... A brief preview of wintry weather expected overnight...
An intense upper level disturbance will move southeast across the
area overnight. Much colder air will surge into the area as the
disturbance passes through. The sharply colder temperatures...
combined with strong north winds and snow showers... will produce a
brief period of wintry conditions... especially over northern and
Snow showers will shift southeast overnight... and should arrive in
east central Wisconsin between midnight and 2 am. Brief heavy snow
showers are possible in northern and eastern Wisconsin
overnight... but are most likely over Vilas County... where lake
enhancement will occur. Snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches are
likely in Vilas County by morning... with around an inch over much
of far northeast Wisconsin. A dusting to a half inch is possible
in parts of east central Wisconsin. Travel conditions could become
hazardous late tonight into early Friday... especially over far
Very windy conditions are expected late tonight into Friday...
with the strongest winds occurring over the eastern Fox Valley and
Lakeshore areas. Wind gusts of 30 to 40 mph are expected across
most of the area... with 45 to 50 mph gusts near the lake and Bay.
Locally higher wind gusts are possible over northern Door County.
Winds this strong can make driving high profile vehicles difficult
and can cause minor tree and power line damage.
Most people will want to find their winter coat... hat... and
gloves before venturing outdoors Friday morning... as wind chill
readings are forecast to drop into the teens to lower 20s. Winds
are expected to slowly diminish late Friday afternoon. However...
it will still be quite windy and very chilly for trick-or-treaters
in eastern Wisconsin.