MADISON (WKOW) - Cold, yet quiet conditions will continue until Tuesday evening with the arrival of a major winter storm.
A Winter Storm Warning for significant snow has been issued for Dane, Columbia, Rock, Sauk, Green, Lafayette, Iowa, Richland, Crawford and Grant counties from late Tuesday afternoon into Wednesday morning. Winter Weather Advisories for lesser snow totals extend to the north and east.
At least 4 inches of snow is near certain for most of southern Wisconsin.
The snow will be most impactful Tuesday evening into Wednesday morning. Moderate to heavy snowfall is expected across southern Wisconsin during this time frame causing hazardous travel conditions.
Forecast snow totals for southern Wisconsin are above. Most of the viewing area is expected to pick up 6 to 9 inches of snow!
The snow will be wet and heavy making it difficult to remove. Accumulating snow, gusty winds, and limited visibilities will make travel hazardous from Tuesday late afternoon into Wednesday morning. Conditions should improve Wednesday afternoon.