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FEB 24, 2019 | Major Storm this Weekend

LAST UPDATE : FEB 21, 2019
%3Cdiv%3ETHU%20AFT%20-%20Besides%20the%2018z%20NAM%20which%20was%20weaker/further%20south,%20really%20good%20agreement%20on%20the%20weekend%20storm%20on%20GFS/EC/CAN/12zNAM.%20Will%20have%20scattered%20precipitation%20on%20Saturday%20that%20could%20bring%20freezing%20rain/%20snow/%20rain.%20I%20think%20there%20will%20be%20some%20ice%20accumulation%20with%20that.%20A%20lull%20during%20the%20afternoon%20before%20the%20main%20event%20Saturday%20night%20into%20Sunday. %3C/div%3E%3Cdiv%3E%3Cbr%3E%3C/div%3E%3Cdiv%3EIt%20will%20be%20a%20narrow%20band%20of%20heavy%20snow%20developing%20out%20of%20a%20rain/freezing%20rain%20precipitation%20mode%20across%20west-central/northern%20Wisconsin%20with%20lighter%20amounts%20north.%20Rochester%20to%20Eau%20Claire%20to%20Kewneenaw%20Bay%20was%20a%20common%20trend%20today.%20I%20like%206-12%22%20right%20now%20even%20though%20models%20show%20potential%20for%20more;%20I%20will%20explain%20why%20later.%20Keeping%2012%22+%20amounts%20in%20upper%20Michigan.%20Will%20see%20about%20wrap%20around%20in%20central%20Wisconsin%20but%20I'm%20betting%20it%20will%20be%20relatively%20minor%20in%20comparison.%3C/div%3E%3Cdiv%3E%3Cbr%3E%3C/div%3E%3Cdiv%3EConcerned%20most%20about%20the%20potential%20for%20freezing%20rain.%20If%20models%20are%20correct%20we%20are%20going%20to%20have%20some%20issues%20with%20ice%20accumulations%20up%20to%200.5%22%20(1.0%22%20over%20Green%20Bay%20on%20the%20suspect%2018zNAM!).%20Power%20outages,%20tree%20damage,%20etc.%20Because%20wind%20gusts%20increase%20to%20around%2050%20MPH%20on%20Sunday%20putting%20stress%20on%20limbs.Yea..%20You%20can%20understand%20my%20concern.%20Freezing%20rain%20threat%20is%20delicate.%20This%20situation%20is%20more%20of%20a%20warm%20front%20than%20stationary%20boundary%20that%20works%20into%20northern%20Wisconsin...the%20precipitation%20models%20call%20freezing%20rain%20could%20fall%20as%20rain%20instead.%20No%20cold%20air%20reinforcement.%20Sure%20you%20have%20residual%20cold%20but%20it's%20not%20the%20same.%20It%20only%20takes%20a%20degree%20or%20two%20at%20the%20surface.%20I%20will%20give%20the%20models%20benefit%20of%20the%20doubt%20but%20not%20going%20all%20in.%20The%20only%20fall%20back%20would%20be%20top-down%20cooling%20and%20that%20happens%20on%20a%20local%20scale.%20Needs%20to%20be%20regional.%20Will%20wait%20another%20day.%3C/div%3E%3Cdiv%3E%3Cbr%3E%3C/div%3E%3Cdiv%3EHeavy%20rain%20(aka%20rain%20falling%20at%20a%20relatively%20intense%20rate)%20of%200.5-1.5%22%20common%20among%20the%20models.%20I%20feel%20with%20the%20dry%20slot%20cutting%20into%20southern%20Wisconsin%20Sunday%20morning%20I%20shouldn't%20get%20too%20carried%20away%20with%20denoting%20a%201%22+%20zone.%20This%20amount%20of%20rain%20may%20cause%20ponding%20in%20low%20areas%20due%20to%20snow%20cover%20and%20ground%20temps.%20Probably%20the%20least%20impactful%20of%20all%20hazards%20but%20those%20puddles%20will%20sneak%20up%20you. %3C/div%3E%3Cdiv%3E%3Cbr%3E%3C/div%3E%3Cdiv%3ESpeaking%20of%2050%20MPH%20winds,%20EC%20showing%20gusts%20to%2060%20mph%20(GFS%20weaker)%20on%20Sunday%20over%20the%20high%20points%20and%20open%20spaces%20(weaker%20north/central).%20Blowing%20snow.%20Tree%20damage.%20Just%20another%20of%20several%20hazards%20with%20this%20storm.%20I%20will%20hit%20this%20hard%20if%20trends%20continue;%20freezing%20rain%20or%20not.%3C/div%3E

