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Local Runners Lace Up for Boston Marathon

Updated: 4:27 AM - 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 Storm Warning

Areas Affected: Florence; Forest; Oneida; Vilas

...LATE SEASON SNOW STORM WILL AFFECT NORTHERN WISCONSIN TODAY INTO EARLY THURSDAY... .LOW PRESSURE IN SOUTH DAKOTA WILL TRACK TO NORTHEAST WISCONSIN BY THURSDAY MORNING. 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 THIS MORNING TO 10 AM CDT THURSDAY... * SNOW WILL DEVELOP THIS MORNING...THEN CONTINUE ACROSS FAR NORTHERN WISCONSIN INTO THURSDAY MORNING. THE PERIOD OF HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR LATE TONIGHT INTO EARLY THURSDAY...FOLLOWED BY A DIMINISHING TREND. * A TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 8 TO 14 INCHES IS EXPECTED...WITH THE HIGHEST TOTALS OCCURRING IN VILAS COUNTY. * THE HEAVY SNOW MAY CAUSE DAMAGE TO TREES AND BRANCHES...LEADING TO POWER OUTAGES IN SOME LOCATIONS. * REDUCED VISIBILITIES AND SNOW COVERED ROADS WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS TODAY...TONIGHT AND THURSDAY.

Winter Weather Advisory

Areas Affected: Langlade; Lincoln; Northern Marinette County

...LATE SEASON SNOW STORM WILL AFFECT NORTHERN WISCONSIN TODAY INTO EARLY THURSDAY... .LOW PRESSURE IN SOUTH DAKOTA WILL TRACK TO NORTHEAST WISCONSIN BY THURSDAY MORNING. 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 THIS MORNING TO 10 AM CDT THURSDAY... * LIGHT SNOW WILL DEVELOP THIS MORNING...WITH PERIODIC SNOW CONTINUING THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING. THE SNOW MAY BE MIXED WITH RAIN FROM MERRILL TO ANTIGO THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. * TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 4 TO 8 INCHES ARE EXPECTED BY THURSDAY MORNING. * REDUCED VISIBILITIES AND SNOW COVERED ROADS WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS TODAY...TONIGHT AND THURSDAY. 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 SNOW STORM WILL AFFECT NORTHERN WISCONSIN TODAY INTO EARLY THURSDAY... .LOW PRESSURE IN SOUTH DAKOTA WILL TRACK TO NORTHEAST WISCONSIN BY THURSDAY MORNING. 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 UNTIL 10 AM CDT THURSDAY... * LIGHT SNOW WILL AFFECT THE REGION THIS MORNING...BEFORE DIMINISHING...OR MIXING WITH OR CHANGING TO RAIN...THIS AFTERNOON. SOME ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT INTO EARLY THURSDAY. * TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE EXPECTED. * REDUCED VISIBILITIES AND SNOW COVERED ROADS WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS THIS MORNING...AND AGAIN LATE TONIGHT INTO EARLY THURSDAY. 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 Storm Warning

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

...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW EXPECTED TODAY... .A STRONG STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING HEAVY SNOW TO A LARGE AREA OF THE NORTHLAND TODAY INTO THURSDAY. SNOW WILL GRADUALLY SPREAD FROM SOUTH TO NORTH ACROSS CENTRAL MINNESOTA AND NORTHERN WISCONSIN THIS MORNING. THE SNOW WILL THEN MOVE INTO THE ARROWHEAD BY AFTERNOON. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL GENERALLY LOOKS TO BE IN AN AREA FROM EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA AND THE TWIN PORTS...INTO NORTHERN WISCONSIN. ANOTHER AREA OF HEAVY SNOW WILL BE ALONG THE NORTH SHORE THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED TO BE AS MUCH AS 10 TO 16 INCHES IN THE WARNING AREA...WITH LESSER AMOUNTS TO THE NORTH AND WEST. GUSTY EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS WILL ALSO CAUSE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW...ESPECIALLY NEAR LAKE SUPERIOR. WINDS WILL GUST HIGHER THAN 40 MPH AT TIMES NEAR LAKE SUPERIOR TODAY AND TONIGHT. ...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 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 MOVE QUICKLY INTO THE AREA THIS MORNING...AND BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES BY AFTERNOON. * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...10 TO 16 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 WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED WITH LOW VISIBILITY.

Winter Weather Advisory

Areas Affected: Clark; Taylor

...SNOW BEGINNING TO SPREAD INTO THE AREA... .LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WAS SPREADING EAST ACROSS NORTHERN WISCONSIN AND WILL BE FALLING ACROSS CLARK AND TAYLOR COUNTIES FOR THE MORNING COMMUTE. THIS SNOW WILL THEN CONTINUE THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE MORNING WITH ACCUMULATIONS UP TO 2 INCHES POSSIBLE. AS WARMER AIR MOVES IN THIS AFTERNOON...THE SNOW WILL MIX WITH AND THEN CHANGE OVER TO LIGHT RAIN. HOWEVER...COLDER AIR WILL MOVE BACK IN TONIGHT CHANGING THE RAIN BACK OVER TO SNOW. ANOTHER 1 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE TONIGHT. STORM TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 5 INCHES ARE EXPECTED. 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 NORTH...THEN SNOW AMOUNTS COULD END UP BEING LOWER. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT THURSDAY... * LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WILL BE FALLING ACROSS THE AREA FOR THE MORNING COMMUTE AND WILL THEN CONTINUE FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE MORNING. THE SNOW WILL CHANGE OVER TO LIGHT RAIN THIS AFTERNOON AND BACK TO SNOW TONIGHT. * ACCUMULATIONS UP TO 2 INCHES ARE EXPECTED THIS MORNING WITH ANOTHER 1 TO 3 INCHES TONIGHT. STORM TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 5 INCHES EXPECTED...WITH MOST OF THIS ALONG AND NORTH OF STATE HIGHWAY 29. * SLIPPER ROADS SHOULD BE EXPECTED THIS MORNING AND AGAIN OVERNIGHT.

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. &&

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