First Alert Weather: Daily snow chances, cold blast arrives over the weekend

Snowy weather will come in intervals throughout the week. Arctic air arrives over the weekend, shoving us into a cold spell.
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Published: Jan. 24, 2023 at 6:59 AM CST|Updated: Jan. 24, 2023 at 9:02 PM CST
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WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) - Snowy weather won’t stop there, as scattered snow showers arrive Wednesday and Friday. Temperatures take a massive tumble over the weekend, which will put the region under a cold spell for several days.

Snowy weather for the rest of the week with a big cold blast on the way
Snowy weather for the rest of the week with a big cold blast on the way(WSAW)

Overcast skies Tuesday with flurries or light snow being sprinkled across the Badger State. Additional accumulations will be minor, around a half-inch. Less breezy and not as chilly with highs in the upper 20s. Skies stay cloudy overnight with lows in the teens.

Less chilly and windy, with highs in the upper 20s. Cloudy skies and on and off flurries for...
Less chilly and windy, with highs in the upper 20s. Cloudy skies and on and off flurries for the day(WSAW)

A weather maker will impact states further south mid-week Wednesday. While this system won’t move through the Badger State, some scattered snow remnants could track through the region during the afternoon and evening.

A weather system won't directly impact the Badger State, but some snow could track through the...
A weather system won't directly impact the Badger State, but some snow could track through the state(WSAW)
Scattered snow showers arrives early Wednesday. Minor snow accumulations
Scattered snow showers arrives early Wednesday. Minor snow accumulations(WSAW)

Snow accumulations remaining minor, up to an inch. Highs in the mid to upper 20s. Possible snow flurries early Thursday. Staying cloudy, with possible afternoon clearing. Highs in the mid-20s.

Snow showers impacting southern half of the state, with some snow further north
Snow showers impacting southern half of the state, with some snow further north(WSAW)

Another cold front is on the way for Friday which could bring possible widespread snow showers. Highs in the low 20s.

Widespread snow showers to move in early Friday, bringing 1-2 inches of snow accumulations
Widespread snow showers to move in early Friday, bringing 1-2 inches of snow accumulations(WSAW)

The front pushes in bitter temperatures over the weekend. Weekend highs in the single digits with daytime wind chills about 10 below. Even chillier during the morning hours with wind chills about 25 below. This will be apart of an extended cold spell which will continue into the following work week.

A cold spell begins over the weekend
A cold spell begins over the weekend(WSAW)