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Snow


Ice & Sleet

Ice & Sleet
Glaze
0.1-0.2"
0.2-0.5"
0.5-1.0"
1-2"
2"+

Heavy Rain

Heavy Rain
0.5-1.0"
1-2"
2-3"
3-6"
6-10"
10"+

Wind Gust

Wind Gust (MPH)
<20 MPH
20-30 MPH
30-40 MPH
40-50 MPH
50-60 MPH
60+ MPH

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Storm Details

Hazards
Heavy Snow, Ice, High Wind
Start
SAT 12:00 AM - Feb 23, 2019
End
SUN 6:00 PM - Feb 24, 2019
Confidence Level
Storm Class

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WIND GUSTS (25)
NON-TSTM WND GST
NON-TSTM WND GST
2 WSW SAINT FRANCIS, WI
63 MPH
NON-TSTM WND GST
NON-TSTM WND GST
3 NNW SHEBOYGAN FALLS, WI
60 MPH
NON-TSTM WND GST
NON-TSTM WND GST
3 N PLEASANT PRAIRIE, WI
59 MPH
NON-TSTM WND GST
NON-TSTM WND GST
3 NNW ASHWAUBENON, WI
58 MPH
NON-TSTM WND GST
NON-TSTM WND GST
1 ESE SHEBOYGAN, WI
56 MPH
NON-TSTM WND GST
NON-TSTM WND GST
2 E RACINE, WI
55 MPH
NON-TSTM WND GST
NON-TSTM WND GST
2 E RIB MOUNTAIN STATE, WI
55 MPH
NON-TSTM WND GST
NON-TSTM WND GST
PLATTEVILLE, WI
55 MPH
NON-TSTM WND GST
NON-TSTM WND GST
SHERWOOD, WI
55 MPH
NON-TSTM WND GST
NON-TSTM WND GST
6 ESE FLORENCE, WI
54 MPH
NON-TSTM WND GST
NON-TSTM WND GST
2 N PORT EDWARDS, WI
53 MPH
NON-TSTM WND GST
NON-TSTM WND GST
1 ENE BAKERVILLE, WI
52 MPH
NON-TSTM WND GST
NON-TSTM WND GST
WITTMAN FIELD, WI
48 MPH
NON-TSTM WND GST
NON-TSTM WND GST
2 SW WAUTOMA, WI
47 MPH
NON-TSTM WND GST
NON-TSTM WND GST
4 SSE PLATTEVILLE, WI
47 MPH
NON-TSTM WND GST
NON-TSTM WND GST
4 WNW TOMAHAWK, WI
45 MPH
NON-TSTM WND GST
NON-TSTM WND GST
3 SW SHOTO, WI
45 MPH
NON-TSTM WND GST
NON-TSTM WND GST
3 W RHINELANDER, WI
43 MPH
NON-TSTM WND GST
NON-TSTM WND GST
2 WSW OCONTO, WI
41 MPH
NON-TSTM WND GST
NON-TSTM WND GST
2 NW MERRILL, WI
40 MPH
NON-TSTM WND GST
NON-TSTM WND GST
2 SSE GREENVILLE, WI
39 MPH
NON-TSTM WND GST
NON-TSTM WND GST
2 SSE POTAWATOMI STATE, WI
37 MPH
NON-TSTM WND GST
NON-TSTM WND GST
3 NW WOODRUFF, WI
37 MPH
NON-TSTM WND GST
NON-TSTM WND GST
2 NW EAGLE RIVER, WI
36 MPH
NON-TSTM WND GST
NON-TSTM WND GST
2 W MONICO, WI
35 MPH
SNOW (175)
SNOW
SNOW
3 NE EAGLE RIVER, WI
16.0"
SNOW
SNOW
INDEPENDENCE 3NE, WI
16.0"
HEAVY SNOW
HEAVY SNOW
MERRILL, WI
15.5"
HEAVY SNOW
HEAVY SNOW
