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Local Runners Lace Up for Boston Marathon

Updated: 04/15/2014 - Thousands of runners worldwide are getting ready to run in the Boston Marathon next week. Despite thinking about the terror that struck the finish line last year, many are not letting that stop them from taking part in the classic sports tradition.

Winter Weather Advisory

Areas Affected: Clark; Taylor

...HEAVY SNOW EXPECTED TO IMPACT NORTH CENTRAL WISCONSIN DURING THE WEDNESDAY MORNING COMMUTE... .SNOW WILL DEVELOP ALONG AND NORTH OF INTERSTATE 94 AFTER 4 AM TONIGHT AND THEN CONTINUE THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF WEDNESDAY MORNING. SNOW RATES OF AN INCH AN HOUR ARE POSSIBLE BETWEEN 8 AM AND 11 AM. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL BE FOUND ACROSS TAYLOR COUNTY AND NORTH OF WISCONSIN 29 IN CLARK COUNTY. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 6 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THESE AREAS THROUGH NOON WEDNESDAY. A PERIOD OF RAIN IS POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING BEFORE COLDER AIR WRAPS BACK IN AND CHANGES IT BACK TO SNOW BY THURSDAY MORNING. ANOTHER 1 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW IS EXPECTED FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING. THIS WILL RAISE SNOW TOTALS INTO THE 3 TO 7 INCH RANGE. THERE STILL IS SOME UNCERTAINTY ABOUT THE TRACK OF THE SYSTEM AND HOW WARM TEMPERATURES WILL BE THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING. IF THE SYSTEM TAKES A SLIGHTLY FURTHER TRACK TO THE SOUTH...THEN SNOW AMOUNTS COULD END UP BEING HIGHER WITH AN UPGRADE TO A WARNING POSSIBLE. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM WEDNESDAY TO 7 AM CDT THURSDAY... * SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE AREA AFTER 4 AM TONIGHT AND THEN CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING. A PERIOD OF RAIN IS POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...AND THEN CHANGE BACK TO SNOW ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT. * FOR LATE TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY MORNING...UP TO 2 INCHES IS EXPECTED SOUTH OF WISCONSIN 29...AND 2 TO 6 INCHES ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF THE AREA. * FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...1 TO 3 INCHES OF ADDITIONAL SNOW IS EXPECTED. * STORM TOTALS WILL RANGE FROM 1 TO 4 INCHES SOUTH OF WISCONSIN 29 AND 4 TO 7 INCHES ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF THE AREA. * IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME DIFFICULT WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING. IF WARMER AIR MOVES IN...THEN ROADS MAY NOT BE AS BAD.

Winter Storm Warning

Areas Affected: Ashland; Bayfield; Douglas; Iron; Price; Sawyer; Washburn

...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW EXPECTED WEDNESDAY... .A POTENT SPRING STORM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE DAKOTAS TONIGHT AND INTO THE UPPER MIDWEST WEDNESDAY. THIS STORM WILL BRING A SWATH OF HEAVY SNOW TO PARTS OF THE NORTHLAND LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT. THE PLACEMENT OF HEAVIEST SNOW WILL LIKELY EXTEND FROM AROUND LITTLE FALLS TO HINCKLEY IN EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA TO AROUND COPPER FALLS STATE PARK IN WISCONSIN. THIS CORRIDOR IS EXPECTED TO RECEIVE AROUND 10 TO 15 INCHES OF SNOW. OTHER AREAS TO THE NORTH AND SOUTH WILL SEE LESSER AMOUNTS AROUND 6 TO 10 INCHES...INCLUDING THE TWIN PORTS AND BRAINERD LAKES AREA. VERY STRONG NORTHEAST WINDS ACROSS WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR WILL PRODUCE BLOWING SNOW AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES OVER THE REGION...ESPECIALLY FROM THE TWIN PORTS AND EASTWARD ALONG THE HIGHWAY 2 CORRIDOR IN WISCONSIN. ...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM WEDNESDAY TO 10 AM CDT THURSDAY... * LOCATION...NORTHWEST WISCONSIN...INCLUDING THE HIGHWAY 53 AND HIGHWAY 2 CORRIDORS...AND THE HAYWARD LAKES AND GOGEBIC RANGE AREAS. * TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN WEDNESDAY MORNING AND INCREASE IN INTENSITY AND COVERAGE THROUGH THE DAY WEDNESDAY...EVENTUALLY DIMINISHING AND MOVING OUT OF THE REGION EARLY THURSDAY MORNING. * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...10 TO 15 INCHES OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE. THE HEAVIEST AMOUNTS WILL LIKELY EXTEND FROM THE MINONG AND GORDON AREAS NORTHEASTWARD TO AROUND IRONWOOD AND ASHLAND. * WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH THE STRONGEST WINDS CLOSE TO LAKE SUPERIOR. FREQUENT GUSTS 30 TO 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE. VISIBILITY WILL BE LESS THAN ONE QUARTER OF A MILE AT TIMES DURING THE HEAVIER SNOW BANDS... AND ESPECIALLY CLOSER TO LAKE SUPERIOR WITH THE COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW. * IMPACTS...THE HEAVY SNOW AND HIGH WINDS COULD BRING DOWN BRANCHES. ROADS COULD BECOME SNOW COVERED WITH LOW VISIBILITY.

Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Green Lake; Waushara; Winnebago

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN WISCONSIN...ILLINOIS... BARABOO RIVER NEAR BARABOO AFFECTING SAUK COUNTY FOX RIVER NEAR BERLIN AFFECTING GREEN LAKE...WAUSHARA AND WINNEBAGO COUNTIES FOX RIVER NEAR NEW MUNSTER AFFECTING LAKE AND KENOSHA COUNTIES MILWAUKEE RIVER NEAR CEDARBURG AFFECTING OZAUKEE COUNTY WISCONSIN RIVER AT PORTAGE AFFECTING COLUMBIA COUNTY ...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN WISCONSIN... BARABOO RIVER AT REEDSBURG AFFECTING SAUK COUNTY BARABOO RIVER AT ROCK SPRINGS AFFECTING SAUK COUNTY && THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOX RIVER NEAR BERLIN. * AT 8:15 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 12.7 FEET. * FLOOD STAGE IS 13.0 FEET. * MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST. * FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY TOMORROW MORNING AND CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 14.3 FEET BY MONDAY EVENING. * IMPACT...AT 14.5 FEET...RIVERSIDE PARK IN BERLIN IS FLOODED AND A COUPLE OF HOMES IN THE BERLIN AREA ARE AFFECTED BY FLOODWATERS. THERE IS FLOODING DOWNSTREAM IN THE OMRO AREA. &&

Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Outagamie; Shawano; Waupaca

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN UPPER WISCONSIN... WOLF RIVER NEAR SHIOCTON AFFECTING OUTAGAMIE...SHAWANO AND WAUPACA COUNTIES THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE WOLF RIVER NEAR SHIOCTON. * UNTIL MONDAY MORNING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED. * AT 7:30 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.9 FEET. * FLOOD STAGE IS 11.0 FEET. * MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST. * FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 11.3 FEET BY WEDNESDAY EARLY AFTERNOON. THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. * AT 11.0 FEET...WHICH IS FLOOD STAGE...THERE IS MINOR FLOODING IN THE SHIOCTON AREA INCLUDING THE CITY PARK AND BOAT LANDING. &&

Winter Storm Warning

Areas Affected: Florence; Forest; Oneida; Vilas

...LATE-SEASON SNOWSTORM EXPECTED TO HIT NORTHERN WISCONSIN WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY... .LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPING IN THE LEE OF THE SOUTHERN CANADIAN ROCKIES WILL TRACK TO SOUTH DAKOTA BY WEDNESDAY MORNING...THEN TO LAKE MICHIGAN BY THURSDAY AFTERNOON. PLENTY OF COLD CANADIAN AIR WILL REMAIN IN PLACE NORTH OF THE TRACK OF THE LOW...SO A SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED ACROSS FAR NORTHERN WISCONSIN. ...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM WEDNESDAY TO 10 AM CDT THURSDAY... * LIGHT SNOW WILL DEVELOP LATE TONIGHT OR EARLY WEDNESDAY...THEN BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES WEDNESDAY MORNING INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT. THE SNOW SHOULD START TO DIMINISH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND END THURSDAY. * A TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 8 TO 14 INCHES IS EXPECTED...WITH THE HIGHEST TOTALS OCCURRING IN VILAS COUNTY. * REDUCED VISIBILITIES AND SNOW COVERED ROADS WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY.

Winter Weather Advisory

Areas Affected: Langlade; Lincoln; Northern Marinette County

...LATE-SEASON SNOWSTORM EXPECTED TO HIT NORTHERN WISCONSIN WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY... .LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPING IN THE LEE OF THE SOUTHERN CANADIAN ROCKIES WILL TRACK TO SOUTH DAKOTA BY WEDNESDAY MORNING...THEN TO LAKE MICHIGAN BY THURSDAY AFTERNOON. PLENTY OF COLD CANADIAN AIR WILL REMAIN IN PLACE NORTH OF THE TRACK OF THE LOW...SO A SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED ACROSS FAR NORTHERN WISCONSIN. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM WEDNESDAY TO 10 AM CDT THURSDAY... * PERIODS OF SNOW WILL DEVELOP WEDNESDAY MORNING AND THEN CONTINUE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...THEN DIMINISH ON THURSDAY MORNING. THE SNOW MAY BE MIXED WITH A LITTLE RAIN WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. * A TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 4 TO 8 INCHES IS EXPECTED BY THURSDAY MORNING. * REDUCED VISIBILITIES AND SNOW COVERED ROADS WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS FROM WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY MORNING. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CAUSE SOME TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING. THE LATEST WISCONSIN ROAD CONDITIONS CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 511.

Winter Weather Advisory

Areas Affected: Marathon

...LATE-SEASON SNOWSTORM EXPECTED TO HIT NORTHERN WISCONSIN WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY... .LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPING IN THE LEE OF THE SOUTHERN CANADIAN ROCKIES WILL TRACK TO SOUTH DAKOTA BY WEDNESDAY MORNING...THEN TO LAKE MICHIGAN BY THURSDAY AFTERNOON. PLENTY OF COLD CANADIAN AIR WILL REMAIN IN PLACE NORTH OF THE TRACK OF THE LOW...SO A SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED ACROSS FAR NORTHERN WISCONSIN. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM WEDNESDAY TO 10 AM CDT THURSDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREEN BAY HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM WEDNESDAY TO 10 AM CDT THURSDAY. * LIGHT SNOW WILL DEVELOP TOWARDS SUNRISE. SNOW WILL CONTINUE WEDNESDAY MORNING...BEFORE DIMINISHING OR MIXING WITH OR CHANGING TO RAIN WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 5 INCHES IS EXPECTED BY LATE WEDNESDAY MORNING. AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2 INCHES OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT. * REDUCED VISIBILITIES AND SNOW COVERED ROADS WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY WEDNESDAY MORNING AND AGAIN LATER WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CAUSE SOME TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING. THE LATEST WISCONSIN ROAD CONDITIONS CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 511.

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