GREEN BAY — Snow arrives in the Fox Valley later tonight, bringing widespread snowfall through Thursday, according to the National Weather Service in Green Bay.

Snow totals over the course of the 24 hours are expected to be a fairly widespread 4-8, with a few locally higher spots across the area. The bulk of the snow will fall Thursday morning, affecting anyone traveling through the morning hours.

Snowfall amounts are expected to be generally between 4 and 9 inches across much of northeastern Wisconsin, with the bulk of the snowfall late tonight into Thursday morning.

People should consider delaying travel late Wednesday night into Thursday morning, according to Outagamie County Emergency Management.

If travel is absolutely necessary, drive with extreme caution. Consider taking a winter storm kit along with you, including such items as tire chains, booster cables, flashlight, shovel, blankets and extra clothing. Also take water, a first aid kit, and anything else that would help you survive in case you become stranded.

WHAT…Heavy snow possible, especially late tonight into Thursday morning. The snow may mix with rain at times in east central Wisconsin on Thursday. Total accumulations of 4 to 8 inches possible.

WHERE…Portions of central, east central, north central, and northeast Wisconsin.

WHEN…From late tonight through Thursday afternoon.

IMPACTS…Visibilities may drop below 1/4 mile due to heavy snow. Snowfall rates of an inch an hour possible late tonight into Thursday morning. The hazardous conditions could impact the Thursday morning and evening commutes.



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