RHINELANDER, WI
15.4"
SNOW
SNOW
1 NE ELK MOUND, WI
13.5"
SNOW
SNOW
ELEVA, WI
13.0"
HEAVY SNOW
HEAVY SNOW
THREE LAKES, WI
12.8"
HEAVY SNOW
HEAVY SNOW
ARGONNE, WI
12.6"
SNOW
SNOW
2 N DORCHESTER, WI
12.5"
SNOW
SNOW
2 N LAKE TOMAHAWK, WI
12.0"
SNOW
SNOW
1 NNW SPREAD EAGLE, WI
12.0"
SNOW
SNOW
1 ENE BRADLEY, WI
12.0"
SNOW
SNOW
1 ESE CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI
12.0"
SNOW
SNOW
ALMA, WI
12.0"
SNOW
SNOW
CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI
12.0"
HEAVY SNOW
HEAVY SNOW
LAKE TOMAHAWK, WI
12.0"
SNOW
SNOW
WHITEHALL, WI
12.0"
SNOW
SNOW
OSSEO, WI
12.0"
HEAVY SNOW
HEAVY SNOW
1 S PHILLIPS, WI
11.8"
SNOW
SNOW
1 S PHILLIPS, WI
11.8"
SNOW
SNOW
1 SSE HAZELHURST, WI
11.7"
SNOW
SNOW
3 NE STOCKHOLM, WI
11.5"
SNOW
SNOW
5 NE MONTANA, WI
11.5"
SNOW
SNOW
EAU CLAIRE, WI
11.5"
SNOW
SNOW
MONDOVI, WI
11.0"
SNOW
SNOW
WILLOW RESERVOIR, WI
11.0"
SNOW
SNOW
4 W CORNELL, WI
11.0"
SNOW
SNOW
1 NW HURLEY, WI
11.0"
SNOW
SNOW
RHINELANDER, WI
10.8"
HEAVY SNOW
HEAVY SNOW
GILE, WI
10.5"
SNOW
SNOW
WITHEE, WI
10.0"
SNOW
SNOW
1 E ELLSWORTH, WI
10.0"
SNOW
SNOW
2 S GILMAN, WI
10.0"
HEAVY SNOW
HEAVY SNOW
6 SW BUTTERNUT, WI
10.0"
SNOW
SNOW
3 S MOON, WI
10.0"
SNOW
SNOW
1 WSW ALTOONA, WI
9.6"
SNOW
SNOW
2 N CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI
9.5"
HEAVY SNOW
HEAVY SNOW
7 S LORETTA, WI
9.5"
HEAVY SNOW
HEAVY SNOW
PARK FALLS, WI
9.5"
SNOW
SNOW
STRATFORD, WI
9.0"
HEAVY SNOW
HEAVY SNOW
3 W PHILLIPS, WI
9.0"
SNOW
SNOW
2 WSW DURAND, WI
9.0"
SNOW
SNOW
2 SE CHETEK, WI
9.0"
SNOW
SNOW
1 SSE MEDFORD, WI
9.0"
SNOW
SNOW
4 NE CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI
8.9"
SNOW
SNOW
ARBOR VITAE, WI
8.6"
HEAVY SNOW
HEAVY SNOW
MANITOWISH WATERS, WI
8.5"
SNOW
SNOW
1 E MENOMONIE, WI
8.5"
SNOW
SNOW
12 W LAND O LAKES, WI
8.5"
SNOW
SNOW
7 NE TILDEN, WI
8.0"
HEAVY SNOW
HEAVY SNOW
3 NNW BUTTERNUT, WI
8.0"
SNOW
SNOW
3 NNW BUTTERNUT, WI
8.0"
SNOW
SNOW
HATFIELD, WI
8.0"
SNOW
SNOW
JUMP RIVER, WI
8.0"
SNOW
SNOW
BLOOMER, WI
8.0"
HEAVY SNOW
HEAVY SNOW
WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI
8.0"
HEAVY SNOW
HEAVY SNOW
WAUSAU, WI
8.0"
HEAVY SNOW
HEAVY SNOW
PHILLIPS, WI
8.0"
SNOW
SNOW
PHILLIPS, WI
8.0"
SNOW
SNOW
3 WNW LADYSMITH, WI
7.6"
SNOW
SNOW
