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The first major snowfall of the winter season arrives on Thursday...

CREATED Jan 11, 2012
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  The cold front is moving through southerast Wisconsin tonight and will cool Milwaukee into the upper-20's to near thrity degrees overnight under mostly cloudy skies.
The snow develops throughout the day with 1-3" of accumulation and temperatures dropping into the lower 20s with winds gusting to near 30 mph creating blowing and drifting snow. A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY has been issued for all of southern Wisconsin beginning at 9am and ending at 9am on Friday.
  The evening commute will be messy and slow.
The snow continues Thursday night with an additional 2-3" of accumulation and very windy conditions as gusts approach 30 mph creating low visibilities.  Low temperatures will be in the upper-teens and wind chills slightly below zero.
Light snow continues Friday morning with less than an inch of accumulation for totals of around 3-6" in most areas by early Friday.  High temperatures will be in the lower-20's and winds will be gusty, putting wind chills near zero degrees.
Another weak storm system moves in Saturday for some very light snow or flurries and high temperatures in the lower-twenties.  The sunshine returns on Sunday with a light wind and high temperatures in the upper-twenties.

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