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First Alert Weather: Accumulating snow into tonight

Periods of light to moderate snow will lead to snow-covered and tricky travel conditions.
Published: Feb. 21, 2021 at 6:28 AM CST|Updated: Feb. 21, 2021 at 10:52 PM CST
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WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) - Periods of light snow in the Northwoods through this evening, while light to moderate snow in Central Wisconsin. Roads will be snow-covered and treacherous at times, especially in Central Wisconsin into tonight.

1-3" of snow is expected by the time the flakes wind down later tonight.
1-3" of snow is expected by the time the flakes wind down later tonight.(WSAW)
Snow will taper off before midnight, then mostly cloudy overnight into Monday morning.
Snow will taper off before midnight, then mostly cloudy overnight into Monday morning.(WSAW)
Light snow will taper to snow showers around mid-evening.
Light snow will taper to snow showers around mid-evening.(WSAW)
Snow showers will wind down from west to east during the late evening.
Snow showers will wind down from west to east during the late evening.(WSAW)

Snow will taper to snow showers by mid-evening, with the flakes winding down by midnight. Total snowfall of up to 1″ in locations north of Highway 64, 1-2″ from Highway 64 south to Wausau and Stevens Point, while 2-4″ farther south including Wisconsin Rapids, Plover, Wautoma, and Adams. Mostly cloudy overnight with lows in the low 20s. Breezy on Monday with a mix of sun and clouds. High in the mid 30s. Snow showers are possible Monday night in the Northwoods with a quick-moving front. Partly to mostly cloudy and mild on Tuesday. High in the upper 30s.

A band of snow may affect the area Tuesday night into early Wednesday.
A band of snow may affect the area Tuesday night into early Wednesday.(WSAW)
Snow may impact the region into Wednesday morning.
Snow may impact the region into Wednesday morning.(WSAW)

A band of snow is forecast to move through parts of North Central Wisconsin Tuesday night into early Wednesday morning. The jury is still out on how much snowfall could take place, but there is the potential for a narrow area of 25-50 miles with a few inches of accumulation. Mostly cloudy on Wednesday. High in the low 30s. Chillier on Thursday with some sun. High around 20.

The next weather makers could be on tap for later Friday into Friday night and on Sunday. Breezy Friday with light snow or snow showers possible later in the day and at night. High in the mid 30s. Partly sunny on Saturday with highs near 30. Another chance of snow on Sunday. Highs in the mid to upper 20s.

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