3 NNW FRENCHVILLE, WI
7.4"
SNOW
SNOW
WAUSAU, WI
7.4"
SNOW
SNOW
4 NNE EAU CLAIRE, WI
7.2"
SNOW
SNOW
7 SSW ALTOONA, WI
7.0"
SNOW
SNOW
3 SW SPENCER, WI
7.0"
SNOW
SNOW
1 S TREMPEALEAU, WI
7.0"
HEAVY SNOW
HEAVY SNOW
PLOVER, WI
6.3"
SNOW
SNOW
2 NNE BLACK RIVER FALLS, WI
6.2"
SNOW
SNOW
1 SSW ROBERTS, WI
6.0"
SNOW
SNOW
1 N NEW AMSTERDAM, WI
6.0"
HEAVY SNOW
HEAVY SNOW
5 S HERBSTER, WI
6.0"
HEAVY SNOW
HEAVY SNOW
BIRCHWOOD, WI
6.0"
SNOW
SNOW
ETTRICK, WI
6.0"
SNOW
SNOW
NEW LONDON, WI
5.9"
SNOW
SNOW
2 ESE ATHELSTANE, WI
5.5"
SNOW
SNOW
1 WNW FRIENDSHIP, WI
5.5"
SNOW
SNOW
1 SSW BLACK RIVER FALLS, WI
5.3"
SNOW
SNOW
PLOVER, WI
5.2"
SNOW
SNOW
6 SW WEBB LAKE, WI
5.1"
SNOW
SNOW
2 SSE WINTER, WI
5.0"
SNOW
SNOW
1 WSW MAPLE, WI
4.9"
SNOW
SNOW
3 SW BAYFIELD, WI
4.9"
SNOW
SNOW
3 NE WAUSAU, WI
4.8"
SNOW
SNOW
5 SW NYE, WI
4.5"
SNOW
SNOW
3 E SAND BAY, WI
4.5"
SNOW
SNOW
2 SSW BAYFIELD, WI
4.5"
SNOW
SNOW
2 S HAWTHORNE, WI
4.5"
SNOW
SNOW
BRULE, WI
4.5"
SNOW
SNOW
HOLMEN, WI
4.5"
SNOW
SNOW
3 SSE DEER PARK, WI
4.4"
SNOW
SNOW
9 E AMBERG, WI
4.4"
SNOW
SNOW
4 SW NORTHWOODS BEACH, WI
4.4"
SNOW
SNOW
2 WNW SEELEY, WI
4.2"
SNOW
SNOW
3 ESE RHINELANDER, WI
4.1"
SNOW
SNOW
3 WNW CLAM LAKE, WI
4.0"
SNOW
SNOW
5 E IRVING, WI
4.0"
SNOW
SNOW
1 SE WHITE LAKE, WI
4.0"
SNOW
SNOW
1 SSW RIVER FALLS, WI
4.0"
SNOW
SNOW
ODANAH, WI
4.0"
SNOW
SNOW
PENCE, WI
4.0"
SNOW
SNOW
THREE LAKES, WI
3.9"
SNOW
SNOW
2 SSE HOLMEN, WI
3.8"
SNOW
SNOW
1 WSW WEST SALEM, WI
3.6"
SNOW
SNOW
2 N MOQUAH, WI
3.6"
SNOW
SNOW
4 S CLEAR LAKE, WI
3.5"
SNOW
SNOW
SPREAD EAGLE, WI
3.5"
SNOW
SNOW
3 WSW WESTFIELD, WI
3.3"
SNOW
SNOW
7 W COLOMA, WI
3.2"
SNOW
SNOW
1 W MEDFORD, WI
3.2"
SNOW
SNOW
LA FARGE, WI
3.2"
SNOW
SNOW
ASHLAND, WI
3.1"
SNOW
SNOW
RIB LAKE, WI
3.0"
SNOW
SNOW
1 S ST. CROIX FALLS, WI
3.0"
SNOW
SNOW
1 ESE VIROQUA, WI
3.0"
SNOW
SNOW
1 ESE MAUSTON, WI
3.0"
SNOW
SNOW
12 W DRUMMOND, WI
3.0"
SNOW
SNOW
2 WNW STONE LAKE, WI
3.0"
SNOW
SNOW
3 SSE STEUBEN, WI
3.0"
SNOW
SNOW
2 SW MELVINA, WI
2.9"
SNOW
SNOW
5 WSW WARRENS, WI
2.9"
SNOW
SNOW
1 ESE WILD ROSE, WI
2.9"
SNOW
SNOW
2 SSW POY SIPPI, WI
2.8"
SNOW
SNOW
1 W SOLON SPRINGS, WI
2.5"
SNOW
SNOW
1 NNE FRENCH ISLAND, WI
2.5"
SNOW
SNOW
7 E PHILLIPS, WI
2.5"
SNOW
SNOW
3 NE STODDARD, WI
2.5"
SNOW
SNOW
PORT WING, WI
