Winter Finally Hits Wisconsin

1/3/12 – It finally looks like winter in far northern Wisconsin. Gile in Iron County had 12-inches of snow in a weekend storm that ended yesterday. Presque Isle in Vilas County had over 11 inches, and Montreal in Iron County had 10. Places as far north as Peshtigo and Waupaca still have no snow on the ground — but many parts of Wisconsin are having their coldest mornings of the season. It was 15-below in Land O’Lakes at six o’clock. Phillips and Tomahawk had 11-below. And it was minus-10 in Hayward. It’s around zero in central Wisconsin. Milwaukee and Kenosha had 10 above, with wind chills barely below zero. Mineral Point was the state’s warm spot at 12-degrees at six a-m. Forecasters say we’ll have one more cold night before things warm up tomorrow. Southwest winds will push temperatures back up into the 30’s-and-40’s by Thursday — and it’s supposed to stay mild at least into Saturday.