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Snow begins midday Tuesday in far southern counties

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MADISON (WKOW) - The winter storm that had been tracking toward southern Wisconsin has now turned toward the south.

The National Weather Service has trimmed back winter storm watches to only include our far south and southeastern communities in Rock and Walworth counties.

The watch is in effect from Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday morning.


Temps dip to the mid 20s tonight before only rebounding near the freezing mark Tuesday.

Light snow develops farther south around midday moving NE through the afternoon.

A breeze kicks up out of the NE at 10-15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph causing some blowing and drifting snow.

Light snow will wrap up through Wednesday morning.

The highest chance for at least 4" of snow will stay in our southernmost row of counties.

The bulk of this storm system will be felt across the border in northern Illinois.

Temps stay in the 20s Wednesday afternoon. Sunshine returns Thursday with highs in the mid 20s.

A few flurries are possible Friday with colder conditions.

Friday morning lows will be in the single digits with low 20s by Friday afternoon.

The upcoming weekend will stay colder than the last one with temps in the upper 20s to low 30s.

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Max Tsaparis

Wake Up Wisconsin Meteorologist

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