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Wintry Mix of Precipitation Arriving Later Today into Tonight

Another round of wintry precipitation will impact the area later today into Friday morning. Roads, sidewalks, and parking lots will likely become snow or ice-covered and slippery. Read More >

Updated snow and ice totals anticipated for tonight! Wintry weather is expected across the region late tonight to Friday morning. Snow is expected to overspread the region initially tonight, before some freezing drizzle and sleet arrive around midnight. Snow should remain the predominant precipitation type in the north, where several inches could fall, while sleet and freezing drizzle will keep snow totals lower near the Fox Valley. Less than a tenth of an inch of ice is expected. Rain will be possible in areas further south. Snow and ice will create hazardous travel conditions overnight through the morning commute.
Here is a look at the forecast start and end times for the wintry precipitation tonight into Friday morning. Plan for roads, sidewalks, and parking lots to become snow/ice covered & slippery.
Here is a look at the forecast precip types tonight into Friday morning. Ice accumulations from freezing drizzle and sleet are generally expected to be less than a tenth of an inch. Plan for untreated roads, sidewalks, and parking lots to become snow covered or icy.
March 1st and 2nd of this year will mark the 130th anniversary of Green Bay's largest snowstorm. The storm brought 29 inches of snow on March 1-2, 1888 (24 inches on the 1st and 5 inches on the 2nd). The snow depth at Green Bay reached three feet on the first few days of March. The storm paralyzed travel across northern Wisconsin with heavy snow and sleet. Train service was disrupted for several days while roads were impassable. Across the southern third of Wisconsin, a mix of rain, freezing rain, sleet and some snow was noted. Power poles south of Green Bay were downed due to ice along with the abundance of sleet. The winter of 1887-88 was one for the record books at Green Bay. The season started with a record monthly snowfall in late October (10.2 inches), followed by above normal snowfall through much of the winter. March 1888 went down in the record books as the snowiest month on record with 48.2 inches. The heavy snowfall and cold temperatures during March led to significant river flooding across the region during April. For the season, the winter of 1887-88 is the snowiest winter on record at Green Bay with 147.7 inches.