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Heavy Snow for the North-Central U.S.; Bitter Cold and a Second Storm to Follow

Heavy snow will develop overnight in the Dakotas and move into northern Minnesota on Thursday. Light sleet and freezing rain accumulations will be possible south of the area of heavy snow from South Dakota into central Minnesota. Bitter cold temperatures will follow this weekend along with another storm impacting the Pacific Northwest starting Friday then moving down the Rockies through Monday. Read More >

Overview

A line of showers and isolated thunderstorms moved into central Wisconsin Friday night into Saturday along a slow-moving cold front. An initial 1 to 3 inches of rain fell Friday night, followed by another 1 to 2 inches on Saturday.

As the cold front reached eastern Wisconsin Saturday afternoon, thunderstorms intensified with 3 tornadoes touching down over Winnebago County.  One of these tornadoes was over Lake Butte des Morts and another was over Lake Winnebago.

 

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