wisconsinites who took summer like bike rides on trails last weekend are being jolted back into winter. Up to 12 inches of snow is predicted by early tomorrow in parts of southwest and western Wisconsin. The National Weather Service has winter storm warnings and advisories for virtually the entire state through 6am Saturday. The state’s midsection was the first to be hit during the night, with almost six inches near Eau Claire and three inches at Green Bay. While Sheboygan had two inches of “thundersnow” and the Milwaukee area had hail of up to one half inch.