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Heavy Snow and High Winds in the West; Lake Effect Snow in the Great Lakes

A Pacific storm moving across the Northwest with a trailing cold front sweeping through the West will continue heavy snow over the Cascades, northern Rockies, and the Sierra into Thursday night. High winds are forecast on the High Plains Thursday into Friday. Heavy lake effect snow will continue downwind of the Great Lakes into Thursday. Read More >

The graphics below are generated at least twice a day and also on an as needed basis.  They are usually run out to 72 hours, but sometimes a shorter time period is used to capture a particular weather event.

  Precipitation Snow
Southern Wisconsin


The graphics below show hourly precipitation amounts through the next 24 hours.  These are only updated on an as needed basis.  Be sure to check the date and time.










Mineral Point


Baraboo-WI Dells