Wednesday, February 6, 2013
A powerful storm system that will start impacting the area with a mixed bag of sleet and freezing rain will give way to heavy snow on Thursday
It's almost funny to consider that a week ago you could've been running around in short sleeves outdoors. Since then, southeastern Wisconsin has seen subzero temps and a string of 'Alberta clippers' that have brought snow to the area every day except Wednesday — and the snow will return on Thursday. Patch's media partners at WISN have posted a Winter Storm Warning from the National Weather Service, which is expected to bring 4-8 inches of snow to the area. The forecasted storm for Thursday, however, will bring snow that's the wet and heavy variety. While it's sunny Wednesday, conditions will deteriorate later this evening, as sleet and freezing rain may mix with the snow from Jefferson County south to the Illinois border, with light ice …
Saturday, December 31, 2011
In our corner of the state, it's wind, but elsewhere snow advisories and warnings will make travel for New Year's hazardous.
The National Weather Service has posted a High Wind Advisory to be in effect from 9 am Sunday to midnight Sunday night for Milwaukee, Waukesha, Racine, Kenosha, Walworth and Rock Counties. Strong northwest winds will arrive early Sunday morning and continue into Sunday evening, with speeds sustained at 30 mph and gusts as high as 55 mph. The major concern is that these strong winds Sunday and Sunday night will make for difficult control of lightweight or high profile vehicles, and loose objects like those air-blown holiday decorations and trash cans are likely to be blown around. If you're heading anywhere west or north in the state, the snow will also be heavier and will create visibility problems, especially as winds pick up on Sunday. A…
Monday, January 31, 2011
A video roundup of the day's top stories in Patch communities.
An update on winter storm preparations, on the bank robbery in Bayside, State of the Village in Saukville, the Sussex Sledding Party and two write-in Village Board candidates in Whitefish Bay.