Storm Dumps Up to 10 Inches of Snow in Southern Wisconsin
Posted at: 01/31/2013 9:49 AM
| Updated at: 01/31/2013 9:50 AM
MILWAUKEE (AP) - A winter storm has moved on after dumping up to 10 inches of snow on parts of Wisconsin, causing school closings and slippery roads.
The National Weather Service reports the storm dumped between 5 to 10 inches of snow. Reports include 5.3 inches in Madison, 9 inches in Portage and 10 inches in Reedsburg.
Baraboo, Necedah, Wisconsin Dells, Prairie du Chien, Sparta, Tomah and Marshfield were among districts calling off school on Wednesday as snow accumulated. The University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh canceled classes beginning at 4 p.m. Wednesday.
Dane County sheriff's officials warned motorists of extremely slippery roads and some near whiteout conditions. Deputies were dealing with numerous accidents.
Arctic air is moving into Wisconsin as the storm moves out. Subzero cold is forecast statewide Thursday night.
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