Weather Alerts for Price County

Issued by the National Weather Service

Winter Storm Watch  WINTER STORM WATCH   Winter Storm Watch
PRICE COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Ashland - Bayfield - Burnett - Iron - Price - Sawyer - Washburn
Effective: Mon 12:00 am Updated: Sat 7:04 am Urgency: Future
Expires: Tue 12:00 am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...HEAVY SNOW POSSIBLE SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...
.A winter storm is forecast to move through the region Sunday
night into Monday night and will bring the potential for heavy
snow to portions of northwest Wisconsin. While there is still some
uncertainty in the axis of heaviest snowfall, confidence in heavy
snow for the watch area remains fairly high. Snow and possibly a
wintry mix is forecast to begin Sunday night with the heaviest
snowfall expected during the day Monday into the evening hours.
The system will lift out of the Northland leaving a period of lake
effect snow for portions of Bayfield, Ashland, and Iron Counties
on Tuesday.
...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT
THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...
* WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Plan on difficult travel conditions,
including during the morning and evening commute on Monday.
Total snow accumulations of 6 to 10 inches are possible along
with a light glaze.
* WHERE...Portions of north central and northwest Wisconsin.
* WHEN...From late Sunday night through Monday evening.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 35 mph will cause
patchy blowing and drifting snow, mostly likely along the south
shore of Lake Superior.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant
snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue
to monitor the latest forecasts.