Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Winter storm warning extended to 3 p.m.; up to 11 inches of snow fell overnight in Milwaukee County; numerous crashes reported

From JSOnline:
Elliot Hughes
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A winter storm warning for heavy snow in southeastern Wisconsin along Lake Michigan has been extended until 3 p.m. on Tuesday, the National Weather Service said.

By sunrise on Tuesday, up to 11 inches of lake-effect snow had fallen in parts in Milwaukee County

Just before 10:40 a.m., the weather service extended the winter storm warning until 3 p.m. for Milwaukee, Racine and Kenosha counties. The warning had been set to expire at noon.

Another 1 to 3 inches of snow is forecast. 

The latest storm to batter the area added to the pile, now a grand total of 22 inches of snow sitting at Mitchell International Airport — the deepest snow depth recorded in Milwaukee since January 2001.

Read more: https://www.jsonline.com/story/weather/2021/02/16/snow-piles-up-milwaukee-county-up-11-inches-recorded/6761639002/

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