Slick Conditions and Snowfall Totals

3/3/12 – Numerous car accidents and run-offs were reported throughout Dodge County as the region experienced a significant snowfall yesterday. Roads are still slick out there and authorities continue to urge the motoring public to drive safely, allow extra time for travel and leave plenty of breaking distance between vehicles. A motorist downed a “No Passing Sign” in the Town of Trenton shortly after the snow started falling yesterday afternoon. Minor injuries were reported after woman struck a utility pole near Highway 67 in Ashippun around 4pm. A UPS truck wound up in a ditch 15 minutes later in Ashippun. And a vehicle struck a culvert just before the 5 o’clock hour in Theresa. Several more runoffs were reported and many abandoned vehicles were found in ditches. Eight inches of snow was reported in Beaver Dam, while trained weather spotters had seven-point-three (7.3) inches in Theresa. Watertown picked up five-point-three inches (5.3) while Sturgeon Bay had five-point-eight (5.8). Six-point-six (6.6) inches fell at Holy Hill while West Bend and Madison got six inches and Kenosha received three.