2.5"
SNOW
SNOW
CRIVITZ, WI
2.5"
SNOW
SNOW
LENA, WI
2.4"
SNOW
SNOW
STODDARD, WI
2.4"
SNOW
SNOW
3 W PHILLIPS, WI
2.3"
SNOW
SNOW
1 S DE SOTO, WI
2.3"
SNOW
SNOW
2 E LA CROSSE, WI
2.3"
SNOW
SNOW
1 E VIROQUA, WI
2.2"
SNOW
SNOW
5 NNE STODDARD, WI
2.2"
SNOW
SNOW
1 NW ARGONNE, WI
2.1"
SNOW
SNOW
1 SSW GRANTSBURG, WI
2.0"
SNOW
SNOW
1 W PLATTEVILLE, WI
2.0"
SNOW
SNOW
1 W LUCK, WI
2.0"
SNOW
SNOW
3 SW RHINELANDER, WI
2.0"
SNOW
SNOW
2 WSW HILLSBORO, WI
2.0"
SNOW
SNOW
2 WSW WOODRUFF, WI
2.0"
SNOW
SNOW
6 SW BUTTERNUT, WI
1.9"
SNOW
SNOW
1 NW SAINT GERMAIN, WI
1.9"
SNOW
SNOW
2 SE SPOONER, WI
1.8"
SNOW
SNOW
5 E EAGLE RIVER, WI
1.7"
SNOW
SNOW
1 SSW LA CROSSE, WI
1.7"
SNOW
SNOW
LA CROSSE NWS OFFICE, WI
1.7"
SNOW
SNOW
EAGLE RIVER, WI
1.7"
SNOW
SNOW
ELK MOUND, WI
1.5"
SNOW
SNOW
PARK FALLS, WI
1.5"
SNOW
SNOW
2 E LAKE TOMAHAWK, WI
1.5"
SNOW
SNOW
1 WSW HILLSBORO, WI
1.4"
SNOW
SNOW
1 NW MANITOWISH, WI
1.4"
SNOW
SNOW
7 ESE SUPERIOR, WI
1.4"
SNOW
SNOW
3 ENE WESTBY, WI
1.4"
SNOW
SNOW
GILE, WI
1.3"
SNOW
SNOW
3 NE DRESSER, WI
1.2"
SNOW
SNOW
1 N PARK FALLS, WI
1.2"
SNOW
SNOW
1 WSW BALDWIN, WI
1.0"
SNOW
SNOW
4 SSW ROCKBRIDGE, WI
1.0"
SNOW
SNOW
HERBSTER, WI
1.0"
SNOW
SNOW
FRENCH ISLAND, WI
1.0"
SNOW
SNOW
GAYS MILLS, WI
1.0"
SNOW
SNOW
EASTMAN, WI
1.0"
SNOW
SNOW
MUSCODA, WI
0.8"
SNOW
SNOW
CUBA CITY, WI
0.5"
SNOW
SNOW
WEST SALEM, WI
0.3"
SNOW
SNOW
1 W WEST SALEM, WI
0.3"
SNOW
SNOW
4 WNW VIOLA, WI
0.1"
BLIZZARD
BLIZZARD
4 WNW BEVENT, WI
-
BLIZZARD
BLIZZARD
4 N IOLA, WI
-
BLIZZARD
BLIZZARD
STEVENS POINT, WI
-
BLIZZARD
BLIZZARD
MERRILL, WI
-
BLIZZARD
BLIZZARD
MARSHFIELD, WI
-
FREEZING RAIN (10)
FREEZING RAIN
FREEZING RAIN
4 W HOLLANDALE, WI
0.2"
FREEZING RAIN
FREEZING RAIN
6 W SPRING GREEN, WI
0.19"
FREEZING RAIN
FREEZING RAIN
3 NE MAPLE BLUFF, WI
0.19"
FREEZING RAIN
FREEZING RAIN
5 NW HARTMAN CREEK STAT, WI
0.15"
FREEZING RAIN
FREEZING RAIN
PLOVER, WI
0.14"
FREEZING RAIN
FREEZING RAIN
2 WSW FOND DU LAC, WI
0.11"
FREEZING RAIN
FREEZING RAIN
2 SE GERMANTOWN, WI
0.1"
FREEZING RAIN
FREEZING RAIN
2 WNW SHEBOYGAN, WI
0.03"
ICE STORM
ICE STORM
4 N IOLA, WI
-
ICE STORM
ICE STORM
JUNCTION CITY, WI
-
OTHER (1)
NON-TSTM WND DMG
NON-TSTM WND DMG
1 SE GERMANTOWN, WI
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